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July 9, 2013

Road Construction Roundup: July 9, 2013

PLATTSBURGH — The 2013 road-construction season is ongoing.

Crews ask that motorists use caution when driving through work zones, where fines are doubled for speeding.

Here’s a look at the major projects around Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties:


Route 11, Mooers: Crews are repairing a culvert Mondays through Thursdays near Forest Road. Traffic is controlled by a temporary traffic signal.

Narrows Road, Ellenburg: Crews are rehabilitating the Narrows Road Bridge. During construction, the road will be closed and a detour will be in place. Work is expected to be completed by Labor Day.

Lake Shore Road, Chazy: Crews are rehabilitating the bridge over the Little Chazy River immediately south of Lapointe Road. The road is closed, and a detour is in place. Work is expected to be completed in November.

Route 11, Altona: Traffic is controlled by a temporary traffic signal while crews work on culvert repairs on the bridge between the Mooers/Altona line and County Route 16. Work is expected to take place Monday through Thursday each week until the end of July.

Route 190, Altona: Crews are repairing washout damage from Devil’s Den Road to Duquette Road. The road is reduced to one lane. Traffic is controlled by flaggers.

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. There is a signed detour 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 will remain until early October.

Route 22, Plattsburgh: Crews are reconstructing the overpass over Interstate 87. There are some daily lane closures. Traffic is controlled by flaggers.


Boynton Avenue: Crews are finishing the reconstruction project between Lynde Street and Woodland Drive. Striping operations are expected to take place Wednesday, weather permitting. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.

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