The State Department of Transportation has issued a travel advisory for next week.

Starting Monday, August 19th through Friday, August 23rd, motorists traveling on Route 5/8/12 south bound between French Road and Route 8 will encounter a lane closure from 6:30 a.m. through 5:30 p.m. due to bridge joint repair work.

Variable message signs have been in operation notifying local motorists of the temporary lane closure.

The DOT says motorists can expect delays during peak travel times and may want to use alternate routes.

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