Northway exit in Latham closed for construction

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Exit 6 on the Northway in Latham will be shut down this weekend for a new construction project.

According to the Department of Transportation, the $1.4 million project will make it safer for drivers connecting from Troy Schenectady Road.

The ramp from westbound Route 2 to the Northway north was shut down at 10 p.m. Friday and will be closed until 6 a.m. Monday.

The ramp from eastbound Route 7 to the Northway south will also be shut down next weekend starting Friday night, Oct. 21 at 10 p.m. once again and reopening the following Monday at 6 a.m.