ALBANY, N.Y. - The New York State Police in Loudonville are advising motorists that due to the Presidential visit on May 8 to the Albany area, certain roadways will be closed to traffic a period of time.
The following roadways and routes will be closed on Tuesday from approximately 12:00 PM to 3:30 PM:
- Interstate 90 in the City of Albany from Exit 24 (Thruway) to Exit 4 in both east and west directions.
- Washington Avenue extension from the Exit 2 (UALBANY) on ramp to Crossgates Mall.
- Fuller Road from Great Dane Avenue to Railroad Avenue.
State police say the road closures are necessary to allow for secure presidential travel between locations and on-site. Police advise that no vehicular traffic will be allowed on these roadways and motorists should make every effort to avoid these locations between the specified hours and should find alternate routes to avoid delays in their travel.
Additional road closures may be announced and or last minute changes may be made and avoiding the area is strongly advised.
CDTA service delays are likely on Fuller Road and Washington Avenue, as well. Possible routes directly affected between 10:30am-3:00pm are: #12 Washington Avenue; #90 Troy-Latham-Crossgates; #214 Rensselaer-Third Street-Amtrak.
Watch full coverage of Obama's visit on NEWS10 ABC starting at 11:30 a.m.