SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Drivers going by the Fairgrounds on I-690 and NY-695 will need to slow down during the next few weeks.

The speed limit is temporarily reduced from 65 miles per hour to 55 miles per hour to accommodate the New York State Fair. The slowdown will start on August 21 and will remain in place until the Fair is over.

For up-to-date travel information leading up to the Fair, call 511 or visit