W e have an important traffic alert that starts Monday for drivers who usually take Interstate 81 near Brighton Avenue in Syracuse.
T he right and center lanes of I-81 south will be closed from one mile north of Exit 17, which is the State Street, South Salina Street and Brighton Avenue exit, to a half-mile south of the Brighton Avenue bridge as crews work on the highway bridge.
T he work starts at 10 am Monday and runs through July 31st.
O nce that's done , the work will shift over to the northbound side. All work should be finished by mid-August.