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Medical Center Construction Traffic Impacts

This page will have the most up-to-date construction and traffic updates regarding the new MVHS Medical Center being built in downtown Utica, NY.

A portion of Lafayette Street, from State Street to Cornelia Street, will be closed to traffic from Tuesday, July 7, through Friday, July 10, 2020, to ensure public safety as buildings are taken down. The street will only be closed during business hours and will reopen in the evening each day. Detour signs will be placed to reroute vehicles. 

Additionally, beginning Monday, July 13, 2020, Broadway will be closed between Court and Columbia Streets to ensure public safety as a building is taken down. Local traffic will be allowed to access the parking garage and City Hall. This work is expected to last three weeks.

For more information on the new MVHS hospital, visit