If you have been out driving lately, you know that potholes have turned roads into an obstacle course.
Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said the harsh winter is to blame for the uptick in potholes.
At least a dozen vehicles reported flat tires after hitting a sizeable pothole. It happened at around 8:30 p.m.
Potholes have become just another part of the daily grind fro New Yorkers. So much so that a national study found more than 50 percent of New York’s roads are in poor condition.
The only lights in that section of the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn come from cars. Some 150 lamp posts between Knapp Street and Flatbush Avenue have been out since the storm hit.
Workers with the Department of Transportation were handing out flyers Wednesday to drivers on Vanderbilt Avenue in Brooklyn, warning motorists of the impending speed limit reduction.
There has been a population explosion on Staten Island, but we’re not talking about people, we’re talking about deer.
The U.N. General Assembly begins its week-long session of high-level meetings Tuesday, Sept. 22, meaning New Yorkers can expect major traffic headaches on Manhattan’s East Side.
Mayor Bill de Blasio says pothole-ravaged New York City streets are going to get a lot smoother.
Traffic lights will be re-timed and enforcement will stepped up in the new slow zones, where the speed limit drops 5 miles per hour from 30 to 25.
The bumps and holes are nearly impossible to avoid in the road’s right hand lane where many drivers were left clutching their steering wheels and hoping to avoid flat tires.
Police and the city Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced a “slow zone” that will be implemented on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, in an effort to reduce speeding.
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.
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.
For the first time in weeks alternate side of the street parking rules will be in place on Monday.