ELMIRA, NY (WETM) – A busy section of Elmira Road will be closed next Friday.
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) will repair a section of the Clemens Center Parkway that was damaged by a water line outage over the summer. At this time, emergency repairs were carried out, allowing the area to reopen. However, in recent weeks, additional signage has been installed in the southbound lanes of the scenic route to alert drivers of bumpy roads.
Convertible signs have been warning drivers of the impending road closure for nearly a week. Signs indicate that the walkway will be closed on October 28th.
Closing will begin at 6:30 on Friday and is expected to reopen at 18:00
Construction activities depend on weather conditions and are subject to change depending on circumstances. Motorists may experience delays during this period and it is recommended to seek alternative routes. Motorists are encouraged to follow posted detours.
Motorists are advised to drive slowly and responsibly in work areas. Double penalty for speeding in the work area. A person’s driver’s license can be suspended if found guilty of two or more speed violations in a work area.