Public Utilities Officials Issue Traffic Advisory for Oakwood Avenue

Public Utilities Officials Issue Traffic Advisory for Oakwood Avenue

TROY, NY (October 19, 2021) – Officials with the City’s Department of Public Utilities (DPU) issued a traffic advisory for scheduled utility work on Oakwood Avenue. Beginning 8:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 20th, crews will be operating on Oakwood Avenue between Frear Park Road and Eddys Lane. Traffic delays are expected. Work is expected to continue through 3:30 p.m., Wednesday.

Motorists are asked to reduce speeds and use caution in the work zone to keep workers safe. Local emergency services have been notified of traffic restrictions.

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

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