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I-81 overnight closures south of Syracuse due to new bridge reconstruction

 Interstate I-481 split (Nedrow); October 12th, 2014
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Interstate I-481 split (Nedrow); October 12th, 2014

State transportation officials are alerting drivers about overnight closures due to construction on Interstate 81 South in Syracuse. Work is being performed for the development of a new Sentinel Heights Bridge.

The closures will happen between exits 16 at Route 11 in Nedrow, exit 17 at South Salina Street, and Bright Ave, and South State Street in Nedrow.

The northbound closures to I-81 will happen through August 10th, and all traffic will get off at exit 16 and follow posted detours.

The southbound work closures on I-81 will be from August 10th - 12th.

A single lane leading to I-481 North will remain open. However, the I-481 ramp leading to I-81 South will be closed. Message boards on the highways will offer detour information.