Culvert replacement on State Rte 14A in Benton begins Sept. 5

Staff Writer
The Chronicle Express

The New York State Department of Transportation announces that starting Tuesday, Sept. 5, culvert replacement work will begin on State Route 14A between Havens Corners Road and Yates County Route 8 (Bellona Station Road) in the Town of Benton, Yates County.

Starting Sept. 5, traffic traveling on State Route 14A between Havens Corners Road and County Route 8 (Bellona Station Road), will be detoured around the project via Havens Corners Road to North Flat Street and County Route 8. The project is expected to last approximately four days and will consist of excavation of both travel lanes of the roadway to replace existing culvert pipes. With the use of this detour, motorists should plan for additional travel time.

Motorists should remember to drive carefully through the many highway and bridge construction zones they will encounter.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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