Traffic Advisory: 8th Street, Sage Avenue, Oakwood Avenue

Traffic Advisory: 8th Street, Sage Avenue, Oakwood Avenue

For Immediate Release
September 13, 2019

Traffic Advisories Issued for 8th Street, Sage Avenue, Oakwood Avenue

Update: 8th Street between Federal and Congress Streets, and Federal Street (eastbound) between 6th and Sage Avenue have been reopened. Sage Avenue remains closed between 8th Street and 15th Street.

TROY, NY – City officials have issued an extended traffic advisory for road closures on Sage Avenue and 8th Street for ongoing utility repairs. 8th Street will remain closed between Federal Street and Congress Street through Wednesday, September 18th.  Delays are expected and motorists are asked to follow posted detours.

Motorists should reduce speeds and exercise caution near the work zone to ensure the safety of workers & pedestrians. Federal Street/Sage Avenue will remain closed between 8th Street and 15th Street for planned paving work. A detailed detour map is available at

Additionally, a traffic advisory has been issued for lane closures on Oakwood Avenue for planned utility work. Beginning 6:00 a.m., Saturday, September 14th, vehicle traffic will be limited to one lane in the vicinity of the intersection of Oakwood Avenue and Middleburg Street. Lane closures are expected to remain in effect until approximately 4:00 p.m. Delays are expected. Motorists are asked to reduce speeds, watch for flaggers in the work zone, and seek alternate routes if possible.

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John Salka, Deputy Director of Public Information
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