A traffic alert for the City of Utica: Jay Street is now permanently closed.
Beginning at 6 a.m. Monday, Jay Street is closed between Genesee and Second streets.
Contractors will be installing new storm sewer pipes and watermains, and Jay Street will remain closed as part of the "Route 5S/Oriskany Street Safety Project."
The Seneca Street Ramp from Route 5S Westbound to Route 5S Eastbound Ramp will be closed through Friday, Aug. 31.
Detour signs will be posted.