---- — The 2013 road construction season has begun.
Crews ask that motorists use caution when driving through work zones, where fines are doubled for speeding.
Here’s a look at some of the projects around Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties.
Countywide road construction: Crews are sweeping and performing general maintenance throughout the county. Traffic will be controlled by flaggers as necessary.
Route 190, Ellenburg: Crews are working on the connector between routes 190 and 11. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.
Lake Shore Road, Chazy: Crews will begin rehabilitation of the Lake Shore Bridge over the Little Chazy River immediately south of Lapointe Road in late June. During that time, a detour will be in place.
Interstate 87, Plattsburgh: The northbound and southbound lanes have been reduced to one lane from Route 3 to Exit 39. 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 will be some daily lane closures. Traffic is controlled by flaggers.
Guideboard Road, Town of Blackbrook: The road is closed due to a drainage structure failure. Materials to repair the road are expected to be delivered by mid June.
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Boynton Avenue: Crews are reconstructing the road between Lynd Street and Woodland Avenue. Traffic is controlled by flaggers as necessary.
Route 9, Chesterfield: Traffic has been reduced to one lane in alternating directions at the Chesterfield/Lewis line. Traffic 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 ½ mile north of Fox Farm Road.
Traffic is controlled by a temporary signal.
Interstate 87, Town of Chesterfield: Northbound traffic has been reduced to one lane from Exit 32 to the AuSable/Chesterfield line. Motorists should expect various 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 Wadhams and County Route 8. Traffic will be controlled by a temporary signal.
Route 185, Crown Point: Crews are working on the road over the Crown Point Bridge. The sidewalk is closed, but the roadway remains open. Completion is expected by June 21.
Route 3, Saranac Lake: Crews are replacing the pedestrian bridge over Route 3 between the Harrietstown/Saranac Lake line and River Street. Work is expected to take until June 30. Traffic disruptions should be minor.
— Compiled by Contributing Writer Matthew Hamilton