City Issues Traffic Advisory for Roadway Improvement Work on Northern Drive

City Issues Traffic Advisory for Roadway Improvement Work on Northern Drive

UPDATE: Due to expected inclement weather, Thursday’s scheduled paving has been postponed to Friday, June 3rd.

TROY, NY (May 27, 2022) – City officials have issued a traffic advisory for roadway improvement work on Northern Drive beginning the week of May 30, 2022.

  • Beginning 6:00 AM, Tuesday, May 31st, crews will be milling Northern Drive between 8th Avenue and Gurley Avenue
  • Beginning 6:00AM, Friday, June 3rd Thursday, June 2nd, crews will be paving Northern Drive between 8th Avenue and Gurley Avenue

Northern Drive will be reduced to alternating one way traffic while work is underway. Traffic delays are expected. Motorists are asked to reduce speeds, watch for flaggers, and use caution in the work zone to keep workers safe. Local emergency services have been notified of traffic restrictions.

Deputy Mayor Christopher Nolin said, “We are excited to begin the milling and paving of Northern Drive next week, a major traffic route used by tens of thousands of Troy and Rensselaer County residents daily. We thank the public for their patience and urge caution when traveling on Northern Drive while this important work is underway.”

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Incorporated in 1816, the City of Troy is the seat of Rensselaer County government and the county’s largest municipality by population. Situated on the eastern bank of the Hudson River, the City boasts seven miles of waterfront, a largely-preserved historic downtown, diverse neighborhoods, and several major colleges and universities. Troy’s history as the nation’s largest manufacturer of detachable cuffs and collars earned the City’s nickname “the Collar City.” A former steel & iron manufacturing powerhouse of the 19th and early 20th century, the City is now home to a growing hub of tech, video game development, restaurants, and retail.