Hudson Valley drivers are told to expect delays on parts of the New York State Thruway until around Thanksgiving.

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On Thursday, the New York State Thruway Authority announced traffic will be reduced to one lane at the northbound exit 15 ramp to New Jersey (New Jersey-I-287-NJ Route 17 South) beginning Monday, Sept. 13.

The lane reduction is needed for bridge joint repair work on the ramp, officials say.

"Motorists should expect delays especially during morning and evening commutes," the New York State Thruway Authority stated.

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The temporary alignment and lane closure is scheduled to be in place until at least mid-November, officials confirmed.

The lane reduction is expected to cause traffic delays, especially during the morning and evening commutes. The New York State Thruway Authority recommends drivers seeking to enter I-287/NJ Route 17 southbound via the exit 15 northbound ramp give themselves extra driving time or consider alternate routes.

For up-to-date travel information, motorists are encouraged to download the Thruway’s mobile app which is available to download for free on iPhone and Android devices. The app provides motorists direct access to real-time traffic and navigation assistance while on the go. Travelers can also visit the Thruway Authority’s interactive Traveler Map.

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