Champlain Bridge cut to one line as work wraps up

ADDISON — The New York State Department of Transportation, which is responsible for upkeep of the Lake Champlain Bridge, on Monday began reducing the span between Addison and Crown Point, N.Y., to one alternating lane during the day. Officials said the lane reduction will be in place on weekdays on an intermittent basis from 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. until around Sept. 24.
Work to be done includes adjusting the bearings underneath the bridge as part of the process to close out the contract to construct the bridge, which opened in November 2011.
Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver’s license. It is imperative that motorists remember to drive carefully through this construction zone, for their own safety and the safety of workers.
For up-to-date travel information visit www.511NY.org.

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