DOT Says Motorists Will See Overnight Closures Of I 81 Starting Next Week

Nedrow, N.Y. - The New York State DOT is alerting motorists of overnight closures of I 81 between Exits 16, the Route 11 Nedrow exit, and exit 17 the S Salina St./Brighton Ave./S State St exit in the Town of Nedrow.

Crews will be working on the construction of the Sentinel Heights Bridge that crosses I-81. The closures will be from 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. Starting Monday August 8th.

The following closures will take place:

I-81 Northbound: August 8 through August 10. All northbound traffic will be required to leave the highway at Exit 16 and utilize the signed detour route north along U.S. Route 11.

I-81 Southbound: August 10 through August 12. A single lane on I-81 southbound will remain open for travelers to access I-481 northbound. All other southbound traffic will exit I-81 at Exit 17 and follow the detour route south along U.S. Route 11.

The I-481 ramp to I-81 southbound will also be closed and vehicles will utilize the I-81 northbound ramp to Exit 17 (South Salina St./Brighton Ave.) to access U.S. Route 11 southbound.

Steel Workers, Bridge Construction

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