Traffic Alert: Weekend construction on I-81 north in Syracuse
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- You can expect delays through downtown Syracuse this weekend as construction gets underway on Interstate 81 north.
Starting Friday at 8 p.m., all northbound lanes of traffic will be closed at Adams Street. Drivers will have to exit there and re-enter the highway at the Almond Street on-ramp. Transportation officials say they are also closing one lane of that on-ramp during construction.
The work is needed to repair loose concrete and pot-holes. It's scheduled to begin Friday at 8 p.m. and run until 6 a.m. Monday. DOT officials say that schedule could change depending on weather conditions.
To stay on top of the traffic and for detour options, visit www.511NY.org.