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Lane Restrictions At 17/81 Binghamton Interchange

Drivers who plan to travel through the Prospect Mountain Project work zone in Binghamton should be prepared for lane restrictions and possible delays.

According to the state Department of Transportation, Route 17 eastbound will be reduced to one lane between Airport Road (Exit 71) and Front Street (Exit 72) from Wednesday evening through early Thursday morning

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Bridge Deemed Safe, Despite “Settling”

Motorists may have noticed some signs of movement in a precast concrete section under a recently-opened highway bridge in Binghamton.

Although it appears a portion of concrete arch superstructure above Chenango Street has slipped a few inches, a state Department of Transportation spokesman said there's no safety problem

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Chris McAndrew photo

Vehicle Fire Slows Route 17 Traffic In Endwell

Eastbound traffic on Route 17 in the town of Union backed up for a time this morning after flames engulfed a plumbing company van.

Authorities say the fire was reported at 9:40. The burning vehicle was stopped on the right shoulder of the highway near the Westover exit

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

“Pothole Killer” Is Patching Binghamton-Area Highways

A specialized truck is being used by DOT crews in the Southern Tier to fill potholes on some of the region's busiest highways.

The truck - which has been dubbed a "Pothole Killer" - utilizes a spray injection process to apply materials to damaged road sections

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Apalachin Highway Exit Closed By Spilled Grapes

An exit from Route 17 in Tioga County was out of service for hours after tons of grapes from a Finger Lakes vineyard spilled when a tractor-trailer overturned.

The crash happened shortly after 7 a

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Binghamton Highway Exit Closed For Reconstruction

Thousands of Binghamton commuters will be using alternate routes to head into the downtown business district for the next two months.

The Front Street exit off Route 17 eastbound has been closed as part of the Prospect Mountain construction project

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

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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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Vestal Repaving Project Nearing Completion

A repaving project that's been slowing traffic on Route 17 in Vestal in recent days is almost finished.

Drivers on the highway between Route 26 and the Tioga County line have encountered delays in recent weeks because of the work

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Paving Slows Traffic On Route 17 In Vestal

Motorists on Route 17 in western Broome County have been encountering extended delays due to repaving.

Crews spent the past few weeks preparing the three-mile stretch of the Southern Tier Expressway in Vestal for the resurfacing project

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