For Immediate Release: 9/7/2016
Contact: Sydney Jenkins | email@example.com
Office of Media Relations and Communications | (518) 471-5300
THRUWAY AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SOUTHBOUND EXIT 16 ON-RAMP ON I-95
Work Scheduled for Thursday, September 8 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Thruway Authority today announced concrete repair work that will require the temporary daytime closure of the exit 16 (New Rochelle – North Avenue – Cedar Street) on-ramp from Cedar Street to I-95 southbound. The work is scheduled for tomorrow morning, Thursday, September 8 beginning at 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
All traffic seeking to enter I-95 (New England Thruway) via exit 16 should follow the posted detour routes.
All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
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.
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