Traffic advisory: Patroon Island Bridge
Updated: Friday, July 11 2014, 03:55 PM EDT
Officials are asking drivers to steer clear of the Patroon Island Bridge on weekends throughout July.
The New York State Department of Transportation says lanes will be closed on the bridge between Rensselaer and Albany Counties and motorists should avoid the area or expect lengthy traffic delays. Closures will being Friday, July 11 at 8 p.m. and continue until Monday, July 14, at 5:30 a.m. Work is also scheduled for the weekends of July 18-21 and July 25-28.
Drivers can use the Dunn Memorial Bridge or the Troy-Menands Bridge in order to avoid the area.