NEWFIELD, N.Y. – Route 34/96 and most other roads that were closed for a week after flash flooding in Tompkins County have been reopened Monday.


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The Tompkins County Department of Emergency Response said Route 34/96 was reopened Sunday night.

Only a handful of roads will remain closed on a long term basis, according to the Newfield officials. They include:

— The Carter Creek Road bridge is closed until repairs can be made to the birdge
— Bower Road between Shaffer and VanBuskirk roads
— Sunny View Road between Piper and VanBuskirk Gulf roads

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