For Immediate Release: 5/9/2016
Contact: Emma Lasch | firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Media Relations and Communications | (518) 471-5300
THRUWAY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF HIGHWAY SPEED E-ZPASS LANES AT SPRING VALLEY TOLL PLAZA
Work Scheduled for Tonight at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tomorrow Morning
The New York State Thruway Authority today announced that repair work will close all three highway speed E-ZPass lanes at the Spring Valley toll barrier on I-87 northbound in Rockland County between exits 14A (Garden State Parkway Connector) and 14B (Airmont Road) overnight beginning at 11 p.m. tonight, Monday, May 9 until 5 a.m. tomorrow morning.
All traffic, including passenger and commercial vehicles, will be diverted to regular toll lanes. Tolls at this plaza are collected from commercial vehicles only. Passenger vehicles can proceed slowly through the toll lanes.
In case of inclement weather, work may be postponed.
The Thruway Authority will activate Variable Message Signs (VMS) and Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) 530 AM to advise motorists of the closure.
The Thruway Authority appreciates motorists’ patience while this essential work is completed.
Motorists can sign up for TRANSAlert emails regarding Thruway traffic conditions at http://wwwapps.thruway.ny.gov/tas/.
Thruway travelers are encouraged to visit www.Thruway.ny.gov for real-time traffic updates.
To see an interactive map including Google traffic conditions for the Thruway and other roadways in New York State and beyond, go to:
Thruway Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) stations broadcast traffic advisories, road conditions, and safety tips 24-hours-a-day. HAR frequencies can be found at http://www.thruway.ny.gov/travelers/har/index.html.