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Overnight Pothole Repair Coming To Rockland County Stretch Of NYS Thruway

Road crews will conduct overnight repairs over the next two weeks. As a result, there will be some lane closures from Nyack to Spring Valley between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m.

03/05/2014

Emergency crews on the scene of a deadly multi-car crash on the New York State Thruway on Feb. 26, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Investigators: Smoking Plow Truck Set Off Fatal New York Thruway Crash

The accident, which involved a Thruway Authority plow truck, two tractor-trailers and four cars, happened around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday on Interstate 87 near exit 16 in Woodbury, police said.

02/27/2014

A multi-vehicle wreck closed northbound lanes on I-87 in Woodbury on Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: NYSTA)

1 Dead, 6 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Wreck On I-87

The accident happened just before 11 a.m. Wednesday at exit 16 in Woodbury.

02/26/2014

Jackknifed Tractor Trailer On N.Y. State Thruway

Jackknifed Truck Causes Traffic Woes On N.Y. State Thruway

A jackknifed tractor trailer snagged the New York State Thruway in West Nyack Monday evening.

01/20/2014

State Trooper John Devoe warned motorists of a wrong-way driver on the New York State Thruway. (credit: CBS 2)

State Trooper Hailed As Hero After Elderly Man Drives Wrong Way On Thruway

Deirdre O’Neil was traveling southbound on the New York State Thurway around 3 p.m., where a confused motorist was driving for eight miles in the wrong direction, police said.

01/07/2014

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N.Y. State Announces Plan To Fight Wrong-Way Thruway Crashes

The State of New York has announced a new, high-tech effort to combat wrong-way crashes, using radar, flashy LED signs, and text alerts to drivers’ cellphones and the resources of local police.

12/04/2013

Tappan Zee Bridge pile driving, near Tarrytown (file/credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

S&P Lowers N.Y. State Thruway’s Bond Rating Over Tappan Zee Toll Concerns

Standard & Poor’s Ratings Service has downgraded the credit rating for the New York State Thruway Authority, over concerns about toll increases after the new Tappan Zee Bridge is complete.

10/29/2013

New York State Thruway in South Nyack, just beyond Exit 10 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Could Change Where Tolls Are Collected

South Nyack Mayor Bonnie Christian told WCBS 880 reporter Paul Murnane that the current scheme to throw a system of E-ZPass gear in a steel gantry over the Westchester bound lanes at Exit 10 on I-287 is unacceptable.

04/11/2013

New York State Thruway - Yonkers, NY (file)

Woman Killed In Head-On Thruway Crash

New York State police said Alvin Lapides, 81, of Monsey was driving north in the southbound lanes of Interstate 87 in Rockland County Tuesday night when he struck a Volvo driven by a 17-year-old boy.

01/23/2013

Driving (file/credit: ClipArt)

Free Coffee, Free Rides Offered To Keep Revelers Safe Over New Year’s

Extra efforts are being rolled out to prevent intoxicated people from getting behind the wheel.

12/31/2012

New York State Thruway Toll Plaza at Tappan Zee Bridge (file / credit: Google Maps)

NYS Comptroller Recommends Crackdown On Thruway Toll Cheats

Before jacking up truck tolls 45 percent on the New York State Thruway and raising the toll at the Tappan Zee Bridge to pay for a new bridge, how about cracking down on toll cheats?

10/08/2012

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Progress Being Made After Yonkers Water Main Break; Boil Water Advisory Remains In Effect

The city is providing drinking water to senior and nursing homes. A list of water distribution stations can be found inside this post.

08/28/2012

New York State Thruway Toll Plaza at Tappan Zee Bridge (file / credit: Google Maps)

S&P Downgrades NY Thruway, Warns Of Higher Tolls

Standard & Poor’s said it has reduced its outlook on bonds to finance the state Thruway Authority to negative from stable. The ratings agency also said “aggressive” toll increases may be needed.

06/13/2012

New York State Thruway - Yonkers, NY (file)

‘Operation Spring Brake’ Cracks Down On Speeding In Thruway Construction Zones

Starting Monday, local law enforcement will be cracking down on drivers in construction zones along the New York State Thruway, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported.

05/03/2012

The Tappan Zee Bridge is seen on Jun 27, 2008 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Mass Transit Cut From New Tappan Zee Bridge, Lowering Cost To $5.2 Billion

The cost of a new Tappan Zee Bridge has been shaved to $5.2 billion by focusing solely on the bridge, a federal agency said Tuesday. That means no mass transit – rail or dedicated bus lanes – at this point.

10/12/2011

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