The state transportation department has announced that it is postponing until May 9 the closures originally set for this week of two eastbound travel lanes on the Southern State Parkway at Route 135/Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway, Exit 28A in Seaford between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

In a news release, the department has said the delayed closures would include, the Seaford-Oyster Bay southbound ramp to the Southern State Parkway eastbound.

The closures will be in effect Monday through Friday nights for the week starting May 9 and that Friday, will be in effect between 10 p.m. and 10 a.m., the DOT said.

advertisement | advertise on newsday

The closures will allow for preventive maintenance repairs and will be dependent on weather, the DOT said in a news release.

Motorists can call 511 or visit www.511NY.org for up-to-date traffic information or consult the INFORM Transportation Management Center cameras at INFORMNY.com.