You might need to adjust your morning and evening commutes with this upcoming bridge closure.
The Town of Lenox is announcing an upcoming road and bridge construction project planned for North Main Street in Canastota. It will be for the section that stretches over the New York State Thruway, just west of North Peterboro Street.
According to the Town Clerk, the bridge will officially be closed starting on Monday, March 27th. Construction however won't start until April 3rd, running until November 17th.
Details on a potential detour have yet to be announced.
Judd Road Bridge Updates
This isn't the only bridge getting shut down for construction over the New York State Thruway this year. Back in May 2022, the NYS Thruway Authority announced the closure of the popular Judd Road Bridge in the Town of Whitestown.
The $5.2 million bridge replacement project called for a complete tear-down and rebuild. Thanks to supply chain issues, the due date has continued to be pushed back for the project. What was originally scheduled for completion in Fall 2020, is now seeing a reopening date for this Spring.
With over 20,000 commuters passing over the bridge every year, it was a project that needed to be done.
These are both also in addition to the $450 service area project, which involves the reconstruction of 11 rest stops along the NYS Thruway.
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