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Closures, Lane Reductions Scheduled For This Westchester County Parkway Closures, Lane Reductions Scheduled For This Westchester County Parkway
Closures, Lane Reductions Scheduled For This Westchester County Parkway For about a week, construction work will close parts of a parkway in the Hudson Valley, causing closures and reductions in multiple areas. Starting on Sunday, April 21, and lasting through Thursday, April 25, Westchester County’s Hutchinson River Parkway will be subject to lane reductions and ramp closures, the New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced. The closures, which will last from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. each day for construction work, will affect the following areas: Heading northbound, the parkway will be reduced to one lane between Exit 12 (Mamaroneck Road in S…
Lane, Ramp Closures Planned Along Busy Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where, When Lane, Ramp Closures Planned Along Busy Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where, When
Lane, Ramp Closures Planned Along Busy Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where, When A series of lane and ramp closures are set to affect traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester for several days, officials announced.  The overnight closures are planned along the Hutchinson River Parkway in Scarsdale and Harrison beginning on Sunday, April 21 through Thursday, April 25, the New York State Department of Transportation announced. The closures will go into effect between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. each night and will consist of: The northbound parkway will be reduced to one lane between Exit 12 (Mamaroneck Road) in Scarsdale and Exit 14 (North Street) in Harrison; The northboun…
After The Quake: All NY State Agencies To Review Infrastructure, Assess Potential For Damage After The Quake: All NY State Agencies To Review Infrastructure, Assess Potential For Damage
After The Quake: All NY State Agencies To Review Infrastructure, Assess Potential For Damage All state agencies in New York will review critical infrastructure and assess the potential for damage following an earthquake and multiple aftershocks.  Gov. Kathy Hochul made that announcement as the US Geological Survey has detected at least 25 aftershocks in Central New Jersey, many of which have been felt in New York and across the region, following the original 4.8 magnitude quake at 10:23 a.m. Friday, April 5. “My top priority is keeping people safe, and I have directed state personnel to take all necessary precautions following yesterday's historic earthquake,” Hochul said. “At…
Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Port Chester, Rye For 5 Months Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Port Chester, Rye For 5 Months
Bridge Work To Cause Lane Shifts, Closures Along I-95, I-287 In Port Chester, Rye 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.…
Village Seeks $20M To Help Fix 'Outdated, Dilapidated' Main Route In Westchester Village Seeks $20M To Help Fix 'Outdated, Dilapidated' Main Route In Westchester
Village Seeks $20M To Help Fix 'Outdated, Dilapidated' Main Route In 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…
Filming To Take Place On Busy Main Road In Westchester: Here's When Filming To Take Place On Busy Main Road In Westchester: Here's When
Filming To Take Place On Busy Main Road In Westchester: Here's When Officials are warning motorists that filming will be taking place on a busy main road in Westchester and may cause traffic delays. The filming will take place on Thursday, March 21 between 7 p.m. and midnight on both directions of Route 9 in Sleepy Hollow between Sleepy Hollow High School and Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant, according to Sleepy Hollow village officials.  Officials said there may be brief traffic delays as a result of the filming, which has been approved by the state Department of Transportation. Motorists are advised to avoid driving in the area during the filming.…
Lane Closures To Affect I-684, Route 120 In Harrison For Over Month Lane Closures To Affect I-684, Route 120 In Harrison For Over Month
Lane Closures To Affect I-684, Route 120 In Harrison For Over Month A series of lane closures are set to affect traffic along busy interstates and a state route in the Hudson Valley for more than a month, officials announced.  The lane reductions will affect I-84 in Dutchess County, as well as I-684 and Route 120 in Westchester, through Tuesday, April 30, the New York State Department of Transportation announced this week. The following lane closures are planned: One lane along both directions of I-84 between Exit 44 (Route 52) in East Fishkill and Exit 46 (Route 9) in Fishkill will close between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Mondays through Saturdays; Tw…
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Busy Parkway For Months In Westchester: Here's Where, When Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Busy Parkway For Months In Westchester: Here's Where, When
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Busy Parkway For Months In Westchester: Here's Where, When A series of lane reductions and ramp closures are set to affect a busy parkway in Westchester for over two months, officials announced. The closures and lane reductions will affect the Saw Mill River Parkway in Elmsford beginning on Monday, March 18 at midnight, and continuing through Sunday, May 26, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closures and reductions include: Both directions of the Saw Mill River Parkway will be reduced to one lane between Exit 20 (northbound Interstate 87) and Exit 23 (Old Saw Mill River Road); The Saw Mill River Parkway Exit …
Renovated Service Area Opens On Parkway In Westchester: Features Larger Store, More Restrooms Renovated Service Area Opens On Parkway In Westchester: Features Larger Store, More Restrooms
Renovated Service Area Opens On Parkway In Westchester: Features Larger Store, More Restrooms A newly renovated service area with upgraded facilities located along a busy parkway in Westchester is now open to travelers, officials announced.  The opening of the upgraded Mamaroneck River service area, located along the Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) and Exit 14 (North Street) in White Plains, was announced by the New York State Department of Transportation on Friday, March 8.  The renovated service area now has an expanded convenience store that still retains the original building's architectural features, which are meant to reflect the historic…
Crews Repairing Pot Holes On State Roads In Westchester Crews Repairing Pot Holes On State Roads In Westchester
Crews Repairing Pot Holes On State Roads In Westchester Crews are taking advantage of the rain-free weather to make much-needed repairs to Northern Westchester roadways.  In an announcement on Thursday, Feb. 1, the New York State Department of Transportation said that crews are "aggressively" patching state roadways while the weather allows them to.  Some of the roadways being patched include Route 118 in Somers and the Sprain Brook Parkway, officials said on social media.  Anyone who encounters a pothole on state roadways is asked to call 800-POTHOLE to report them. 
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…
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. 
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…
Latest Update: Costs Incurred In Conflict Over Bridge Replacement In Westchester Latest Update: Costs Incurred In Conflict Over Bridge Replacement In Westchester
Latest Update: Costs Incurred In Conflict Over Bridge Replacement In Westchester A conflict between a village and a town in Westchester that stemmed from a $4.5 million bridge replacement project has resulted in more costs to taxpayers after an additional inspection of the structure, officials said. The dispute between municipalities began soon after the commencement of a $4.54 million project meant to replace the Waverly Avenue Bridge over the Sheldrake River in Mamaroneck, which was identified as structurally deficient by the New York State Department of Transportation.  After the project was started on Friday, Oct. 20 with the installment of barri…
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 Westchester To Be Affected Lane Closure: Weekend Traffic On I-684 In Westchester To Be Affected
Lane Closure: Weekend Traffic On I-684 In 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…
$4.5M Bridge Replacement Project Sparks Conflict Between Town, Village In Westchester $4.5M Bridge Replacement Project Sparks Conflict Between Town, Village In Westchester
$4.5M Bridge Replacement Project Sparks Conflict Between Town, Village In Westchester A $4.54 million project to replace a structurally deficient bridge has caused conflict between a village and a town in Westchester over traffic control funding.  The conflict originated when the New York State Department of Transportation identified the Waverly Avenue Bridge over the Sheldrake River in Mamaroneck as being structurally deficient, prompting the Town of Mamaroneck to undertake a $4.54 million replacement project.  According to Town of Mamaroneck officials, the town's contractor tried beginning the project by installing barricades at the bridge.  After this thou…
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 …
Parent Of Student Injured In Deadly I-84 Bus Crash Sues Charter Company, Report Says Parent Of Student Injured In Deadly I-84 Bus Crash Sues Charter Company, Report Says
Parent Of Student Injured In Deadly I-84 Bus Crash Sues Charter Company, Report Says The charter bus company involved in a deadly highway crash in New York that killed two teachers and injured dozens of marching band students is facing the first of likely multiple lawsuits, CNN reports. Lawrence Doreson, the father of an injured 14-year-old Farmingdale High School student, sued Regency Transportation and driver Lisa Schaffer for negligence Thursday, Sept. 28, accusing both of “reckless and careless acts,” according to the outlet. Specifically, the lawsuit claims that Schaffer caused the rollover wreck, which occurred Thursday, Sept. 21 on I-84 in the Orange County town of …
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Harrison For 2 Weeks Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Harrison For 2 Weeks
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Harrison 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…
Road Closures: Saw Mill River Parkway, Route 119 To Be Affected In Westchester Road Closures: Saw Mill River Parkway, Route 119 To Be Affected In Westchester
Road Closures: Saw Mill River Parkway, Route 119 To Be Affected In Westchester Motorists in Westchester are being advised of a series of road closures that will block traffic on a busy parkway and state route.  The closures will affect both the Saw Mill River Parkway and Route 119 in Elmsford beginning on Wednesday, Sept. 27, and lasting through Friday, Sept. 29, the New York State Department of Transportation announced. The closures will include:  The southbound Saw Mill River Parkway between Exit 23 (Old Saw Mill River Road) and Exit 22 (Interstate 287), which will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night; State Route 119 between Vreeland Avenue and U…
Road Closure: Ramp Between Busy Parkways In Westchester To Be Affected Road Closure: Ramp Between Busy Parkways In Westchester To Be Affected
Road Closure: Ramp Between Busy Parkways In Westchester To Be Affected An overnight road closure is set to block access to a ramp between two parkways in Westchester. The ramp between the eastbound Cross County Parkway to the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway (Exit 9) in Mount Vernon will close between 11 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 25, and 5 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26, according to the New York State Department of Transportation. The closure will facilitate guide rail repairs, officials said. Motorists should follow the posted detour as an alternate route. 
Lane Closures To Slow Traffic On This Westchester Parkway For Several Nights Lane Closures To Slow Traffic On This Westchester Parkway For Several Nights
Lane Closures To Slow Traffic On This Westchester Parkway For Several Nights Traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester will soon be affected by a series of planned overnight lane closures.  Two lanes in both directions of the Cross County Parkway in Eastchester between Exit 8 (State Route 22) and the Hutchinson River Parkway will close nightly between Sunday, Sept. 24, and Thursday, Sept. 28, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The closures will be put into effect from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night.  The lane closures will allow for construction work, officials said. 
Bus Crash: NY Charter Company Has 'Satisfactory' Safety Record, But It's Not Perfect Bus Crash: NY Charter Company Has 'Satisfactory' Safety Record, But It's Not Perfect
Bus Crash: NY Charter Company Has 'Satisfactory' Safety Record, But It's Not Perfect The New York charter bus company involved in a deadly highway crash that killed two educators and left dozens of high school band students hospitalized holds a “satisfactory” safety rating, though records show nearly two dozen maintenance violations in recent years. A check of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) website shows that Regency Charter Buses, based in Suffolk County in Nesconset, was involved in one injury crash in the past two years. Records do not specify who was at fault. The company was given a “satisfactory” safety rating in March 2019, though records …
Road Closure: Route Between Pair Of Parkways In Westchester To Close Road Closure: Route Between Pair Of Parkways In Westchester To Close
Road Closure: Route Between Pair Of Parkways In Westchester To Close Motorists in Westchester are being warned of an upcoming ramp closure that will affect a busy route between two parkways.  The ramp from the eastbound Cross County Parkway to the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway (Exit 5) in Mount Vernon will close on Monday, Sept. 18 through Tuesday, Sept. 19, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The closure will begin at 11 p.m. on Monday and last until 5 a.m. on Tuesday, officials said. Motorists should follow posted detours as an alternate route.  The closure is being put into place to facilitate guide rail repai…
Lane Closures To Affect Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway In Westchester Lane Closures To Affect Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway In Westchester
Lane Closures To Affect Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway In Westchester Motorists who regularly travel on the Taconic State Parkway in Northern Westchester are being warned of upcoming lane closures that will slow down traffic.  Two lanes of the southbound Taconic State Parkway in Yorktown between Exit 17B (Bear Mountain Parkway) and Exit 14 (Baldwin Road) are scheduled to close on Thursday, Aug. 31, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The closures will last between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and will facilitate guide rail repairs, officials said. 
Traffic Alert: Ramp Between I-684, I-287 In Harrison To Close Traffic Alert: Ramp Between I-684, I-287 In Harrison To Close
Traffic Alert: Ramp Between I-684, I-287 In Harrison To Close Those traveling from Interstate 684 to Interstate 287 in Westchester will have to look out for an upcoming ramp closure that will interrupt traffic between the two highways.  The ramp from I-684 southbound to Exit 1 (Interstate 287) in Harrison will close starting at 10 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure will then extend to 5 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 26.  Affected motorists should use the posted detour to Westchester Avenue as an alternate route, officials said.  The closure is to facilitate ramp …
Traffic Alert: Stretch Of Route 119 In Westchester To Close Again Traffic Alert: Stretch Of Route 119 In Westchester To Close Again
Traffic Alert: Stretch Of Route 119 In Westchester To Close Again Motorists in Westchester will again have to look out for a closure on Route 119.  The closure, which will affect Route 119 in Elmsford in both directions between Vreeland Avenue and Undercliff Avenue, will be in effect on both Thursday, Aug. 24, and Friday, Aug. 25, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure will last from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. on both days and will again facilitate bridge rehabilitation work.  The section of roadway was previously closed on Monday, Aug. 21, and Tuesday, Aug. 22.   Earlier Report - Road C…
Road Closure Alert: Route 119 In Westchester To Again Be Affected Road Closure Alert: Route 119 In Westchester To Again Be Affected
Road Closure Alert: Route 119 In Westchester To Again Be Affected A section of Route 119 in Westchester will again be closed to motorists for a short period of time, officials announced.  Route 119 will again close in both directions between Vreeland Avenue and Undercliff Avenue in Elmsford on Tuesday, Aug. 22, according to the New York State Department of Transportation. The closure will last from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m., and will again facilitate bridge rehabilitation work.  The section of roadway was previously closed on Monday, Aug. 21.  Motorists who travel on the section of road at that time should expect delays and follow p…
Road Closure Alert: Route 119 In Westchester To Be Affected Road Closure Alert: Route 119 In Westchester To Be Affected
Road Closure Alert: Route 119 In Westchester To Be Affected Those who drive on Route 119 in Westchester should look out for an upcoming closure that will interrupt traffic on the roadway.  Route 119 in Elmsford will close in both directions between Vreeland Avenue and Undercliff Avenue on Monday, Aug. 21, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure will last from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. and will allow for bridge rehabilitation work.  Motorists should use the posted detour, officials said.