The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists of upcoming overnight detours on a pair of Long Island roadways during a bridge cleaning project.
The work is scheduled in Suffolk County on Sunrise Highway (Route 27) in the Town of Babylon and the Long Island Expressway (I-495) in the Town of Brookhaven.
The DOT says traffic will be detoured onto the Service Road between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. on the following dates at these locations, weather permitting:
- Monday, June 27 – Eastbound Sunrise Highway at Exit 38 (Little East Neck Road);
- Tuesday, June 28 – Westbound Sunrise Highway at Exit 38 (Little East Neck Road);
- Wednesday, June 29 – Eastbound Sunrise Highway at Exit 40 (Route 231/Deer Park Avenue);
- Thursday, June 30 – Westbound LIE at Exit 60 (Ronkonkoma Avenue).
The DOT says motorists are urged to plan accordingly and drive responsibly in work zones.
"Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone," the DOT noted> "Convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license."
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