SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — City officials have issued a traffic advisory to complete work on the Francis Avenue Bridge also known as the Cotton Hollow Factory Bridge. Work will take place from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 15, and Monday, July 18, weather permitting.

Traffic will be reduced to a double lane closure on I-890 in the eastbound directions between Exits 4 and 6. Motorists are asked to reduce speeds, watch for flaggers, and use caution in the work zone. Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. 

Officials said lane closures are needed to complete necessary work. The refurbishing of the Francis Avenue Bridge is nearing completion with a $3.2 million award from the New York State Department of Transportation.

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