Road closures in Central New York due to flooding
Thu, 08 Sep 2011 07:23:19 GMT —
Flooding that has slammed New York state from the Adirondacks to the Catskills is now starting to close roads farther west into Central New York.
Thursday morning officials closed several highways and roads to and around major highways in Herkimer, Oneida and Madison counties as far west as the city of Oneida.
The closings included part of Route 365A near the city of Oneida and Route 5 between the Montgomery County line and Fonda.
Local road closures extended to the Interstate 81 corridor north of Binghamton, as well as along parts of Interstate 88 and nearby roads in Otsego, Delaware and Chenango counties.
A stretch of Route 17 along the Susquehanna Rivera on the Pennsylvania border west of Binghamton is closed between Exits 61 and 62 in Tioga County.
Here are more road closures you need to be aware of:
North Genesee Street from Oriskany Street to Deerfield Corners
Norton Avenue to Route 233 and Bourne
Middle Settlement from Seneca Turnpike to Kirkland
Middle Settlement from Aitken to Route 840
Oneida Street from Kellogg to Higby Road
Oriskany Boulevard from Clinton Street in the Town of Whitestown eastbound through the Village of Whitesboro
Main Street from Mohawk Street to the Town of Yorkville line
Clinton Street between Henderson and Burrstone
Route 46 (Rome New London Road) between Route 69 and other side of Erie Canal Village
River Street between Route 69 and Route 49
Stoney Brook Road between Route 31 and Beacon Light Road
Mohawk Street between Main Street and River Road
Route 5 (Seneca Turnpike) between Alexandria Road and Commercial Drive
NY 69 EB & WB closed betw Main St, Yorkville & Gardner St, Whitesboro
NY 315 closed between Shanley Rd & NY 12, Waterville
Leland Ave is closed from the 790 ramp to Wurz Ave in Utica
Wurz Ave closed between Genesee St. and Leland Ave in Utica
NY 31 EB & WB closed betwen Main St and Germany Rd, Verona
NY 31 closed from Town of Vernon Line to North Main St; CR 5
Rte 26 NB&SB between Rte 41 & Rte 23, Town of Cincinnatus
State Route 8 from Bridgewater to Welsh Road in the Town of Brookfield
Elm Street from Cole Street to Canal in the Town of Madison
Middle Road from State Route 5 to Chapel Road in the City of Oneida
NY 365A closed between NY365 to NY 46, City of Oneida
NY 12B closed at Village of Hamilton
NY 12B closed beween College St & E Kendrick Ave, Hamilton
The following is from the State Thruway:
I-88 in Binghamton is closed between Exit 3 and Interstate 81
I-81 is reduced to one lane, just north of Binghamton, between Exit 6 and Exit 8
The New York State Thruway Authority has announced that travel is allowed between Exits 27 and 28 in both directions on the Thruway. Interstate 90 has been reopened to traffic in both the eastbound and westbound directions. Motorists traveling between Exits 27 & 28 should expect lane restrictions, reduced speed limits and traffic delays.
Motorists should avoid travel within the Mohawk Valley Region, and seek alternate routes outside of this region, as widespread flooding of area roads is expected.
Information from the Associated Press was used in this article.