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Bridge over Erie Canal in Palmyra closed for repairs

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The bridge that carries Port Gibson Road over the Erie Canal in Palmyra will be closed for five days for repairs. (Photo: MGN Online)

Palmyra, N.Y. (WHAM) - The bridge that carries Port Gibson Road over the Erie Canal in Palmyra will be closed for five days for repairs.

New York State Department of Transportation workers will be doing short-term repairs from July 10-14.

The New York State Department of Transportation today announced that the bridge carrying Port Gibson Road over the Erie Canal in the town of Palmyra, Wayne County, is now closed to vehicular traffic for short-term repairs and expected to re-open by Monday, July 15.

Drivers will be directed to head east and use detours at Route 31, Whitbeck Road and Hogback Hill Road.

Boat traffic will be allowed to continue along the Erie Canal.

The work is expected to be completed by Monday, July 15.

The bridge is one of four canal bridges in Wayne County that will have work done over the next two years.

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