Road Working Coming Up Between Steuben And Allegany Counties

August 18, 2020

From The D.O.T.:

The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists of daytime lane closures in place this week along State Route 70 to resurface more than six miles of pavement between Route 36 in Steuben County and the hamlet of Swain in Allegany County.

Construction to improve the rideability of the pavement along Route 70 will take place in two phases. The first phase has begun and is expected to last approximately one week. The second phase of construction, a single-course pavement overlay, is expected to take place for approximately one week in early October.

During construction, two-way traffic will be maintained using alternating single-lane closures and on-site flagging personnel. Motorists may experience delays during this time and are advised to seek an alternate route. No detours will be posted as part of the construction.

Construction activities are weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions.

Motorists are urged to slow down and drive responsibly in work zones. Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. Convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license.

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