Traffic advisory: Week of Sept. 19

September 15, 2011
By Admin

The underground work associated with water, storm and sanitary lines has been completed. New sidewalks and curbs along the south side of South Street from School to Glen will be next, beginning on Monday, September 19.

New street lighting and fixtures (similar to the lights on Glen Street) on the south side of the street will start appearing on South Street.

TRAFFIC

There will be two-way traffic along South Street with some intermittent alternating one-way traffic at times .

PARKING

No parking is permitted on either side of South Street from the School Street/South Street intersection (by Rite Aid) to Glen Street/South Street intersection.

Free Public Parking is available in the Elm Street lot and South Street lot.

SIDEWALKS

Continuing through Friday Sept. 23rd the sidewalk along the south side of South Street (the side with Pete’s Diner, Alternative Silvermine, Northway Echange ,South Street Floral, JP Bruno’s, Irish Pub, etc.) will be closed so that new sidewalks and curbs can be constructed .

Also beginning during the week of Sept 19 , on the north side of South Side by Union Square, Hocus Pocus and moving toward Glen Street, preparation will be underway for removing the current sidewalks and curbing so these sidewalks will be closed at some point during this week

Access will be still be available to the front entrance of each building on South Street!

CROSSWALKS

Pedestrians may use the intersection crosswalks at the Elm Street/South Street intersection and the Glen Street/South Street intersections. Other crosswalks will not be available for crossing purposes.

Traffic advisory: Week of Sept. 12

September 12, 2011
By Admin

Continuing through Friday, September 16, the storm and sanitary work are being completed as the City of Glens Falls continues with the South Street project. Now we begin installing new sidewalks and curbs and enter a new phase: Street lighting.

TRAFFIC

There will be two-way through traffic all along South Street with some intermittent alternating one-way traffic.

PARKING

No parking is permitted on either side of South Street from the School Street/South Street intersection (by Rite Aid) through the Glen Street/South Street intersection.

Public parking is available in the Elm Street lot and South Street lot.

SIDEWALKS

Continuing on Friday, Sept. 16, the sidewalk along the south side of South Street (the side with Pete’s Diner, Alternative Silvermine, South Street Floral, JP Bruno’s, Irish Pub, etc.) will be closed so that sidewalk work can continue.

Access will be available to the front entrance of each building on South Street!

CROSSWALKS

Pedestrians may use the intersection crosswalks at the Elm Street/South Street intersection and the Glen Street/South Street intersections. Other crosswalks will not be available for crossing purposes.

Updated traffic advisory

August 27, 2011
By Admin

City is moving into the next stage of  the South Street project —
installing new sidewalks &  curbs and street lighting –therefore  the following advisory is  being issued.(SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS AND OTHER CIRCUMSTANCES )

NO PARKING BOTH  SIDES OF SOUTH STREET-2 WAY TRAFFIC REMAINS
Beginning Wed August 31th and continuing through the Fri Sept 9-
So that two way traffic can be maintained on South Street there will be No PARKING on both sides of South from School Street/Rite Aid to Glen

CLOSURE OF SIDEWALK ALONG SOUTH SIDE OF SOUTH STREET
Beginning Monday August 29 through Friday Sept 9th the sidewalk along the south side of South Street from Rite Aid area/ School  Street to Glen will be closed.

Access will be available to the front entrance of each building on South Street

PUBLIC PARKING is available in the Elm Street Lot and South Street Lot .

CROSS WALKS
Pedestrians  should use the intersection crosswalks at South and  Elm and South and Glen—Crosswalks  will be not be available in the middle of South Street for crossing purposes.

Traffic advisory: Aug. 25-on

August 25, 2011
By Admin

Effective Thursday and Friday, August 25 and 26 and the week of August 29:

TRAFFIC

Normal traffic pattern from the South Street/Broad Street intersection to the South Street/Elm Street intersection

Alternating traffic from the South Street/Elm Street intersectino to the South Street/Glen Street intersection

PARKING

On-street parking will be permitted from the South Street/Broad Street intersection to the South Street/Elm Street intersection

On-street parking is intermittently permitted on both sides of South Street from the South Street/Elm Street intersection to the South Street/Glen Street intersection

SIDEWALKS

The sidewalk on the south side of South Street from the South Street/School Street intersection to the South Street/Elm Street intersection will be closed beginning Wednesday, August 31.

ACCESS TO BUSINESS ENTRANCES REMAINS OPEN!

Thank you for your continuing cooperation.

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Traffic Advisory: South Street re-opened

August 22, 2011
By Admin

South Street reopens ahead of schedule:

Due to an extended workday and the efforts of the work crews from the City’s contractor, the City’s Department of Public Works/Water and Sewer crew and National Grid’s contractor, the entrance from Glen Street to South Street will be reopened for traffic, effective at 8 p.m. on Monday, August 22.

Beginning Tuesday, August 23, there will be alternating traffic on South Street from the Glen Street/South Street intersection to the Elm Street/South Street intersection. This is due to new drainage and storm lines in this area. There will be normal traffic flow from the Broad Street/South Street intersection to the South Street/Elm Street intersection.

The City thanks the businesses and motorists for their understanding and cooperation over Monday’s closure of South Street.

Special traffic and parking advisory

August 18, 2011
By Admin

MONDAY AND TUESDAY, AUGUST 22 & 23

6 A.M. TO 7 P.M.

On Monday and Tuesday, August 22 and 23, from approximately 6 a.m. to 7  p.m., the following traffic and parking advisory is in place. Efforts will be made by the contractors to complete this work on Monday, but notice has been made to include Tuesday.

Note that sidewalks remain open and access is available to all business entrances!

  1. The entrance to South Street from Glen Street will be temporarily closed so that National Grid can undertake work in conjunction with the South Street and Glens Falls National Bank expansion project.
  2. South Street is closed from the South Street/Glen Street intersection to the Broad Street/South Street intersection (by Rite Aid). No parking is permitted along this portion of South Street.
  3. The intersection of South and Elm Streets is closed to traffic so that new manholes, storm lines and laterals can be installed.
  4. South Street will be open for local traffic only from the Broad Street/Pine Street intersection to the Broad Street/South Street intersection (by Rite Aid) and from the New Pruyn Street/South Street intersection to the Broad Street/South Street intersection (by Rite Aid).

Thank you for your continuing understanding and cooperation!

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