UTICA — The New York State Department of Transportation has issued the following traveler advisories for Utica motorists: 

-Starting at 6:30 a.m.  Thursday, Sept. 8, the state Route 12 south ramp to State Street will be closed to traffic due to work on the new Oriskany Street Bridge.

-In addition Route 5S/Oriskany Street east ramp to State Street will be closed to traffic due to work on the new Oriskany Street Bridge.

Detour signs will  direct traffic to the appropriate detour route.