Road Closures and Advisories following storms

By WKTV News

Road Closures form the New York State Department of Transportation and local law enforcement agencies:

Continued wide spread flooding throughout the region has resulted in the following list of road closures:

ONEIDA COUNTY:

• Route 8 is closed between Route 12 and Route 28 in the town of Deerfield, Oneida County;

• Route 8/28 bridge across West Canada Creek at the Oneida/Herkimer county line remains closed;

• Route 5 is closed between Route 5B and Route 233 in town of Kirkland, Oneida County;

• Route 922E (River St) is closed between Route 49 and Route 69 in the towns of Whitestown and Marcy and the village of Oriskany in Oneida County;


HAMILTON COUNTY:

• Route 28N between Blue Mountain Lake and Long Lake, in the town of Long Lake, Hamilton County;

• Route 30 in the Village of Long Lake, Hamilton County.

• State Highway 8 from the Village of Poland to State Highway 10 in Hamilton County is closed.


HERKIMER COUNTY:

• Route 8 is closed between Route 28 in Poland, town of Russia, Herkimer County and Route 10 in Piseco, town of Arietta, Hamilton County;

• Route 8/28 bridge across West Canada Creek at the Oneida/Herkimer county line remains closed;

• Route 28 over West Canada Creek is closed between Route 29 and Route 169 in the village of Middleville, Herkimer County;

• Route 28 between the villages of Middleville and Newport, Herkimer County;

• State Highway 170 in the Town of Salisbury is closed due to trees and wires down

• State Highway 8 in Poland has been washed away in several locations.

• Military Road from Route 8 to Buck Hill is closed in the Town of Russia is closed.

• Grant Road from Russia Road to Military Road in the Town of Russia is closed.

• Brayton and Strumlock Road in Newport is closed

• Ferguson, Welshbush and Broad Streets in the Town of Frankfort are closed after being covered by water.

• Fishing Rock Road is under water and closed and the Middleville Bridge is also closed in the Village of Middleville.

• Bussey Bridge is closed at Route 8 and Route 365 in the Town of Ohio.

• State Highway 8 from the Village of Poland to State Highway 10 in Hamilton County is closed.

• Holcomb Gulf Road in the Town of Litchfield is closed

LEWIS COUNTY:

• East Martinsburg Road in Lowville is closed.

• Number Four Road between East Martinsburg Road and the Beaches Bridge Boat Launch in Lowville is closed

• Moose River Road, River Road and Shibley Road in Lyondsdale is closed

• Burdicks Crossing Road in the Town of Greig is closed

• Milkhouse Road in Turin is closed due to flooding

The following roads should be considered hazardous due to flooding:


Town of West Turin

• Smith Road, High Market Road at Fish Creek, Fish Creek Road at Harris, and West Road and West Main in the Town of West Turin


Town of Greig

• River Road, Bliss Road, Burdicks Crossing, Greig Road between Burdick and Sweeney Road

Town of Martinsburg

• East Martinsburg Road and Blue Street


Town of Denmark

• Ridge Road, Merz Road and Zecher Road

Chenango County has issued a travel advisory. The county office building is still open but some roads may be closed or down to one lane due to flooding.

Do not drive in water-covered areas.


Roads previously reported closed that have now been reopened include:

* Route 315 between Route 12 and County Route 9 (Shanley Rd) in the town of Waterville, Oneida County;

* Route 69 between Route 5A and Route 922A (Clinton St) in the villages of Whitesboro and Yorkville, Oneida County;

* Route 168 east of Route 28 in the town of Mohawk, Herkimer County;

* Route 412 in village of Clinton, Oneida County;

* Route 921T (Genesee St.) over Sauquoit Creek in the town of New Hartford, Oneida County

* Route 921C (N. Genesee St) at the New York State Thruway, Oneida County.

Maintenance crews are continuing to monitor roads and bridges. Each road will reopen when water recedes, storm debris is removed and bridges are inspected for safety. The region will be providing periodic updates until all roads have been reopened.

Regardless of whether a road has been closed, motorists are reminded not to drive through any areas of standing water.

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