Department of Transportation

Smoother sailing
A section of a residential street near the Prospect Mountain project in Binghamton is receiving special attention this week.
Emergency repaving was ordered on the eastern portion of Prospect Street after conditions worsened in recent days...
More blasting
Drivers traveling through Binghamton should be prepared for additional rolling slowdowns on Route 17 and Interstate 81 this week.
According to the New York State Department of Transportation, more rock blasting is planned over the next several days...
Bridge opinions
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...
DOT meeting
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...
Bridge work
The state Department of Transportation is alerting drivers to potential delays in connection with the Prospect Mountain project near the 17/81 split in Binghamton.
Traffic slowdowns should be expected on Route 17 and Interstate 81 in the work zone...
Surface work
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.
Signs advising of a "rough road" have been posted at the bridge...
Now open
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.
Westbound exit 64 was closed for two weeks while the bridge over the Southern Tier Expr…
Flyover fix
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...
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 stop…
Gateway cash
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 $4.5 million. The federal government is expected to cover 80 percent of the bill...

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