For Immediate Release: 6/27/2016
Contact: Emma Lasch | firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Media Relations and Communications | (518) 471-5300
THRUWAY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OVERNIGHT CLOSURE OF EXIT 16 ON-RAMP ON I-95 SOUTHBOUND
Exit 16 On-Ramp Will Be Closed Tonight, Monday, June 27 between 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. Tomorrow Morning
Southbound Right and Center Lane Closures Expected between 11 p.m. Tonight and 6 a.m. Tomorrow Morning
The Thruway Authority today announced construction work that will require the overnight closure of the I-95 (New England Thruway) exit 16 (New Rochelle-North Ave-Cedar Street) on-ramp tonight, Monday, June 27 between 9 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. tomorrow morning.
Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour routes.
Additionally, motorists can expect southbound right lane and center lane closures tonight between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. tomorrow morning while lanes are shifted into a new configuration for the rehabilitation of the Cedar Street and Cross County Bridges.
In case of inclement weather, the 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 during this scheduled work.
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