FDR Drive

One of the machines that will be put to work during FDR Drive resurfacing project. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Drivers Face First Night Of Closures As Major Resurfacing Project Begins On FDR Drive

According to Department of Transportation officials, the project will include about half of the entire surface of the FDR from the Battery up to the Robert F. Kennedy Triborough Bridge.

07/07/2015

One of the machines that will be put to work during FDR Drive resurfacing project. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Major Resurfacing Project To Get Underway On FDR Drive

Crews will begin repairing parts of the FDR Drive starting Monday night.

07/06/2015

The entrance to the Staten Island ferry.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Missing Man’s Body Found In Water Near Whitehall Ferry Terminal

The body of a man who was reported missing back in December was found floating near the Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal in Lower Manhattan Wednesday.

02/11/2015

What was suspected to be a water main break left the southbound FDR Drive flooded at 120th Street, on Thursday, Jan. 15. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspected Water Main Break Leaves FDR Drive Flooded In East Harlem

The southbound FDR Drive was flooded in East Harlem Thursday evening, from what was suspected to be a water main break.

01/15/2015

Surveillance Image of a suspect police say is wanted for a sexual assault in the East Village on Dec. 28, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Same Man Suspected In East Village Groping Incident, Rape Attempt

Police believe the same suspect is behind an attempted rape and a groping incident that occurred 12 days apart in the East Village.

12/31/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton, President of the National Action Network,  Esaw Garner, widow of Eric Garner,  and Emerald Garner, daughter of Eric Garner, hold a press conference December 3, 2014. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Garner Family Plans Trip To DC Protest; 220 Protesters Arrested In NYC Friday

The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.

12/06/2014

(Credit: Sonia Rincon/CBS2)

Protesters Crowd Stores, Shut Down FDR Drive Again Over Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case

Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.

12/05/2014

Protestors spill over onto FDR. (Credit: kristen Gwynne)

Critics: Protesters Are Getting Away With Too Much Under New NYPD Protocol

The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.

11/26/2014

People protest in Times Square over the Ferguson grand jury decision to not indict officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown case November 25, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYPD: 10 Arrested During Protests Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

The Rev. Al Sharpton held an event in Harlem Wednesday with the family of Michael Brown — a day after 10 people were arrested as during protests over the grand jury decision.

11/26/2014

Police are investigating a wrong-way crash on the FDR Drive that left four people hurt on Nov. 13, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

4 Injured In Wrong-Way Crash On FDR Drive

Just after 4 a.m., police said a 33-year-old woman driving a Kia sedan entered the FDR at East 34th Street and began traveling south in the northbound lanes.

11/13/2014

Scene of police-involved shooting near 96th Street and the FDR Drive (Alice Gainer/CBS 2).

Police: Suspect Shot Dead On UES May Be Serial Pharmacy Robber

It all began with a gunpoint robbery at Health Source Pharmacy, located at 68th-69th Street and Second Avenue, at 1:40 p.m., sources said.

05/16/2014

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

Parts Of The FDR Drive To Shut Down For Pothole Repairs

Motorists are advised that two southbound lanes will be closed between 49th Street and the UN underpass.

02/16/2014

Traffic on the FDR Drive after a tractor-trailer got stuck under an overpass on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Truck Gets Stuck Under Overpass On FDR Drive

It happened on the southbound side of the highway near 80th Street.

11/21/2013

FILE - A hospital sign (credit: ClipArt)

UES Residents Protest Plans For New Development That Includes Cancer Treatment Center

Some residents of the Upper East Side said Wednesday that they were so unhappy with plans for a new cancer treatment center that they think a garage full of garbage trucks would be preferable.

10/09/2013

DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announcing expansion of Brooklyn Bridge ramps to ease notorious FDR backups, May 13, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Unveils Wider Ramps On Brooklyn Bridge To Ease Congestion

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”

05/13/2013

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