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.

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.
GE turbine is on the road again, after a delay in Cazenovia - A 187-ton General Electric turbine that's being trucked from Schenectady to Scranton is back on the road after a delay in Cazenovia, but it's not expected to reach Ithaca on Saturday morning.
Huge commercial truck will drive — slowly — through Ithaca - The New York State Police tells us a 187-ton General Electric turbine is being trucked through Central New York, and it will be coming through Ithaca on Friday or Saturday.
TCAT suspends east hill service due to wintry forecast - Bus service in parts of Ithaca has been suspended for Monday evening starting at 9:30 “due to predictions inclement weather,” according to an announcement from TCAT. Affected areas include Eastern Heights and Thurston Avenue.
Wet Snow “Heavy, wet snow” heading to Ithaca via “significant winter storm” - A “significant winter storm” is heading for Ithaca and Central New York, according to meteorologist Drew Montreuil of Finger Lakes Weather, and “very wet, heavy snow” is likely for this storm.
Beware of deer hunting this month in areas around Ithaca - There may be hunters around town the next couple of weeks! The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has established a deer management focus area “to enable intensive management of over-abundant deer populations.”
Thousands around Ithaca without power after transformer fire - NYSEG says about 2,300 customers in Tompkins County are without power this afternoon after officials reported a transformer fire and a downed utility pole in the Forest Home area.
TCAT suspends east hill service due to Tuesday’s wintry weather - Bus service in parts of Ithaca has been suspended for Tuesday evening “due to inclement weather,” according to an announcement from TCAT. Affected areas include Eastern Heights and Thurston Avenue.