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For Immediate Release: 8/25/2016

Contact: Khurram Saeed |
Office of Media Relations and Communications | (914) 524-5444


Ramp Closure Scheduled for 8 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25, to 5 a.m. Tomorrow and 8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26, to 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27
Overnight Triple Lane Closure on Northbound Thruway from Exit 8A to Tappan Zee Bridge from 11 p.m. Tonight to 7 a.m. Friday and 11 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday

The Thruway Authority today announced drainage work for the New NY Bridge project will require an overnight on-ramp closure at exit 9 (Tarrytown - Sleepy Hollow - US Route 9) to the northbound New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) starting at 8 p.m. tonight, Aug. 25, until 5 a.m. tomorrow, and between 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, to 5 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27.

Drivers will be detoured approximately one mile east on Route 119 to access the northbound Thruway (I-87/I-287).

Three northbound lanes from Exit 8A (Elmsford - NY Route 119 - Saw Mill River Parkway North) to the Tappan Zee Bridge will be closed to traffic after 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday to accommodate the drainage work. All lanes will be open at 7 a.m. the following morning.

One northbound lane will be open to traffic, and drivers can continue to use exit 9 to exit the northbound Thruway (I-87/I-287) to Route 119. All southbound lanes will remain open.

The work is weather dependent and subject to change.

The Thruway Authority thanks motorists for their patience while this essential work is completed.


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