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Route 85 lane closures begin Monday
ALBANY--Lane closures on Route 85 are scheduled to begin Monday to start making repairs to the Route 20 Western Avenue bridge.
The NYS DOT says that until approximately June 13, one lane heading each direction on Route 85 will be closed.
The NYS DOT says lane closure will begin near the Cortland Street exit for Western Avenue for those heading toward I-90 and near the on-ramp coming down from the State Campus Access Road for those heading toward Slingerlands.
According to the DOT, fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. The NYS DOT wants to remind motorists to take caution while driving through a construction zone for both their safety and the safety of the workers.