ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Department of Transportation (DOT) is set to close sections of I-90 and I-787 for up to 15 minutes overnight to replace overhead signs. The replacements start on August 16 and run through mid-September.

The stoppages will be between midnight and 5 a.m. along I-90 between Exit B1 in Rensselaer County and Exit 1 in Albany County. The stoppages will also be along I-787 between McCarty Avenue and Exit 2 in Albany County.

DOT reminds drivers to slow down significantly whenever encountering construction vehicles and driving through work zones. Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.

Drivers are also reminded to obey the directions of flaggers and slow down significantly whenever encountering roadside vehicles displaying red, white, blue, amber, or green lights.

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.