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Meeker landed on the BQE on July, 29, 2014 (Credit: Gregory Kost)

Dog Recovering After Fall From BQE In Brooklyn

Maria Moss Davidson, the communications director for Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group, told 1010 WINS they dubbed the pit bill mix “Meeker” after the street he landed on.

07/30/2014

BQE Trench (Photo/John Montone)

Overnight Shutdowns Planned On Brooklyn-Queens Expressway For Repairs

Two eastbound lanes on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway were set to shut down Monday night, as state Department of Transportation crews began a resurfacing project.

03/10/2014

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BQE At LIE Reopens After Vehicle Fire

All east- and westbound lanes had been closed early Monday in the area due to a vehicle fire.

01/06/2014

Rendering of "Silent Lights" (credit: Artist Build Collaborative)

Fundraiser Coming Up As BQE ‘Silent Lights’ Lighting Installation Nears Reality

Earlier this year, we told you about a proposal to light up a pedestrian area under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Efforts to make the project a reality continue, but the people behind it need your help to get the job done.

09/18/2012

Hicks Street

DOT To Purposely Create Congestion In Parts Of Brooklyn To Protect Pedestrians

The so-called drag strip is Hicks Street. It parallels the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Some use it as an alternate and residents say the high-speed traffic makes the road dangerous for all on foot.

07/11/2012

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Officials Investigate Legality Of Billboard That Collapsed On BQE

The buildings department is examining the billboard, looking at the bolts that held it in place and if it was built too close to the road.

01/14/2012

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Police Identify Motorcyclist In Fatal BQE Crash

They said a red, 2001 Yamaha motorcycle went over the guide rail and fell nearly 20 feet to the lower roadway.

09/10/2011

Flooding in Massapequa (credit: CBS 2)

Rainfall Record Broken At JFK Airport Sunday

Heavy rain and flooding Sunday has caused power outages, train service disruptions and has stranded motorists throughout the area. So much rain has fallen that New York City set a record for rainfall on Sunday.

08/14/2011

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (credit: CBS 2)

Designers Propose Changes To BQE In Brooklyn

At a community meeting, designers unveiled three possible ways to fix the ditch that would include reducing noise, improving safety and making this grim area just a little bit prettier.

11/16/2010