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Owego Bridge Finishing Work Planned

Drivers who use an Owego bridge can expect a rough road surface for awhile longer.

The Lackawanna Avenue Bridge over Route 17 was replaced last month. The new bridge was opened for traffic on July 22

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Owego Bridge Replacement Project Completed

A Route 17 exit in Tioga County has been reopened with the completion of a bridge project.

According to the state Department of Transportation, the Lackawanna Avenue bridge replacement job was finished on schedule

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Johnson City Flyover Repairs Rescheduled

Pavement repair work has been rescheduled for a section of the Route 201 Flyover in Johnson City.

According to the state Department of Transportation, the northbound driving lane of the roadway near the roundabout at Riverside Drive will be closed for several hours for the project

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Binghamton Drivers Reminded To “Move Over”

Officials with the New York State Department of Transportation and the State Police are urging drivers to obey provisions of the "Move Over Act" that took effect almost 18 months ago.

State law initially required motorists to move over to the next lane when a police vehicle was stopped with its emergency lights activated

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State Funding For Binghamton Gateway Project Restored

Binghamton officials say $675,000 in state funding for the Front Street Gateway Project has been restored.

The total cost of the work on the 3,000-foot-long section of Front Street currently is projected to be $4

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Binghamton Drivers Urged To Avoid Work Zone

The state Department of Transportation is asking for some help from Binghamton commuters over the next several months.

Agency officials are hoping people who routinely drive through the area of the Prospect Mountain construction project at the Route 17/Interstate 81 interchange will look for alternate routes, especially during morning and afternoon rush hours

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Broome County Potholes A Sure Sign Of Spring

Many streets and highways around the Twin Tiers have become obstacle courses as drivers try to avoid as many potholes as possible.

Much of Riverside Drive in the city of Binghamton from the Memorial Bridge to the Johnson City line is in rough shape, despite efforts by Department of Public Works crews to fill holes with a cold patch mix

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Snow, Ice Slow Binghamton Morning Commute

Several crashes on Twin Tiers highways made for a slow ride to work for thousands of people this morning.

Some of the crashes on snowy, icy roadways involved injuries.

Many school districts opened late because of the hazardous conditions

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Work Resuming on Binghamton Interchange Project

Construction is about to get underway on the highway interchange reconstruction project at Prospect Mountain in Binghamton.

The state Department of Transportation is alerting drivers to delays and changes in traffic patterns in the area of the Route 17/Interstate 81 interchange

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Volunteers Help Keep Southern Tier Highways Tidy

Roadways around the Binghamton area are benefiting from the work of volunteers who participate in the Adopt-A-Highway program.

David Hamburg, a spokesman for the New York State Department of Transportation in Binghamton, says many sections of highways across the region are beautified by people who join together to do litter collection and other work

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