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      Traffic Alert ?? Westbound I-690 bridge repairs to delay traffic into downtown Syracuse for two weeks

      The Department of Transportation announced that the concrete decks of westbound I-690 bridges over North Salina Street and Onondaga Creek will be replaced beginning at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, June 14.

      The round-the-clock construction is expected to last two weeks. The bridges are expected to be re-opened by 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 28.

      The following Westbound I-690 closures will be in effect during construction:

      - Westbound lanes between the ramp to northbound I-81 and West Street;

      - The exit ramps to West Street and Geddes Street will not be accessible from westbound I-690;

      - The ramp from northbound I-81 to westbound I-690 will be closed;

      - The Pearl Street on-ramp to northbound I-81 will be closed;

      - The ramp from northbound West Street to westbound I-690 will remain open;

      A detour using city streets will be in place during portions of the construction on the westbound bridge over North Salina Street.

      Suggested detour routes posted by the DOT:

      - For Westbound I-690 thru traffic: Westbound I-690 to northbound I-81; continue north on I-81 to Seventh North Street (Exit 25); right turn at end of ramp; right turn onto southbound I-81; continue south to Bear Street (Exit 22). Follow service road then turn right onto Bear Street; Bear Street leads back to a ramp to westbound I-690.

      - For Westbound traffic to Geddes Street: Westbound I-690 to northbound I-81; continue north on I-81 to Seventh North Street (Exit 25); right turn at end of ramp; right turn onto southbound I-81; continue south to Bear Street (Exit 22). Follow service road then turn right onto Bear Street; turn left onto Spencer Street; Spencer Street leads to Geddes Street.

      - For Westbound traffic to West Street: Westbound I-690 to northbound I-81; continue north on I-81 to Seventh North Street (Exit 25); right turn at end of ramp; right turn onto southbound I-81; follow signs back to West Street (Exit 20).

      - For Northbound I-81 to Westbound I-690: continue north on I-81 to Seventh North Street (Exit 25); right turn at end of ramp; right turn onto southbound I-81; continue south to Bear Street (Exit 22). Follow service road then turn right onto Bear Street; Bear Street leads back to a ramp to westbound I-690.

      - For the Pearl Street on-ramp to northbound I-81: continue north on North State Street, turn left into the northbound slip ramp just north of Butternut Street.