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November 20, 2012

Road Construction Roundup: Nov. 20, 2012

PLATTSBURGH — Road construction is continuing 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 1/2 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 as necessary.

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 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.

— Compiled by Contributing Writer Matthew Hamilton

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