Beginning on Wednesday, December 30th the State Route 7 southbound  on-ramp traffic to Interstate 81 (I-81) north will be detoured.  New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) officials announced that they will detour State Route 7 southbound on-ramp traffic to I-81 northbound within the same interchange.  Motorists will follow the signs to Route 7 northbound to the I-81 northbound on-ramp.

The detour is being established to address safety concerns related to sight distance for Route 7 southbound traffic merging onto I-81 northbound.  Motorists are advised to be alert for slow moving traffic and sudden stops.  Additional travel information is available by calling 511 or visiting: