The New York State Police issued a Traffic Alert for Today (Thursday, July 28, 2022) which should affect the hours of 9 AM through 3 PM in an area covering Green County all the way to the Port of Albany.

According to a Facebook post by the New York State Police, a wide load shipment travel by truck will result in significant delays on roads in Greene County. This is due to the movement of a large piece of equipment that is being escorted via Hudson Valley roadways by the New York State Police. Motorists will be asked to avoid the areas and roads that the escort plans to travel.

Wide Load Escorted by New York State Police Will Block Traffic New York The Traffic

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The Traffic Alert issued on Wednesday (July 27, 2022) listed the roads involved and asked motorists to take alternate routes. The roads that will be affected are Route 23 East to Route 9W North to Glenmont Road to Route 144 North to the Port of Albany. The wide load convoy is expected to take up both lanes in either direction and only be moving at 5 to 10 MPH.

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According to comments of the New York State Troopers post from earlier today warning of this traffic jam many folks have been caught throughout New York as this convoy has made its way across the state. Some comments mentioned that this should have been a night trip.

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Others claim to have been unwittingly stuck behind it for miles. Some are even commenting they don't think it will make it around a traffic circle it needs to navigate on its journey. At the time of this post, 274 people have left comments on Facebook regarding seeing it and wondering if it will make it to Albany tomorrow.

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