DOT road work planned for region

UTICA — The state Department of Transportation has scheduled a variety of road work for the Mohawk Valley this week, a news release said.

The work set for the local area includes:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY

City of Amsterdam: Route 30 over the Canal. Motorists will encounter a south bound right lane closure (outside lane), a north bound auxiliary lane and right lane are closed. The Route 30 north bound ramp to Route 5 east bound will be closed as well as the Erie Street ramp to Route 30 north bound. Route 5 east bound ramp to Route 30 south bound is closed. The Route 30 south bound ramp to Bridge Street will be closed. There will be signed detours in place.

City of Amsterdam: Route 5 between County Route 157 and Route 30 south bound. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions due to the installation of project construction signs and message boards.

City of Amsterdam: Route 30 between I-90 and Route 5S. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to the installation of traffic signal foundations.

City of Amsterdam: Route 5 between John Street and Lark Street. Motorists will encounter a full east bound sidewalk closure with a pedestrian detour in place.

City of Amsterdam: Route 5 over Chuctanunda Creek. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to bridge inspection.

Town of Canajoharie: Route 5S over Canajoharie Creek. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to bridge inspection.

Village of Fort Johnson: Route 5 between Stoners Trail and Route 67. Motorists will encounter a Phase 2 traffic pattern due to bridge replacement. There will be a lane closure in each direction with the occasional flagger at the intersections. Route 5 east bound traffic is now shifted into one thru lane. The west bound traffic is now shifted into one lane.

Town of Glen: Route 5S over the Schoharie Creek. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions due to bridge inspection.

FULTON COUNTY

City of Johnstown: Route 30A between Briggs Street and Prindle Ave. Motorists will encounter lane shifts in both directions due to utility work, and storm drainage installation along Route 30A.

Town of Johnstown: Route 29A at the intersection of County Route 122. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to signal work.

Town of Johnstown: Route 29 between Route 10A and the City of Johnstown line. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to shoulder backing operations.

HAMILTON COUNTY

Town of Indian Lake: Route 28 between Indian Lake and the Warren County line. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions with flaggers in place due to paving operations.

Town of Arietta: Route 28 over the south inlet of Raquette Lake. Motorists will encounter lane closures in both directions due to bridge inspection.

By Paul Wager