In Utica, there are some temporary ramp closures you should be aware of.

According to the New York State Department of Transportation, there will be a temporary ramp closure from State Route 5/8/12 Arterial northbound to French Road in Utica. The New York State Department of Transportation announced that the temporary disruption is for guide rail replacement. It's all about safety, and this is one of the best times to fix the problem.

The northbound ramp closure will be from 7AM to 4:30PM on Tuesday, January 23rd and Wednesday, January 24th. So this will affect you of course on your way to work in the morning or school, and on the way home in the afternoon. So just keep this in mind, and don't be aggravated when you see it.

Motorists will need to utilize the Burrstone Road exit to the intersection of French Road and Champlin Avenue. There will be signage directing drivers. Dial 511 for up-to-date travel information."


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