Route 5S near Oriskany Boulevard and Seneca Street is closed.

A water main break at the intersection of Route 5S / Oriskany Boulevard and Seneca Street in Utica is forcing westbound traffic to be diverted.

A signed detour is in place directing drivers down Hotel Street over Whitesboro to Cornelia and back onto Route 5S westbound.

The traffic advisory remains in effect until further notice while officials work to fix the water main.