Overnight ramp closures planned for I-90, Route 9 in Albany

Albany County
Road Work generic

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is advising motorists of overnight lane closures in Albany. Exit 6A ramps from eastbound I-90 to both directions of I-787 in Albany will be fully closed for paving from October 27 at 10 p.m. until October 28 at 6 a.m.

Eastbound I-90 motorists wanting to go on I-787 will be detoured over the Patroon Island Bridge to Exit 7 for Washington Avenue in Rensselaer, where they can turn left to loop around to take westbound I-90 to reach I-787. 

Motorists are also advised that the ramps from Route 9 (Henry Johnson Boulevard and Loudon Road) to eastbound I-90 will be fully closed for this work starting at October 27 at 9 p.m. until October 28 at 6 a.m. Route 9 motorists will be detoured to westbound I-90 to Exit 5 for Everett Road, where they can loop around to reach eastbound I-90. 

DOT said motorists should watch for one lane to be closed on westbound I-90 and up to two lanes to be closed on eastbound I-90 approaching Exit 6A during these work hours.

These closures are part of an ongoing $15 million project to improve bridges along I-90 in Albany. All road work is weather dependent.

DOT reminds motorists to obey flaggers’ directions and slow down significantly whenever encountering construction vehicles. Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.

To check the traffic on your route make sure to check out our online traffic page and watch our traffic report every weekday morning on NEWS10 in the Morning.

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