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Pulaski Skyway (credit: CBS 2)

Detours In Store For Jersey City Drivers Ahead Of Pulaski Skyway Rehab Project

For the next three nights, crews are trying to pave alternate roadways needed when lanes of the skyway close April 12 for a two-year renovation project on the 82-year-old structure.

04/04/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880 Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Pulaski Skyway Facelift Expected To Cause Traffic Problems In North Jersey

On April 12, crews will begin two years of skyway rehab on the northbound lanes of the 81-year-old bridge. The project is expected to take two years.

03/25/2014

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

Palisades Parkway Potholes

New Jersey’s Pockmarked Palisades Parkway In Need Of Serious Repair

CBS 2’s Hazel Sanchez was on the Palisades Parkway in Bergen County, N.J. Wednesday night and it didn’t take long before she was dodging pothole after pothole.

02/26/2014

Parents are asking the city to install speed bumps on East 109th Street to make the block safer. (credit: CBS 2)

Harlem Parents Ask City To Install Speed Bumps On Block With Several Schools

Parents claim the stretch of East 109th Street between Second and Third avenues is like a raceway, even though foot traffic is always heavy.

02/26/2014

An SUV is parked on a mound of snow and ice along a road on Feb. 18, 2014 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Alternate Side Parking Rules Back In Effect

Several snowstorms forced city officials to suspend the rules for much of February, but now enough snow has been removed or melted.

02/24/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

NY Assemblyman Calls For Pothole Website As Crews Race To Fix Pockmarked Roads

State Assemblyman Tom Abinanti has called on the state Department of Transportation to shift repairs into emergency mode.

02/22/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Race To Fix Battered Roads As Potholes Claim Tire After Tire

Potholes have been claiming tire after tire and car after car around the Tri-State area. The situation has gotten so bad that one highway had to be shut down for part of the weekend to undergo repairs.

02/08/2014

DOT crews repair potholes on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

DOT Repairs Hundreds Of Potholes, But Many Drivers Still Fit To Be Tied

The DOT said it filled 1,100 potholes Thursday, focusing on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn. The swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State area.

02/07/2014

New York City Parking Ticket

New York Drivers Ticked Off About Flimsy Muni-Meter Receipts

It may have happened to you. After you pay for parking you put the receipt on your dashboard but it doesn’t always stay.

01/14/2014

Snow in Central Park Dec. 17, 2013 (Kathy McGee CBS 2)

Thursday Night Snowstorm Could Dump Up To 8 Inches For Some

After the New Year’s confetti was cleared away, a snowstorm could dump 8 inches or more of accumulation on the Tri-State Area Thursday into Friday.

12/31/2013

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DOT Announces Nighttime Closure Of Treacherous Queensboro Bridge Traffic Lane

The closure comes after area several fatal accidents in the area of the off-ramp, most recently on Dec. 10, which claimed the life of an off-duty police officer.

12/24/2013

A picture taken on June 26, 2012 shows a

Second ‘Meanest Traffic Light’ In New Jersey Has Some Seeing Red

A list of the meanest red light cameras in New Jersey has been released with a surprising intersection in the No. 2 spot.

12/23/2013

Reckless driving ads released by the Department of Transportation. (credit: NYC DOT)

NYC Ad Campaign Targeting Reckless Driving Features Family Members Of Crash Victims

The Department of Transportation ads warn motorists that “reckless driving kills” and feature family members holding pictures of loved ones killed by reckless drivers.

12/17/2013

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge ramp with barrier (Credit: Holli Haerr/1010 WINS)

Officials Call For Changes At Queensboro Bridge Off-Ramp Following Fatal Crash

New York state Sen. Mike Gianaris and Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer have demanded changes at what they’re calling a dangerous off-ramp following a fatal car accident.

12/11/2013

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