300 Block of Spencer Road will be Closed for Upcoming Road Work

The 300 block of Spencer Road (from the traffic circle to the Stone Quarry Rd intersection) is going to undergo repaving. Work is scheduled to start August 2nd. After Aurora St reopens (on or after August 15th), this section of Spencer Road will be closed (with traffic detoured to Aurora St on South Hill) until the work is completed.

From the City of Ithaca website:

Construction Update- Spencer Road Mill & Pave

PROJECT START DATE: August 2, 2019

PROJECT NAME: Spencer Road – Mill and Pave

PROJECT LOCATION: Spencer Road – From the Traffic Circle to Stone Quarry Road

PROJECT DESCRIPTION AND GOAL: Mill existing road surface and prepare for asphalt overlay.

LOCAL IMPACTS: Traffic will be controlled by flaggers for the duration of the milling process. Spencer Road will be closed for paving after South Aurora Street has been re-opened to accommodate traffic detour (estimated date August 15, 2019).

RECOMMENDED DETOURS IN PLACE: Traffic controlled by flaggers for the duration of the milling of the road. South Aurora Street will serve as a detour route while Spencer Road is re-paved.


For additional questions and concerns, please contact the City of Ithaca Streets & Facilities Department at (607) 272-1718