Due to strong winds, the State Department of Transportation says the ramp closures for the replacement of the Route 8 bridge in New Hartford will not take place today.

The DOT says motorists traveling through the Route 5/8 /12 interchange can expect to see long-term ramp closures starting Tuesday.

Long- Term Ramp Closures:

  •  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.

Campion Road access to Routes 5/8/12 northbound will also be closed to through traffic.

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