News Release

April 11, 2014      

For Further Information Contact:
Robert Balkind, Deputy Commissioner
(845) 486-2901

Bridge Guiderail Replacement Work to Close Palen Road in East Fishkill

Poughkeepsie…The Dutchess County Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced work will begin at the end of April to replace deteriorated guiderail on County Bridge E-9 on Palen Road (CR 31) in the Town of East Fishkill. Work on the bridge, located approximately three tenths of a mile south of the intersection with NY State Route 82, will close Palen Road to through traffic at the bridge while the project is underway.

Starting Monday, April 28th, motorists will be detoured around Palen Road using NYS Routes 376 and 52. Message board signage will be placed in advance to alert motorists of the pending closure. Work is expected to last several weeks, with completion scheduled by mid-June.

Palen Road averages approximately 9,000 cars per day.

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