The New York State Department of Transportation is warning of some even longer than usual traffic delays in the Prospect Mountain Construction Project on Interstate 81 and State Route 17 in the City of Binghamton through November 15.

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Traffic will be reduced to one lane on Interstate 81 south between Exit 5 at Front Street and Broad Avenue from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily through Friday with long traffic delays expected.  Also there will be traffic reduced to one lane on Route 7 North and South between Bevier and Robinson Streets with complete traffic stops at times to lift sign structures over the road.  That work will take place between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily through Friday.

Periodic, alternating lane closures will take place on Interstate 81 North/17 West between Exit 3 at Broad Avenue and Exit 4A for Binghamton and Port Dickinson.  Long traffic delays are expected daily.

Periodic, alternating lane closures are also scheduled on Broad Avenue from Abbott to Bevier Street daily through Friday. 

In Johnson City, installation of drainage pipes will close Baker Street November 11 & 12.  That will impact parking for the BOCES facility at Main and Baker Streets Tuesday.

Here is the complete information as provided by the New York State Department of Transportation on the Prospect Mountain work for the week:

Starting Monday, November 11, 2019, through Friday, November 15, 2019, I81 North/NY 17 West there will be periodic, alternating lane closures between Exit 3 (Broad Ave.) and Exit 4A (Binghamton/Port Dickinson) for sign and utility work. This work will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily and is weather dependent. Please expect long traffic delays during these times for this operation.

 Starting Monday, November 11, 2019, through Friday, November 15, 2019, I81 South will be reduced to one lane between Exit 5 (Front St.) and Broad Ave. for sign and utility work. This work will take place between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily and is weather dependent. Please expect long traffic delays during these times for this operation. 

Starting Monday, November 11, 2019, through Friday, November 15, 2019, NY 7 South will be reduced to one lane between Bevier St. and Robinson St. for the installation and removal of overhead sign structures. This work will take place between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily and is weather dependent.  Additionally, during these times there will be periodic traffic stops to lift the sign structures over the roadway. 

Starting Monday, November 11, 2019, through Friday, November 15, 2019, NY 7 North will be reduced to one lane between Robinson St. and Bevier St. for the installation and removal of overhead sign structures. This work will take place between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m. daily and is weather dependent.  Additionally, during these times there will be periodic traffic stops to lift the sign structures over the roadway. 

Starting Monday, November 11, 2019, through Friday, November 15, 2019, there will be flagging operations on Front Street between Prospect St. and Bevier St. for utility work.  This work will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily and is weather dependent. 

Starting Monday, November 11, 2019, through Friday, November 15, 2019, there will be periodic, alternating lane closures on Broad Ave. from Abbott St. to Bevier St. for utility work. Flaggers will be on site controlling single lane traffic through the work area. This work will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily and is weather dependent.

 Starting Monday, November 11, 2019, through Friday, November 15, 2019, there will be periodic, alternating lane closures on Bevier Street from Chenango St. to Broad Avenue for utility work. Flaggers will be on site controlling single lane traffic through the work area. This work will take place between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily and is weather dependent.  

Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for work zone infractions.  In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of the driver’s license. 

For up-to-date travel information, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org.  Follow New York State DOT on Twitter: @NYSDOT and NYSDOTBGM.