Drivers in Utica may face additional road closures this morning as workers continue to portions of the highway that were damaged during weekend storms.

The southbound lanes of New York State Route 5/8/12 will be closed between the Route 5/8/12 interchange and Genesee Street.

Portions of the highway were damaged by power lines that fell during the storms on Saturday night.

Photo Credit: Jim Piccola, New York State Department of Transportation, used with permission

The New York State Department of Transportation says that the lane closures will remain in effect until the highway is repaired.

Drivers are advised to use extra caution while driving in the affected area.

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