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Traffic Pattern Changes At Binghamton Interchange

This is a transitional week for traffic at a busy interstate highway interchange in Binghamton.

Traffic pattern changes are being implemented as part of the Prospect Mountain Project.

Drivers should expect delays in the work zone and consider alternate routes, if possible

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New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner
New York State Trooper Christopher Skinner

Trooper Dies After Being Struck On I-81

A New York State Police trooper died after he was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 81 north of Binghamton early this afternoon.

State police say Trooper Christopher G. Skinner was struck shortly after noon on the northbound side of the highway

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Steve Eason/Hulton Archives

Police: Driver’s BAC Was Three Times Legal Limit

A Binghamton man has been charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after his vehicle was stopped on Interstate 81.

Authorities say 59-year-old Steven Coffey's blood alcohol content was measured at more than triple the legal limit

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

DOT Launches Survey On Dickinson Ped Bridge

An online survey is being conducted as the state Department of Transportation explores options regarding a pedestrian bridge over Interstate 81 in the town of Dickinson.

DOT officials are encouraging people who use the aging span to participate in the survey

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Dickinson Pedestrian Bridge To Be Discussed

The future of a 45-year-old pedestrian bridge over Interstate 81 in Broome County will be up for discussion at a public information meeting.

The state Department of Transportation has scheduled the session for September 26 at the Dickinson town hall on Old Front Street

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Whitney Point I-81 Crash Leaves One Dead

A New Jersey man is dead after a crash on Interstate 81 near Whitney Point.

Authorities say 69-year-old Jules Abramovitz of Morristown was pronounced dead at the scene.

The crash happened a few minutes before ten o'clock Monday morning on I-81 North at the Route 26 overpass in the town of Triangle

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Trucker Charged After Fiery Interstate 81 Crash

A tractor-trailer driver has been cited for following too closely after a multi-truck crash that snarled Interstate 81 traffic in Broome County during this morning's rush hour.

Authorities say the pile-up happened around 5:40 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News
Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Section of Route 17 in Binghamton to Reopen

A busy portion of Route 17 in Broome County could be open to traffic again within a few weeks.

The New York State Department of Transportation expects the eastbound lanes of the highway approaching the Front Street exit to go back in service next month

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