Long Island Expressway

Long Island Expressway (Credit: CBS 2)

Drivers: Rest Stop Desperately Needed Along Long Island Expressway

The state Department of Transportation has withdrawn its bid to build a rest area off the Long Island Expressway in Huntington, between exits 51 and 52.

08/26/2015

LIE Rest Stop in Dix Hills

Town Councilwoman: Residents Oppose Proposed LIE Rest Stop In Dix Hills

Huntington Town Councilwoman Susan Berland suggested the rest stop would be better at Exit 67, where there is more space.

08/21/2015

Anthony Damiano caught video of this road rage incident on the Long Island Expressway. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Road Rage Fight Caught On Video On Long Island Expressway

A road rage battle erupted during rush hour on the busy Long Island Expressway, when two drivers lost their temper in front of a witness who caught it all on camera.

07/30/2015

Lane-splitting involves motorcyclists driving between lanes of highway traffic. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD Not Down With Idea Of Highway ‘Lane-Splitting’ For Motorcyclists

A controversial law permits lane-splitting for motorcyclists in California – but could it ever work in the bustling Tri-State Area?

06/17/2015

A Hampton Jitney bus caught fire on the Long Island Expressway on Saturday, May 2. (Credit: @rickbacoustic)

Bus Breaks Out In Flames On Long Island Expressway

A long-distance bus caught fire Saturday as it headed down the Long Island Expressway.

05/02/2015

Highway Patrol Officer Injured In Crash On LIE

Highway Patrol Officer Injured In Crash On LIE

It happened at about 4:45 a.m. Monday near Exit 60 in Lake Ronkonkoma. Eastbound lanes in the area were closed while authorities investigated.

04/27/2015

Theresa Finnin-Hunt is charged with hitting a Suffolk County police officer with her car on the Long Island Expressway and driving off. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: Driver Hit Officer On Long Island Expressway, Sped Off

A woman was arrested on Long Island Tuesday, after she allegedly struck a Suffolk County police officer with her car and drove off.

03/25/2015

Mauricio Zamora (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Police: LI Man Driving Drunk Crashes Car With 2 Daughters Inside

A Long Island man has been arrested after police say he crashed his car while driving intoxicated with his two daughters in the car in Dix Hills.

03/21/2015

A wooden figure wearing a sweatshirt that police said a man had in his vehicle in the HOV lane on the Long Island Expressway in Dix Hills on Feb. 27, 2015. (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Police: Man Caught Driving In Long Island Expressway HOV Lane With Fake Passenger

A Long Island man was caught Friday morning driving in the HOV lane with a fake passenger in his vehicle, Suffolk County police said.

02/27/2015

George Gibbons Jr. Way

Family Of Man Killed In 2011 Queens Hit-And-Run Fights To Keep Driver Locked Up

The family of a man who was killed in a Queens hit-and-run is fighting to keep his killer behind bars.

02/26/2015

A wrecked car (credit: ClipArt.com)

Police: Man Seriously Hurt After Icy Long Island Expressway Causes 3-Car Crash

Suffolk County Police said a Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Neil Wade was headed eastbound on the LIE between exits 48 and 49 around 3 a.m. when his vehicle hit a patch of ice and struck the center divider.

02/22/2015

LIE billboard rendering by Allvision (Credit: Allvision/CBS2)

North Hempstead Town Supervisor: Long Island Expressway Billboards Would Be ‘Visual Pollution’

The county is looking to replace some $30 million in projected revenue that was lost from the failed school zone speed camera program.

02/12/2015

Snow in Plainview, Long Island ahead of the expected blizzard on Jan. 26, 2015. (credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

High Winds, Power Outages A Major Concern On Long Island

Long Island is right in the bull’s-eye of a massive winter storm which could dump up to two or more feet of snow in some areas.

01/26/2015

$20 bills (credit: ClipArt.com)

$178K Falls Out Of Armored Vehicle On Long Island Expressway; Drivers Brake To Chase Cash

Around 2:45 a.m., the back door of an armored car traveling east on the LIE near Yellowstone Boulevard in Forest Hills popped open, and a bag full of money fell out.

01/13/2015

A car carrier flipped on the Long Island Expressway near Kissena Boulevard in Queens on Dec. 30, 2014. (credit: CBS2)

Overturned Tractor-Trailer Snarls Morning Commute In Queens

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on the Long Island Expressway between Main Street and Kissena Boulevard in Flushing.

12/30/2014

more