ITHACA, N.Y.—Crews will be installing a new water service on West Buffalo Street from 7 a.m. on Nov. 2 through 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 3.

The 600 block of West Buffalo Street between North Fulton Street and North Meadow Street will be closed to through-traffic both days during working hours, and the road will be plated and reopened overnight.

Local and emergency access will be maintained, and all businesses will remain open, and only local traffic will be permitted to make left turns from North Meadow onto Buffalo Street.

The recommended detour will direct eastbound traffic on Buffalo Street to turn right on Fulton Street, left on State Street and left on Meadow Street to return to Buffalo Street.

Westbound traffic on Buffalo Street should turn right on Meadow Street, left on Court Street and Left on Fulton Street before returning to Buffalo Street.

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