A travel advisory is in place for Marcy, New York today.Beginning Wednesday, May 18, 2016, the Route 291 bridge over Nine Mile Creek will be closed to traffic to facilitate replacement of the existing bridge.

Variable message signs have been in place notifying drivers of the pending closure.

The New York State Department of Transportation says that the closure will be in place through mid-August 2016.

Drivers are being asked to use extra caution as commuters' travel patterns are being adjusted to accommodate the change.