Traffic Advisory Issued for Oakwood Avenue, Myrtle Avenue, Spring Avenue

Traffic Advisory Issued for Oakwood Avenue, Myrtle Avenue, Spring Avenue

TROY, NY (November 17, 2021) – City officials have issued a traffic advisory for roadway improvement work on Oakwood Avenue, Myrtle Avenue, and Spring Avenue.

Beginning 6:00 a.m., Friday, November 19th, crews will be paving Oakwood Avenue between Hoosick Street and Middleburgh Street. [UPDATE] Oakwood Avenue will be closed in both directions between Hoosick and Middleburg. Southbound traffic on Oakwood will be detoured to 6th Avenue. Eastbound traffic for Oakwood Avenue will be detoured from Hoosick Street to 15th Street to Park Boulevard to Oakwood Avenue.

Beginning 6:00 a.m., Friday, November 19th, crews will be milling Myrtle Avenue between Spring Avenue and Pawling Avenue, and Spring Avenue between Myrtle Avenue and Pawling Avenue. During this time, Myrtle Avenue will be closed until milling work is complete (approximately 10:00 a.m.). Milling of Spring Avenue will begin following completion of work on Myrtle Avenue. Eastbound traffic on Spring Avenue will be detoured to Myrtle Avenue. Spring Avenue will be closed to westbound traffic at the intersection of Spring and Pawling Avenues, and will be detoured northbound to Maple Avenue.

Traffic delays are expected. Motorists are asked to reduce speeds, observe posted traffic detours, watch for flaggers, and use caution in the work zone to keep workers safe. Local emergency services have been notified of traffic restrictions.

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

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