Monday, November 16, 2015


Posted: Monday, November 16, 2015

NY Route 198 Nightly Closures Near Elmwood Avenue: November 17-19

Several travel restrictions on NY Route 198 will be in effect this week related to the Elmwood Avenue bridge replacement project. Route 198 westbound will be reduced to one lane in the vicinity of Elmwood Avenue, beginning at approximately 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 17, until approximately 3:00 p.m. Thursday, November 19.

Route 198 westbound will be closed at Elmwood Avenue from approximately 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 17, and Wednesday November 18. Traffic will exit and re-enter NY Route 198 at Elmwood Avenue using the existing exit and entrance ramps and will be directed by flaggers.

Route 198 eastbound from Grant Street to Delaware Avenue will be closed from approximately 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Thursday, November 19. Traffic will exit at Grant Street and follow a posted detour along Forest Avenue to Delaware Avenue.

This work is weather dependent and could be delayed in the event of inclement weather. Motorists are advised to allow for additional travel time. For more information, please visit the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) website.

Submitted by: Lisa H Krieger