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Maintenance Work Closes Exit 6 On State Thruway In Yonkers

The northbound I-87 Exit 6 off ramp (not pictured) in Yonkers will be closed overnight Wednesday, Jan. 20, and Thursday, Jan. 21. Motorists will be advised to follow the detour and take Exit 6A (Stew Leonard Drive).
The northbound I-87 Exit 6 off ramp (not pictured) in Yonkers will be closed overnight Wednesday, Jan. 20, and Thursday, Jan. 21. Motorists will be advised to follow the detour and take Exit 6A (Stew Leonard Drive). Photo Credit: Anthony22 via Wikipedia Commons

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Maintenance work will require the overnight closure of I-87’s northbound Exit 6 (Tuckahoe Road) from 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20, to 5 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, according to the state Thruway Authority.

The same exit will be closed from 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21, to 5 a.m. Friday, Jan. 22.

Drivers should follow the posted detour to Exit 6A (Stew Leonard Drive), the authority said.

The authority will activate highway message signs and Highway Advisory Radio 530 AM to advise motorists of the closure.

Motorists can also sign up for TRANSAlert emails regarding Thruway traffic conditions at http://www.Thruway.ny.gov/tas/index.shtml .

They can also follow the authority on Twitter @ThruwayTraffic and @NYSThruway8790.

For real-time traffic updates, visit www.Thruway.ny.gov .

To see an interactive map including Google traffic conditions for the Thruway and other roads in New York and beyond, click here .

Thruway Highway Advisory Radio (HAR) stations broadcast traffic advisories, road conditions, and safety tips 24 hours a day. HAR frequencies can be found here .

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