The state Department of Transportation is advising motorists that the bridge carrying Allens Bridge Road over the Erie Canal in the town of Eagle Harbor will close starting today for repairs.

The closure is to facilitate bridge repairs on the structure.

Alternate routes to cross over the Erie Canal can be found at Presbyterian Road and Eagle Harbor Road.

Motorists are urged to slow down and drive responsibly in work zones. Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.

For up-to-date travel information, call 511, visit www.511NY.org or download the free 511NY mobile app.

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