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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…
'Just The Beginning': Nation's First Utility-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Completed Off NY Coast 'Just The Beginning': Nation's First Utility-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Completed Off NY Coast
'Just The Beginning': Nation's First Utility-Scale Offshore Wind Farm Completed Off NY Coast If you’re reading this, there’s a possibility that the electricity to power your device came from the country’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the completion of the South Fork Wind project on Thursday, March 14, capping off more than two years of construction that began in February 2022. As of Thursday, all 12 of the project’s offshore wind turbines were up and running roughly 35 miles off the coast of Long Island, delivering power to Nassau and Suffolk counties and the Rockaways, the governor’s office said. Earlier Report: 'Momentous St…
Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester
Injured Worker Rescued From Construction Site By Crane In Westchester A worker who was injured at a construction site in Westchester had to be carefully rescued by crane, fire officials said. The incident happened on Wednesday, Feb. 14 in White Plains, when a worker suffered an injury on the top deck of a construction site at 200 Hamilton Ave., according to White Plains fire officials. To get the worker safely down to ground level, rescue crews used an emergency personnel bucket with a crane to lower them down. The operation proved to be a tricky one, as 35 to 40-mile-per-hour winds threatened to spin the basket. To prevent this, crews tied tag lines to the b…
Update: Leak Causing Icy Conditions On Busy Westchester Road To Be Addressed, Officials Say Update: Leak Causing Icy Conditions On Busy Westchester Road To Be Addressed, Officials Say
Update: Leak Causing Icy Conditions On Busy Westchester Road To Be Addressed, Officials Say A leak along a busy Westchester roadway that has been contributing to dangerous icy conditions for years will soon be fixed with construction work, officials said.  Over the past couple of years, a leak on West Hartsdale Avenue (Route 100A) in Hartsdale has caused icy conditions during the colder months as a result of water flowing down the road. However, officials from the New York State Department of Transportation are planning to soon begin work on fixing the leak, Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner said on Tuesday, Jan. 23.  Earlier Report - Leak Causes 'Dangerous Ic…
Demolition To Begin On Bridge Over I-95 In Westchester: Lane Closures, Traffic Stops Planned Demolition To Begin On Bridge Over I-95 In Westchester: Lane Closures, Traffic Stops Planned
Demolition To Begin On Bridge Over I-95 In Westchester: Lane Closures, Traffic Stops Planned Demolition work on a busy bridge over I-95 in Westchester is set to bring lane closures, traffic stops, and other delays as part of a three-year project that will eventually replace the structure.  Demolition at the North Avenue bridge over the roadway in New Rochelle will begin on Monday, Oct. 30 and is set to last around three weeks, the New York Thruway Authority announced.  The work, which is part of a $31.8 million project to replace the 65-year-old bridge, will require lane closures and traffic stops on both I-95 and North Avenue, officials said. Once demolition begins, this…
Lane, Ramp Closures: Parkway, Main Route To Be Affected In Westchester For Months Lane, Ramp Closures: Parkway, Main Route To Be Affected In Westchester For Months
Lane, Ramp Closures: Parkway, Main Route To Be Affected In Westchester For Months A series of upcoming lane and ramp closures are set to affect both a busy parkway and a main state route in Westchester for several months.  The planned closures will affect both the Saw Mill River Parkway and Route 119 in the town of Greenburgh until the end of November, the New York State Department of Transportation announced on Friday, Aug. 11.  The closures include:  The northbound and southbound Saw Mill River Parkway between Exit 20 (Interstate 87) and Exit 23 (Old Saw Mill River Road), which will be reduced to one lane beginning on Sunday, Aug. 13, and lasting until…
Lane Closure: Route 6 In Northern Westchester To Be Affected Lane Closure: Route 6 In Northern Westchester To Be Affected
Lane Closure: Route 6 In Northern Westchester To Be Affected Traffic on a busy main route in Northern Westchester will soon be affected by a closure that will only allow traffic to pass through a single lane controlled by a temporary signal.  Beginning on Friday, July 21 at 3 p.m., Route 6 in Cortlandt at Roa Hook Road will be reduced to a single lane, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  Alternating traffic will be let through the single open lane by a temporary traffic signal, officials said.  Transportation officials did not say how long the lane reduction would last. The closure is to facilitate cons…
Gas Leak Caused By Construction: Main Street Reopens In Ridgefield Gas Leak Caused By Construction: Main Street Reopens In Ridgefield
Gas Leak Caused By Construction: Main Street Reopens In Ridgefield This story has been updated. A gas leak caused by construction resulted in part of a busy Fairfield County road being closed to traffic.  The gas leak began on Thursday, June 15 in Ridgefield in the CVS parking lot at 467 Main St., Ridgefield Emergency Management announced just before 4:40 p.m. The leak was caused by construction activity in the area, officials said.  Main Street between Bailey Avenue and Prospect Street was closed before being reopened late Thursday afternoon.
Lane Closures: I-684 To Be Affected In North Salem, Bedford Lane Closures: I-684 To Be Affected In North Salem, Bedford
Lane Closures: I-684 To Be Affected In North Salem, Bedford Traffic on a highway in Northern Westchester will soon be affected by a series of scheduled lane closures over the coming days.  The closures are scheduled to affect Interstate 684 in both the towns of Bedford and North Salem, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closures will begin in Bedford on both directions of I-684 between Exit 4 (Route 172) and Exit 6 (Route 35) at night between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning on Monday, June 5, and continuing to Friday, June 9 to allow for construction work.  The other closure will affect I-684 northbound in…
All New York Construction-Related Closures Paused For Memorial Day Weekend All New York Construction-Related Closures Paused For Memorial Day Weekend
All New York Construction-Related Closures Paused For Memorial Day Weekend Lane closures due to construction will be temporarily paused across New York State in the hopes of easing travel over Memorial Day weekend. On Thursday, May 25, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that temporary lane closures on New York State highways will be paused to accommodate holiday travel. The construction will be suspended starting at 6 a.m. on Friday, May 26, and will last through 6 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30. "Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of the summer season, and New Yorkers across the state will be hitting the road to enjoy time with friends and family," Governor Hochul said…
Scheduled Lane Closure On Busy Parkway In Westchester To Last Months Scheduled Lane Closure On Busy Parkway In Westchester To Last Months
Scheduled Lane Closure On Busy Parkway In Westchester To Last Months Traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester will soon be affected by a scheduled lane closure that will last months.  Beginning on Monday, March 27, one lane along the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 13 ((Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale and Exit 14 (Route 127) in Harrison will close on weekdays between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to facilitate construction work, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The scheduled lane closure will last on weekdays through Wednesday, May 31, officials announced. 
Work Resumes At Amazon Construction Site Where Crane Collapsed In Northern Westchester Work Resumes At Amazon Construction Site Where Crane Collapsed In Northern Westchester
Work Resumes At Amazon Construction Site Where Crane Collapsed In Northern Westchester Work has once again resumed at an Amazon construction site in Northern Westchester after a crane collapse that sent two people to the hospital.  Earlier Report - Crane Accident Injures 2 At Amazon Construction Site, Closes Route 9A In Hawthorne The collapse happened on Friday afternoon, March 17 in Hawthorne at an Amazon construction site located at 211 Saw Mill River Rd. (Route 9A), according to Mount Pleasant Police Chief Paul Oliva.  As a result of the incident, two people were injured and taken to Westchester Medical Center. Details regarding their current condition…
Lane Closures To Affect I-684 In North Salem Lane Closures To Affect I-684 In North Salem
Lane Closures To Affect I-684 In North Salem Commuters who regularly travel on Interstate 684 in the Hudson Valley will soon face lane closures that will impact traffic.  The closures will affect I-684 in both Northern Westchester and Putnam County, between Exit 8 in North Salem (Hardscrabble Road) and Exit 9 in Southeast (Interstate 84), according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  On both Wednesday, March 15, and Thursday, March 16, two southbound lanes of the highway will close between 8 p.m. and 12 a.m., and one southbound lane will close between 12 a.m. and 3 a.m.  As for the northbound lanes, tw…
Lane Closures To Affect Traffic On Busy Bridge Over I-95 In Westchester: Part of 3-Year Project Lane Closures To Affect Traffic On Busy Bridge Over I-95 In Westchester: Part of 3-Year Project
Lane Closures To Affect Traffic On Busy Bridge Over I-95 In Westchester: Part of 3-Year Project A new traffic pattern will soon take effect on a busy bridge over Interstate 95 in Westchester, the first step of a major three-year project that will ultimately replace the structure.  Earlier Report - 3-Year Bridge Replacement Over I-95 To Snag Traffic In New Rochelle The new traffic pattern, which will include lane closures, will affect the North Avenue bridge in New Rochelle, which carries vehicles over Interstate 95 and is set to be replaced over the length of a three-year $31.8 million project.  Beginning on Wednesday, March 8,  cars, buses, and other vehicles with three axles or l…
Lane Closures: Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected For More Than Month Lane Closures: Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected For More Than Month
Lane Closures: Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected For More Than Month An upcoming lane closure will affect traffic on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester County for over a month.  One lane of the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale and Exit 14 (Route 127) in Harrison will close on weekdays beginning on Monday, Feb. 20, according to the New York Department of Transportation.  The closure will last between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays through Friday, March 24. The lane closure is to facilitate construction work. 
Lane Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester For More Than Month Lane Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester For More Than Month
Lane Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester For More Than Month A scheduled lane closure will affect traffic on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester County for over a month.  One lane of the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 14 (Route 127) in Harrison and Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale will close on weekdays beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 15, according to the New York Department of Transportation.  The closure will last between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on weekdays through Friday, March 24.  The lane closure is to facilitate construction work. 
Peekskill's Paul Godbee, 84, Built Many Homes Throughout New York Peekskill's Paul Godbee, 84, Built Many Homes Throughout New York
Peekskill's Paul Godbee, 84, Built Many Homes Throughout New York Paul Godbee, a longtime Westchester resident and businessman, fell asleep in death on November 10, 2022. He was 84 years old.  Paul was born on July 30, 1938 in Millen, GA to Willie Warren Godbee and Willie Mae Patrick (Godbee). He went to school in Georgia and worked hard on the family farm before following his older brother Willie and moving to Peekskill in 1955.  Paul was a quiet man with a big heart. He wanted more for his family—his whole family. Paul Godbee embodied the three characteristics of an entrepreneur. He created different companies, he built many homes and est…
Construction Set To Begin On $4.2B New Terminal At JFK, Here's What Travelers Can Expect Construction Set To Begin On $4.2B New Terminal At JFK, Here's What Travelers Can Expect
Construction Set To Begin On $4.2B New Terminal At JFK, Here's What Travelers Can Expect Faster TSA lines, touchless technology from check-in to gate, and reduced traffic congestion. Those are just some of the improvements that travelers can expect once a $4.2 billion new terminal at John F. Kennedy International Airport is completed. Earlier Report: Construction Begins On $9.5 Billion 'New Terminal One' At JFK Airport Construction on the first phase of the 1.2 million-square-foot Terminal 6 is set to begin in early 2023, making room for an additional 10 gates, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Thursday, Nov. 17. "JFK International - the nation's door to the world - will soon …
Expect Delays: Single-Lane Daytime Closure Scheduled On Hutchinson River Parkway Expect Delays: Single-Lane Daytime Closure Scheduled On Hutchinson River Parkway
Expect Delays: Single-Lane Daytime Closure Scheduled On Hutchinson River Parkway Roadwork on a Westchester County highway could spell delays this week. Crews will be closing one southbound lane along the Hutchinson River Parkway between Scarsdale and Harrison on Tuesday, Nov. 1, according to the Department of Transportation. One lane is expected to close from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. between State Route 127 (exit 14) and Mamaroneck Avenue (exit 13). Transportation officials said the closure will allow road crews to facilitate construction activity in the area. Drivers were encouraged to slow down through that stretch and were reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a…
Danbury City Worker Dragged 40 Feet By Car Of Irate Driver, Police Say Danbury City Worker Dragged 40 Feet By Car Of Irate Driver, Police Say
Danbury City Worker Dragged 40 Feet By Car Of Irate Driver, Police Say A Fairfield County city employee is recovering after being dragged by a car of an irate driver for more than 40 feet down a roadway while performing construction work. The incident took place in Danbury around 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26 on King Street. Officers from the Danbury Police Department responded to King Street for a report of a pedestrian hit by a car. Upon arrival, officers located a city of Danbury employee who received minor injuries after allegedly being dragged by a car, the department said.  An investigation revealed that Danbury employees were working in t…
Lane To Close On Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester County Lane To Close On Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester County
Lane To Close On Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester County Motorists will need to look out for an upcoming lane closure on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester County.  On Tuesday, Oct. 25, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., one lane will close along the Hutchinson River Parkway southbound between Exit 14 (State Route 127) in Harrison and Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale, New York Department of Transportation officials said.  The closure is to allow for construction activities if the weather is ideal, officials said.  Commuters are asked to slow down and drive responsibly in the work zone, or face doubled fine…
Park Somewhere Else: Limited Access To Public Playground In Westchester Until Further Notice Park Somewhere Else: Limited Access To Public Playground In Westchester Until Further Notice
Park Somewhere Else: Limited Access To Public Playground In Westchester Until Further Notice A popular playground in Westchester County will soon have limited access due to construction work.  On Monday, Oct. 24, the parking lot for Abendroth Park in Port Chester will begin to be paved, which could limit or completely block access, according to town officials.  Any visitors will have to park on surrounding streets until further notice in order to visit the park, which features a playground, pavilion area, dog park, and athletic field, officials said.  Officials said the paving work should not take long, as the town's Department of Public Works has already prepared t…
Westchester County Road Reopens After Discovery Of Stick Of Dynamite Prompts Closure Westchester County Road Reopens After Discovery Of Stick Of Dynamite Prompts Closure
Westchester County Road Reopens After Discovery Of Stick Of Dynamite Prompts Closure This story has been updated. A road in Westchester County where construction workers found what appeared to be an old stick of dynamite has reopened to traffic, officials reported. Police responded to the Mamaroneck Avenue Bridge at Saxon Drive in Mamaroneck at about 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, after construction workers who were doing excavation work located the device, the Westchester County Department of Public Safety announced. Due to an active investigation, motorists are asked to avoid the area around Mamaroneck Ave. and Saxon Dr. in Mamaroneck, near the Harrison border. A …
Expect Delays: 2 Lanes To Be Closed During Daytime Roadwork On I-684 Expect Delays: 2 Lanes To Be Closed During Daytime Roadwork On I-684
Expect Delays: 2 Lanes To Be Closed During Daytime Roadwork On I-684 Motorists should expect delays during daytime double-lane closures on a busy stretch of I-684. The New York State Department of Transportation is advising motorists to expect two lanes to close along the roadway southbound, between Exit 3 (Route 22) and Exit 2 (Route 120) in the Town of New Castle, on Monday, Aug. 22, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., :to facilitate construction activities, weather permitting." Motorists are urged to slow down and drive responsibly in work zones, the DOT said, noting that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.  "Convictions of two or more speeding v…
Stretch Of Hutchinson River Parkway To Be Closed In Westchester For Days Stretch Of Hutchinson River Parkway To Be Closed In Westchester For Days
Stretch Of Hutchinson River Parkway To Be Closed In Westchester For Days An alert has been issued by the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) advising that a stretch of the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed for days. Over the weekend, the southbound lanes of the parkway will be closed between Exit 8 (Cross County Parkway) in the City of New Rochelle and Exit 6 (East Lincoln Ave) in the City of Mount Vernon/Village of Pelham. The closure is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. on Friday, May 20, and last through 5 a.m. on Monday, May 23, weather permitting. During the closure, motorists have been advised to utilize the signed detours for the Cross…
Weeks-Long Lane Closure Scheduled During Roadwork On I-84 Stretch In Area Weeks-Long Lane Closure Scheduled During Roadwork On I-84 Stretch In Area
Weeks-Long Lane Closure Scheduled During Roadwork On I-84 Stretch In Area The New York State Department of Transportation has issued an alert to motorists about an expected lane closure on I-84 in the Hudson Valley due to construction. One lane of the eastbound highway is expected to close in Putnam County, between the Connecticut state line and Exit 58 (Ludingtonville Road) in the Town of Kent. Officials said the closures are set to take place Sundays through Thursdays between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. beginning Sunday, May 8 through Thursday, June 30, between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.
Expect Delays: Officials Announce Upcoming Closures On Stretch Of Saw Mill River Parkway Expect Delays: Officials Announce Upcoming Closures On Stretch Of Saw Mill River Parkway
Expect Delays: Officials Announce Upcoming Closures On Stretch Of Saw Mill River Parkway State officials are advising motorists to expect delays as a stretch of the Saw Mill River Parkway is set to close nightly in both directions to facilitate construction work. The New York State Department of Transportation made an announcement on Thursday, April 28, that the parkway will be closed between Exit 12 (Farragut Parkway) in Hastings-on-Hudson and Exit 17 (Ashford Avenue) in Dobbs Ferry.  The closures will take place each night from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Monday, May 2, through Thursday, May 5. Officials said the closures are needed to facilitate work on the Ravens…
Construction Underway On Westchester School Named For Current Supreme Court Justice Construction Underway On Westchester School Named For Current Supreme Court Justice
Construction Underway On Westchester School Named For Current Supreme Court Justice Officials have broken ground at a new Westchester school named for a groundbreaking Supreme Court justice. In Yonkers, construction has begun on a new school named in honor of Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, a Bronx native who is the first Latina to sit on the bench. Upwards of 700 pre-K through eighth-grade students are expected to attend the school on McLean Avenue once it is completed, one of three new schools planned for the city in the coming years. A rendering of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community School in YonkersYonkers Public Schools Construction is expected to be co…
Worker Dies After Accident At Strip Mall In Hudson Valley Worker Dies After Accident At Strip Mall In Hudson Valley
Worker Dies After Accident At Strip Mall In Hudson Valley A 36-year-old construction worker was killed in an industrial accident while working at a strip mall in the aea The incident happened in Orange County around 3:15 p.m., Thursday, March 17 in the  Town of Newburgh. Police responded to 1431 Route 300 at the Marshalls Plaza for a report of a man injured in an industrial accident. When officers arrived on the scene they found Lungo Oleg, of Brooklyn, dead, pinned in a knuckle boom that was being used to offload steel beams from a truck, said Lt. Peter G. Talarico, of the Town of Newburgh Police.  Oleg was operati…
Expect Delays: Lane Closures Scheduled On Hutchinson River Parkway Expect Delays: Lane Closures Scheduled On Hutchinson River Parkway
Expect Delays: Lane Closures Scheduled On Hutchinson River Parkway Motorists traveling on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester can expect delays for several days as construction crews conduct work in the region. The New York State Department of Transportation issued an alert advising that there will be various lane closures on the parkway northbound between exit 12 (Mamaroneck Road) in Scarsdale, and exit 14 (State Route 127/North Street) in Harrison beginning on Monday, March 7. According to the NYSDOT, the closures are expected between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily through Friday, March 11. During the construction work, motorists have been advised to …
Expect Delays: Work To Resume On Saw Mill River Parkway Flood Project Expect Delays: Work To Resume On Saw Mill River Parkway Flood Project
Expect Delays: Work To Resume On Saw Mill River Parkway Flood Project Motorists in the Hudson Valley can expect delays as work ramps back up on the Saw Mill River Parkway flood mitigation project. Beginning on Monday, Dec. 13, construction crews in Westchester County will begin “daytime pile-driving” on the northbound lanes of the parkway as they look to make the roadway more resistant to flooding following years of issues that led to multiple road closures. According to the New York State Department of Transportation, the project includes elevating the new bridges on the parkway to meet 100-year flood projections, while a 1.3-mile stretch of the roadwa…