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Firefighters on the scene of a fire at a building on 51st Avenue in Long Island City, Queens on July 30, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

MTA Bridge And Tunnel Officers Help Rescue Residents From Burning Building In Queens

The fire broke out around 6:30 a.m. at a building on 51st Avenue near the Queens Midtown Tunnel in Long Island City.


The Queens Midtown Tunnel flooded during superstorm Sandy (credit: MTA Bridges and Tunnels / Mark Valentin)

FEMA Provides $400 Million For Sandy-Related Repairs At 2 MTA Tunnels

The Hugh L. Carey Tunnel and the Queens Midtown Tunnel both took on millions of gallons of water when the Oct. 2012 storm roared ashore.


Suffolk County Police have issued a Silver Alert for James Young, Jr., 77, of Commack. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suffolk County Man Found Safe After Silver Alert

A missing elderly man from Suffolk County who suffers from dementia was found safe in New York City Wednesday night.


Queens Midtown Tunnel Flooding (credit: MTA)

Partial Weekend Queens-Midtown Tunnel Closure In Effect As Sandy-Related Repairs Are Made

One tube of the tunnel was shut down at 2 a.m. on Saturday and will reopen on Monday at 5 a.m. The same closure will take effect again next weekend so repairs can be made.


Queens Midtown Tunnel Flooding (credit: MTA)

Queens Midtown Tunnel To Have Three Inbound Lanes Open For Morning Commute

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the restored 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. traffic pattern will provide relief for inbound commuters coming from Long Island and Queens into Manhattan.


Queens Midtown Tunnel Flooding (credit: MTA)

WATCH: Video Released By MTA Shows Flooding Of Queens Midtown Tunnel

In the video taken on the night of Oct. 29, the water can be seen rushing through the toll plaza and into the tunnel.


Queens Midtown Tunnel Flooding (credit: CBS 2)

Queens-Midtown Tunnel To Open To All Traffic

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that trucks will be allowed in the tunnel beginning at 6 a.m. The tunnel had been open to cars since Nov. 9.


Joseph Lhota

Report: Lhota Apologizes For Saying Bloomberg Acted ‘Like An Idiot’

Metropolitan Transportation Authority Chairman Joseph Lhota has apologized, after saying Mayor Michael Bloomberg acted “like an idiot” when he predicted the Queens-Midtown tunnel might open early.


The Queens-Midtown Tunnel (credit: CBS 2)

Queens-Midtown Tunnel To Reopen Friday After Being Flooded By Sandy

For those trying to cross the East River, there is good news.


Queens Midtown Tunnel Flooding (credit: CBS 2)

A Look Inside The Queens-Midtown Tunnel, Home To 8 Million Gallons Of Water

When CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu first made her way into the tunnel, the tell-tale sign of seeing something no one had ever seen before took place when natural light slowly dissipated. The tunnel got very cold, damp and pitch black.


Commuters wait for trains under sign on dispay in Grand Central Station in New York  October 28, 2012 (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

MTA Chairman: Service To Be Restored For Straphangers, Half Of Metro-North Customers

Limited commuter rail service on Metro-North and the Long Island Rail Road has resumed with limited subway service set to resume Thursday.


A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Lhota: MTA ‘Has Never Faced A Disaster’ Like Sandy

The New York City subway system “has never faced a disaster as devastating” as the damage that was caused by Superstorm Sandy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Joseph Lhota said Tuesday.


FILE - Army National Guard officers patrol Grand Central Station. (Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

National Guard Providing Extra Thanksgiving Security At NYC Mass Transit Hubs

The New York National Guard says it will have more than 250 troops on duty for the Thanksgiving holiday helping provide security at airports and train stations in New York City.


The Robert F. Kennedy Bridge is seen on the day it was renamed from the Triborough Bridge - New York City - Nov 19, 2008 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Report: MTA Layoffs To Blame For Lack Of Security

New questions are being raised Thursday morning about security coverage at New York’s busy bridges and tunnels.


The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is seen from Chopper 880 - May 11, 2007 - Photo: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

Fare Hike Approved; Bridge, Tunnel Tolls Next

October 27 is T Day.