Traffic Alert: US Route 11 paving

WATERTOWN, NY — Please be advised that crews will begin paving operations on US Route 11 between the City of Watertown and Waddingham Road in Evans Mills, Jefferson County beginning Monday, July 15 with work expected to be complete by Saturday, July 27.

Motorists traveling through the work zone should expect traffic controlled by flaggers and lane closures in the four-lane section of US Route 11 near Fort Drum. Travelers should expect minor delays.

Motorists are urged to slow down and safely move over when approaching roadside vehicles displaying red, white, blue, amber or green lights, including maintenance and construction vehicles in work zones. To learn more about the Move Over law and what we’re doing to keep workers and motorists safe in highway construction zones, visit