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ITHACA, N.Y. –– Drivers should expect some minor traffic interruptions on Hector St. next week as construction crews work to replace a water main.

The work is the beginning steps to replacing the water main and part of a bigger project.

The work will also affect the intersection of Sunrise Rd. and Hector St.

Work begins Tuesday, Sept. 8 at 8 a.m. and is scheduled to be completed Thursday, Sept. at 3 p.m.

The eastbound lane of Hector St. will be closed to traffic with flaggers diverting vehicles around the activity during working hours. Please plan your commute accordingly as extra travel time may be necessary.

Anna Lamb

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