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Long Island Expressway Closures Scheduled: Here's When, Where Long Island Expressway Closures Scheduled: Here's When, Where
Long Island Expressway Closures Scheduled: Here's When, Where Transportation officials have announced a new set of closures affecting the Long Island Expressway. Starting Monday, May 20, and lasting through Thursday, May 23, the eastbound Long Island Expressway will be closed in the following parts of Oyster Bay and Hempstead: On Monday, May 20, Exit 34 (New Hyde Park Road) and Exit 36 (Searingtown Road) will be closed; On Tuesday, May 21, Exit 37 (Willis Avenue) and Exit 39 (Glen Cove Road) will be closed; and On Wednesday, May 22, and Thursday, May 23, Exit 39 (State Route 106) and Exit 41 (State Route 107) will be closed. The closures will last…
Road Robbery: Group Rear Ends, Pulls Gun On Victim On Long Island, Police Say Road Robbery: Group Rear Ends, Pulls Gun On Victim On Long Island, Police Say
Road Robbery: Group Rear Ends, Pulls Gun On Victim On Long Island, Police Say Police are searching for a group of people involved in a Long Island Expressway roadside robbery. It happened on Monday, May 6 in North Hills, according to Nassau County Police. At approximately 12:20 a.m. that day, a 23-year-old man was driving his white 2023 BMW four-door sedan eastbound on the Long Island Expressway. Near Exit 36, he was rear-ended by a black BMW. Both cars pulled over, and police said at least four people got out of the black BMW. One of the people pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded his keys. The 23-year-old complied and the robbers fled in both the or…
Full Closures Of Long Island Expressway Planned In Huntington Full Closures Of Long Island Expressway Planned In Huntington
Long Island Expressway Full Closures Planned In Huntington Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers in the coming days. Between Monday, May 6, and Friday, May 10, full overnight closures will impact the eastbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway in Huntington between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. Drivers are asked to plan for the following eastbound closures: On Monday, May 6, and Tuesday, May 7, at Exit 49 (State Route 110) On Wednesday, May 8, and Thursday, May 9, between Exit 49 and Exit 50 (Bagatelle Road) On Friday, May 10, between Exit 50 and Exit 51 (State Route 231) The closures will allow crews to facilitate a bridge cleanin…
Garbage Truck Driver Charged In Chain Reaction Hauppauge Crash Killing 24-Year-Old Garbage Truck Driver Charged In Chain Reaction Hauppauge Crash Killing 24-Year-Old
Truck Driver Charged In Hauppauge Crash Killing Joseph Kelly A sanitation truck driver is facing homicide charges after allegedly causing a chain reaction crash on Long Island that killed a 24-year-old man. Jaswinder Singh, age 52, of Bellerose, was arraigned on criminally negligent homicide and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Friday, May 3, in the death of Joseph Kelly. According to prosecutors, Singh was driving a garbage truck from Brooklyn to a business in Suffolk County on the morning of July 3, 2023, when he got off the Long Island Expressway at Exit 57 in Hauppauge. He allegedly continued driving at a high rate of speed despite app…
Full Closures Of Long Island Expressway Scheduled In Huntington, Islip Full Closures Of Long Island Expressway Scheduled In Huntington, Islip
Long Island Expressway Closures Planned In Huntington, Islip Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers in the coming days. Between Monday, April 29 and Friday, May 3 overnight lane closures will impact both directions of the Long Island Expressway in Huntington and Islip at different times. On Monday, the eastbound lanes will shut down between Exit 56 and Exit 57 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Tuesday, April 30. Westbound traffic will be closed Tuesday night between Exit 50 and Exit 51. Between Wednesday, May 1 and Friday, May 3, all westbound lanes will close between Exit 49 and Exit 50. The closures will allow crews to facilitate a b…
Gilgo Beach Murders: Police Searching Wooded Area In Manorville For New Evidence, Report Says Gilgo Beach Murders: Police Searching Wooded Area In Manorville For New Evidence, Report Says
Police Searching Manorville For Gilgo Beach Murder Evidence Multiple police agencies are searching a wooded area on Long Island looking for new evidence in the Gilgo Beach serial murders case, WNBC reports. Investigators are focused on a “large, wooded area” in Manorville, near Wading River Road north of the Long Island Expressway, a New York State Police official told the outlet. At least one K9 unit was on scene. A spokesperson for the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office would not confirm that the search is specifically related to the Gilgo Beach killings, but told Daily Voice that Suffolk County Police, NYPD, and New York State Police are a…
Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Islip Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Islip
Full Closures Panned For Long Island Expressway In Islip Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers in the coming days. Between Wednesday, April 24, and Friday, April 26, overnight lane closures will impact both directions of the Long Island Expressway in Islip at different times. On Wednesday, April 24, the westbound lanes will shut down between Exit 57 and Exit 56 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. Thursday, April 25. Westbound traffic will again be closed Thursday night between Exit 55 and Exit 53. On Friday, all eastbound lanes will close between Exit 53 and Exit 57 from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. The closures will allow crews to facilitate …
Construction Alert - Northern State Parkway Stretch To Close: Here's When, Where Construction Alert - Northern State Parkway Stretch To Close: Here's When, Where
Construction Alert - Northern State Parkway Stretch To Close: Here's When, Where Transportation officials announced a new set of closures on the Northern State Parkway on Long Island that will last for weeks. Beginning on Monday, April 15, and lasting for around seven weeks, the eastbound Northern State Parkway will be closed between the Meadowbrook State Parkway and the Wantagh State Parkway in Westbury, according to the New York State Department of Transportation. The closures will occur overnight, with one eastbound lane closing at 9 p.m. and the rest of the eastbound lanes closing at 10 p.m. NYSDOT said lanes will open back up at 5 a.m. During the planned closur…
Full Closures Scheduled For Stretch Of Sagtikos State Parkway Full Closures Scheduled For Stretch Of Sagtikos State Parkway
Full Closures Scheduled For Stretch Of Sagtikos State Parkway Scheduled closures on a Long Island highway could spell delays in the coming days. Both directions of the Sagtikos State Parkway are scheduled to close in the Town of Islip, between the Long Island Expressway and Crooked Hill Road, beginning at 10 p.m. Monday, April 1. The roadway will shut down nightly until 5 a.m. for approximately four weeks to facilitate a project improving connectivity to Crooked Hill Road from the Long Island Expressway, the Department of Transportation said. Traffic will follow a signed detour during the closures. Transportation officials warned of possible delays…
Drunk Driver Who Killed Boy In High-Speed LIE Crash In Farmingdale Admits To Manslaughter Drunk Driver Who Killed Boy In High-Speed LIE Crash In Farmingdale Admits To Manslaughter
Drunk Driver Who Killed Boy In High-Speed LIE Crash In Farmingdale Admits To Manslaughter A drunk driver has confessed to causing a high-speed crash on the Long Island Expressway that killed a 9-year-old boy. Travis Dickson, age 32, of Brooklyn, pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter and related charges in Suffolk County Court on Friday, Feb. 9. Prosecutors said Dickson was impaired by alcohol and marijuana when he got behind the wheel of a BMW sedan in the early hours of Monday, Aug. 22, 2022. Earlier Report: Man Indicted On Manslaughter, DWI Charges In Farmingville Crash That Killed 9-Year-Old At around 1:50 a.m., he was speeding westbound on the Long Island Express…
Lane Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Lane Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven
Lane Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers later this week. The eastbound right and center lanes of the Long Island Expressway are scheduled to close between exit 61 and Exit 62 in Brookhaven overnight Thursday night, Feb. 8. Lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8 to 5 a.m. Friday, Feb. 9 while crews conduct bridge maintenance, according to the Department of Transportation.  The ramp for exit 62 will also be closed during that time.  The left and HOV lanes, along with the South Service Road, will remain open. Transportation officials warned of pos…
Long Island Expressway Stretch Reopens After Crash Long Island Expressway Stretch Reopens After Crash
Long Island Expressway Stretch Reopens After Crash This story has been updated. A stretch of the Long Island Expressway has reopened after a serious crash on Sunday afternoon, Jan. 14. The crash happened in Syosset around 2 p.m., closing all lanes westbound at Exit 41. The lanes reopened at around 4 p.m. Details on the crash have not yet been released. This continues to be a developing story. Check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Swerving Long Island Expressway Motorist Accused Of Going 105 MPH Charged With DWI Swerving Long Island Expressway Motorist Accused Of Going 105 MPH Charged With DWI
Swerving Long Island Expressway Motorist Accused Of Going 105 MPH Charged With DWI A motorist accused of riding at nearly twice the speed limit on the Long Island Expressway was allegedly driving while intoxicated. On Friday, Dec. 22, Suffolk County Sheriff's Office deputies working the DWI Enforcement Team observed Oscar Flores-Fuentes, age 28, swerving over the roadway lines near Exit 57 in Islandia while traveling at approximately 105 MPH in a 55-mile-per-hour zone.  He demonstrated clues while performing standardized field sobriety tests indicating he was intoxicated, the Suffolk County Sheriff's Office added.  Flores-Fuentes was arrested and transported to…
LIE Christmas Crash: Mastic Beach Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With Child Onboard In Yaphank LIE Christmas Crash: Mastic Beach Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With Child Onboard In Yaphank
LIE Christmas Crash: Mastic Beach Man Accused Of Driving Drunk With Child Onboard In Yaphank A local man has been accused of driving drunk with a young child on board after a minivan crashed on the Long Island Expressway on Christmas Day. The incident happened around 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 25 on the eastbound side near Exit 66 in Yaphank when a 2019 Toyota Sienna crashed into the center median, Suffolk County Police said. It was determined that the driver of the Toyota, Daniel Kissoon, age 34, of Mastic Beach, was intoxicated, Suffolk County Police said. Kissoon’s 5-year-old son was a passenger in the vehicle, according to police. The child wa…
Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington
Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers in the coming days. Both directions of the Long Island Expressway are slated to close nightly at exit 48 in Huntington beginning Wednesday, Dec. 13 and lasting until Friday, Dec. 22. Each night, I-495 will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. while crews facilitate an ongoing bridge deck renewal project, according to the Department of Transportation. During the closure, drivers will be detoured onto the Service Road. Transportation officials warned of possible delays and reminded drivers that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zo…
Drunk, Wrong-Way Driver On LIE Finally Stopped In Holbrook By Spike Strips, Police Say Drunk, Wrong-Way Driver On LIE Finally Stopped In Holbrook By Spike Strips, Police Say
Drunk, Wrong-Way Driver On LIE Finally Stopped In Holbrook By Spike Strips, Police Say A box truck driver is facing DWI charges after allegedly going the wrong way on the Long Island Expressway while intoxicated. The incident happened at around 10 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5 on I-495 in Holbrook. Suffolk County Police said another driver called 911 saying a box truck was swerving across the roadway as it drove eastbound in the westbound lanes near Exit 52. The truck continued going the wrong way, passing four exits, before cutting across the center median near Exit 52, where it crossed back into the eastbound lanes. A Highway Patrol officer followed the truck as it swerved back an…
Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven
Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Continued highway closures could spell delays for Long Island drivers this week. Both directions of the Long Island Expressway are once again scheduled to close nightly at exit 63 in Brookhaven beginning Monday, Dec. 4. I-495 will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. while crews facilitate a bridge deck renewal project, according to the Department of Transportation. During the closure, drivers will be detoured onto the Service Road. Transportation officials warned of possible delays and reminded drivers that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. You can find the latest travel informati…
Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven
Full Closures Scheduled For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven A scheduled highway closure could spell delays for Long Island drivers this week.  Both directions of the Long Island Expressway are scheduled to close nightly at exit 63 in Brookhaven beginning Monday, Nov. 27. I-495 will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. while crews facilitate a bridge deck renewal project, according to the Department of Transportation. During the closure, drivers will be detoured onto the Service Road. Transportation officials warned of possible delays and reminded drivers that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. You can find the latest travel information b…
Automated Speeding Ticket Radar Program Takes Effect On Long Island, Elsewhere In NY Automated Speeding Ticket Radar Program Takes Effect On Long Island, Elsewhere In NY
Automated Speeding Ticket Radar Program Takes Effect On Long Island, Elsewhere In NY A brand-new law that has just launched means motorists on some of New York's busiest roadways may find themselves on the receiving end of automated speeding tickets. The five-year program which has been rolled this year is a joint effort by State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) and Thruway Authority (NYSTA). to enhance the state’s ongoing efforts to slow motorists down in work zones. The so-called Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) program is the result of legislation signed into law by Gov, Kathy Hochul in September 2021.  On Monday, Nov 20, work-zone speed units wer…
Full Closure Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington Full Closure Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington
Full Closure Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington A scheduled highway closure could spell delays for Long Island drivers. The westbound lanes of the Long Island Expressway will close overnight at Exit 49N in Huntington on Friday, Nov. 3. I-495 westbound will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. while crews facilitate a bridge deck renewal project at the Round Swamp Road bridge, according to the Department of Transportation. During the closure, drivers will be detoured onto the North Service Road. Transportation officials warned of possible delays and reminded drivers that fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. You can find the latest tr…
New Closure Underway On Separate Stretch Of Northern State Parkway: Here's When New Closure Underway On Separate Stretch Of Northern State Parkway: Here's When
New Closure Underway On Separate Stretch Of Northern State Parkway: Here's When A new five-week project that will close parts of the Northern State Parkway is underway on Long Island. Lasting approximately five weeks, all lanes of the westbound Northern State Parkway between Exits 33 (Wantagh State Parkway) and 31A (Meadowbrook State Parkway) will be closed in Westbury, according to the New York State Department of Transportation. Click here for info on a separate closure on the Northern State in Huntington From 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. one lane will be closed; then starting at 10 p.m. and lasting until 5 a.m., all lanes will be closed. The project began on Monday, Oct. …
Fatal LI Expressway Crash: 45-Year-Old Driver From Riverhead ID'd As Victim In Holtsville Fatal LI Expressway Crash: 45-Year-Old Driver From Riverhead ID'd As Victim In Holtsville
Fatal LI Expressway Crash: 45-Year-Old Driver From Riverhead ID'd As Victim In Holtsville Police are investigating a deadly highway crash on Long Island that killed a 45-year-old man. The incident happened at around 2:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23, on the Long Island Expressway in Holtsville, according to Suffolk County Police. An investigation found that Matthew Pawlak, of Riverhead, was driving a Jeep eastbound on I-495 when he lost control between exits 62 and 63, crashing head-on into the center median. Pawlak was pronounced dead at the scene by the Suffolk County Medical Examiner’s Office, police said. No other vehicles were involved in the crash and nobody else was injured. S…
Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington
Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Huntington Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers in the coming days. Both directions of the Long Island Expressway are scheduled to close nightly at Exit 48 in the towns of Oyster Bay and Huntington, beginning Monday, Oct. 23. I-495 will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night for approximately one week while crews set up a new work zone and establish a new traffic pattern, according to the Department of Transportation. During the closures, drivers will be detoured onto the Service Road. Transportation officials urged the public to plan for possible delays and reminded drive…
20-Year-Old Carjacks Victim At Lake Ronkonkoma Gas Station, Crashes On Highway, Police Say 20-Year-Old Carjacks Victim At Lake Ronkonkoma Gas Station, Crashes On Highway, Police Say
20-Year-Old Carjacks Victim At Lake Ronkonkoma Gas Station, Crashes On Highway, Police Say A 20-year-old man is accused in a violent carjacking at a Long Island gas station that ended in a highway crash.  The incident happened just before midnight Sunday, Oct. 15, in Lake Ronkonkoma, at the USA Gas Mart located on Portion Road. A man was sitting in a Toyota Corolla in the store’s parking lot when James Fenner, of Bay Shore, got in and punched him, according to Suffolk County Police. The victim got out of the car and Fenner reportedly drove off in the Toyota. Highway Patrol officers followed Fenner west on the Long Island Expressway to the Northern State Parkway and then Ex…
Disinformation Spreads On LI Amid Israel-Hamas War, Calls For Social Media Change In NY Disinformation Spreads On LI Amid Israel-Hamas War, Calls For Social Media Change In NY
Disinformation Spreads On LI Amid Israel-Hamas War, Calls For Social Media Change In NY While communities grieve and New York officials call for social media companies to tamp down on hateful content, false information about the Israel-Hamas war has spread at a rapid pace — even at home on Long Island. It started with a simple post on X (formerly known as Twitter) by CBS New York reporter Tim McNicholas on Wednesday, Oct. 11. McNicholas, an investigative journalist who has worked in the industry for years, posted a video showing that his car was stuck on the Cross Bronx Expressway near Throgs Neck thanks to a driver who “decided it was time to do some donuts,” as he put it. …
Weeks Of Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Weeks Of Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven
Weeks Of Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers in the coming weeks. Both directions of the Long Island Expressway are scheduled to close nightly at Exit 63 in the Town of Brookhaven for two weeks, beginning on Monday, Oct. 9. The roadway will close from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. each night while crews continue working on a bridge deck renewal project, according to the Department of Transportation. During the closures, traffic will be detoured onto the Service Road. A new temporary traffic pattern that shifts lanes will be installed. Transportation officials urged the public to plan…
Dodgy Duo: Pair Of Thieves Drive Durangos Off Long Island Lot Dodgy Duo: Pair Of Thieves Drive Durangos Off Long Island Lot
Dodgy Duo: Pair Of Thieves Drive Durangos Off Long Island Lot Police are on the lookout for a duo that managed to steal two cars from a Jeep car dealership on Long Island. It happened in Syosset on Thursday, Sept. 28 at approximately 3:10 a.m., according to Nassau County Police. The two unknown robbers entered the Westbury Jeep dealership lot behind 150 Miller Place. They broke into two 2023 Dodge Durangos (one black and one white) and drove off the lot, going west on the Long Island Expressway. A description was only provided for the first of the two thieves — he was an adult man wearing a black sweatshirt, black pants, white sneakers, and a bl…
New Traffic Pattern, Closures Announced On LIE In Huntington New Traffic Pattern, Closures Announced On LIE In Huntington
New Traffic Pattern, Closures Announced On LIE In Huntington Both directions of the Long Island Expressway will be off-limits for construction, and the new traffic pattern is expected to last months, transportation officials said. The New York State Department of Transportation announced that from Monday, Sept. 11 to Wednesday, Sept. 13, both directions of I-495 at Exit 48 will be closed in Oyster Bay and Huntington. The closures, which are scheduled for 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., weather permitting, are to establish the new work zone and traffic pattern for a bridge deck renewal project. During those times, drivers will be detoured onto the Service Road…
Northern State Parkway Closure Planned On Long Island Northern State Parkway Closure Planned On Long Island
Northern State Parkway Closure Planned On Long Island A maintenance project will close down this ramp on the Northern State Parkway leading to the Long Island Expressway, transportation officials announced. On Thursday, Sept. 7, from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., the Exit 29A ramp from the westbound Northern State Parkway to the westbound LIE will be closed, according to the New York State Department of Transportation. The East Hills closure, which is weather-permitting, is to facilitate bridge maintenance. Drivers traveling at the time of the closure will be directed instead to take Exit 28 for Willis Avenue northbound for access to the LIE. Offici…
Weeks Of Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Weeks Of Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven
Weeks Of Full Closures Planned For Portion Of Long Island Expressway In Brookhaven Scheduled roadwork could spell delays for Long Island drivers in the coming weeks. Both directions of the Long Island Expressway are scheduled to close overnight at Exit 63 in the Town of Brookhaven for two weeks, beginning on Tuesday, Sept. 5. The eastbound lanes of I-495 are scheduled to close from 11 p.m. to 6 a.m., while the westbound lanes will shut down between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m., according to the Department of Transportation. During the closures, crews will continue work on a bridge deck removal project. Traffic will be detoured onto the service roads. Transportation officials ur…
New Closures Scheduled On Long Island Expressway New Closures Scheduled On Long Island Expressway
New Closures Scheduled On Long Island Expressway A new closure on the Long Island Expressway was announced to facilitate the installation of new overhead signs, transportation officials said. On Tuesday, Aug. 29, the following lanes of Interstate 495 will be closed in North Hills from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., according to the New York State Department of Transportation: All eastbound lanes between Exit 34 (New Hyde Park Road) and Exit 36 (Searingtown Road) The westbound HOV lane from Exit 36 to Exit 34. Drivers traveling east during the closure will be detoured onto South Service Road. The Northern State Parkway will also be available as an…