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Prospect Mountain Work Continues Until Holiday Weekend

The off-ramp for the State Route 17 Prospect Street exit number 72 in Binghamton will be closed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Crews will be working on concrete pavement, weather permitting.
a signed detour will guide motorists around the ramp closure. Motorists are advised to be alert for slow moving traffic and sudden stops. As for the holiday weekend, motorists will not encounter construction work at Prospect Mountain starting Friday, July 3rd.

"We're not going to be doing any work here on July 3rd. Traffic will be able to pass through unimpeded. We're not going to be taking any lanes July 3rd. Any work that's going to be done this week will be already behind existing barrier," said Dave Hamburg, Spokesperson for Region 9 of the New York State Department of Transportation.

Work will resume on the prospect mountain project on Monday, July 6th. Drivers are reminded to slow down in work zones.