Route 51 bridge project prompts road closure in Herkimer

The decision on the closure was made as a result of increased traffic flow through the village.

Posted: May. 8, 2019 11:38 AM
Updated: May. 8, 2019 5:27 PM

HERKIMER, N.Y. -- A traffic alert has been issued for drivers in Herkimer that begins Thursday.

The state Department of Transporation says West Steele Street will be closed at Caroline Street.

The decision on the closure was made as a result of increased traffic flow through the village.

The increased traffic is due to the Route 51 bridge project.

Officials urge people to use caution when travelling in the area.

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