Traffic Alert: Thruway closure between Ulster and Orange counties this weekend

A traffic alert has been issued for those planning to drive on the Thruway this upcoming weekend.
State officials announced the Saturday closure of the southbound side between Ulster and Orange counties.
The closure is necessary for the removal of the remaining Brookside Road overpass in New Paltz.
The closure is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. Saturday and will last for approximately 12 hours. Drivers are strongly advised to plan alternate routes to circumvent potential traffic issues.