Route 51 bridge in Ilion fully closes Thursday — through August

Closing the bridge allows crews to work safely.

Posted: May. 1, 2019 5:33 PM

ILION, N.Y. -- The Route 51 bridge, in Ilion, fully closes Thursday at 7 a.m.

The bridge will stay closed until the end of August.

The state Department of Transportation says a significant amount of superstructure rehab needs to be done.

Closing the bridge allows crews to work safely.

A detour will be on Route 28 through Herkimer and Mohawk.

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