Local ongoing DOT construction projects dwindle

Published Jan 7, 2018 at 9:00am

There are only two state road projects locally left ongoing, according to an announcement by the state Department of Transportation.

In the city of Utica, on Routes 5-8-12 between Oswego Street and French Road, the southbound speed limit reduction of 45 mph in the work zone area continues while work is being performed off the road.

In the city of Oneida and town of Vernon, on Route 365A between Route 5 and Route 365, there is one-way alternating traffic with flaggers in place due to road construction including the installation of guide rail, sign installation and signal work.

A third project, in the town of German Flatts, on Route 51 between Route 5S and Route 5, is also ongoing. It includes ramps, there are shoulder and periodic lane closures with flaggers in place due to work on the bridge over the Erie Canal.