For Immediate Release: 08/05/2022
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TRAVEL ADVISORY – ROCKLAND COUNTY: NORTHBOUND THRUWAY EXIT 15 OFF-RAMP TO NEW JERSEY TO CLOSE OVERNIGHT THIS WEEKEND AND ALL NEXT WEEK
Northbound Exit 15 Off-Ramp Will Close at Night for Paving Work in New Jersey
Northbound Motorists Should Follow Posted Detour to Access I-287 to New Jersey
The New York State Thruway Authority today announced that the northbound Thruway (I-87) exit 15 off-ramp to New Jersey (I-287 - NJ Route 17 South) will close overnight this weekend and all next week for paving activities in New Jersey. The southbound I-87 exit 15 off-ramp will also be reduced to one lane of traffic at night.
Here is the schedule, weather permitting and subject to change:
- Saturday, Aug. 6, to Thursday, Aug. 11: Northbound off-ramp closed from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day.
- Friday, Aug. 12: Northbound off-ramp closed from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m. the next day.
Northbound motorists seeking to access I-287 or Route 17 in New Jersey should follow the posted detour to exit 15A (Sloatsburg - Suffern - NY Routes 17 North & 59) to enter the southbound Thruway via Orange Turnpike and Old Route 17. Variable Message Signs will be activated ahead of the work zone to alert motorists of the closure and detour.