A traffic advisory is in effect for Utica, New York today.

According to a written release from the New York State Department of Transportation, Columbia Street between State and Varick Streets will be closed for part of Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

The NYSDOT's James Piccola, Jr. says the closure is to permit drainage work to be completed on Columbia Street,.

The closure is in effect from 7:00am to 5:00pm.