Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

The New York State Department of Transportation today announced that State Route 54A in the Town of Urbana and Village of Hammondsport will open to one lane of traffic on a gravel surface by the end of the day on Friday, June 16, 2017. Work on the emergency landslide repairs at two sites located approximately ½ mile north of the Village is ahead of schedule.

Work will continue during the lane closure to place new asphalt pavement and finish the wall areas. Temporary traffic signals will be placed to control traffic through the work zone. Motorists are advised to use caution on the unpaved surface. The anticipated duration of the remaining work is through the end of June, 2017.

Motorists are reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. In accordance with the Work Zone Safety Act of 2005, convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license.

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