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Bridge at Thruway Exit 25A/I-88 to Close

Important Note – The NYSDOT has informed us that the bridge at Thruway Exit 25A over I-88 to Route 7 will close to traffic for deck replacement beginning Monday, April 30.  At this time, the closure is estimated to continue through the end of June.   The westbound on- and off-ramps at Exit 25A will be closed, with traffic detoured to I-88 Exit 24 (Duanesburg) and Route 7.  The Eastbound ramps will remain open.  If you normally use Thruway Exit 25A to get to MVLS, please take this closure into consideration and use one of the following alternate routes to reach us.

Via I-88/From West

– Exit I-88 at last exit prior to entrance to NYS Thruway Exit 25A (this ramp will remain open during construction).

– Go up exit ramp, turn right to traffic light.

– Turn left onto Route 7, (Duanesburg Road)

Via Route 50:

– Proceed south into Scotia, where Route 50 will end at Route 5.

– Turn Left onto Route 5, proceed south over the river, get to right-lane, and turn right at the Community College (light).

– Go past the college and parking lots, bear right onto I-890 W ; merge (stay right)

– Go short way past GE and take exit 2 for NY-337/Campbell Rd.

– Follow 337 past Rotterdam Mall, up small hill under RR tracks

– Turn right at Mobil station (traffic light-still Route 337), drive past gravel pit, over RR tracks, to its end at Route 7.

– Turn Right onto Route 7, proceed over Thruway, past Schalmont High School (light)

– If you get to the entrance to I-88, you’ve gone too far.

Via Route 50. bypassing Scotia:

– Proceed south past Schenectady County Airport, then take left fork onto Freeman’s Bridge Rd (airport will be on your left, Salisbury Chevrolet ahead on right) – proceed over the river, when you’ll be on Erie Blvd.

– Follow Erie Blvd. straight south towards GE

– Take right ramp for I-890 W, following signs to merge – stay right (river on your right)

– Go short way past GE and take exit 2 for NY-337/Campbell Rd.

– Follow directions past the mall as listed above.

Via NYS Thruway from the West:

– Take Thruway Exit 26

– Keep right at the fork and merge onto I-890 E

– Take exit 2 for NY-337/​Campbell Rd

– Follow directions past the mall as listed above.

Via NYS Thruway from the East:

– Take Thruway Exit 25

– Go straight onto I-890 W

– Take exit 2 for NY-337/Campbell Rd.

– Follow directions past the mall as listed above.

If you choose to take Thruway Exit 25A, you will be detoured on I-88 to exit 24 (Duanesburg) where you can turn around and take either I-88 or Route 7 back to MVLS.

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