LIE closures for bridge repairs near exit 68

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06/06/2013 3:16 PM |

State Department of Transportation officials have announced details about closures around exit 68 on the Long Island Expressway near the William Floyd Parkway bridge.

State workers are currently repairing the bridge located over the expressway, officials said.

These daytime service road closures are currently underway and are expected to continue for about one week, weather permitting:

• The north/westbound LIE service road is closed between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
• The south/eastbound LIE service road is closed between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

These nighttime closures along the expressway near exit 68 are expected to begin Monday and will last about one week, weather permitting:

• Westbound between 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
• Eastbound between 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.

State officials said motorists should plan ahead and use alternate routes in order to avoid delays.

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