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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16-64

June 28, 2016

Contact:

deppressoffice@dep.nyc.gov, (845) 334-7868

Media Advisory

Route 55A to be Closed for Bridge Work on July 1

Five-hour closure will allow for placement of structural steel at Lows Corners Bridge

Date

Friday, July 1

Time

9am–2pm

Location

Route 55A along Rondout Reservoir

What

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced that it will close Route 55A to all traffic for five hours on Friday, July 1. The road closure will allow workers to safely install structural steel associated with the replacement of Lows Corners Bridge at the head of Rondout Reservoir. The road will be closed from 9am until 2pm Local elected officials, schools, police, fire and other emergency responders have been informed of the temporary closure.

More Information

NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Public Affairs

59-17 Junction Boulevard
19th Floor
Flushing, NY 11373

(718) 595-6600