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The Smith Road bridge replacement project is set to begin on Wednesday 7/31/2019

The Chemung County Department of Public Works is pleased to announce the next phase of work for its 2019 Highway and Bridge Improvement Program. The Smith Road bridge replacement project is set to begin on Wednesday 7/31/2019. A Variable Message Sign has been placed on CR59 - Smith Road to notify drivers of the upcoming road closure. The bridge will be closed until the beginning of October, 2019.

The posted detour will run on State Route 14, Wygant Road, Ridge Road, and Middle Road. The total detour is 7 miles long and takes approximately 11 minutes. Please see the included detour map. Schedules can be affected by weather on or prior to our work dates, as all subsequent work gets delayed. Please drive carefully through work zones, and provide additional travel time to reach your destination.

Click here to view a map of the detour plan.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Public Works at (607) 739-3896.

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