Stretch Of Northern Westchester Roadway To Be Closed For Months Stretch Of Northern Westchester Roadway To Be Closed For Months
Stretch Of Northern Westchester Roadway To Be Closed For Months A monthslong closure has been announced for a stretch of a roadway in Northern Westchester County. The New York State Department of Transportation advised motorists that Route 116 in North Salem will be closed to traffic between Baxter Road/Keeler Road and Titicus Road/Peach Lake Road. The closure will be from Monday, July 15, through Monday, Sept.16, to facilitate a culvert replacement.  Motorists should follow the posted detour as an alternate.
Part Of Busy Hudson Valley Road To Close For Months: Here's Where Part Of Busy Hudson Valley Road To Close For Months: Here's Where
Part Of Busy Hudson Valley Road To Close For Months: Here's Where Part of a well-traveled Hudson Valley road near its intersection with a busy highway will close for several weeks as crews replace a culvert, officials announced.  Beginning on Monday, July 15, part of Route 311 in the Putnam County town of Patterson will close between the Interstate 84 Exit 61 on and off ramps and Ludingtonville Road (Route 43), according to the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services. The closure is estimated to last at least eight to 10 weeks if not longer, officials said.  Signs in the area will direct motorists to a detour using Route 52 to and …
Traffic Light To Replace 'Confusing' Blinking Signal At Westchester Intersection Near School Traffic Light To Replace 'Confusing' Blinking Signal At Westchester Intersection Near School
Traffic Light To Replace 'Confusing' Blinking Signal At Westchester Intersection Near School A new traffic light has been approved to increase safety at a busy Westchester intersection that countless parents and students cross on their way to school.  The new traffic signal will replace a "confusing" blinking light at the intersection of Ardsley Road and Fort Hill Road in Greenburgh, which many people cross while on their way to the nearby Greenville Elementary School, Town Supervisor Paul Feiner said on Thursday, July 11.  "Cars stopping at one of four locations don’t always know when to allow motorists at the other corners to proceed," Feiner explained, adding, "I have …
Work Begins On $16M Resurfacing Project On Route 9A Between Ossining, Cortlandt Work Begins On $16M Resurfacing Project On Route 9A Between Ossining, Cortlandt
Work Begins On $16M Resurfacing Project On Route 9A Between Ossining, Cortlandt Two major resurfacing projects on busy Westchester roadways have commenced, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced.  The infrastructure work, consisting of a $17 million project along Route 100 (Central Avenue) and a $16 million project on Route 9A (Briarcliff-Peekskill Parkway), has officially begun, Hochul announced on Thursday, July 11.  The following stretches of both roads will be resurfaced as part of the projects: A 4.5-mile section of Route 100 from Underhill Avenue in Yonkers to the White Plains line; A 7.1-mile section of Route 9A from Route 133 in Ossining to Maiden Lan…
Section Of Busy Route In Northern Westchester To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where Section Of Busy Route In Northern Westchester To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where
Section Of Busy Route In Northern Westchester To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where Part of a well-traveled route in Northern Westchester will soon close to traffic for a month as construction crews replace a blocked culvert.  The stretch of Route 116/121 between Baxter Road and the intersection of Route 121 (Peach Lake Road) and Route 116 (Titicus Road) will be closed for several weeks for culvert replacement by the New York State Department of Transportation. Warren Lucas The work to begin clearing the culvert began on Monday, July 8. However, the closure will not begin until later in the week or the next week depending on the track of Hurricane Beryl, Lucas …
2-Year Project Begins At Northern Westchester Traffic Circle: Delays Expected 2-Year Project Begins At Northern Westchester Traffic Circle: Delays Expected
2-Year Project Begins At Northern Westchester Traffic Circle: Delays Expected As a result of flooding and safety concerns, a busy traffic circle in Northern Westchester will undergo a two-year renovation project that will likely cause delays for motorists.  The reconstruction project began on Monday, July 8 at the Annsville Circle in the Town of Cortlandt, officials announced.  According to the town, the project was planned by the New York State Department of Transportation because of the circle's recurrent flooding. Additionally, the circle is now considered hazardous because of the need for motorists to merge in and out of traffic.  During the proje…
Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend
Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that extra patrols will be on the lookout for drunk and drugged drivers over the Fourth of July weekend. Starting on Wednesday, July 3 at 6 p.m. and lasting through midnight on Sunday, July 7, New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will increase patrols on highways across the state. The extra patrols will conduct sobriety checkpoints and target reckless and aggressive driving in an effort to curb impaired drivers and target other traffic infractions, Hochul said. “State Police and local law enforcement agencies will once again be out on New Y…
Intersection Next To Elementary School In Westchester Reopens After Crash Intersection Next To Elementary School In Westchester Reopens After Crash
Intersection Next To Elementary School In Westchester Reopens After Crash This story has been updated. A busy intersection next to a Westchester elementary school has reopened after a crash.  The intersection of Harrison Avenue (Route 127) and Union Avenue next to the Harrison Avenue Elementary School is now open after it was briefly closed following a crash on Friday afternoon, June 21, Harrison Police announced.  The crash resulted in downed power lines at the intersection, the department added.  The closure caused delays during school pick-up. 
Construction To Cause Intermittent Road Closure In Westchester: Here's Where, When Construction To Cause Intermittent Road Closure In Westchester: Here's Where, When
Construction To Cause Intermittent Road Closure In Westchester: Here's Where, When A construction project is set to cause intermittent closures on a Westchester road for several days over a period of multiple weeks.  The construction, which will take place in the Battle Hill area of White Plains at 32 to 42 Chatterton Parkway, will cause intermittent closures on Chatterton Parkway between Battle Avenue and Whitney Street, according to White Plains Public Safety officials.  The intermittent closures will take place on the following days: Wednesday, July 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Thursday, July 18 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; Friday, July 19 from 9:30 a.m…
Update: Paving Project To Begin On Busy Route In Westchester, Last Several Weeks Update: Paving Project To Begin On Busy Route In Westchester, Last Several Weeks
Update: Paving Project To Begin On Busy Route In Westchester, Last Several Weeks A paving project is set to soon affect traffic and parking on a well-traveled route in a Westchester village for several weeks, officials announced. The construction project is set to affect Broadway (Route 9) in the village of Dobbs Ferry beginning on Monday evening, June 17, Dobbs Ferry village officials announced. Earlier Report - Paving Work To Impact Parking Along Route 9 In Dobbs Ferry The paving, which will last around six to eight weeks, will begin at the southern border with Hastings-on-Hudson near Farragut Avenue and move northward towards Irvington.  According to offi…
Bridge Repair Project To Cause Almost Year-Long Closure, Detours In Westchester Bridge Repair Project To Cause Almost Year-Long Closure, Detours In Westchester
Bridge Repair Project To Cause Almost Year-Long Closure, Detours In Westchester A bridge over a busy parkway in Westchester will close for nearly a year for a construction project. The Grant Avenue Bridge over the Central Westchester Parkway in White Plains closed to vehicular traffic on Wednesday, June 5 as part of a bridge rehabilitation project, White Plains Public Safety officials announced on Monday, June 10.  As a result, Grant Avenue is closed between Clinton and Beech streets. However, pedestrian traffic will be maintained until the end of June, officials said. The closure is expected to continue into the Spring of 2025. During this time, the northbound a…
Sewer Break Causes Emergency Closure Along Busy Westchester Road Sewer Break Causes Emergency Closure Along Busy Westchester Road
Sewer Break Causes Emergency Closure Along Busy Westchester Road A sewer break has caused a closure along a busy Westchester road as crews complete emergency construction work.  New, updated report - Sewer Break Along Westchester Road Could Take Up To Few Months To Repair The sidewalk in front of 100 East Hartsdale Ave. in Greenburgh is currently closed to pedestrian traffic as the result of a sewer break, Greenburgh Police announced on Tuesday, May 28 around 12:30 p.m.  As the closure continues, pedestrians should instead cross to the northern side of the road using the crosswalk at Lewis Avenue and return to the south side by using the …
Bridge Construction To Cause Multi-Week Lane Closures On Busy Route In Westchester Bridge Construction To Cause Multi-Week Lane Closures On Busy Route In Westchester
Bridge Construction To Cause Multi-Week Lane Closures On Busy Route In Westchester The construction of a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the New York Thruway is set to cause a series of lane reductions on a busy main route in Westchester for six weeks, officials said. The assembly of a new 270-foot-long pedestrian and bicycle bridge on Route 9 (South Broadway) over Interstate 87 in Tarrytown will begin on Wednesday, May 29, the New York State Thruway Authority announced.  The six-week project will require lane reductions to be implemented on Route 9 near Route 119 and Paulding Avenue. These traffic impacts will include: Beginning on May 29, two lanes in both…
Paving Work To Impact Parking, Cause Noise Along Busy Route In This Westchester Village Paving Work To Impact Parking, Cause Noise Along Busy Route In This Westchester Village
Paving Work To Impact Parking, Cause Noise Along Busy Route In This Westchester Village A paving project is set to soon affect a stretch of a busy route in a Westchester County village, officials warned. The construction project is set to affect Broadway (Route 9) in the village of Dobbs Ferry after Memorial Day, officials announced on Tuesday, May 7.  According to village officials, the work will be part of a larger effort commenced by the New York State Department of Transportation to repair catch basins, install American Disability Act-compliant ramps, and repave Route 9 between Executive Boulevard in Yonkers and Gracemere Road in Tarrytown.  Crews are now focuse…
Sidewalk Construction To Impact Traffic Around School In Westchester For Months Sidewalk Construction To Impact Traffic Around School In Westchester For Months
Sidewalk Construction To Impact Traffic Around School In Westchester For Months A sidewalk construction project meant to improve students' commutes will impact traffic around a Westchester elementary school for months, officials said. The project, which is set to begin the week of Monday, May 6, will construct a sidewalk along Fair Street and Juniper Hill Road leading to the Lee Jackson School in Greenburgh, Town Supervisor Paul Feiner said. The project resulted from students' desire for a safer walk to the school, Feiner added.  Construction is set to cause traffic delays on Juniper Hill Road through the rest of the school year and is expected to be completed by…
Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews
Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews Landmarks across New York will be lit up in orange on Wednesday, April 17, to honor state highway workers and encourage safer driving through their work zones. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 19 is Work Zone Awareness Week, with the national theme of “Work zones are temporary. Actions behind the wheel can last forever.” The campaign is meant to stress the importance of putting down your phone, reducing your speed, and paying better attention while driving, especially in work zones, state transportation officials said. In 2023, there were 214 document…
Busy Main Route Reopens After Tree Falls In Westchester Busy Main Route Reopens After Tree Falls In Westchester
Busy Main Route Reopens After Tree Falls In Westchester This story has been updated. A part of a busy main route in Westchester has reopened to traffic after being briefly closed thanks to a downed tree. Hillside Avenue (Route 100) in Greenburgh at the intersection with Valimar Boulevard reopened at around 4 p.m. after being closed for less than two hours after a tree fell on the roadway, Greenburgh Police said on Friday, April 12. The department said the road was reopened so fast thanks to "outstanding work" from the Town of Greenburgh Department of Public Works.
Nor'easter: Storm Causes These Road Closures In Westchester Nor'easter: Storm Causes These Road Closures In Westchester
Nor'easter: Storm Causes These Road Closures In Westchester Several heavily traveled roads in Westchester are blocked to traffic thanks to a powerful Nor'easter that battered the area.  Busy routes in municipalities such as Greenburgh, White Plains, and Mount Vernon experienced closures following a powerful storm that rocked the region with heavy rainfall and gusty winds, knocking down trees and power lines. One of the areas that experienced the most damage was South Central Avenue in Greenburgh, which was still closed between Mt. Joy Avenue and Old Army Road as of Thursday morning, April 4 as a result of a telephone pole that fell across …
Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Westchester For 5 Months Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Westchester For 5 Months
Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Westchester For 5 Months An ongoing bridge replacement project is set to cause several lane shifts and reductions on Interstate 95 and 287 in Westchester for more than five months, officials announced.  The new lane configurations, which will affect Interstate 95 and Interstate 287 in Rye and Port Chester, will go into effect on Monday, April 1 at 8 p.m. and are expected to continue through Sunday, Sept. 15, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The lane shifts and reductions will allow crews to work on the ongoing project to replace the bridges carrying I-287 over Midland Avenue.…
Bridge Replacement To Cause Over Month-Long Road Closure In Westchester: Here's Where Bridge Replacement To Cause Over Month-Long Road Closure In Westchester: Here's Where
Bridge Replacement To Cause Over Month-Long Road Closure In Westchester: Here's Where A bridge replacement project is causing a road closure at a busy intersection in Westchester that will last over a month.  The closure resulted from a project commenced by the MTA that will replace the South Fulton Avenue Bridge in Mount Vernon, according to Mayor Shawyn Patterson-Howard.  Because of construction work, South Fulton Avenue is now closed at the intersection with East 1st Street. The closure began on Monday, Feb. 19, and will tentatively continue until Saturday, March 30, Patterson-Howard said. The bridge that will be replaced traverses the New Haven railr…
Ramp Between Busy Parkways In Westchester To Close: Here's When Ramp Between Busy Parkways In Westchester To Close: Here's When
Ramp Between Busy Parkways In Westchester To Close: Here's When Motorists are being warned that a ramp between two busy parkways in Westchester will be affected by upcoming closures.  The ramp from the eastbound Cross County Parkway to Exit 9 (southbound Hutchinson River Parkway) in Mount Vernon will close between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. on both Monday, Jan. 22, and Wednesday, Jan. 24, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  Motorists traveling in the area are asked to use the posted detour as an alternative route.  The closure will allow crews to perform guide rail repairs, officials said. 
Storm Flooding Causes Closures Throughout Busy Parkways In Westchester: Here's Where Storm Flooding Causes Closures Throughout Busy Parkways In Westchester: Here's Where
Storm Flooding Causes Closures Throughout Busy Parkways In Westchester: Here's Where This story has been updated. Thanks to a massive storm system that dumped inches of rain on Westchester, busy parkways within the county are affected by various closures caused by flooding.  The closures, which have resulted from a storm that brought 2 to 3 inches of rain to the region on Tuesday, Jan. 9 into Wednesday, Jan. 10, are affecting the Bronx River and Saw Mill River Parkways, Westchester County Police announced on Wednesday morning.  Related Report - Massive Storm Causes Flooding, Road Closures, Power Outages, School Closures, Delayed Starts These closures curren…
Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open In Hudson Valley Due To Upcoming Snow Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open In Hudson Valley Due To Upcoming Snow
Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open In Hudson Valley Due To Upcoming Snow This story has been updated. State Thruway Authority officials said planned work this weekend on I-87 on an overpass that was hit nine times last year has been postponed due to a forecast of snow. The New York State Thruway Authority had planned to close all traffic on the northbound lanes of I-87 from exit 17 in Orange County in Newburgh to exit 18 in Ulster County in New Paltz so a portion of the damaged Brookside Road overpass in New Paltz can be safely removed over the northbound lanes. “With several inches of snow expected to fall Saturday, Jan. 5 night into Sunday, Jan. 6, the Thruwa…
Lane Closure To Affect Stretch Of Parkway In Westchester For Week Lane Closure To Affect Stretch Of Parkway In Westchester For Week
Lane Closure To Affect Stretch Of Parkway In Westchester For Week A long stretch of a parkway in Westchester is set to be affected by lane reductions in order to allow crews to perform work, officials announced.  One lane of both directions of the Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 4 (Route 1/Boston Post Road) in Pelham Manor and Exit 19 (Route 120A/King Street) in Rye Brook will close on weeknights beginning on Monday, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Dec. 3 between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The lanes will be closed for a mobile operation that will facilitate construction work for pav…
New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY
New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY Know before you go: That’s the message from state leaders overseeing a new campaign aimed at preventing bridge strikes in New York. Earlier report - Bridge Strikes: Police Patrol For Oversized Trucks On New York Parkways To Stop Collisions Now through Saturday, Nov. 11, troopers will patrol known trouble spots at bridges and overpasses across the state as part of the Department of Transportation’s “Check Your Height, Know It’s Right” campaign. The goal is to prevent commercial and oversized vehicles from colliding with overpasses, crashes that often lead to costly repairs and long traff…
Road Closure: Part Of Westchester Parkway To Be Affected Road Closure: Part Of Westchester Parkway To Be Affected
Road Closure: Part Of Westchester Parkway To Be Affected An upcoming road closure is set to shutter part of a busy parkway in Westchester. The southbound Central Westchester Parkway in North White Plains will close on Thursday, Nov. 9 between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., North Castle Police announced. The closure will allow crews to perform maintenance work.  Motorists are asked to use alternate routes during the closure. 
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways, Routes In Westchester To Be Affected A series of lane reductions and ramp closures are set to affect traffic on several parkways and busy main routes throughout Westchester.  The closures will affect the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville; the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale; and Route 119 in White Plains, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  Closures occurring on Sunday nights through Friday nights beginning on Sunday, Oct. 29 through Tuesday, Nov. 21 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. will include:  Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway in each direction, wh…
Lane Closure: Weekend Traffic On I-684 In Northern Westchester To Be Affected Lane Closure: Weekend Traffic On I-684 In Northern Westchester To Be Affected
Lane Closure: Weekend Traffic On I-684 In Northern Westchester To Be Affected Motorists are being warned of an upcoming weekend lane closure on Interstate 684 in Northern Westchester that will likely delay traffic.  On Saturday, Oct. 28, Interstate 684 southbound is scheduled to be reduced to one lane between Exit 6 (Route 35) and Exit 4 (Route 172) in Bedford between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The lane closure will allow for bridge repairs if the weather cooperates, according to officials. Motorists traveling in the area at the time of the closure should slow down and drive responsibly, officials said.&n…
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week
Lane, Ramp Closures: These Parkways In Westchester Being Affected For Week Motorists in Westchester are being made aware of a series of lane and ramp closures on two busy parkways. The closures are scheduled to affect traffic on the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville and the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale through Friday, Oct. 27 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each day, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The closures, which began Sunday, Oct. 22, will include:  Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway will close in both directions between Exit 8 (Route 22) and the Hutchinson River Parkway; One …
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Parkways In Westchester For 2 Weeks An upcoming series of closures is set to slow down traffic on two parkways in Westchester for two weeks. The closures will affect both the Cross County Parkway in Mount Vernon and Bronxville and the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale beginning on Sunday, Oct. 1, and lasting through Saturday, Oct. 14 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m., the New York State Department of Transportation announced. The closures will include: Two lanes of the Cross County Parkway in each direction between Exit 8 (Route 22) and the Hutchinson River Parkway; One lane of the northbound Hutchinson River Park…
Road Closures: Saw Mill River Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected Road Closures: Saw Mill River Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected
Road Closures: Saw Mill River Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected Motorists will soon have to watch out for a series of upcoming closures that will block access to part of a busy parkway and state route in Westchester. The closures will affect both the Saw Mill River Parkway and Route 119 in Elmsford beginning on Monday, Oct. 2, the New York State Department of Transportation announced. The upcoming closures include: The southbound Saw Mill River Parkway between Exit 23 (Old Saw Mill River Road) and Exit 22 (Interstate 287) on Monday, Oct. 2, and Tuesday, Oct. 3 between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.; Route 119 in both directions between Vreeland Avenue and Undercl…