ITHACA, N.Y.—Emergency construction on a water main began at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning and is scheduled to complete at 3:30 p.m. the same afternoon.

The center and left lanes of South Meadow Street between Cleveland Avenue and West Green Street will be closed, and delays should be expected.

Signs and barricades will direct traffic into the right lane, and the 200 block of South Meadow Street may experience water supply interruptions throughout the day.

Zoë Freer-Hessler

Zoë Freer-Hessler is a general assignment reporter for the Ithaca Voice. She has covered a wide range of topics since joining the news organization in November 2021. She can be reached at