ITHACA, N.Y. –– Crews working to install multiple water and sewer services have shut down traffic on West Buffalo Street through the end of the week.  

Starting this morning, the 300 block of West Buffalo Street has been completely closed to through traffic from the intersection with Plain Street to the intersection with Albany Street, with local and emergency access maintained.

Work is slated to end Friday afternoon, around 3:30 p.m.  

Recommended detours include westbound traffic on Buffalo Street turning left on Albany Street, right on Seneca Street, and right on Plain Street to return to Buffalo Street.   

Eastbound traffic on Buffalo Street should turn left on Plain Street, right on Court Street, and right on Albany Street to return to Buffalo Street.  

Drivers should plan their trips accordingly.

Anna Lamb

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