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Lighting Work on Local Roads to Cause Temporary Lane Closures

Contact:
Lou Paonessa
716-286-6661
Lou.Paonessa@nypa.gov

August 25, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 

LEWISTONó The New York Power Authority will be replacing road lighting on the I-190 and a section of Military Road (Route 265) from Witmer Road (Route 31) to Upper Mountain Road. Beginning Wednesday, August 26 and continuing through Friday, August 28, motorists should be aware of the following short-term traffic restrictions:

Wednesday, August 26, from 7 am - 3:30 pm: Southbound traffic on I-190 will be restricted to one lane from Upper Mountain Road to Witmer Road (Route 31).

Thursday, August 27, from 7 am - 3:30 pm:  Northbound traffic on I-190 will be restricted to one lane from Witmer Road (Route 31) to Upper Mountain Road.  

Friday, August 28, from 7 am - 3:30 pm: Traffic will be restricted to one lane on Military Road (Route 265) between Witmer Road (Route 31) and Upper Mountain Roads.  A flag crew will direct both northbound and southbound traffic through the one lane.

 The Power Authority regrets the temporary inconvenience to motorists.

 

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