ITHACA, N.Y. –– Crews working to repair a utility ditch have shut down the 100 to 200 blocks of West Court Street, with work expected to finish Friday.

The work of repairing old asphalt around water and sewer utility ditches in the area began Tuesday morning.

The area of West Court will be closed to through traffic in the vicinity of the work, and limited street parking is available. Of course, emergency vehicle and bus routes will remain accessible. 

Drivers should plan their commutes accordingly.

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