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Traveler Advisory For Week Of October 26 To October 30, 2009

The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists of major road work scheduled for this week that may impact travel in Central New York:

Tuesday, October 27, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.:
I-481 Northbound: Reduced to one lane of travel, left lane closed, approaching and crossing the bridge over the CSX Dewitt Rail Yard north of I-690 to facilitate bridge maintenance operations.
Wednesday, October 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
I-81 Northbound: Various short term lane closures throughout the day which will reduce travel to a single lane, at exit 7 (Seventh North Street) to facilitate bridge inspection operations.
Thursday, October 29, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
I-690 Eastbound and Westbound: Various short term lane closures throughout the day which will reduce travel to a single lane, between Exit 6 (Route 695) and Exit 7 (Route 297) to facilitate overhead sign inspection operations.
Friday, October 30, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.:
I-690 Westbound: Various ramp closures throughout the day, between Exit 6 (Route 695) and Exit 1 (NYS Thruway) to facilitate overhead sign inspection operations.

Continuous Projects – Onondaga County

*Culvert Replacement Operations: Monday, October 26 to Friday, November 13*
Route 174 Northbound and Southbound: Road closed in both directions just north of the intersection of Coon Hill Road, in the Town of Marcellus. A signed off-site detour will be used to bypass the construction area as follows:

From southbound Route 174: Right turn onto Route 20, left onto Rickard Road, left onto Coon Hill Road, right onto Rose Hill Road, left onto Coon Hill Road back to Route 174 South.

From northbound Route 174: Left turn onto Coon Hill Road, right onto Rose Hill Road, left onto Coon Hill Road, right onto Rickard Road, right onto Route 20 back to Route 174 North.

*Bridge Replacement Operations, now through approximately November 30*
I-81 Northbound and Southbound: Left lane and right shoulder closed in both directions, approaching and passing under the Bartell Road Bridge, Brewerton. Additional lane and ramp closures are possible on a daily basis as needed.

*I-690 Retaining Wall Rehabilitation Project, now through approximately November 30*
I-690 Westbound: Exit 11 (West Street) will be closed to all traffic.
I-690 Westbound Exit 11 (West Street) Detour: Proceed I- 690 west to Exit 10 (Geddes Street), turn left on Geddes Street to I-690 east ramp, proceed on I-690 east to Exit 11 (West Street).

*I-690 Pavement Rehabilitation Project, now through December 10*
I-690 Interchanges at Exit 14 (Teall Avenue), Exit 15 (Midler Avenue), Exit 16/17 (Thompson Road–Bridge Street) and ramps to and from I-481, both directions: Depending on contractor operations and weather conditions, work may be going on at any of these ramps daily between 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. according to the following two provisions stipulated within this project’s contract:
1) Both the on- and off-ramp of a given interchange may be closed at the same time.
2) Consecutive on-or off-ramps in the same direction of travel (at successive interchanges) may not be closed.

*I-81 Bridge Repair Operations, now through October 31*
U.S. Route 11 Southbound: Reduced to one lane, right lane closed from Bailey Road to the I-81 Northbound Exit 26 (Mattydale) off-ramp.

*I-81 Bridge Replacement and Resurfacing Project*
I-81 Northbound Mainline: Reduced to one lane, with the left lane closed from Harrison Street to Willow Street at which point it will shift over to a right lane closure through Butternut Street, from 9 a.m. Tuesday, September 8, continuous through approximately Friday, October 30. NYSDOT recommends thru traffic utilize I-481 northbound around Syracuse during daily peak traffic volume times in an attempt to avoid potential delays as a result of these lane closures.
I-81 Northbound Ramp: On-ramp from Pearl Street closed to all traffic from 9 a.m. Tuesday, September 8, continuous through approximately Friday, October 30.
Detour for Pearl Street on-ramp: proceed north on Pearl Street, turn right onto Salina Street, left onto North State Street, left onto Lodi Street, right on to Court Street to I-81 north.
I-81 Southbound Mainline: Reduced to one lane of travel, right lane closed, between Exit 19 (Salina/ Clinton Street) to the I-690 east ramp continuous through approximately October 30.
I-81 Southbound Ramps: On-ramp from Genant Street (at Division Street) will be closed to all traffic continuous through approximately October 30. This ramp is the last point of entry to I-81 southbound prior to the Downtown Syracuse business district. During the duration of this ramp
closure this “last point of entry” will be on Genant Street just south of the intersection of Bear Street.
NYSDOT recommends thru traffic utilize I-481 southbound around Syracuse during daily peak traffic volume times in an attempt to avoid potential delays as a result of these lane and ramp closures.

I-690 Westbound Ramp: Off-ramp to I-81 north will be closed to all traffic from 9 a.m. Tuesday, September 8, continuous through approximately Friday, October 30.
I-690 Ramp Detour: Continue west on I-690 westbound to Exit 10 (Geddes Street), turn right at end of ramp on Geddes Street, proceed on Geddes Street to Spencer Street, left on Spencer Street to Hiawatha Blvd., right on Hiawatha Blvd. to the I-81 northbound on-ramp.

*New Sidewalk, Curbing and Crosswalk Installation*
Route 930B (West Street Arterial) Northbound and Southbound: Various lane closures in the vicinity of Fayette Street (south of Route 5 West Genesee Street, Syracuse) daily from 7:00 a.m. Monday, October 12, to 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 30.

Continuous Projects – Cortland County
*Highway Reconstruction and Bridge Deck Repairs*
I-81 Southbound at Exit 11: Right lane closed continuous for bridge repairs now through
October 31.
I-81 Northbound at Exit 10: Right lane closed continuous for joint repairs now through
October 31.

Continuous Projects – Oswego County
*Pavement and Drainage Repairs*
Route 104: Alternating single lane closures, both directions of travel, with one way single lane traffic controlled by flaggers to facilitate pavement and drainage repairs, between Soper Mills Road and Maiden Lane, New Haven, weekdays 7:00 am to 5:30 pm now through October 31.
Route 104B: Alternating single lane closures, both directions of travel, with one way single lane traffic controlled by flaggers to facilitate pavement repairs, between Route 104 and Route 3, daily 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. now through October 31

*I-81 Bridge Repair Operations*
I-81 Southbound Mainline: Right lane closed approaching and crossing over the bridge over the Barge Canal/Oneida Lake Outlet now continuous through at least November 30.

As part of the NYSDOT’s ongoing commitment to the traveling public and to those living and working near its various roadway improvement efforts it is suggested that you check www.511.org or dial 511 for updated information on roadwork projects.