Clinton Ave Construction Updates

Your go-to resource for information about the Clinton Avenue infrastructure repair and improvement project.

The second season of the Clinton Avenue Improvement Project is slated to begin the first week of April. Crosswalks, pavement striping, plantings and lighting will be installed between Pomeroy Street and the railroad tracks. New underground utilities, curbs, walks, paving, landscaping and lighting will begin at Greenbush Street and proceed toward Main Street.


Project completion is scheduled for the Fall of 2022.

Check back regularly for the most up-to-date information about the Clinton Avenue construction project. Please note, all detours and construction activity is subject to weather and other related variables.

 

10/3-10/14/2022


From October 3 through October 14, the storm sewer and underdrain will be installed on the West end of Clinton Avenue. That work will be followed by granite curbing and concrete sidewalk.


9/19-9/30/2022


Storm Sewer will be installed on Charles Street to Main Street along with possible water service relocations. The Storm Sewer connections from the North Side to the South Side will also take place. Concrete sidewalk and ADA ramp work will continue on Clinton Avenue from Greenbush Street to Church Street.

 

9/6-9/16/2022


During this time period -

  • Storm Sewer will be installed on Clinton Avenue from Church Street to Main Street.

  • Concrete sidewalk work will continue on Clinton Avenue from Greenbush to Church Street.

  • Traffic signal work will be ongoing at the Church Street intersection.

  • Asphalt paving will take place between Greenbush and Church Street.

 

Water service relocations will occur from Church Street to Main Street. The Storm Sewer work will follow from Church Street to Main Street.


As Phase III of the Cortland Gateway project along Clinton Avenue continues, the modified traffic detour is still in place re-routing vehicles around the Church Street, Elm Street and Clinton Avenue intersection.


During This Time:

  • Northbound Clinton Avenue (Route 13) vehicles will be directed down Main Street, across Central Avenue and up Greenbush Street.

  • Southbound Clinton Avenue (Route 13) traffic will be directed down Greenbush Street and across Port Watson Street.

  • Access to residences will be continually maintained.

  • Access to local businesses will be provided through rear entrance parking.

  • A temporary conversion of Charles Street to a two-way operation.

The intersection of Clinton Ave, Groton Ave and north Main Street has been reduced to one lane as sanitary sewer installation continues.


We understand these detours can be disruptive to your daily travel requirements, but urge everyone’s cooperation to help ensure the safety of the traveling public as well as the construction workers.

 

Work continues on Clinton Avenue with sanitary sewer installations between Church and Greenbush Street. A full detour remains in place.

 

The Sanitary Sewer installation will continue from Elm Street to Main Street. The Storm Sewer work will take place at the intersection of Church Street and Clinton Avenue. Bioretention work will begin at Greenbush Street and head toward Church Street.

 

Phase III of the Cortland Gateway project along Clinton Avenue is entering a new stage of construction. Over the next six weeks, a modified traffic detour will be in place re-routing vehicles around the Church Street, Elm Street and Clinton Avenue intersection.


During This Time:

  • Northbound Clinton Avenue (Route 13) vehicles will be directed down Main Street, across Central Avenue and up Greenbush Street.

  • Southbound Clinton Avenue (Route 13) traffic will be directed down Greenbush Street and across Port Watson Street.

  • Access to residences will be continually maintained.

  • Access to local businesses will be provided through rear entrance parking.

  • A temporary conversion of Charles Street to a two-way operation.

We understand these detours can be disruptive to your daily travel requirements, but urge everyone’s cooperation to help ensure the safety of the traveling public as well as the construction workers.

 

The Sanitary Sewer installation will continue heading west from Church Street while the Storm Sewer work will also be proceeding west from Greenbush Street. The Sanitary Sewer replacement will begin at Elm Street and head toward Main Street.

 

The Sanitary Sewer installation continues heading west from Greenbush Street. The Storm Sewer work will also be proceeding from the Greenbush intersection. Long side water services will be replaced west from Greenbush Street and the Sanitary Sewer replacement will begin at Elm Street and head toward Main Street.


The intersection of Greenbush Street and Clinton Avenue is expected to RE-OPEN as they move from Greenbush to Elm Street.

 

The Sanitary Sewer installation will continue heading west from Greenbush Street. The Storm Sewer work will also be proceeding from the railroad tracks onto the Greenbush intersection. Water Main work in the Greenbush intersection will also occur during this interval.

 

Sanitary Sewer Installation will continue between Greenbush Street and Clinton Avenue near the railroad tracks and proceed toward Main Street. The storm sewer will start to be installed from the railroad track west.

 

Road crews have begun working at the intersection of Greenbush Street and Clinton Avenue. Motorists are urged to avoid the area as the initial phases of construction will close the intersection of Clinton Avenue and Greenbush Street.


Once completed, crews will begin similar construction work on Elm Street between Greenbush and Church Streets; resulting in the total closure of Elm Street near the Cortland County Office Building.


Crews will be working from Elm Street along Clinton Ave and head towards the intersection of Main Street. This construction will result in both long and short-term detours on North Church, Church and Charles Streets.


Detour Options:
  • Utilize Pomeroy Street to Port Watson Street to avoid the construction.

  • Message boards will be activated on I-81 directing northbound traffic accessing Route 13 southbound to utilize exit 10 and southbound traffic accessing Route 13 to utilize exit 12.


Clinton Avenue Phase 2 Detour Map

Please note, all detours and construction activity is subject to weather and other related variables.


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