SOUTH GRAND ISLAND BRIDGE
FALLS & TOWN OF GRAND ISLAND
York State Thruway Authority Announces South Grand Island Bridges, Northbound,
Deck Replacement Project to begin in March 2010.
Beginning March 14, 2010, weather
permitting, the deck of the Northbound South Grand Island Bridge will be
replaced as part of the South Grand Island Bridge rehabilitation project.
Delays are expected during construction.
The Northbound South Grand Island
Bridge will be closed nightly, Sunday through Thursday* as follows (except
March 14 – Wednesday, May 26 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
June 1 – Wednesday, September 1 from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.
September 7 – Thursday, October 28 from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
*These dates and times are subject to change,
depending on weather and construction activities.
traffic will be detoured onto the adjacent Southbound bridge; two-way traffic
will be maintained on the Southbound bridge.
Each direction of traffic will be reduced from
two lanes to one lane.
the Northbound bridge closure, two southbound entrance ramps, Grand Island
Boulevard and South State (Beaver Island) Parkway will also be closed. A detour to Whitehaven Road will be posted.
more information, customers are encouraged to:
up for TRANSalerts via the Authority’s website at www.nysthruway.gov
to receive information about unscheduled incidents.
to view traffic cameras at I-190 at River Road, South Grand Island Bridge Toll
Barrier and I-190 and I-290 Interchange
into the Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) at 1610 AM
1-800-THRUWAY for Thruway Road Conditions
for regional traveler information and advisories
Motorists are reminded to obey all
traffic control devices. A new
traffic signal will be installed on I-190 southbound on Grand Island prior to
the South Bridge to assist emergency vehicles responding to calls during
New York State Thruway Authority appreciates motorists’ and residents’
patience during this $48 million infrastructure improvement project.
mph speed limit strictly
construction zone speed limit will be posted at 35 mph during nightly bridge
are doubled for speeding in construction areas.
vehicle restrictions apply.
should plan for traffic delays.
construction, motorists should travel with caution; new traffic patterns will be
Southbound bridge will accommodate two-way traffic in a single lane per
are advised to watch for on-coming traffic & must stay in their lane.