Intersection of Five Mile Line and Atlantic Ave

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Updates are provided to the Town by New York State DOT:

Week of October 4:
The contractor will look to begin work on the top pavement coursework and stripping for finalization. Night work will begin to perform this task. Weather pending, work is expecting to go into the week of October 11.
August 2021: Phase III traffic switch begins: Includes, expansion of the intersection on the southeast, northeast, and northwest portions.  
April 12, 2021:
Phase I traffic switch begins. Shifting of East and Westbound Atlantic Ave traffic two feet north within the project limits. Expect traffic delays.

April 8 - 9, 2021: Phase I lead-in signs will be installed  
March 3, 2020:
Open House Meeting at Penfield Town Hall - NYS DOT Department staff on-hand to provide an individual summary of the project

Construction will widen and resurface the existing intersection, add left-turn lanes in each direction, and add a right-turn lane southbound on Five Mile Line Road. The traffic signal and sidewalk will be replaced and will include ADA-accessible ramps.

Two-way traffic will be maintained throughout construction using lane shifts and temporary lane closures. Paving may be done during nighttime hours to help prevent further traffic congestion at the intersection.

Motorists will be kept informed with variable message signs and temporary work zone traffic control signs on site. Real-time traffic and construction updates can also be found by visiting

If you have questions or concerns regarding this project, please contact Brent Woodhouse, Engineer in Charge, at, or by phone at 585-364-3009.

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  • Video: Route 286/Five Mile Line Road Improvement Project
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    Howard R. Ressel (NYSDOT), project engineer, gives a overview of the construction improvements
  • Map: Route 286/Five Mile Line Road Improvement Project
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    Produced by New York Department of Transportation