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Two lanes of westbound Sunrise Highway near Wantagh Parkway to be closed Thursday night

Two westbound lanes of Sunrise Highway near the Wantagh Parkway will be closed between 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. Thursday night, potentially causing delays, according to the state Department of Transportation.

A single lane will stay open on westbound NY Route 27/Sunrise Highway during those hours while the transportation department performs a "sign structure safety procedure," according to a news release. The work could be canceled, postponed or prolonged in the event of bad weather, the department said.

Drivers can get real-time travel information by calling 511 or visiting, New York's official traffic and travel information source. This information can also be found by viewing traffic cameras at, and on handheld devices at


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