Syracuse, N.Y. - If you plan to travel in the area of I-695 between I-690 and the Fairmount/Camillus interchange , be aware that stretch of road will be closed to all traffic this Sunday, starting at 10 p.m. until Monday morning at 5 a.m.
The short-term closure is necessary to allow National Grid to replace main transmission lines that cross over I-695 in the vicinity of Gerelock Road.
Drivers are advised to use the following detour:
- Detour for I-695 south: I-690 eastbound traffic will utilize exit 6, I-690 westbound traffic will utilize exit 7. All exiting traffic will use State Fair Blvd to NY-297(Bridge Street) South to Milton Ave., then West to Onondaga Road.
- Detour for I-695 north: Traffic on Genesee Street will be routed to Onondaga Road north to Milton Ave. east to NY-297(Bridge Street) north to State Fair Blvd to I-690.
- East bound traffic on Route 5 will exit at Milton Ave. to NY-297(Bridge Street) north to State Fair Blvd to I-690.
Drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the work zone area and pay attention to all traffic control devices, including signs and flaggers.