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Update: New Bridge For Pedestrians, Cyclists Installed Over Thruway In Westchester Update: New Bridge For Pedestrians, Cyclists Installed Over Thruway In Westchester
Update: New Bridge For Pedestrians, Cyclists Installed Over Thruway In Westchester Following a busy night of extensive road work, a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge has been installed over the New York Thruway in Westchester, officials announced.  The 270-foot-long bridge was installed on Saturday morning, June 29 along Route 9 (South Broadway) over Interstate 87 in Tarrytown, the New York State Thruway Authority announced.  The bridge is part of a $13.9 million multimodal project to extend the new Tappan Zee Bridge side path one mile south to Lyndhurst Mansion. When the project is finished at the end of the year, pedestrians and cyclists who use the …
Village Seeks $20M To Help Fix 'Outdated, Dilapidated' Main Route In Northern Westchester Village Seeks $20M To Help Fix 'Outdated, Dilapidated' Main Route In Northern Westchester
Village Seeks $20M To Help Fix 'Outdated, Dilapidated' Main Route In Northern Westchester A village in Northern Westchester is urging state officials to allocate $20 million toward designing improvements for a busy main route that has fallen into disrepair.  In an announcement on Thursday, March 21, Briarcliff Manor village officials urged New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and the State Assembly to allocate $20 million in the new state budget for the preliminary design of improvements for Route 9A, which they say is "outdated and dilapidated."  The request follows the completion of a yearlong study into Route 9A conducted by the New York State Department of Transportation. I…
Suspect At Large After Shots Fired In Broad Daylight At Vehicle On Busy Westchester Roadway Suspect At Large After Shots Fired In Broad Daylight At Vehicle On Busy Westchester Roadway
Suspect At Large After Shots Fired In Broad Daylight At Vehicle On Busy Westchester Roadway A suspect is at large after shots were fired in broad daylight at a vehicle on a busy roadway in Westchester. The incident happened 11:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 8 in Yonkers in front of 104 S. Broadway (Route 9). That's when a male suspect fired two shots at the vehicle parked at the location, Yonkers Police Department Sgt. Robert Spink said. A vehicle passenger who is believed to be the intended target then exited the vehicle and fled into the Yonkers City Court.  Members of the Yonkers Police Department and New York State Court Officers immediately responded and secured t…
Person Hospitalized After Hitting Deer On Busy Road In Croton-On-Hudson Person Hospitalized After Hitting Deer On Busy Road In Croton-On-Hudson
Person Hospitalized After Hitting Deer On Busy Road In Croton-On-Hudson A serious crash involving a deer resulted in both a person being hospitalized and the brief closure of a busy Northern Westchester road.  The incident happened on Thursday, Nov. 23 around 8:30 p.m., when a car struck a deer on the Croton Point overpass on southbound Route 9 in Croton-on-Hudson, according to the Croton-on-Hudson Fire Department.  One person was then taken to a local hospital by Croton EMS and the Ossining Paramedic Fly-Car.  After the crash, responding crews briefly shut the road down until the vehicle and deer were removed.  Correction: The person invo…
Fatal Crash: Sedan Strikes Woman, Then Slams Into House In Westchester Fatal Crash: Sedan Strikes Woman, Then Slams Into House In Westchester
Fatal Crash: Sedan Strikes Woman, Then Slams Into House In Westchester New update - Well-Known Member Of Community ID'd As Woman Struck, Killed By Sedan In Yonkers Police are investigating an overnight crash that left a woman dead in Westchester County. It happened around 9 p.m. Sunday, June 9 in Yonkers in the area of 693 North Broadway (Route 9).  A preliminary investigation revealed that a sedan traveling northbound on Route 9 struck a 70-year-old female pedestrian on the sidewalk, killing her, Yonkers Police said.  The vehicle then jumped a retaining wall and struck an occupied home; with the occupants inside suffering minor inju…
Weekday Route 6/202 Closure Scheduled In Cortlandt Weekday Route 6/202 Closure Scheduled In Cortlandt
Weekday Route 6/202 Closure Scheduled In Cortlandt Motorists planning to travel on Route 6 in Northern Westchester will be detoured for two weeks as crews work to replace a guard rail in the area. The New York State Department of Transportation issued an alert advising that Route 6/202 (Bear Mountain Bridge Road) will be closed in each direction from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Monday, April 5 in Cortlandt. Road closures will continue on weekdays through Friday, April 16 between Route 9D and Route 9 to allow crews to replace the guide rail. Motorists can expect delays in the area during the guide rail work. Drivers have been instructed …
Famed Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Coming To Westchester's Lyndhurst Famed Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Coming To Westchester's Lyndhurst
Famed Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show Coming To Westchester's Lyndhurst Dog lovers rejoice. The famed Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is coming to Westchester County in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The show announced this month that the 145th annual event will be held at Lyndhurst, a property of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, on Route 9 (Broadway) in Tarrytown, on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, 2021, with live coverage across FOX Sports networks.  Due to the ever-changing government restrictions during the pandemic a move to a springtime, outdoor dog show was necessary to uphold Westminster’s strong commitment to the health and sa…
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…
Pickup Truck Crashes Into Rite Aid On Route 9 Pickup Truck Crashes Into Rite Aid On Route 9
Pickup Truck Crashes Into Rite Aid On Route 9 A Rite Aid in the area is closed for at least rest of the day after a pickup truck crashed into the store, the Fairview Fire District said. The Rite Aid is located on Route 9 (at 3350 North Road) across from Marist College in Poughkeepsie. The incident happened just before noontime. There has been no word on any possible injuries sustained by the driver, who is described as an unidentified man. Town of Poughkeepsie Police and other emergency responders remain at the scene. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
New Round Of Lane Closures Scheduled During Work On New Tappan Zee Bridge New Round Of Lane Closures Scheduled During Work On New Tappan Zee Bridge
New Round Of Lane Closures Scheduled During Work On New Tappan Zee Bridge A new round of overnight lane closures on the new Tappan Zee Bridge has been announced as crews continue realigning lane control signage on the New York State Thruway. Tappan Zee Constructors announced that crews will be working to realign traffic lanes, which will allow for further roadway improvements in the area, though at least one lane will remain open at all times during the latest project, outside of short, temporary traffic holds. Crews will also begin mainline improvements near the bridge, requiring multiple overnight lane closures in Tarrytown. The installation of an overhead g…
I-84 Crash Causing Heavy Delays During Evening Commute I-84 Crash Causing Heavy Delays During Evening Commute
I-84 Crash Causing Heavy Delays During Evening Commute This story has been updated. There was gridlock on a stretch of I-84 during the evening commute due to a crash that took out one lane for nearly an hour. The crash, reported around 5 p.m., blocked the left lane on the westbound side at Route 9 (Exit 13) in Dutchess County. The lane reopened just before 6 p.m.
Blocked Lane Causes Hour-Long I-84 Delays During Evening Commute Blocked Lane Causes Hour-Long I-84 Delays During Evening Commute
Blocked Lane Causes Hour-Long I-84 Delays During Evening Commute This story has been updated. There were hour-long delays on a busy stretch of I-84 during the evening commute with the right lane blocked for about an hour. The incident occurred just before 6 p.m. Monday, May 13 westbound in Beacon neat the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, with traffic backed up to Route 9 (Exit 13). The lane reopened just before 7 p.m.
Head-On Crash With Multiple Injuries Reported On Route 9 Head-On Crash With Multiple Injuries Reported On Route 9
Head-On Crash With Multiple Injuries Reported On Route 9 This story has been updated. A head-on crash with multiple injuries caused heavy delays late Saturday afternoon, May 4 on a busy roadway in the area. The northbound crash on Route 9 in Fishkill occurred just south of I-84 in Fishkill at around 4:15 p.m. One lane was partially blocked before being cleared by 6 p.m. This continues to be a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Three Area Residents Charged In Drug Deal Gone Bad, Police Say Three Area Residents Charged In Drug Deal Gone Bad, Police Say
Three Area Residents Charged In Drug Deal Gone Bad, Police Say Three area residents were arrested and charged for a crazy drug deal gone bad that included one of the men hanging onto a vehicle and being dragged, state police said. The incident took place around 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 9, when the New York State Police troopers and members of the Village of Fishkill Police Department responded to Route 9 for a report of a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian with vehicles chasing one another, said Trooper AJ Hicks, spokesman for the state police. Officers were able to locate the vehicles on Carol Lane in the town of Fishkill. An investigatio…
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…
Route 9 Closure After Crash Expected To Last Through Late Afternoon Route 9 Closure After Crash Expected To Last Through Late Afternoon
Route 9 Closure After Crash Expected To Last Through Late Afternoon A stretch of Route 9 is closed after an overnight crash in which a vehicle damaged a utility pole on Tuesday, Jan. 29. The closure is near the Irvington-Dobbs Ferry border between Langdon Avene and Ardsley Avenue West. Motorists should follow the posted detours and expect delays. Due to ongoing utility repairs, the closure is expected to last at least until 4 p.m. Tuesday, officials in Irvington said. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Here's When Motorists Should Avoid Area During Old TZB Demolition, Thruway Authority Says Here's When Motorists Should Avoid Area During Old TZB Demolition, Thruway Authority Says
Here's When Motorists Should Avoid Area During Old TZB Demolition, Thruway Authority Says The New York State Thruway Authority has a simple message for motorists during the controlled demolition period of the old Tappan Zee Bridge. Stay away. The new TZB will be closed for up to an hour during the old bridge's demolition and significant delays are expected and motorists should avoid the area and take alternate routes, the Thruway Authority said. The demolition will now be held on Tuesday, Jan.15 at 10 a.m. It was originally set for Saturday, Jan. 12 at 9:30 a.m., before being postponed due to windy conditions. State Police will stop New York State Thruway traffic (I-87/I…
Date Set For When Explosives Will Be Used To Bring Down Old TZB Date Set For When Explosives Will Be Used To Bring Down Old TZB
Date Set For When Explosives Will Be Used To Bring Down Old TZB This story has been updated. Tappan Zee Constructors has announced that they have set a date for the use of demolitions to bring down the old Tappan Zee Bridge that has damaged sections. According to the company project engineers, the decision to use explosives was made after the September discovery that the bridge's east anchor span, which was already out of service, was damaged but stable with certain key components highly stressed. Since that time, the span has been closely monitored, and it has been determined that the original removal plan is no longer the safest method…
Four Northern Westchester Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops Four Northern Westchester Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops
Four Northern Westchester Residents Charged With DWI In State Police Stops New York State Police troopers busted more than a dozen motorists who were allegedly driving while impaired over the weekend in the Hudson Valley. The local residents charged were: Westchester County On Saturday, Dec. 1, State Police from Hawthorne arrested John D. Fuller, 59, of Cortlandt, for DWI, and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, both misdemeanors. He was traveling on the Sprain Brook Parkway in Greenburgh when he was found sleeping on the Parkway. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and he was subsequently arrested. On Sunday, Dec. 2, Stat…
Man Charged With Criminal Contempt After Wife Found Dead At Area Motel Man Charged With Criminal Contempt After Wife Found Dead At Area Motel
Man Charged With Criminal Contempt After Wife Found Dead At Area Motel A 50-year-old man who violated a protection order is behind bars after his wife was found dead at an area motel, according to police. The death of 38-year-old Jennifer C. Minihane is being investigated by Hyde Park Police detectives and the Dutchess County Medical Examiner’s office. The results of an autopsy are not complete. Hyde Park Police were dispatched to the Roosevelt Inn on Route 9 (Albany Post Road) for a report of a 38-year-old woman who was unconscious and unresponsive.  Patrols arrived and found Jennifer Minihane deceased. She had rented the room with her husband…
Car Crashes Into Garrison Fire Station On Busy Day Of Voting Car Crashes Into Garrison Fire Station On Busy Day Of Voting
Car Crashes Into Garrison Fire Station On Busy Day Of Voting Voters were a little startled when a car drove into the side of the Garrison Firehouse, a busy polling place, but no one was injured. The incident took place around 12:43 p.m. Tuesday when a voter arriving at the fire station on Route 9 failed to stop in time while parking on the north side and hit the building, said Garrison Fire Commissioner David Brower. The building was not seriously impacted by the crash, with some aluminum siding crushed, he said. And voting was not interrupted due to the crash. "We have been busy with a steady stream of voters," he said. "Thankfully no one…
Six From Westchester Charged With DWI In State Police Stops Six From Westchester Charged With DWI In State Police Stops
Six From Westchester Charged With DWI In State Police Stops New York State Police troopers in the Hudson Valley busted nearly 30 motorists who were allegedly driving while impaired over the last week-plus. The local residents charged were:  Westchester County On Friday, Oct. 26, State Police from East Fishkill arrested Walter L. Traub, 41, of Bedford, for DWI. He was traveling on I-84 in Patterson, when he was stopped for a vehicle and traffic law violation. The investigation revealed that he was impaired by alcohol, and was subsequently arrested. On Sunday, Oct. 28, State Police from Cortlandt arrested Jorge A. Pineda, 36, of Port Chest…
School District Issues Alert After Luring Incident Involving SUV Driver, Two Girls School District Issues Alert After Luring Incident Involving SUV Driver, Two Girls
School District Issues Alert After Luring Incident Involving SUV Driver, Two Girls An alert was sent to parents of students after a man approached two students at a bus stop in the area. According to the alert from the Wappinger Central School District, the incident took place around 7:57 a.m. Friday when the two female Sheafe Road Elementary School students walking to the bus stop noticed a dark gray Subaru Outback parked in a local business, on Route 9 near Wenliss Terrace. As they walked past the vehicle, the occupant asked "if they needed a ride to school?" As soon as the students arrived at school safely, they reported the incident to Sheafe Road Principal …
Roadwork Alert: Route 6/202 Weekday Closures Starts In Cortlandt Roadwork Alert: Route 6/202 Weekday Closures Starts In Cortlandt
Roadwork Alert: Route 6/202 Weekday Closures Starts In Cortlandt A stretch of Route 6/Route 202 will be closed for several days in Westchester as crews continue maintenance work in the area. The New York State Department of Transportation issued an alert warning that from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning on Tuesday, Aug. 28, the roadway will be closed between Route 9D at the Bear Mountain Bridge and Route 9 (Annsville Circle) in Cortlandt.  The closures are expected to last through Thursday, Aug. 30. During the maintenance activity, there will be posted detours, though motorists can still expect delays.  The detour for eastbound motorists will include travel…
Separate Crashes Cause Gridlock On I-87 In Westchester, Rockland Separate Crashes Cause Gridlock On I-87 In Westchester, Rockland
Separate Crashes Cause Gridlock On I-87 In Westchester, Rockland This story has been updated. Separate crashes caused gridlock in both directions on I-87 on the new Tappan Zee Bridge and in Rockland County early Saturday evening. A crash with injuries took out the left lane at the start of the new TZB span in Westchester on northbound (Rockland-bound I-87). There were stop-and-go delays to Route 9 before the lane reopened. On southbound on I-87 in Rockland, there was a crash at Exit 13 (Palisades Parkway), causing stop-and-go delays to the Spring Valley Tolls. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Senasqua Bridge To Be Closed For Weeks In Croton-On-Hudson Senasqua Bridge To Be Closed For Weeks In Croton-On-Hudson
Senasqua Bridge To Be Closed For Weeks In Croton-On-Hudson The Sensaqua Bridge will be closed for weeks as contracting crews get set to perform maintenance on the structure in Westchester. The New York State Department of Transportation announced that the bridge will be closed beginning at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 23 in Croton-on-Hudson, with construction work expected to last an estimated 80 days. The NYSDOT said the work is required to perform maintenance on the bridge. Officials said that access to and from southbound Route 9 from this area will be impacted. Northbound access to and from Route 9 will remain unimpeded. Motorists can expect temporar…
Injuries Reported In Two-Car I-84 Crash Injuries Reported In Two-Car I-84 Crash
Injuries Reported In Two-Car I-84 Crash This story has been updated. A serious crash with injuries reported caused delays on a stretch of I-84 late afternoon into early Sunday evening. The crash occurred on the eastbound side in Fishkill at Route 9 (Exit 13) with traffic backed up to Route 52 (Exit 12). Emergency responders rushed to the crash scene.
Daytime Road Work Set To Start On I-84 Daytime Road Work Set To Start On I-84
Daytime Road Work Set To Start On I-84 There will be delays on I-84 in Dutchess County this week while contracting crews shut down lanes in both directions in Fishkill as they continue construction work in the area. Beginning at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, motorists have been advised by the New York State Department of Transportation that traffic slowdowns and stoppages are anticipated on both the eastbound and westbound sides of the interstate between Exit 12 (Route 52) and Exit 13 (Route 9), in Fishkill. The delays are expected to last through 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday. There is a 20 percent chance of rain on Wednesday, acco…
Crash Ties Up I-84 Evening Commute Crash Ties Up I-84 Evening Commute
Crash Ties Up I-84 Evening Commute This story has been updated. There was gridlock on a stretch of I-84 late Thursday afternoon following a serious crash. The crash, on the westbound side, occurred between Route 9 (Exit 13) and Route 52 (Exit 12) at around 5 p.m.
Bear Mountain Parkway Reopens After Crash Bear Mountain Parkway Reopens After Crash
Bear Mountain Parkway Reopens After Crash This story has been updated. A stretch of the Bear Mountain Parkway has reopened after being closed in both directions Tuesday morning following a serious crash with injuries reported near the Cortlandt/Peekskill border. The crash occurred around 7:15 a.m. with the hour-long closure between Route 9 and Highland Avenue.
Two From Croton Injured In Route 9 Crash Two From Croton Injured In Route 9 Crash
Two From Croton Injured In Route 9 Crash Three local residents injured in a head-on crash on Route 9 had to be airlifted to Westchester Medical Center, officials said. The crash occurred around 5 p.m. Wednesday when a vehicle driving south veered into the oncoming lane and struck a northbound car, said state police. The Garrison Volunteer Fire Company said in a Facebook post that two medical helicopters landed at their firehouse and that several good Samaritans stopped to help as well as Captain Mike Gallo of East Fishkill FD. Other agencies assisting included State Police, Continental Village, North Highlands, Garrison, Peekskil…