NYS Interstate 81 Ramp Closure Warning - Exits 24A & 24B

For the next 2-3 months, New York State will be closing 81N exits 24A & 24B to conduct bridge repairs.

Both exits will be CLOSED. 

This will affect the 81 N off-ramps to Onondaga Lake Parkway, Old Liverpool Rd, and Buckley Rd.

Please seek alternative routes.

Official Notice from the New York Department of Transportation:


I-81 Northbound Ramps at Exits 24A & 24B to Close to Traffic on Monday, April 3

 The New York State Department of Transportation is alerting motorists that the I-81 northbound ramps at exits 24A and 24B will close to traffic beginning Monday, April 3. The ramps provide access to Old Liverpool Road and Onondaga Lake Parkway in the Town of Salina. The closures are necessary to facilitate bridge deck and joint repairs and are expected to take up to two months for completion.

Message boards posted on I-81 northbound will direct detoured traffic to continue north on I-81 past the closed exit ramps to exit 24 (7th North Street).  There will be detour signs directing traffic from 7th North Street to Electronics Parkway and then to Old Liverpool Road.

Drivers are asked to use caution when traveling through the work zone area and pay attention to all traffic control devices, including signs and flaggers.

Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in work zones.  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.

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