Traffic Alert: Route 8 ramp closures postponed to Tuesday

Keith Hunt // WKTV

The New York State Department of Transportation has postponed work on the Route 8 bridge replacement on the Utica-New Hartford line to Tuesday.

Posted: Mar 29, 2021 11:47 AM

The New York State Department of Transportation has postponed work on the Route 8 bridge replacement on the Utica-New Hartford line to Tuesday.

Construction was supposed to begin Monday, but was put off because of high winds in the forecast.

Starting Tuesday, the following three ramps will close:

  • Route 5/8/12 southbound to Route 8 southbound
  • Route 8 northbound to Route 5/8/12 southbound
  • Route 5/8/12 northbound to Route 840 westbound

The Campion Road access to Route 5/8/12 northbound will also be closed.

Detours will be in place starting Tuesday.

The bridge work is expected to be done by next spring.

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