Traffic Advisory Issued for Roadway Improvement Work

Traffic Advisory Issued for Roadway Improvement Work

UPDATE: Due to expected inclement weather, this work has been postponed. The new schedule is below.

TROY, NY (May 13, 2022) – City officials have issued a traffic advisory for roadway improvement work for the week of May 16, 2022. All work is weather dependent, and subject to change.

Beginning 6:00 a.m., Monday, May 16th Tuesday, May 17th, crews will be milling:

  • 2nd Ave between 126th St – City Line (south of Oakhurst St)  

Beginning 6:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 18th Thursday, May 19th, crews will be paving: 

  • 2nd Ave between 126th St – City Line (south of Oakhurst St)  

During this time, 2nd Avenue will be closed to through traffic but will remain open to local traffic only. Through traffic will be detoured to New Turnpike Road. 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.

Beginning 7:00 p.m., Monday, May 16th Tuesday, May 17th, crews will be striping:

  • Pawling Avenue between Congress Street – Blakely Court

During this time, roads will remain open to normal vehicle traffic. Traffic delays are expected. There will be no parking on Pawling Ave between Congress Street and Blakely Court between 6PM – Midnight on May 16t0h 17th. Motorists are asked to observe all posted parking restrictions. Vehicles parked illegally will be ticketed and towed, both at the owners’ expense. The rain date for this striping work is Tuesday, May 17th.

Deputy Mayor Christopher Nolin said, “The latest round of street paving continues next week, part of the administration’s annual roadway improvement program across the Collar City. We encourage Troy residents and motorists to slow down when traveling and follow posted detours to keep workers safe while this vital work in our Lansingburgh and Eastside neighborhoods is underway.”

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

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About the City of Troy:

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.