---- — PLATTSBURGH — The 2013 road construction season is continuing.
Crews ask that motorists use caution when driving through work zones, where fines are doubled for speeding.
Here’s a look at some of the major projects around Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties:
Route 9, Champlain: Crews are paving between Route 11 and Spellman Road during weekdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Narrows Road, Ellenburg: Crews are rehabilitating the Narrows Road Bridge. The road is closed, and a detour is in place. Work is expected to be completed by mid November.
Route 22, Mooers: Crews are repairing bridge-expansion joints on the bridge over the Great Chazy River until further notice. The road has been reduced to one lane.
Interstate 87, Plattsburgh: The northbound and southbound lanes have been reduced to one lane from Route 3 to Exit 39. The work-zone speed is 45 mph. A signed detour is in place for motorists trying to use the Exit 38 northbound on-ramp, which is closed. There are lane restrictions of 16 feet in the southbound lane and 18 feet in the northbound lane. One-lane traffic is in place.
Route 22, Plattsburgh: Crews are reconstructing the overpass over Interstate 87. Traffic is controlled by flaggers.
Interstate 87, Keeseville: Crews are paving between exits 34 and 36 in both the north and southbound lanes. Motorists should expect daily lane closures. The speed limit in work zones has been reduced to 55 mph. Work is expected to be complete this week.
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Elm Street: Crews will be performing a water project Wednesday with a rain date of Thursday between Oak and Lynde streets. The street will be closed in that area between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Route 9, Chesterfield: Traffic has been reduced to one lane in alternating directions at the Chesterfield/Lewis line and is controlled by a temporary signal.
Adirondack Loj Road, North Elba: Motorists should use the temporary bridge while crews perform a replacement project.
Route 86, North Elba: Crews are performing road construction between Old Military Road and Ray Brook. Traffic has been reduced to one lane in both directions. Work is expected to be complete Thursday.
Mountain View Drive, Reber: Crews are performing a bridge-reconstruction project, which is expected to take several months to complete.
Route 22, Westport: Traffic has been reduced to a single lane in alternating directions from the Essex/Westport line to the Westport/Moriah line. The work, with completion expected in late November, is taking place between the Wadhams hamlet and Route 8. Traffic is controlled by a temporary signal.
Center Road, Moriah Center: Crews are performing a bridge-reconstruction project, which is expected to take several months to complete.
Route 9N, Crown Point: Crews are working between Bridge Road and Edgemont Point. Traffic is reduced to one lane in both directions and is controlled by a temporary traffic signal. Work is expected to be complete in late November.
Tahawus Road, Newcomb: Crews are performing bridge maintenance. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.
Countywide road construction: Crews are performing general maintenance and ditching operations throughout the county. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.
Water Street, Fort Covington: A long-term water-main project has begun. Water Street has been narrowed to two lanes northbound and one lane southbound between John and Beekman streets. Work will continue until next spring.
Route 11B, Dickinson Center: Crews are working between the Lawrence/Dickinson line and the St. Lawrence County/Franklin County line. Traffic has been reduced to one lane on the bridge over Deer River. Traffic is controlled by a temporary signal.
County Route 26, Franklin: Crews will be performing road construction. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers as necessary.
— Compiled by Contributing Writer Matthew Hamilton