For Immediate Release: 03/15/2022
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TRAVEL ADVISORY – ORANGE COUNTY: ROUTE 17 RAMP TO NORTHBOUND THRUWAY (I-87) IN HARRIMAN TO CLOSE OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY
Ramp Will Close at 11 p.m. for Maintenance Work
Ramp Will Reopen No Later Than 5 a.m.
The New York State Thruway Authority today announced that the ramp from Route 17 in Harriman to the northbound Thruway (I-87) will close overnight at 11 p.m. on Wednesday, March 16, for maintenance activities. The ramp will reopen no later than 5 a.m. Thursday.
The posted detour will necessitate taking the southbound Thruway to exit 15A (Sloatsburg - Suffern - NY Routes 17 North & 59) for approximately 14 miles to enter the northbound ramp on Orange Turnpike via Route 17 in Hillburn.
Motorists may wish to seek alternate routes within Orange County to the northbound Thruway.
A Variable Message Sign has been activated ahead of the work zone to alert motorists of the closure and detour.
All work is weather dependent and subject to change.
Motorists can also sign up for @ThruwayTraffic on Twitter.