Department of Transportation
The New York City Department of Transportation has been firing on all cylinders this spring, working to fill all the potholes left behind by the brutal winter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Parents claim the stretch of East 109th Street between Second and Third avenues is like a raceway, even though foot traffic is always heavy.
Several snowstorms forced city officials to suspend the rules for much of February, but now enough snow has been removed or melted.
State Assemblyman Tom Abinanti has called on the state Department of Transportation to shift repairs into emergency mode.
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.
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.
It may have happened to you. After you pay for parking you put the receipt on your dashboard but it doesn’t always stay.
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.
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.
A list of the meanest red light cameras in New Jersey has been released with a surprising intersection in the No. 2 spot.
The Department of Transportation ads warn motorists that “reckless driving kills” and feature family members holding pictures of loved ones killed by reckless drivers.