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Syracuse Police and Thruway Authority Issue Traffic Advisories For Presidential Visit

Syracuse Police and Thruway Authority Issue Traffic Advisories For Presidential Visit

The Syracuse Police Department is advising motorists and residents that roads in the area surrounding Henninger High school that roads in the area will be subject to temporary and extended closures throughout  the day on Thursday August 22 due the scheduled Presidential Visit. All motorist are advised to avoid this area and expect extended delays on all roads in the area and leading to the area.

The Thruway Authority is also advising motorists to be prepared for temporary road closures and slow or stopped traffic on the Thruway on Thursday and Friday, August 22 and 23. At certain times, motorists may be temporarily unable to enter the roadway at some interchanges, or unable to re-enter the roadway from Thruway service plazas and rest areas. Motorists are advised to proceed with caution at all times. Real time traffic updates willbe provided by tweets at total traffic s-y-r.

President Barack Obama's address at Henninger High is expected to begin Thursday at 6 p.m. It will be broadcast live on 570 WSYR.

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