If you've driven past the arterial construction project in Utica, you've seen the new bridge and road work in progress.  If you drove on Route 12 South into Utica this morning, you got your first drive on part of the new roadway.  Here's our first look at the new traffic patterns:

It appears that this new "detour" will be in place through the spring.  We've also heard that the northbound lanes will be shifting over to the new roadway soon, but no date has been announced yet.

 

TRAVELER ADVISORY- TRAFFIC PATTERN CHANGE ROUTE 5, 8 & 12 SOUTHBOUND- City of Utica, Oneida CountyThe New York State...

Posted by City of Utica, NY Police Department on Thursday, October 22, 2015

 
How much are you looking forward to this project finally being finished?