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For Immediate Release: 4/1/2016

Contact: Emma Lasch | emma.lasch@thruway.ny.gov
Office of Media Relations and Communications | (518) 471-5300

THRUWAY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES $4 MILLION PROJECT TO REPLACE SAWKILL ROAD BRIDGE IN ULSTER COUNTY

Bridge to Close on Monday, April 4 and Remain Closed Until Fall 2016

The Thruway Authority today announced that the Sawkill Road bridge over I-87 in the town of Ulster is scheduled to be replaced beginning on Monday, April 4. Contractors will close the bridge that morning and construction will commence to replace the existing bridge. It is expected to reopen in the fall of 2016.

Sawkill Rd Bridge Ulster Map

Scheduled work will incorporate a full replacement of the existing structure; including but not limited to, new abutments, pier, superstructure, and approach pavement. Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour during this construction period.

The Thruway Authority appreciates motorists’ patience during this scheduled work.

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