The annual Dick’s Sporting Goods Open golf tournament will be held at the En-Joie Golf Course in the Village of Endicott from Monday, August 24th, through Sunday, August 30th. Motorists should expect delays and heavy traffic along NYS Route 17C in the vicinity of the golf course. No public parking will be available along NYS Route 17C. Also, heavy traffic is expected along NYS Route 434 in the Town of Vestal.
The Great New York State Fair will run from Thursday, August 27th through Monday, September 7th. Motorists should be alert to the 3 color traffic signal on interstate I-690 in the vicinity of the Fairgrounds, as well as heavy traffic volumes on I-690, NY695 and other highways in the Syracuse area during the Fair.
Three NB travel lanes on the Major Deegan Expressway have been reduced to two travel lanes from Exit 3 (East 138th Street/Grand Concourse) to beyond Exit 5 (161st Street/Macombs Dam Bridge) and the Macombs Dam Bridge. Learn more about the major downstate project and upcoming plans in this recent press release.
Reconstruction resumes on the NB and SB Hylan Boulevard Bridges, which span the Staten Island Expressway between EB Narrows Road South and WB Narrows Road North. Seek alternate routes. One lane of traffic will be open to motorists in each direction on the bridges through the project. Pedestrian access will remain. Preliminary deck repairs on the right half of both bridges begins July 7th and lasts through July 10th. Closure of the left half of each bridge begins July 13th and lasts through early 2017.
If you are driving on or near the Scajaquada Expressway, Route 198 corridor in the City of Buffalo, please be advised that effective immediately, a new speed limit of 30 miles per hour has been established for the area.
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The I-95 Corridor Coalition has launched a new web site. To learn more about the coalition, please visit: http://www.i95coalition.org/
Get current parking availability at JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Airports. Check to see how full your desired lot is and also reserve a parking spot online.
BMTS (Binghamton Metropolitan Transportation Study) has partnered with 511NY to launch Broome-Tioga Rideshare, to help commuters, travelers and employers find easy and sustainable alternatives to driving alone. Through the Broome-Tioga ridematching system, users will be able to find carpool matches and get customized information for their commute when taking public transit, vanpooling or bicycling.
511NY Rideshare has partnered with the Melville Chamber of Commerce to reduce traffic, manage congestion and improve air quality in the Route 110 Melville corridor. With more than 75% of Long Islanders driving alone for their commute, the Melville Chamber’s customized ridematching system makes ridesharing easy by offering free ridematching services and customized information on public transportation, vanpools and bicycling options.
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