Work to begin on State Route 54 Thursday

The New York State Department of Transportation announces that weather permitting Thursday, April 26, maintenance work will begin on a shoulder reconstruction project on State Route 54 near County Route 87 in the town of Urbana, Steuben County. Traffic will be maintained with a one-lane, two-way traffic pattern controlled by signals on both State Route 54 and County Route 87.

Work is anticipated to be completed this spring.

It is imperative that motorists remember to drive carefully through the many highway and bridge construction zones they will encounter this season.

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 license.

For real-time travel information, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org. You can also follow Twitter @NYSDOTHornell.

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