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DOT: Nighttime lane closures, lane shifts next week on Flanders Road

Motorists can expect some nighttime lane closures and lane shifts starting Sunday because of a paving project on Flanders Road in Southampton Town, a state agency said.

Construction will take place Sunday through Thursday, between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. between Oak Avenue and the traffic circle, for about two weeks, weather permitting, according to a Thursday news release from the state Department of Transportation.

A single travel lane will be closed in either the northbound or southbound directions but lanes will be shifted to allow a single northbound and southbound travel lane to remain open during construction, according to the release.

The lane closures and restrictions are in order to complete a $5.2 million paving project for 7 miles of Flanders Road, or Route 24, between County Road 63 (Lake Avenue) and Old Riverhead Road.

To minimize the impact on residents, the last 1.6-mile section of the project is being performed at night, the agency said. Local officials, businesses, and emergency service providers have been notified.

For more information, motorists can call 511 or visit In addition, travel information is at or on hand-held devices at


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