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Update: Paving Project To Begin On Route 9 In Dobbs Ferry, Last Several Weeks Update: Paving Project To Begin On Route 9 In Dobbs Ferry, Last Several Weeks
Update: Paving Project To Begin On Route 9 In Dobbs Ferry, 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…
$20M To Go Toward Improving Deteriorating Westchester Roadway $20M To Go Toward Improving Deteriorating Westchester Roadway
$20M To Go Toward Improving Deteriorating Westchester Roadway State officials have announced that tens of millions of dollars are set to fund much-needed improvements on a well-traveled but neglected thoroughfare in Northern Westchester. In an announcement on Wednesday, May 8, New York State Sen. Pete Harckham and Assemblymember Dana Levenberg revealed that $20 million in funds would go toward improving conditions on a stretch of the Briarcliff Manor – Peekskill Parkway (Route 9A). The funding, set aside by the New York State Department of Transportation, will cover the segment of Route 9A between the Taconic State Parkway and Pleasantville …
New Update: Biden's Irvington Visit To Impact Traffic, Cause Closures New Update: Biden's Irvington Visit To Impact Traffic, Cause Closures
Biden's Irvington Visit To Impact Traffic, Cause Closures Before President Joe Biden's visit to Westchester, authorities are warning motorists of expected impacts to rush hour traffic. New, updated report - Biden Visit: These Westchester School Districts Announce Early Dismissals Biden will be in the county on Thursday, April 25, when he is scheduled to appear at a fundraising event in the village of Irvington-on-Hudson hosted by actors Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones.  Earlier Report - President Biden To Visit Irvington: Here's When According to an announcement from the Irvington Police Department on Tuesday, April …
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.…
Solar Eclipse: Heavy Traffic Likely In Parts Of State As Tourists Pour Into NY, Hochul Warns Solar Eclipse: Heavy Traffic Likely In Parts Of State As Tourists Pour Into NY, Hochul Warns
Solar Eclipse: Heavy Traffic Likely In Parts Of State As Tourists Pour Into NY, Hochul Warns As the date of the upcoming historic solar eclipse draws closer, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is reminding residents to take the necessary safety precautions and prepare for high-volume traffic as an influx of travelers arrives in the state to get a good view.  In an announcement made on Monday, March 25, two weeks before the historic eclipse on Monday, April 8, Hochul said the state is in the process of preparing for the event to ensure residents and tourists have a "safe and memorable" viewing experience, mainly in the western part of the state where the event is expected to be the most…
Update: Small Plane Crash Lands On NY Highway; Troopers Seeking Witness Video Update: Small Plane Crash Lands On NY Highway; Troopers Seeking Witness Video
Update: Small Plane Crash Lands On NY Highway; Troopers Seeking Witness Video This story has been updated. A small plane was forced to make a crash landing on a Long Island highway. Emergency crews were called at around 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, after the single-engine Cherokee Archer landed on the eastbound right shoulder of the Southern State Parkway near exit 33 in Babylon. Two people who were onboard the aircraft were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to New York State Police. No vehicles were involved and there were no other reports of injuries, though additional medics were called to the scene after a man who witnessed the…
Crash Causes Injuries, Heavy Traffic On Taconic Parkway Crash Causes Injuries, Heavy Traffic On Taconic Parkway
Crash Causes Injuries, Heavy Traffic On Taconic Parkway A crash resulted in injuries and a heavy traffic jam on a busy parkway in the Hudson Valley. The incident happened on the Putnam and Dutchess County line on Monday, Jan. 8 just before 5:30 p.m., when the Kent Fire Department received a report of three cars becoming involved in a crash on the northbound Taconic State Parkway.    Arriving first responders found one vehicle in the left lane with damage to its front end. The driver of this car was evaluated but refused medical transport, firefighters said. The vehicle was later removed by a towing company.  In the aftermath of …
Update: 'Unauthorized' Stuck Tractor-Trailer Blocks Lanes On Taconic In Westchester Update: 'Unauthorized' Stuck Tractor-Trailer Blocks Lanes On Taconic In Westchester
Update: 'Unauthorized' Stuck Tractor-Trailer Blocks Lanes On Taconic In Westchester This story has been updated. An unauthorized tractor-trailer became stuck in the median on a stretch of the Taconic State Parkway, blocking lanes, and causing hours-long gridlock. The incident began to unfold in Westchester County around 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 12, in New Castle at mile marker 10. As a result of the incident, all southbound lanes of the parkway at the scene were closed to traffic. Vehicles that were on the parkway at the time began slowly passing the truck on the shoulder, New York State Police said. Details about how the tractor-trailer entered the parkway, and then…
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…
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…
Parkway Exit Reopens In Westchester After Year-Long Project Parkway Exit Reopens In Westchester After Year-Long Project
Parkway Exit Reopens In Westchester After Year-Long Project A long-term project that caused lane and exit closures on a busy parkway in Westchester has finally been completed. The Leewood Drive exit on the Bronx River Parkway in Eastchester has fully reopened to traffic following a bridge rehabilitation project that began in July 2022, Westchester County Legislator James Nolan announced on Wednesday, Sept. 20.  During the duration of the project, the southbound Bronx River Parkway left turn exit to Leewood Drive had been closed, as well as the left turn entrance to the southbound parkway from Leewood Drive.  The project had originally bee…
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. 
Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend
Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend In anticipation of the upcoming July 4th holiday, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced the suspension of construction-related lane closures throughout the state. From 6 a.m. on Saturday, July 1 to 6 a.m. on Wednesday, July 5, temporary lane closures for road and bridge construction projects across New York State, the governor announced on Thursday, June 29. The decision will ease congestion for those traveling for the Fourth of July weekend, Hochul said. “We want to ensure people get to their destinations with minimal delays," she said in a statement. "I encourage everyone traveling this holida…
Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-87, Cross County Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-87, Cross County Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected
Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-87, Cross County Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected An upcoming ramp closure will soon affect traffic between a busy highway and parkway for commuters in Westchester.  The closure will affect the ramp between the westbound Cross County Parkway and Exit 4S (Interstate 87 southbound) in Yonkers beginning on Monday, June 26, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure, which will affect the ramp on weeknights between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., will last until Thursday, June 29.  The closure is to allow for paving activities. Motorists should use the posted detour as an alternate route, officials said.&nbs…
Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-87, Saw Mill River Parkway In Elmsford To Be Affected Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-87, Saw Mill River Parkway In Elmsford To Be Affected
Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-87, Saw Mill River Parkway In Elmsford To Be Affected Commuters in Westchester are being warned of an upcoming ramp closure that will affect traffic between a busy interstate highway and a parkway in the county.  The ramp from Interstate 87 to Exit 8A that connects the highway to the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway in Elmsford will close on Friday, June 23 beginning at 5 p.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The ramp will continue to be closed until Friday, June 30 at 11 p.m., officials said. The closure is to facilitate ramp maintenance. Commuters should use the posted detour to State Route 119 as a…
Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-287, Saw Mill River Parkway To Be Impacted In Elmsford Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-287, Saw Mill River Parkway To Be Impacted In Elmsford
Ramp Closure: Traffic Between I-287, Saw Mill River Parkway To Be Impacted In Elmsford Traffic between Interstate 287 and a busy parkway in Westchester will soon be impacted by an upcoming ramp closure that will last more than a week.  The ramp between I-287 East and the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway in Elmsford is set to close between Thursday, June 15 at 5 a.m. and Friday, June 23 at 5 p.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure is to facilitate ramp maintenance, officials said.  Commuters are asked to use the posted detour to State Route 119 as an alternate route. 
Rollover Crash: Person Hospitalized, Main Road Closed In Westchester Rollover Crash: Person Hospitalized, Main Road Closed In Westchester
Rollover Crash: Person Hospitalized, Main Road Closed In Westchester A vehicle rollover in Northern Westchester left one person hospitalized and caused a main road to be briefly closed to traffic.  The crash happened on Saturday, May 27 around 3 p.m., when first responders in Somers were sent to Route 139 between Plumbrook Road and Van Rensselaer Road for a reported vehicle rollover, according to the Somers Volunteer Fire Department. Once they arrived at the scene of the crash, EMS crews found all of the car's occupants outside of the vehicle and transported one to an area hospital for treatment.  The road between Plumbrook Road and Van …
Emergency Work: Ramp Between Saw Mill River Parkway, I-87 In Greenburgh Reopens Emergency Work: Ramp Between Saw Mill River Parkway, I-87 In Greenburgh Reopens
Emergency Work: Ramp Between Saw Mill River Parkway, I-87 In Greenburgh Reopens A busy ramp carrying traffic between a parkway and a highway in Westchester has reopened after being closed for emergency work.  The ramp from the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway (Exit 20) to northbound Interstate 87 in Greenburgh has reopened after being shut down on Monday afternoon, May 22, the New York State Thruway Authority announced on Wednesday morning, May 24.  The ramp had been shut down for emergency maintenance work, according to Westchester County Police. The closure contributed to heavy traffic on the northbound Saw Mill River Parkway, police said.
Traffic Alert: Ramp Between Parkways In Westchester To Close Traffic Alert: Ramp Between Parkways In Westchester To Close
Traffic Alert: Ramp Between Parkways In Westchester To Close Traffic between two busy parkways in Westchester will soon be interrupted by an upcoming ramp closure.  The ramp between the westbound Cross County Parkway to Exit 6 (Bronx River Parkway northbound) in Yonkers is scheduled to close between Monday, May 22 at 11 p.m. to Tuesday, May 23 at 5 a.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure is to allow for maintenance activities.  A posted detour will be available for motorists during the closure. 
Lane Closure: Taconic State Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected Lane Closure: Taconic State Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected
Lane Closure: Taconic State Parkway In Westchester To Be Affected An upcoming lane closure will soon slow down traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester, officials said.  One lane on the southbound Taconic State Parkway in Mount Pleasant between Lakeview Avenue and Cleveland Street is scheduled to close on Monday, May 15 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure is to allow for bridge work, weather permitting. 
Massive Brush Fire: Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours Massive Brush Fire: Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours
Massive Brush Fire: Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley To Remain Closed At Least 24 Hours A busy roadway in the region will be closed for at least 24 more hours after a massive brush fire that drew responders from departments in four counties. In Rockland County, a stretch of Route 9W in Clarkstown will be closed until at least Sunday afternoon, April 16 "due to trees still falling and some rocks," the Clarkstown Police Department said late Saturday morning, April 15.  It is closed at the Route 304 interchange in Congers and on the Haverstraw side at Route 9W by the rock cut. Just after 2 p.m. on Friday, April 14, responders rushed to Old Haverstraw Road in Congers fo…
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. 
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. 
Fuel Spill With Side Of Fries - 42,000 Pounds Of Them: Truck Hits Hutchinson Parkway Overpass Fuel Spill With Side Of Fries - 42,000 Pounds Of Them: Truck Hits Hutchinson Parkway Overpass
Fuel Spill With Side Of Fries - 42,000 Pounds Of Them: Truck Hits Hutchinson Parkway Overpass This story has been updated. A truck carrying 42,000 pounds of frozen french fries struck an overpass on a Westchester County parkway, causing a fuel spill and a closure of the roadway's lanes in one direction.   The incident happened on Wednesday morning, Feb. 1 around 6:50 a.m., when a tractor-trailer traveling south on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Scarsdale hit the Mamaroneck Road bridge, Westchester County Police Public Information Officer Kieran O'Leary said.  As a result of the crash, 75 gallons of diesel fuel spilled from the trailer's refrigeration unit onto the parkway and int…
Warmup, Widespread Rain New Year's Eve Will Lead To Areas Of Fog, Low Visibility: Here's Latest Warmup, Widespread Rain New Year's Eve Will Lead To Areas Of Fog, Low Visibility: Here's Latest
Warmup, Widespread Rain New Year's Eve Will Lead To Areas Of Fog, Low Visibility: Here's Latest A warm-up in temperatures accompanied by a storm system bringing widespread rain will cause slippery, soggy conditions with low visibility at times on New Year's Eve. The fast-moving rainmaker will arrive in the afternoon on New Year's Eve day on Saturday, Dec. 31, as a frontal system will trigger the system, the National Weather Service said. (See the first image above.) Wet roads and low visibility can pose some problems for motorists and airlines on Saturday as the storm's reach will extend up and down the East Coast, according to AccuWeather.com. (Click on the second image above.) Sno…
Stretch Of Busy Road Reopens After Several Weeks In Westchester County Stretch Of Busy Road Reopens After Several Weeks In Westchester County
Stretch Of Busy Road Reopens After Several Weeks In Westchester County A part of a busy Northern Westchester road that had been closed to all traffic for almost two months has reopened, police said.  Earlier Report - Road Closure Scheduled For Stretch Of Route 118 In Northern Westchester The stretch of Route 118 in Yorktown between Birdsall Drive and Hanover Street has fully reopened to traffic, according to an alert by Yorktown Police on Friday, Dec. 9. The road had been closed since Monday, Oct. 17, and had originally been expected to open in November. However, the closure was later extended to December, according to police.  The closur…
Two Lanes Of Busy Westchester Road To Close For 6 Days Two Lanes Of Busy Westchester Road To Close For 6 Days
Two Lanes Of Busy Westchester Road To Close For 6 Days Motorists are being warned that two lanes of a busy road in Westchester County will soon close.  Beginning on Tuesday, Nov. 1, two lanes of Westchester Avenue westbound in Port Chester between U.S. Route 1 (North Main Street) and Abendroth Avenue will close between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. through Sunday, Nov. 6, the New York Department of Transportation announced.  The closure is to allow for the movement of equipment, officials said. 
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…
Lane Closures Expected On Taconic State Parkway In Westchester County Lane Closures Expected On Taconic State Parkway In Westchester County
Lane Closures Expected On Taconic State Parkway In Westchester County The New York State Department of Transportation is alerting motorists about upcoming lane closures on a stretch of the Taconic State Parkway. Single- and double-lane closures are set for the northbound and southbound parkway in Northern Westchester between Exit 16 (Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park) and Exit 20 (US Highway 6) in Yorktown. The closures will take place between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Friday, May 6, and Monday, May 9, to facilitate maintenance activities, the Department of Transportation said on Thursday, May 5.
Storm Ida: NY Thruway Reopens Storm Ida: NY Thruway Reopens
Storm Ida: NY Thruway Reopens The New York State Thruway has reopened after immense flooding from Storm Ida closed down the busy roadway for hours through the Hudson Valley. As of 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, the Thruway Authority announced that all lanes are now open on I-87 south between exit 14 and exit 12.  Two lanes are open northbound - the right lane remains closed at exit 12 due to flooding.  Delays exist from ponding water and traffic. The roadway had been closed for hours in Rockland and Westchester County due to heavy flooding. State Police say motorists should use caution.