Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend
Fourth Of July Crackdown: Extra DUI Patrols To Monitor NY Roads Over Holiday Weekend Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that extra patrols will be on the lookout for drunk and drugged drivers over the Fourth of July weekend. Starting on Wednesday, July 3 at 6 p.m. and lasting through midnight on Sunday, July 7, New York State Police and local law enforcement agencies will increase patrols on highways across the state. The extra patrols will conduct sobriety checkpoints and target reckless and aggressive driving in an effort to curb impaired drivers and target other traffic infractions, Hochul said. “State Police and local law enforcement agencies will once again be out on New Y…
Rolled Tractor-Trailer Lands On Car, Shuts Down Thruway In Region For Hours Rolled Tractor-Trailer Lands On Car, Shuts Down Thruway In Region For Hours
Rolled Tractor-Trailer Lands On Car, Shuts Down Thruway In Region For Hours One person is hospitalized after a tractor-trailer rolled on the Thruway, striking another vehicle and shutting down the highway for hours during the morning commute. Click here for a new, updated story - Double-Fatal Crash: Man, Woman ID'd As Victims After Tractor-Trailer Rolls Over On NY Thruway The wreck happened just before 8 a.m. Thursday, May 23, on I-87 in Albany. New York State Police said the tractor-trailer collided with a passenger vehicle in the northbound lanes near Exit 23. A photo shared by the agency shows the truck on its right side, blocking most of the roadway and th…
Weeklong Lane Reduction Planned For Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway Weeklong Lane Reduction Planned For Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway
Weeklong Lane Reduction Planned For Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway A major highway in the region will go down to just a single lane for a week, spelling potential delays for commuters. In Columbia County, one southbound lane of the Taconic State Parkway will close in the town of Taghkanic between County Route 10 and Exit 80 beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, April 29. The roadway will remain down to a single lane of traffic through 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3, for needed paving work, according to the Department of Transportation. Drivers were warned to slow down in the area and were reminded that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. You can find the late…
Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews
Give 'Em A Brake: 'Work Zone Awareness Week' Stresses Safer Driving Near NY Road Crews Landmarks across New York will be lit up in orange on Wednesday, April 17, to honor state highway workers and encourage safer driving through their work zones. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that Monday, April 15 through Friday, April 19 is Work Zone Awareness Week, with the national theme of “Work zones are temporary. Actions behind the wheel can last forever.” The campaign is meant to stress the importance of putting down your phone, reducing your speed, and paying better attention while driving, especially in work zones, state transportation officials said. In 2023, there were 214 document…
Traffic Alert: Section Of Dutchess County Roadway To Close For Bridge Replacement Traffic Alert: Section Of Dutchess County Roadway To Close For Bridge Replacement
Traffic Alert: Section Of Dutchess County Roadway To Close For Bridge Replacement A section of a busy Hudson Valley roadway will be closed to replace two bridges. The Dutchess County Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced work to replace two bridges on the Salt Point Turnpike in the Town of Stanford is taking place this week.  The bridges, located over Willow Brook and Wappinger Creek near the intersection of Meadowview Way, will be replaced to ensure the safety and stability of the bridges and roadway for motorists, DPW officials said. During construction, the section of Salt Point Turnpike near the bridges, between Meadowview Way and the Stanford Wildlife…
Traffic Alert: Monthslong I-84 Lane Reductions Begin For Construction Traffic Alert: Monthslong I-84 Lane Reductions Begin For Construction
Traffic Alert: Monthslong I-84 Lane Reductions Begin For Construction Motorists in Orange County should plan for lane reductions on I-84 on weeknights and weekends due to construction. The state Department of Transportation announced the highway will be reduced to one lane in each direction between Exit 32 (Route 747) and Exit 39 (Route 9W) in the town of Newburgh, weeknights beginning Monday, April 1, through Thursday, July 25, between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m., to accommodate construction work, weather permitting. Motorists should anticipate delays and plan for slowdowns and detours. Drivers are urged to drive responsibly in work zones. Fines are doubled for speed…
Traffic Alert: Dutchess County Bridge To Be Replaced, Traffic Slowdowns Expected Traffic Alert: Dutchess County Bridge To Be Replaced, Traffic Slowdowns Expected
Traffic Alert: Dutchess County Bridge To Be Replaced, Traffic Slowdowns Expected Motorists can expect slowdowns as construction begins on replacing a Hudson Valley bridge. The construction in Dutchess County on Ridge Road in the town of Dover to replace the bridge over the Mill River has begun, said the Dutchess County Department of Public Works. The project is expected to be complete, with the road and bridge open to traffic by the end of 2024. The department said the bridge is being replaced to ensure the safety and stability of the bridge and roadway for motorists. Project work will include replacing the structure with a new, wider bridge that will include three-fo…
Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open In Hudson Valley Due To Upcoming Snow Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open In Hudson Valley Due To Upcoming Snow
Roadwork Update: I-87 To Remain Open In Hudson Valley Due To Upcoming Snow This story has been updated. State Thruway Authority officials said planned work this weekend on I-87 on an overpass that was hit nine times last year has been postponed due to a forecast of snow. The New York State Thruway Authority had planned to close all traffic on the northbound lanes of I-87 from exit 17 in Orange County in Newburgh to exit 18 in Ulster County in New Paltz so a portion of the damaged Brookside Road overpass in New Paltz can be safely removed over the northbound lanes. “With several inches of snow expected to fall Saturday, Jan. 5 night into Sunday, Jan. 6, the Thruwa…
New Update: Highway In Region Partially Reopens Following Tractor-Trailer Crash New Update: Highway In Region Partially Reopens Following Tractor-Trailer Crash
New Update: Highway In Region Partially Reopens Following Tractor-Trailer Crash This story has been updated. A major interstate in the region was shut down in both directions following a tractor-trailer crash that left a person seriously injured.  The Schenectady County wreck happened just before 3 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, on I-88 in the town Duanesburg. According to New York State Police, a box truck drove off the roadway near exit 24 and went down a steep ravine. The driver was taken to Albany Medical Center with serious injuries. No other vehicles were involved in the crash and nobody else was injured. Both directions of I-88 were closed for most of the day be…
State's $8.7M Will Cover Repaving Of Area Highways Impacted By Extreme Weather State's $8.7M Will Cover Repaving Of Area Highways Impacted By Extreme Weather
State's $8.7M Will Cover Repaving Of Area Highways Impacted By Extreme Weather Several highways in the region are set to undergo major facelifts thanks to millions of dollars in new state funding. Eight state highways in Albany, Schenectady, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Greene counties will be repaved at a cost of $8.7 million, Gov. Kathy Hochul said. The money is part of a $100 million funding package allocated to repave nearly 568 lane miles of roads across New York that have been impacted by severe weather. “From a devastating blizzard to historic flooding, we are living in a time of record-breaking weather events which have left many roads across New York State in n…
New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY
New Update - 'Check Your Height': Bridge Strikes Target Of New Enforcement Campaign Across NY Know before you go: That’s the message from state leaders overseeing a new campaign aimed at preventing bridge strikes in New York. Earlier report - Bridge Strikes: Police Patrol For Oversized Trucks On New York Parkways To Stop Collisions Now through Saturday, Nov. 11, troopers will patrol known trouble spots at bridges and overpasses across the state as part of the Department of Transportation’s “Check Your Height, Know It’s Right” campaign. The goal is to prevent commercial and oversized vehicles from colliding with overpasses, crashes that often lead to costly repairs and long traff…
Lane Closure: Weekend Traffic On I-684 To Be Affected Lane Closure: Weekend Traffic On I-684 To Be Affected
Lane Closure: Weekend Traffic On I-684 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…
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where
Lane, Ramp Closures To Affect Hutchinson River Parkway In Westchester: Here's Where A series of lane reductions and ramp closures are expected to slow traffic on a parkway in Westchester for several nights.  The lane reductions and closures will affect the Hutchinson River Parkway in Harrison and Scarsdale from Sunday, Sept. 24 through Thursday, Sept. 28  between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. each day. The following closures are scheduled for these nights:  One lane of the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway will close between Exit 12 (Mamaroneck Road) and Exit 14 (North Street); The northbound ramps to Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) and Exit 14 (North Street) will clos…
Road Closure: Crash Shuts Down Part Of Busy Route In Hudson Valley Road Closure: Crash Shuts Down Part Of Busy Route In Hudson Valley
Road Closure: Crash Shuts Down Part Of Busy Route In Hudson Valley A crash has caused part of a busy Hudson Valley roadway to shut down to traffic. Part of Route 52 in Putnam County between Route 6 and Vink Drive in the town of Carmel is currently closed, according to reports. Authorities have not yet released details about the incident and whether there were any serious injuries. This is a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates. 
Traffic Alert: Expect Lane Closures During Route 17K Upgrades In Hudson Valley Traffic Alert: Expect Lane Closures During Route 17K Upgrades In Hudson Valley
Traffic Alert: Expect Lane Closures During Route 17K Upgrades In Hudson Valley Commuters can expect lane closures and reductions along Route 17K in the Hudson Valley during a culvert replacement. The closures begin in Orange County in the town of Montgomery on Monday, Sept. 18 at 7 a.m., said the New York State Department of Transportation. The detours and closures will run between Route 747 and Browns Road and will include closures in both directions and shift to the eastbound lanes, DOT officials said. Other closure dates include:  Tuesday, Oct. 10, Route 17K will be closed between Route 747 and Browns Road. Driver should use Route 747, I-84, and Route 208 …
Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend
Lane Closures Suspended Across NY For Holiday Weekend Gov. Kathy Hochul, in anticipation of the upcoming holiday weekend, announced the suspension of all construction-related lane closures across the state. From 6 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 1 to 6 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 6, all temporary lane closures for road and bridge construction projects across New York State will be suspended, the governor announced on Friday, Sept. 1. The decision is meant to ease travel congestion over Labor Day Weekend, Hochul said. “From our scenic trails to our world-class state parks, New York is home to some of the best places to celebrate Labor Day weekend,” she sa…
Lane Closures To Affect Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway Lane Closures To Affect Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway
Lane Closures To Affect Stretch Of Taconic State Parkway 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. 
Lane Closures: I-684 Stretch To Be Affected Lane Closures: I-684 Stretch To Be Affected
Lane Closures: I-684 Stretch To Be Affected Motorists in Northern Westchester are being warned of lane closures that will affect traffic on Interstate 684.  Two lanes of I-684 southbound will close between Exit 8 (Hardscrabble Road) and Exit 7 (Route 116) in North Salem on Saturday, Aug. 19, the New York State Department of Transportation announced.  The closures will last between 7 a.m. and 12 p.m., officials said.  The interruption to traffic is meant to facilitate bridge deck repairs. 
Ramp Closures Scheduled On Taconic State Parkway, I-84 in Lagrangeville, East Fishkill Ramp Closures Scheduled On Taconic State Parkway, I-84 in Lagrangeville, East Fishkill
Ramp Closures Scheduled On Taconic State Parkway, I-84 in Lagrangeville, East Fishkill A handful of ramps on Taconic State Parkway and Interstate 84 will be closed for nearly a month, according to transportation officials. Starting Sunday, July 9, and lasting until Thursday, Aug. 3, the following ramps will be closed on I-84 Sundays through Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation: East and westbound ramps to Exit 52 (Taconic State Parkway) in East Fishkill The following Taconic State Parkway ramps will be closed during the same timeframe: North and southbound ramps to Exit 37 (Interstate 84) in East Fishkill North…
Ramp Closures: I-84, Taconic State Parkway To Be Affected In East Fishkill, Lagrangeville Ramp Closures: I-84, Taconic State Parkway To Be Affected In East Fishkill, Lagrangeville
Ramp Closures: I-84, Taconic State Parkway To Be Affected In East Fishkill, Lagrangeville A series of ramp closures along Interstate 84 and the Taconic State Parkway will affect traffic for two nights in the Hudson Valley.  The closures, which will occur on both Wednesday, July 5, and Thursday, July 6 between 7 p.m, and 5 a.m., will affect the following ramps in Dutchess County:  The eastbound and westbound ramps from Exit 52 on I-84 to the Taconic State Parkway in East Fishkill; The northbound and southbound ramps between Exit 37 on the Taconic State Parkway to Interstate 84 in East Fishkill; The northbound and southbound ramps between Exit 47 on the Taconic State Pa…
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 Alert: I-84 Construction Work To Cause Detours In East Fishkill, Lagraneville Ramp Closure Alert: I-84 Construction Work To Cause Detours In East Fishkill, Lagraneville
Ramp Closure Alert: I-84 Construction Work To Cause Detours In East Fishkill, Lagraneville Construction work on I-84 will close multiple ramps in Dutchess County.  Commuters can expect detours on I-84 and Taconic State Parkway from Sunday, June 25, through Thursday, June 29, while construction teams complete paving work, according to the state Department of Transportation. The following ramps along I-84 and the Taconic State Parkway will be closed during the above dates, between 7 p.m. and 5 a.m.:  Interstate 84 eastbound and westbound ramps to Exit 52 (Taconic State Parkway) in the Town of East Fishkill  Taconic State Parkway northbound and s…
Lanes Reopen After Crash On I-84 Stretch In Danbury Lanes Reopen After Crash On I-84 Stretch In Danbury
Lanes Reopen After Crash On I-84 Stretch In Danbury This story has been updated. All lanes have reopened after a serious crash caused lengthy delays on a stretch of I-84 in Fairfield County. The crash happened at around 8:40 a.m. Monday, June 20, on the westbound side in Danbury, at Exit 8.
New Lane Closures: Here's When I-684 Stretch Will Be Affected New Lane Closures: Here's When I-684 Stretch Will Be Affected
New Lane Closures: Here's When I-684 Stretch Will Be Affected A busy highway in Northern Westchester will soon be hit by more lane closures that commuters will have to navigate around.  The single- and double-lane closures will affect Interstate 684 in both directions in the town of Bedford between Exit 4 (Route 172) and Exit 9 (Hardscrabble Road), according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closures will last between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. from Monday, June 12 to Friday, June 16, and will facilitate roadway work.  A prior round of lane closures on I-684 in Bedford between Exit 4 (Route 172) and Exit 6 (Route 35) beg…
Lane Closures: I-684 To Be Affected In Multiple Towns Lane Closures: I-684 To Be Affected In Multiple Towns
Lane Closures: I-684 To Be Affected In Multiple Towns 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…
Months-Long Lane Closure Scheduled On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley Months-Long Lane Closure Scheduled On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley
Months-Long Lane Closure Scheduled On Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley Officials have announced a new planned closure on the Hutchinson River Parkway in Westchester. One southbound lane will be closed on the parkway between Exit 14 (Route 127 in Harrison) and Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue in Scarsdale) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning Tuesday, May 30, and ending Friday, Sept. 1, according to the Department of Transportation. The monthslong closure is to facilitate construction work and will happen weather permitting, transportation officials said. Authorities urged drivers to drive responsibly and slow down, as fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone.&…
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…
Lane Closure: Taconic State Parkway To Be Affected Lane Closure: Taconic State Parkway To Be Affected
Lane Closure: Taconic State Parkway 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. 
Crash Involving Overturned Truck Shuts Down Stretch Of Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley Crash Involving Overturned Truck Shuts Down Stretch Of Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley
Crash Involving Overturned Truck Shuts Down Stretch Of Busy Roadway In Hudson Valley A crash involving an overturned truck has shut down a stretch of a busy roadway in the region. The crash happened in Northern Westchester during the height of the morning commute on Friday, May 12 on eastbound Route 35 in Somers between Wood Street and Cobbling Rock Road at around 7:40 a.m. The closure continues as of 8:45 a.m. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Update: Biden's Visit To Cause Traffic, Road Closures In Hudson Valley Update: Biden's Visit To Cause Traffic, Road Closures In Hudson Valley
Update: Biden's Visit To Cause Traffic, Road Closures In Hudson Valley Commuters traveling in Northern Westchester are being warned of a number of traffic delays and road closures that will be caused by President Joe Biden's upcoming visit to the area.  Biden is set to speak at SUNY Westchester Community College in Valhalla on Wednesday, May 10 at 1 p.m. to give remarks regarding increasing the country's debt ceiling to avoid a government default.  Earlier Report - President Biden To Visit Valhalla: Here's Where He's Going According to Mount Pleasant Police, his visit will cause increased traffic and temporary road closures on the fol…
Traffic Alert: Month-Long Lane Closure To Affect Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley Traffic Alert: Month-Long Lane Closure To Affect Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley
Traffic Alert: Month-Long Lane Closure To Affect Busy Parkway In Hudson Valley Commuters are being warned that a month-long lane closure will soon affect traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester.  Beginning on Monday, April 24, one lane of the Hutchinson River Parkway southbound between Exit 14 (State Route 127) in Harrison and Exit 13 (Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale will close, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.  The closure is scheduled for weekdays beginning on Monday, April 24, and lasting until Thursday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., officials said.  The closure is to allow for construction work.