New York State Department of Transportation

Drivers: Rest Stop Desperately Needed Along Long Island ExpresswayThe state Department of Transportation has withdrawn its bid to build a rest area off the Long Island Expressway in Huntington, between exits 51 and 52.
Heavy Rains, Potholes On Northern State Parkway Leave Dozens Of Tires FlatDozens of frustrated drivers found themselves stranded on the side of the road with flat tires during this past weekend’s heavy rainfall.
Report: State Testing Electronic Systems To Help Prevent Trucks From Striking OverpassesState officials are reportedly testing an electronic detection system in Westchester County aimed at preventing trucks from crashing into low overpasses.
'How Many More People Have To Die?' Farmingdale Residents Want Traffic Study In Wake Of Fatal CrashFarmingdale residents and local officials want the state Department of Transportation to conduct a traffic safety study on the busy stretch of Conklin Avenue in Farmingdale where five teens died following a head-on crash early Saturday.
Overnight Shutdowns Planned On Brooklyn-Queens Expressway For RepairsTwo eastbound lanes on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway were set to shut down Monday night, as state Department of Transportation crews began a resurfacing project.
Harsh Winter Has Tri-State Area Residents Dodging Potholes, Digging Out CarsThe swings in temperature have carved out craters in roads across the Tri-State Area and cars that were buried by plows now have a coating of ice, making for interesting escape plans.
Stretch Of Eastbound I-84 To Be Closed For Accelerated Bridge Deck Replacement ProjectStarting at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Connecticut-bound traffic from I-84/684 will detour onto Route 6 in Brewster for about 18 hours.
Stretch Of Saw Mill River Parkway In Pleasantville To Be Raised To Cut Down On FloodingCrews will add another three inches of asphalt along 900 feet of the parkway later this month in an effort to reduce minor spells of flooding, which sends detouring traffic through village streets.
Westbound I-84 Closure Prompts Concerns About TrafficInterstate 84 has been shut down this weekend, as New York State crews slide prefab bridge decks into place.
Residents Furious Over Continued Danger On Ocean Parkway In BrooklynOcean Parkway in Brooklyn is considered one of the borough’s most dangerous streets for pedestrians, and a woman’s recent death on the roadway has some residents angry.
Locals Want Input Into Safety Improvements On Sunrise Highway The New York State Department of Transportation is planning safety improvements along the 16-mile highway. Businesses and residents have written to the state, asking to be consulted.
Stretch Of Hutch To Be Closed For 96 Hours For Accelerated Bridge Deck ReplacementDrivers 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.
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