Starting today the Route 790 Westbound ramp to Routes 8 and 12 Northbound will be closed.

The New York State Department of Transportation announced the scheduled closure will begin today and will stay closed for at least the next six weeks. The ramp will be closed to make repairs to the bridge joints. The DOT will provide signed detour routes for travelers.

Motorists are reminded that fines for speeding are doubled in work zones.

For more travel information, call 511 or log on to New York State's official traffic and travel information website at