Public Utilities Officials Issue Traffic Advisory for 15th Street

Public Utilities Officials Issue Traffic Advisory for 15th Street

TROY, NY (October 12, 2021) – Officials with the City’s Department of Public Utilities (DPU) issued a traffic advisory for scheduled water service line repairs on 15th Street. Beginning 7:00 a.m., Thursday, October 14th, 15th Street between Eagle Street and Peoples Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic. Parking restrictions will also be in effect. Work is expected to continue through 3:00 p.m., Thursday.

Properties located on 15th Street between Eagle Street and Peoples Avenue may experience loss of water service during the same time period. Properties located adjacent to the affected area may experience fluctuations in water pressure and/or discolored water. After water service is restored, customers who experience discolored water should run their cold water faucet for five to 10 minutes until water runs clear.

Residences and businesses will remain accessible during the closure. Motorists are asked to observe all posted parking restrictions and detours, and to reduce speeds near the work zone. Northbound vehicle traffic on 15th Street will be detoured to Peoples Avenue to Burdett Avenue. Southbound traffic on 15th Street will be detoured to Eagle Street to Burdett Avenue. Local emergency services have been notified of traffic restrictions.

Department of Public Utilities staff thanks the public for their cooperation and patience while repair work is ongoing. For additional info or questions, please contact the DPU 24-hour number at (518) 237-0241.

For info on local traffic advisories, please visit www.troyny.gov/traffic

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