The New York State Department of Transportation has announced that effective immediately, the NY Route 5/US Route 20 Bridge over Cattaraugus Creek in Erie and Chautauqua counties, and the Cattaraugus Territory of the Seneca Nation will be posted for a maximum weight limit of 20 tons. The bridge will remain open but will be restricted to vehicle traffic under 20 tons as repairs are made to steel members. The posting is expected to remain in place for approximately three weeks. Motorists with vehicles over 20 tons are advised to use an alternate route.
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