News Release

November 16, 2015      

For Further Information Contact:
Colleen Pillus
(845) 486-2000

Palen Road to Temporarily Close Overnight Wednesday


Poughkeepsie…As part of the rehabilitation work on Bridge E-9 on Palen Road (CR 31) in the Town of East Fishkill, the Dutchess County Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced Palen Road will temporarily be closed overnight starting Wednesday, November 18th at approximately 9:00 p.m. and reopening at 5:00 a.m. on Thursday, November 19th to install new beams on one side of the bridge.  Upon the reopening of Palen Road, Bridge E-9 will be open to one-lane of traffic through the use of a controlled traffic signal. It’s anticipated Palen Road will require one additional road closure over the course of the repair project, scheduled overnight from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.

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