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Part Of Busy Putnam County Roadway To Close For Months: Here's Where Part Of Busy Putnam County Roadway To Close For Months: Here's Where
Part Of Busy Putnam County Roadway To Close For Months: Here's Where Part of a well-traveled Hudson Valley road near its intersection with a busy highway will close for several weeks as crews replace a culvert, officials announced.  Beginning on Monday, July 15, part of Route 311 in the Putnam County town of Patterson will close between the Interstate 84 Exit 61 on and off ramps and Ludingtonville Road (Route 43), according to the Putnam County Bureau of Emergency Services. The closure is estimated to last at least eight to 10 weeks if not longer, officials said.  Signs in the area will direct motorists to a detour using Route 52 to and …
Section Of Route 121/116 In North Salem To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where Section Of Route 121/116 In North Salem To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where
Section Of Route 121/116 In North Salem To Close For Extended Time: Here's Where Part of a well-traveled route in Northern Westchester will soon close to traffic for a month as construction crews replace a blocked culvert.  The stretch of Route 116/121 between Baxter Road and the intersection of Route 121 (Peach Lake Road) and Route 116 (Titicus Road) will be closed for several weeks for culvert replacement by the New York State Department of Transportation. Warren Lucas The work to begin clearing the culvert began on Monday, July 8. However, the closure will not begin until later in the week or the next week depending on the track of Hurricane Beryl, Lucas …
Expected Completion Date Announced For Years-Long Bridge Repair Project In Greenburgh Expected Completion Date Announced For Years-Long Bridge Repair Project In Greenburgh
Expected Completion Date Announced For Years-Long Bridge Repair Project In Greenburgh A multi-year project to repair a busy bridge in Westchester now has an estimated completion date.  According to Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner, construction activity on the Ardsley Road Bridge over the Sprain Brook Parkway, which has been under repair for four years, will be completed by May 2025.  The project to repair the New York State-owned bridge has been "one of the longest construction projects on any bridge in the region," Feiner said on Thursday, July 4.  According to Andre Greaves-Burrows, the Engineer-in-Charge of the New York State Department of Tran…
Weeks-Long 24-Hour Closure, Detour Planned On MD-24 In Harford County: MDTA Weeks-Long 24-Hour Closure, Detour Planned On MD-24 In Harford County: MDTA
Weeks-Long 24-Hour Closure, Detour Planned On MD-24 In Harford County: Mdta There will be a lengthy closure and detour on a busy roadway for several weeks in Harford County beginning on Sunday night. The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration announced a temporary 24-hour closure and detour of the right-turn from northbound MD 24 (Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway) to eastbound Singer Road ​beginning at 6 p.m. on June 9. It is expected to be in effect 24 hours a day through mid-July.  Officials say that the closure is to allow crews to replace a 35-foot section of damaged corrugated metal pipe at the southeast corner…
Overnight Triple Lane Closure Planned On I-95 At I-695 Interchange In Baltimore County Overnight Triple Lane Closure Planned On I-95 At I-695 Interchange In Baltimore County
Overnight Triple Lane Closure Planned On I-95 At I-695 Interchange In Baltimore County There will be a fresh round of lane closures on I-95 at I-695 in Baltimore County for several weeks, The Maryland Department of Transportation issued an alert advising that beginning on Sunday, June 2, and lasting through Friday, June 21, there will be northbound lane closures impacting motorists planning to travel through the area. According to officials, there will be a single-lane closure beginning at 7 p.m., which will become a double-lane closure at 9 p.m. and three lanes will be shut down at night, with those closed until 5 a.m. the following morning. The closures will be daily from …
Traffic, Businesses Jammed Up By Water Main Break In Harford County Traffic, Businesses Jammed Up By Water Main Break In Harford County
Traffic, Businesses Jammed Up By Water Main Break In Harford County The afternoon commute may be rough for some travelers in Harford County as crews continue working around the clock to repair a water main break in Abingdon.  On Monday morning, businesses and motorists were affected by the water main break, which proved tricky to plug, leaving some without water in the area of Tollgate Road and Constant Friendship Boulevard. Tollgate Road traveling toward MD 24 remained open, though during the repairs, Constant Friendship Boulevard could only be accessed by traveling south on Tollgate Road from Singer Road. Harford County Government According to off…
I-95 Closed In Philadelphia After Truck Hits Conrail Bridge I-95 Closed In Philadelphia After Truck Hits Conrail Bridge
I-95 Closed In Philadelphia After Truck Hits Conrail Bridge A portion of I-95 in Philadelphia will be closed for repairs to the Conrail bridge, after it was struck by a truck Monday afternoon, April 1. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) said the northbound side of the highway was be closed and detoured approaching the Betsy Ross Bridge/Aramingo Avenue Interchange beginning at 10 p.m. April 1. The highway was reduced to a single lane for several hours while Conrail bridge engineers conducted their inspection to establish an emergency repair plan. Service to the Atlantic City Rail Line was suspended amid the repairs. 1of2 Atl…
Rain Will Delay Repairs To Palmer Twp. Sinkhole, PennDOT Says Rain Will Delay Repairs To Palmer Twp. Sinkhole, PennDOT Says
Rain Will Delay Repairs To Palmer Twp. Sinkhole, PennDOT Says The Main Street sinkhole in Palmer Township is expected to be repaired by next week, according to transportation authorities.  Officials had previously hoped to patch the hole by Friday, March 29, but "inclement weather has extended the timeline," a PennDOT spokesperson said Thursday.  "Crews continue to pour concrete into the sinkhole," said district press officer Ron Young. "After the concrete is poured, they will place aggregate to make it level with the road in preparation for paving." PennDOT said all lanes should be open by Monday or Tuesday, April 1 or 2.  Drivers sh…
Sinkhole Opens Up In Palmer Township, Officials Say Sinkhole Opens Up In Palmer Township, Officials Say
Sinkhole Opens Up In Palmer Township, Officials Say Crews are at the scene of a sinkhole in Palmer Township on Wednesday morning, March 27, PennDOT says.  The sinkhole opened up on Tuesday, March 26 in the same spot where one was repaired on the Main Street shoulder last week, a spokesperson said. The current sinkhole is in the eastbound lanes.  "Action has been taken to mobilize equipment, prepare blacktop, and get flowable fill," said PennDOT's Ron Young.  "Some equipment is already on site and repairs are underway this morning."
Route 71 Drawbridge Over Shark River Closed To Traffic For Several Months: NJDOT Route 71 Drawbridge Over Shark River Closed To Traffic For Several Months: NJDOT
Route 71 Drawbridge Over Shark River Closed To Traffic For Several Months: Njdot An important bridge for many Monmouth County drivers will be closed for several months due to repairs, officials said. The state Department of Transportation (NJDOT) said the Route 71 drawbridge over the Shark River had a mechanical failure on Friday, Mar. 1 that caused "significant damage to the machinery of the North Bridge leaf." Structural evaluation and drawbridge engineering teams said the bridge is safe for vehicles traveling between Belmar and Avon-by-the-Sea. The drawbridge will remain open to vehicles and closed to large boats until work starts on Tuesday, Mar. 12. …
Traffic Alert: Stretch Of NY Thruway, Including Lanes On New TZB, To Close For Repairs Traffic Alert: Stretch Of NY Thruway, Including Lanes On New TZB, To Close For Repairs
Traffic Alert: Stretch Of NY Thruway, Including Lanes On New TZB, To Close For Repairs A large section of Interstate I-87/I-28,  including the new Tappan Zee Bridge, will be closed in order to make repairs to a bridge overpass that is severely damaged. The New York State Thruway Authority announced that all southbound lanes in Rockland County from Exit 12 in West Nyack to Exit 9 in Tarrytown will fully shut down to traffic early Saturday, Sept. 9. Authority officials said the closure was necessary to remove a "severely damaged" portion of the South Broadway overpass in South Nyack, which was struck by an overheight tractor-trailer on Thursday, Aug. 31. The scene of the i…
Storm Aftermath: Putnam County Declares State Of Emergency After Severe Flooding Storm Aftermath: Putnam County Declares State Of Emergency After Severe Flooding
Storm Aftermath: Putnam County Declares State Of Emergency After Severe Flooding In the aftermath of a storm system that caused severe flooding to inundate the Hudson Valley, Putnam County officials have declared a state of emergency as part of the effort to recover from the ordeal.  Putnam County Executive Kevin Byrne officially declared the State of Emergency on Monday, July 10 in response to significant flooding from a storm system that arrived on Sunday, July 9.  According to Byrne, the flooding left many county roads, bridges, and culverts severely damaged, prompting the county to begin working with state and federal government officials to advocate for f…
Holland Tunnel Closing Into NJ For 6 Nights A Week Through 2025 Holland Tunnel Closing Into NJ For 6 Nights A Week Through 2025
Holland Tunnel Closing Into NJ For 6 Nights A Week Through 2025 The New Jersey-bound side of the Holland Tunnel will be closing for six nights a week starting on Feb. 5 through 2025, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced this week. The project will fix damages caused more than a decade ago by Hurricane Sandy, and is similar to a project that began in April 2020 to take care of the same. That project will end on Feb. 4. New Jersey-bound drivers will be redirected to other Port Authority crossings between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., and on Fridays, Saturdays, and major holidays from around midnight to 9 a.m. Repairs are estimated at $364 m…
Water Main Break Causes 'Frozen Street Conditions' In Downtown Port Chester Water Main Break Causes 'Frozen Street Conditions' In Downtown Port Chester
Water Main Break Causes 'Frozen Street Conditions' In Downtown Port Chester A water main break in the downtown area of a Westchester County village is causing officials to warn commuters of icy streets.  The break happened on Wednesday morning, Dec. 28 in Port Chester along New Broad Street behind Neri’s Bakery, according to village officials.  Despite efforts to divert water from the break, some of the runoff reached Westchester Avenue and flowed through the streets in the area. This prompted officials to warn drivers of potential icy conditions.  "Please exercise caution when driving downtown this morning as running water and low temperatures…
Manayunk Water Main Break Floods Philly Streets Manayunk Water Main Break Floods Philly Streets
Manayunk Water Main Break Floods Philly Streets A water main break in Philadelphia's Manayunk section caused the streets to flood early on Wednesday, Dec. 21, municipal officials say.  The break occurred on the 100 block of Conarroe Street at about 8 a.m., Water Department representatives told Daily Voice. Emergency crews shut down an 8-inch main after assessing the scene, they added.  Properties in the "immediate area" might be without water as crews continue to fix the break, the department said. The repairs have been scheduled and officials say they hope to restore service as soon as possible. Philly water customers wh…
Orange Line Repairs Halfway Complete, Project On Schedule MBTA Boasts Orange Line Repairs Halfway Complete, Project On Schedule MBTA Boasts
Orange Line Repairs Halfway Complete, Project On Schedule MBTA Boasts The MBTA announced recently that construction crews are halfway through repairs on the Orange Line, which puts the transit authority on schedule to reopen the second-busiest line later this month.  The MBTA closed the Orange Line on Aug. 19 to the dismay of hundreds of thousands of people who ride that arm of the commuter rail every day. Boston and state leaders and federal regulators called for the repairs following several high-profile mistakes and accidents that happened over the summer because of aging infrastructure.  The transit system released a breakdown earlier this month of what …
MBTA: Orange Line Construction Incidents Will Not Derail Repair Schedule MBTA: Orange Line Construction Incidents Will Not Derail Repair Schedule
MBTA: Orange Line Construction Incidents Will Not Derail Repair Schedule The MBTA says two recent construction incidents will not push back the date when the entire Orange Line is expected to be repaired.  The first incident occurred when the rear wheels of a stationary piece of equipment slipped off the rails just north of Wellington around 7:20 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 22, an MBTA spokesperson said. Investigators believe the rain and slick conditions could have caused this to happen. The second incident occurred when a piece of equipment used for rail and tie replacement work derailed near the Ruggles Crossover, which is just south of the Massachusetts Avenue…
Officials Announce Planned Temporary Closure Of Sprain Brook Parkway Ramp In Elmsford Officials Announce Planned Temporary Closure Of Sprain Brook Parkway Ramp In Elmsford
Officials Announce Planned Temporary Closure Of Sprain Brook Parkway Ramp In Elmsford Officials issued an alert to Westchester County motorists about a planned parkway ramp closure to facilitate guide rail repairs. The New York State Department of Transportation said the ramp from the Sprain Brook Parkway northbound to I-287 westbound in Elmsford is expected to close between midnight and 5 a.m. on Tuesday, July 12. Motorists should plan to follow the posted detour, using State Route 100C and State Route 9A to I-287, officials said.
Here's How Many Are Still Without Power In Hudson Valley County Hit Hardest By Storm Here's How Many Are Still Without Power In Hudson Valley County Hit Hardest By Storm
Here's How Many Are Still Without Power In Hudson Valley County Hit Hardest By Storm Four days after a wintry storm rolled through the region, hundreds in the Hudson Valley are still without power. In Ulster County, the area hit hardest by the storm, more than 1,900 Central Hudson customers were still reporting outages late Tuesday morning, Feb. 8, while there were 54 in Dutchess also left in the dark, according to the utility company. “This has been a historic storm for Ulster County and we are extremely grateful for the tremendous efforts given by all of our municipal, county, and New York State partners,” Central Hudson Vice President of Electric Engineering and Operatio…
NJ Coast Train Derailment Prompts Modified Schedules NJ Coast Train Derailment Prompts Modified Schedules
NJ Coast Train Derailment Prompts Modified Schedules Special train schedules are in effect on the North Jersey Coast and Northeast Corridor lines due to last week's derailment in Central Jersey. The temporary schedules are in effect while repairs to damaged track and road bed are made after the Nov. 23 derailment of a New York-bound train between Perth Amboy and Woodbridge stations in Middlesex County. Commuters may experience general delays of up to 15 minutes and customers should plan accordingly.  Riders are urged to view the complete modified schedule for the North Jersey Coast here and for the Northeast Corridor by clicking here. NJ T…
Storm With Gusty Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Hudson Valley Storm With Gusty Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Hudson Valley
Storm With Gusty Winds Knocks Out Power To Thousands In Hudson Valley A strong storm system that swept through the region brought heavy rain and whipping winds with gusts topping 60 mph that left thousands in the Hudson Valley without power. Con Edison, NYSEG, Central Hudson, Rockland & Orange Utilities all had thousands lose power on Wednesday, Oct. 7 as the storm rolled through the region, toppling trees and downing power lines. Crews worked through the night to repair hundreds of reported outages, with dozens of customers still in the dark on Thursday morning. As of 9:40 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, Con Edison was still reporting a pair of outages, Rock…
'I'm Going To Hold Eversource's Feet To The Fire,' Says Lamont Who Tours Danbury, Westport 'I'm Going To Hold Eversource's Feet To The Fire,' Says Lamont Who Tours Danbury, Westport
'I'm Going To Hold Eversource's Feet To The Fire,' Says Lamont Who Tours Danbury, Westport Lawmakers in Connecticut are threatening to bring the heat on Eversource its slow response to Tropical Storm Isaias. As of 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 10, 69,166 of Eversource’s 1,281,332 Connecticut customers were still reporting outages six days after the storm struck. UI was still responding to 492 reported outages that were affecting 1,429 of the customer’s 337,496 customers. 
“We have a serious situation developing at the Glen Apartments on Memorial Drive,” Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton said. “Still no power. Many residents there are elderly and/or disabled. So far Eversource has not respo…
Isaias New Power Outage Update: These Westchester Communities Are Most Affected Isaias New Power Outage Update: These Westchester Communities Are Most Affected
Isaias New Power Outage Update: These Westchester Communities Are Most Affected Thousands have had power restored, but more than 100,000 in Westchester remain without power days after Tropical Storm Isaias wreaked havoc on the region. According to the company, in 36 hours, Con Edison crews reached the halfway mark in restorations following Isaias’ punishing winds and rain that brought down thousands of trees, 78 poles, and other equipment, causing over 580 road closures and approximately 300,000 customer outages. In Westchester, which Con Edison described as the hardest-hit area, 77,599 of the company’s 360,045 remain in the dark, while 24,878 of NYSEG’s 33,278 custome…
Caroline Avenue In Shrewsbury Is Closed Caroline Avenue In Shrewsbury Is Closed
Caroline Avenue In Shrewsbury Is Closed Caroline Avenue will be closed to through traffic now and until water damage has been repaired. On July 20, town officials announced that Caroline Avenue from Elm Street to Harrington Avenue will be closed while damage from a July 17 water main break is fixed. 
SINKHOLE: Roadway Closed In Toms River SINKHOLE: Roadway Closed In Toms River
Sinkhole: Roadway Closed In Toms River A roadway in Ocean County that collapsed due to a large sinkhole.is closed to all traffic, police said. On Monday, the sinkhole opened up on Windsor Avenue, Toms River police said. The Municipal Utilities Authority and SUEZ are currently working to repair it, police said on Tuesday afternoon. Windsor Avenue, between League Road and Garfield Avenue will remain closed until repairs are complete, police said, warning the public to avoid the area.  RETURN FOR UPDATES
Belleville Bridge Closed For Road Repairs Monday, Police Say Belleville Bridge Closed For Road Repairs Monday, Police Say
Belleville Bridge Closed For Road Repairs Monday, Police Say The Belleville Bridge over the Passaic River connecting Rutgers Street in Belleville and Kearny and North Arlington is closed for repairs Monday, North Arlington police confirmed.  The department sent out an alert Monday morning. North Arlington police told Daily Voice the bridge was closed for road repairs and is expected to be open by 4 p.m. Monday.  The state Department of Transportation could not immediately be reached Monday morning, but in an online alert also said the bridge was expected to re-open by 4 p.m. 
Video: Water Main Break Causes Road Closure In Ramapo Video: Water Main Break Causes Road Closure In Ramapo
Video: Water Main Break Causes Road Closure In Ramapo A water main break in Ramapo caused damage to a busy roadway and forcing its closure. Forshay Road is closed between Parker Boulevard and Grandview Avenue in Ramapo, the police department announced early Friday afternoon, Aug. 9. According to police, the water main break caused the road to buckle, leaving a large crevice in the turning lane. The roadway is closed as Suez makes repairs, and motorists in the area have been advised to seek alternate routes.
Road Closures Scheduled During Rockland Railroad Crossing Work Road Closures Scheduled During Rockland Railroad Crossing Work
Road Closures Scheduled During Rockland Railroad Crossing Work There will be road closures for several days in Rockland County as railroad track repairs are performed by members of New Jersey Transit. Rockland County officials announced that beginning at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, through Wednesday, Aug. 7, Convent Road will be closed between Grandview Avenue and Old Middletown Road and New Clarkstown Road will be closed between Spring Valley Marketplace and Overlook Boulevard in Nanuet. Officials said that the work being performed by NJ Transit will include repairs to railroad ties and tracks, as well as repaving sections of the road surrounding th…
Hole Repair Jams Westbound Route 80 Traffic Hole Repair Jams Westbound Route 80 Traffic
Hole Repair Jams Westbound Route 80 Traffic UPDATE: Overnight repairs had to be made on a hole that opened on westbound Route 80 in Woodland Park after a drainpipe pipe below it collapsed. Monday night rush-hour traffic was backed up to the George Washington Bridge. The crack in the pipe, which connects basins at the median to the right shoulder, created a hole between the two left lanes. Drivers were urged to take alternate routes. Work begins in earnest.Contributed photo At least two lanes of westbound Route 80 in Woodland Park were compromised.Contributed photo At least two lanes of westbound Route 80 in Woodland Park …
Water Main Break Closes Major Roadway In Beacon Water Main Break Closes Major Roadway In Beacon
Water Main Break Closes Major Roadway In Beacon A water main break has closed a major Beacon roadway for at least the next several hours, Beacon Police said. The break at 388 Fishkill Ave., has closed the road for a long stretch from Blackburn Avenue to Prospect Street, police said around 9:45 a.m. Thursday, March 28. Water department and transportation officials are on the scene working to fix the break, police said. Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.  This is a developing story, check back to Daily Voice for updates.
Retail Mail Services Suspended In North Salem When Car Strikes Building Retail Mail Services Suspended In North Salem When Car Strikes Building
Retail Mail Services Suspended In North Salem When Car Strikes Building Mail services at the North Salem Post Office have been temporarily suspended after a motorist drove into the building, causing extensive damage. The United States Postal Service issued an alert on Friday, Feb. 15, warning that “in the interest of public and employee safety,” retail customer service operations are temporarily suspended at the North Salem Post Office on June Road. Officials said that a vehicle ran into an exterior wall near the lobby door of the 2,970-square-foot facility. Police said that there were no injuries reported, no mail was damaged, though the structure suffered dam…