Traffic alert: Part of NYS Thruway to close between Ulster and Orange counties

Part of the New York State Thruway will be closed Saturday between Ulster and Orange counties.
The southbound side of I-87 will be closed to traffic from Exit 18 in New Paltz to Exit 17 in Newburgh.
The shutdown will last for about 12 hours, starting at 8 a.m.
Crews plan to remove the rest of the Brookside Road overpass in New Paltz.