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April 28, 2022 7:11 AM


TRAVEL ADVISORY: Closures on Sunrise Highway (State Route 27) and Peconic Road in the Town of Southampton, Suffolk County. The New York State Department of Transportation today advised that there will be closures to facilitate bridge maintenance on the Peconic Road bridge over Sunrise Highway (State Route 27) in the Town of Southampton beginning Sunday, May 1 for approximately three weeks, weather permitting.

Westbound Sunrise Highway traffic will be detoured onto westbound North Road (Suffolk County Route 39) for approximately one mile to the entrance ramp for westbound Sunrise Highway. Eastbound lanes will remain open. Detours will be in place Sunday to Thursday nights from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Northbound Peconic Road will be closed as well. Traffic will be detoured onto eastbound Longview Road for about one mile to northbound Hill Station Road to westbound Sunrise and onto North Road for approximately a half mile to return to Peconic Road. Southbound lanes will remain open.

Electronic messaging signs have been placed nearby to relay additional closure details.

Motorists are urged to plan accordingly and drive responsibly in work zones. Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. Convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license.

For up-to-date travel information, call 511, visit www.511NY.org or download the free 511NY mobile app.

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