Hutchinson River Parkway
Two people were killed early Saturday, and at least three others were injured, in a crash on the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx.
For the next four days, Hutchinson River Parkway traffic in both directions is being diverted in Pelham Manor so the bridge over Boston Post Road can be upgraded.
Drivers can expect headaches starting at 5 a.m. on Tuesday so the bridge over Boston Post Road in Pelham Manor can be upgraded. Work is scheduled to wrap up on Saturday, according to the DOT.
Community members have submitted a request for those speed bumps to be placed around streets connecting the Hutchinson River and Pelham Parkways to create a ‘slow zone’. If approved this would add the area to the existing 14 Zone program.
A state DOT task force will consider solutions to the problem next month.
A large road sign came down like a guillotine on Tuesday in Harrison and it’s amazing that it didn’t slice into a car and hurt someone.
The incident is believed to be the first since ‘Low Bridge – No Truck’ warnings were painted on the roadway surface, reigniting the debate over whether more needs to be done to keep trucks off of parkways.
The report, which was released Tuesday, identifies 10 locations in Westchester County where trucks have hit low clearance bridges and overpasses the most between the years 2002 and 2011.
The winding, tree-lined Hutchinson River Parkway was designed for the Ford Model T, not MACK trucks.
Tri-State Area residents on the move this holiday weekend are paying for it, with record-high Labor Day weekend gas prices. And for those that are deciding to break the law, they’re really paying for it.
The bags were found Monday by highway workers on a ramp connecting Interstates 95 and 287 in Rye, police said.
Dr. Andrew Manesis, a veterinarian whose practice is in Throggs Neck, left his office in a hurry on Tuesday, running from allegations about dumping 26 cats, eight dogs and a lizard near the Hutchinson River Parkway in April.
Jose Garcia Acosta bought thousands of prescription painkillers each week on New York City streets and sold them in eastern Massachusetts, making millions of dollars, prosecutors said.
Westchester County Police Captain Thomas Gleason told WCBS 880 reporter Monica Miller that it didn’t appear that the animals were mistreated prior to their deaths.
Police theorized the animals may have been legitimately euthanized at an area shelter or shelters, and given to a contractor to cremate or bury them.