Traffic Alert: Route 12 at I-81 Exit 47

WATERTOWN, NY — The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists that one lane of State Route 12 (Bradley Street) near the Exit 47 interchange of Interstate 81 in the town of Pamelia will be closed until Monday, August 24, for a bridge inspection and repairs. Traffic along State Route 12 is being controlled by temporary signals.  I-81 is open to all traffic.

Motorists are urged to slow down and safely move over when driving through work zones and whenever encountering roadside vehicles displaying red, white, blue, amber or green lights, including maintenance and construction vehicles in work zones.

Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license.

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