August 3, 2020
The New York State Department of Transportation advised drivers to expect daytime lane closures along Interstate 86 in the towns of Hornell & Howard in Steuben County beginning today, as crews resurface 10.6 miles of pavement between Exits 34 and 35. Paving activities are expected to take place between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. through the end of August and motorists are advised to prepare for delays and seek alternate routes if possible.
The on and off ramps at Exit 34 will also be paved as part of this project, with staggered closures for both the eastbound and westbound ramps beginning in mid-August. A detour will be in place guiding motorists to use the next ramp. Construction activities are weather dependent and subject to change based on conditions.
Drivers are reminded to Move Over a lane, if safely possible, or slow down significantly whenever encountering roadside vehicles displaying red, white, blue, amber or green lights, including maintenance and construction vehicles in work zones.
Drivers 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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