For Immediate Release: 09/09/2021
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TRAVEL ADVISORY – ROCKLAND COUNTY: I-87 EXIT 15 NORTHBOUND RAMP TO NEW JERSEY REDUCED TO ONE LANE BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 13
Northbound Exit 15 Ramp to I-287 Southbound/NJ Route 17 Southbound Reduced to Single Lane Until Mid-November for Bridge Joint Repair Work
Motorists Should Expect Delays Especially During Morning and Evening Commutes
The New York State Thruway Authority today announced traffic will be reduced to one lane at the northbound exit 15 ramp to New Jersey (New Jersey-I-287-NJ Route 17 South) beginning Monday, September 13. The lane reduction is needed for bridge joint repair work on the ramp.
The temporary alignment is scheduled to be in place until mid-November. The lane reduction is expected to cause delays, especially during the morning and evening commutes. Motorists seeking to enter I-287/NJ Route 17 southbound via the exit 15 northbound ramp should plan ahead and consider alternate routes.
Variable Message Signs have been lit ahead of the lane reduction.
For up-to-date travel information, motorists are encouraged to download the Thruway’s mobile app which is available to download for free on iPhone and Android devices. The app provides motorists direct access to real-time traffic and navigation assistance while on the go. Travelers can also visit the Thruway Authority’s interactive Traveler Map.
Motorists can also sign up for TRANSalert emails, which provide the latest traffic conditions along the Thruway, here. For real time updates, motorists can follow @ThruwayTraffic on Twitter or visit www.thruway.ny.gov to see an interactive map showing traffic conditions for the Thruway and other New York roadways.
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