Press-Republican

August 21, 2013

Road Construction Roundup: Aug. 21, 2013


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---- — 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 are some major projects in Essex and Franklin counties (Tuesday’s Construction Roundup detailed projects in Clinton):

ESSEX COUNTY

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.

Route 86, Wilmington: Traffic has been reduced to one lane in alternating directions from the Jay/Wilmington line to Route 431 until further notice. Crews are repairing the bridge over the Ausable River a half-mile north of Fox Farm Road. Traffic is controlled by a temporary signal.

Old Military Road, Lake Placid: Crews are performing construction operations. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.

Adirondack Loj Road, North Elba: Motorists should use the temporary bridge while crews perform a replacement project.

Route 22, Willsboro: Traffic is reduced to one lane in each direction between the Willsboro/Essex line and the Chesterfield/Willsboro line. Crews are working near Reber Road and the railroad overpass in that area.

Mountain View Drive, Reber: Crews are performing a bridge reconstruction project. The project is expected to take several months to complete.

Interstate 87, Town of Chesterfield: Northbound traffic has been reduced to one lane from Exit 32 to the AuSable/Chesterfield line. Motorists should expect lane closures in both the northbound and southbound lanes between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Work is expected to be complete in late November.

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 County Route 8. Traffic is controlled by a temporary signal.

Center Road, Moriah Center: Crews are performing a bridge reconstruction project. The project is expected to take several months to complete.

Route 185, Crown Point: Crews are performing bridge construction in both directions. There may be single lane closures during construction. Motorists are urged to use caution between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Work is expected to be complete in late September.

FRANKLIN COUNTY

Countywide road construction: Crews are performing maintenance activities 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.

County Route 33, Chateaugay: Crews are cutting shoulders. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.

Route 11, Malone: Crews are working on the bridge between Harrison Place and Elm Street. There will be some overnight land closures. Work is expected to take three weeks to complete.

Villagewide road construction, Malone: Crews are paving various streets throughout the village. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.

County Route 41, Malone: Crews are performing ditching operations. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.

County Route 22, Bangor: Crews are replacing culverts and performing other maintenance activities. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.

Route 11B, Dickinson Center: Crews are working between the Lawrence/Dickinson line and the St. Lawrence County/Franklin County line. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.

Route 458, St. Regis Falls: Crews are working on the bridge at the intersection of Moira Street and St. Regis Falls Road.

Townwide paving, Harrietstown: Crews are paving on various roads. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.

— Compiled by Contributing WriterMatthew Hamilton