Editor's Note: The following story was originally posted by Leslie Yager on the Harrison Patch.
There will be northbound midday closures on the Bronx River Parkway (BRP) the week of Monday through Friday in order to facilitate construction of the west abutment for the Crane Road Bridge, according to the Westchester County Department of Public Works and Transportation.
The following closures will be in effect from 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m.:
On the Northbound Bronx River Parkway, there will be no access from the 6 lane portion of the NB Bronx River Parkway to the 4 lane portion of the NB Bronx River Parkway at the Sprain Brook Parkway. All Traffic will be diverted onto the Sprain Brook Parkway and then Central Park Avenue (NY 100) all the way to White Plains.
This is designed to lessen the impact and the volume of diverted traffic to Harney Road, Scarsdale Avenue and East Parkway in Eastchester and Scarsdale.
Northbound Bronx River Parkway will be accessible to local traffic at the following locations (between the Sprain Brook Parkway and Harney Road) at all times:
- Entrances from Paxton Ave, Elm Street, Scarsdale Road, Thompson Street and Leewood Drive will be open.
- All northbound traffic will be diverted at Harney Road to Scarsdale Avenue and East Parkway, reentering the northbound Bronx River Parkway at Crane Road.
- The northbound Bronx River Parkway will be open to traffic at Crane Road and all points north.