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Traveler Advisory Issued As Prospect Mountain Construction Continues

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. -

The New York State Department of Transportation announced a traveler advisory from Monday, January 7 through Friday, January 11 as construction for the Prospect Mountain Project continues. 

Starting January 7th, from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Interstate 81 South between Exit 5 (Front St.) and Exit 4 S-N (Binghamton/Port Dickinson) will be closed to allow crews to install steel bridge girders for the new NY-17 East Flyover Bridge (weather permitting). 

A signed detour will be in place directing motorists around the road closure.

NYSDOT advise motorists to be alert for slow moving traffic and sudden stops. 

For up-to-date travel information, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org. Follow New York State DOT on Twitter: @NYSDOT and NYSDOTBGM.