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November 13, 2012

Road construction roundup: Nov. 13, 2012

PLATTSBURGH — Road construction is under way throughout Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties.

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:


Interstate 87, Exit 43: The left shoulder of the northbound lane is closed one-half mile south of Exit 43 on the bridge over Locust Street.

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.

Interstate 87, Exit 38A: 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 22, Willsboro: Traffic will flow in a single lane in alternating directions from the Willsboro/Essex line to the Chesterfield/Willsboro line due to road construction that will occur until further notice.

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 one-half 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.


County Route 52, Chateaugay: Crews are reconstructing the road between the intersection with Route 11 and the Canadian border. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers as necessary.

— Compiled by Contributing Writer Matthew Hamilton

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