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For Immediate Release: 4/4/2016

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

THRUWAY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OVERNIGHT CLOSURES OF NORTHBOUND EXIT 15 OFF-RAMP ON I-87 IN ROCKLAND COUNTY

Continued Work Scheduled Between Monday, April 4 and Wednesday, April 6

The Thruway Authority today announced continued concrete repair work by the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) on I-287 in New Jersey that will require overnight closures of the I-87 northbound exit 15 (NJ I-287/NJ Route 17 South) off-ramp during the upcoming week.

The closures are scheduled for:

  • Monday, April 4 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning
  • Tuesday, April 5 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning
  • Wednesday, April 6 between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. the following morning

Motorists seeking to use exit 15 (NJ I-287/NJ Route 17 South) northbound will be detoured to exit 15A (Sloatsburg) and brought back onto I-87 in the southbound direction, where they will be able to use the southbound exit 15 (NJ I-287/NJ Route 17 South) to enter New Jersey.

This work is weather dependent and is subject to change. 

Variable Message Signs (VMS) and Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 530 AM will be activated to advise motorists of the closure.

The Authority appreciates motorists’ patience while this essential work takes place.

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