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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16-100

October 4, 2016

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

MEDIA ADVISORY

Route 55A to be Closed for Bridge Work on Oct. 12

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

Date:

Wednesday, Oct. 12

Time:

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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 six hours on Wednesday, Oct. 12. 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 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Local elected officials, schools, police, fire and other emergency responders have been informed of the temporary closure.

Temporary signs will be posted at both ends of the road several days ahead of time to inform motorists of the closure. Traffic will be detoured onto Route 55.

More Information

NYC Department of Environmental Protection
Public Affairs

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

(718) 595-6600