Ithaca Travel Alerts

Live in Ithaca or Tompkins County and need to get to school, work, or shopping? Visiting the area and trying to explore? Here are the traffic and travel alerts you need to plan your trip.

Detour 400 block of Thurston Ave closed this Wednesday and Thursday - Thurston Avenue between Wait Avenue and Wyckoff Avenue will be closed in both directions near Cornell's north campus for most of this Wednesday and Thursday, according to the City of Ithaca DPW.
Detour 800 block of North Cayuga Street closed this Tuesday - Heads up! The 800 block of North Cayuga Street will be closed in both directions for most of Tuesday.
Now that roads are clear, GE turbine will transit Ithaca’s west end on Friday - The second General Electric turbine on its way from Schenectady to the Scranton area arrived in Lansing on Monday as scheduled, and it will be a couple of days before it resumes its journey through Ithaca towards Pennsylvania.
The GE turbine is riding out the storm in Lansing before heading to Ithaca - The second General Electric turbine on its way from Schenectady to the Scranton area arrived in Lansing on Monday as scheduled, and it will be a couple of days before it resumes its journey through Ithaca towards Pennsylvania.
Snowy roads with tow truck As Sheriff closes roads at 3pm, TCAT suspends service - Tompkins County Sheriff Ken Lansing asked area residents to “avoid unnecessary travel” and “try to be off the roads by noon” earlier, and has now issued an order to close county roads at 3pm.
GE turbine will reach Lansing on Monday, Ithaca on Tuesday - The second General Electric turbine on its way from Schenectady to the Scranton area is in Preble tonight, and is slated to stop in Lansing on Monday night before traveling through Ithaca on Tuesday. Update: Due to the incoming winter storm, we don’t expect the turbine to travel through Ithaca on Tuesday morning. We’ll keep you posted. The first turbine resting in Preble. The roughly 400-ton transport rests on wooden platforms each night. Photo by Dean O’Gorman of Capture It! High winds and resulting power outages have affected the availability of utility company crews, who must travel with the convoy. Bucket truck teams lift power lines out of the way as the turbine travels. The commercial crews operating the Edwards Moving convoy are taking a rest day on Sunday, and will resume the trip on Monday. The vehicle will take Route 281 into Cortland County, Route 222 into Tompkins County, Salt Road and Peruville Road into Lansing, and then turn south onto Route 34. The turbine convoy spent a night at The Rink in Lansing last month. 14850 Photo by Mark H. Anbinder. They should reach Lansing late Monday afternoon, and the turbine will once again spend the night at The [...]
The second GE turbine is on its way to Ithaca - The 187-ton General Electric turbine that moved slowly through Ithaca last month has a twin, and it's on its way from Schenectady. It will reach Ithaca in a few days.
Moving a 187-ton turbine makes for a great show, and there’s a sequel - The 187-ton General Electric turbine that's crossing Ithaca today on its way to a new power plant in Pennsylvania is one of two. The second will follow in a few weeks.
What do you need to know as the GE turbine travels Ithaca’s west end on Sunday? - That 187-ton General Electric turbine will come through Ithaca's west end on Sunday after spending Saturday night parked in Lansing, and IPD has told us what to expect.
Turbine will reach Lansing tonight, Ithaca Sunday, on long trek through Central New York - That 187-ton General Electric turbine will come through Ithaca on Sunday after spending Saturday night parked in Lansing, according to a representative of Edwards Moving.