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November 27, 2012

Road construction roundup: Nov. 27, 2012

PLATTSBURGH — Snow is flying but some road construction is still taking place around the North Country.

Crews ask that motorists use caution when driving through work zones. Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.

Here is a look at some of the major work occurring this week:


Route 11, Chateaugay: Traffic is reduced to one lane in both directions from County Line Road to the end of the Route 22 overlap. Crews will be backing up the shoulder between Mooers and the Clinton/Franklin line. Work is expected to be complete Friday.

Route 11, Ellenburg: Crews will continue highway rehabilitation between the intersection of routes 11 and 190 and the Mooers/Altona line. Traffic will be controlled by signs and flaggers as necessary.

Interstate 87: Bridge construction will occur until further notice between exits 38A and 39.

Route 22, Plattsburgh: There may be daily lane closures in the vicinity of Interstate 87.


Route 9, Chesterfield: Traffic will flow in a single lane in alternating directions and will be controlled by a temporary traffic signal at the Chesterfield/Lewis line.

Route 86, Wilmington: Traffic will flow in a single lane in alternating directions at the Wilmington/Jay line to Route 431. Crews are working on the bridge over the Ausable River 1/2 mile north of Fox Farm Road.

Interstate 87, Exit 32: Crews are performing road construction in both directions from Exit 32 to the AuSable/Chesterfield line. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in both directions. Work is expected to be complete Friday.

— Compiled by Contributing Writer Matthew Hamilton

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