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Traffic Nightmare: Damaged Bridge To Be Demolished After I-95 Crash, Causing Days-Long Closure Traffic Nightmare: Damaged Bridge To Be Demolished After I-95 Crash, Causing Days-Long Closure
Traffic Nightmare: Damaged Bridge To Be Demolished After I-95 Crash, Causing Days-Long Closure This story has been updated. A closure in both directions on I-95 in Connecticut caused by an early morning crash and fire involving a tanker with thousands of gallons of gas will last for several days as a damaged overpass is removed, authorities have now announced. New Update - Watch Live - Work In Progress: Crews Repair Fire-Damaged I-95 Stretch The incident happened at the outset of the morning commute on Thursday, May 2 in Norwalk near exits 14 and 15. "Extensive damage occurred to the Fairfield Avenue overpass bridge," according to the Norwalk Fire Department. The Connecticut Dep…
Water Main Break Shuts Down Busy Mount Vernon Intersection: Here's Where Water Main Break Shuts Down Busy Mount Vernon Intersection: Here's Where
Water Main Break Shuts Down Busy Mount Vernon Intersection: Here's Where A water main break has blocked traffic at a busy intersection in Westchester. The break happened on Wednesday morning, May 1, at the intersection of Fourth Avenue and First Street in Mount Vernon, according to city officials. As a result of the water main break, residents and motorists in the area are being warned of traffic disruptions in the area as the city works to make repairs. Motorists are asked to plan alternate routes to avoid the intersection.  "Your safety is our priority, and we appreciate your cooperation during this time," officials said. This is a developing story. Ch…
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.
Lane, Ramp Closures: Cross County Parkway In Bronxville Being Affected For Week Lane, Ramp Closures: Cross County Parkway In Bronxville Being Affected For Week
Lane, Ramp Closures: Cross County Parkway In Bronxville 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 …
Traffic Alert: Stretch Of NY Thruway, Including Lanes On New TZB, To Close For Repairs Traffic Alert: Stretch Of NY Thruway, Including Lanes On New TZB, To Close For Repairs
Traffic Alert: Stretch Of NY Thruway, Including Lanes On New TZB, To Close For Repairs A large section of Interstate I-87/I-28,  including the new Tappan Zee Bridge, will be closed in order to make repairs to a bridge overpass that is severely damaged. The New York State Thruway Authority announced that all southbound lanes in Rockland County from Exit 12 in West Nyack to Exit 9 in Tarrytown will fully shut down to traffic early Saturday, Sept. 9. Authority officials said the closure was necessary to remove a "severely damaged" portion of the South Broadway overpass in South Nyack, which was struck by an overheight tractor-trailer on Thursday, Aug. 31. The scene of the i…
Lane Closure: Sprain Brook Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected Lane Closure: Sprain Brook Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected
Lane Closure: Sprain Brook Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected A scheduled lane closure will soon affect a busy parkway in Westchester to make way for road work.  The closure, which will occur on Thursday, July 27, will affect one lane of the northbound Sprain Brook Parkway between Route 119 and Route 110C in Greenburgh, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The lane closure will last between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., officials said. 
Nails, Splintered Wood Fall From Car, Cause Road Closure In Westchester Nails, Splintered Wood Fall From Car, Cause Road Closure In Westchester
Nails, Splintered Wood Fall From Car, Cause Road Closure In Westchester A busy main road in Northern Westchester had to be closed to traffic after nails and splintered wood fell from a vehicle onto the roadway.  The incident happened on Route 9 southbound at Croton Point Avenue in Croton-on-Hudson on Thursday, June 1 just after midnight, when authorities arrived at the scene in order to clean up the spilled materials.  According to the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department, a combination of leaf blowers and brooms was needed to get the hazardous materials off the road before it could be reopened.  After a little more than a half hour, the road was ab…
Lane Closures: I-684 In Westchester To Be Affected Lane Closures: I-684 In Westchester To Be Affected
Lane Closures: I-684 In Westchester To Be Affected A series of upcoming single and double-lane closures on a busy highway in Northern Westchester will interrupt traffic for the majority of the day.  The closures will affect Interstate 684 southbound in Bedford between Exit 6 (Route 35) and Exit 5 (Saw Mill River Parkway) on Thursday, June 1, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closures will last between 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. and will facilitate bridge work. 
Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close For Week In Westchester Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close For Week In Westchester
Long Section Of Busy Roadway To Close For Week In Westchester A long section of a major US route in Northern Westchester will soon close for a little more than a week, leaving travelers with no option but to take a detour.  Beginning on Thursday, March 16, the section of US Route 6/202 (Bear Mountain Bridge Road) between State Route 9D and US Route 9 in Cortlandt will close on weekdays in both directions between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure is scheduled on weekdays through Friday, March 24, and is to facilitate tree work.  Affected commuters should take the post…
Rocks Scatter Over Main Road After Tractor-Trailer Tips Over In Westchester County: Police Rocks Scatter Over Main Road After Tractor-Trailer Tips Over In Westchester County: Police
Rocks Scatter Over Main Road After Tractor-Trailer Tips Over In Westchester County: Police This story has been updated. A busy main road in Northern Westchester was closed to traffic for several hours after a tractor-trailer tipped over and spilled a load of rocks, police said. The accident happened on Tuesday, Jan. 3 around 11:30 a.m., when the tractor-trailer and a minivan traveling northbound on Route 9A in Hawthorne just north of Belmont Road collided, causing the tractor-trailer to overturn, block the entire roadway, and spill a load of small stones, according to Mount Pleasant Police Chief Paul Olivia.  The drivers of both the tractor-trailer and minivan suffere…
Brown Water: Water Main Leak Causes Traffic Delays In Westchester Brown Water: Water Main Leak Causes Traffic Delays In Westchester
Brown Water: Water Main Leak Causes Traffic Delays In Westchester This story has been updated.  A water main leak in Northern Westchester caused both a traffic interruption and some residents to experience discolored water in their homes.  The leak was found in Croton-on-Hudson in the area of Cleveland Drive by the Croton Free Library, according to an announcement by Croton-on-Hudson officials on Friday, Dec. 9 from around 9 a.m.  Homes located in the area of Cleveland Drive between Munson Street and Peter Beet Lane experienced a water service interruption because of the leak, village officials said.  Additionally, some residenc…
Road Closed After Truck Overturns In Westchester Road Closed After Truck Overturns In Westchester
Road Closed After Truck Overturns In Westchester A busy Westchester roadway was forced to close after a tractor-trailer overturned and spilled debris in the roadway. On Monday, Oct. 18, first responders from the Yonkers Police and Fire departments responded to a stretch of Yonkers Avenue, where a truck overturned when the driver failed to negotiate a turn. The overturned truck led to the closure of Yonkers Avenue between the Saw Mill River Parkway and Midland Avenue as emergency crews worked to clear the scene. As of 2:30 p.m. on Monday afternoon, the roadway was still closed for the cleanup efforts, with no estimated time of reopening …
Fatal Crash Causes Hours-Long Closure On Taconic Parkway Fatal Crash Causes Hours-Long Closure On Taconic Parkway
Fatal Crash Causes Hours-Long Closure On Taconic Parkway This story has been updated. A stretch of the Taconic State Parkway was closed throughout the morning commute following a fatal crash. The closure was southbound in Hopewell Junction between Route 29/Carpenter Road and Route 52. The crash happened just before 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, but the lanes remained closed until around 10:30 a.m. during the accident investigation. During the closure, motorists were advised by authorities to take Route 9 as an alternate or to get off at Beekman Road and take Route 376 to Route 52, then get back on the Taconic. Check back to Daily Voice…
Water Main Break Causing Traffic Delays In Westchester Water Main Break Causing Traffic Delays In Westchester
Water Main Break Causing Traffic Delays In Westchester Police are altering motorists and town of Greenburgh residents of a major water main break that is impeding traffic. The break occurred late Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 28, on Dobbs Ferry Road (Route 100B), between Tarrytown Road and Terrace Street, said Greenburgh Police. Drivers may experience delays traveling through the area and police are asking motorists to use caution.  No timetable is available for the completion of the work at this time, police said. Greenburgh water customers in the area may experience a brief loss of service, reduced water pressure, or…
Several Injured In Violent, Four-Vehicle Westchester Crash Several Injured In Violent, Four-Vehicle Westchester Crash
Several Injured In Violent, Four-Vehicle Westchester Crash Click here for an updated story: Four Hospitalized After Escalade Crashes Into SUV, Bus In Greenburgh Police are investigating a violent crash in Westchester which included three vehicles as well as a Bee-Line bus. The crash took place around 1:40 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the corner of Tarrytown Road and Hillside Avenue, said Greenburgh Police Lt. Kobie Powell. The crash, which reportedly injured multiple people, closed Tarrytown Road for several hours. It has since reopened. The exact number or the severity of injuries was not currently available, Powell said. The crash is …
Two In Custody After Stolen Car Rollover, Foot Chase On I-287 In Westchester, Police Say Two In Custody After Stolen Car Rollover, Foot Chase On I-287 In Westchester, Police Say
Two In Custody After Stolen Car Rollover, Foot Chase On I-287 In Westchester, Police Say Two suspects in an allegedly stolen car took police on a wild chase on, off and across I-287 in Westchester. Westchester County Police investigators at the Real Time Crime Center alerted officers on patrol at approximately 1:50 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 26, of an allegedly stolen Honda CRV that was trailing on the Hutchinson River Parkway near Mamaroneck Avenue in White Plains. According to a County Police spokesman, patrol officers were able to track down the vehicle, attempted to stop the driver, who failed to comply and sped off. Police said that the driver continued to the exit ramp leadin…
Fallen Trees Force Major Route 9 Closure In Westchester Fallen Trees Force Major Route 9 Closure In Westchester
Fallen Trees Force Major Route 9 Closure In Westchester Wind damaged trees falling across Route 9 has necessitated a major north-south road closing late Monday afternoon, Feb. 25. As of just before 4:30 p.m., Route 9 is closed from the Sleepy Hollow Cemetery’s main entrance to the Phelps Memorial Hospital entrance. The closing is for an estimated four hours to enable tree crews and local DPW workers to inspect additional trees and to clear the current damage, Briarcliff Manor Village Manager Philip E. Zegarelli said. At this point, best north-south route would be Route 9 to Route 117 to either Route 9A and/or Route 448 through Pocantic…
Houses Evacuated In Scarsdale Following Ruptured Gas Line Houses Evacuated In Scarsdale Following Ruptured Gas Line
Houses Evacuated In Scarsdale Following Ruptured Gas Line Several homes have been evacuated in Scarsdale due to a ruptured gas line on one of the village’s busiest roads. Post Road is closed in both directions between Boulevard and Sprague Road due to a ruptured natural gas line that serves properties on Evon Court. As a precautionary measure, there was a limited evacuation involving the Evon Court residences and two homes on Post Road. Officials said that emergency personnel are on the scene directing traffic and the public has been advised to avoid the area. A specialized crew from Con Edison is undertaking repair efforts. It is unclear what ca…
Gas Main Replacement, Repaving Affects Traffic In Pleasantville, Thornwood Gas Main Replacement, Repaving Affects Traffic In Pleasantville, Thornwood
Gas Main Replacement, Repaving Affects Traffic In Pleasantville, Thornwood Marble Avenue in Pleasantville and Thornwood is one of the worst pothole-filled routes in Westchester. So it's good news for area residents and motorists who frequent businesses, including McDonalds and local shopping centers, that a major utility project will result in a county-paid repaving of the avenue. The bad news is gas line work by Con Edison is expected to disrupt traffic at and near Saw Mill River Parkway exit 27 in Thornwood and Route 117 in Pleasantville for he next four months. Con Edison plans to begin replacing gas mains starting this week on Marble Avenue from the Saw Mill P…