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Connecticut Officials Dispute White House Report About Deteriorating Roads

Connecticut state transportation officials have disputed a report from the White House that claims public works in the state are in dire condition.

07/20/2014

Tappan Zee Bridge as seen from Chopper 880 on May 13, 2014. (Photo by Tom Kaminski, WCBS Newsradio 880)

Obama Announces Infrastructure Plan During Tappan Zee Bridge Speech

President Barack Obama visited the Tappan Zee Bridge on Wednesday as he announced a series of measures aimed at improving the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.

05/14/2014

FILE -- New York City traffic. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Older Drivers And The Danger Ahead

The risks that New Yorkers take on the roads are getting worse every day, and some say that the hazardous conditions can be blamed on the economy.

11/11/2013

Hempstead Turnpike - Feb. 26, 2013 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Group Releases List Of Tri-State’s Most Dangerous Roads For Walking

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign found that 1,200 pedestrians were killed on roads in Connecticut, New Jersey and downstate New York between 2009 and 2011.

02/26/2013

Snow in Greenburgh, N.Y. Feb. 9, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Roads Clear, But Dangerous In Westchester County

Roads were plowed and cleared in much of Westchester County following the blizzard early Saturday, but officials were still warning people to stay off the roads.

02/09/2013

Cars on the highway and a train (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: We Must Fix Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Most Americans who traveled during this Thanksgiving holiday came face to face with an American reality: while there is much to be thankful for, our infrastructure is not one of those things.

11/26/2012

Traffic is seen on 42nd Street - New York, NY - Jan 27, 2011 - Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images

Black Ice Remains A Concern After Winter Storm

“You can spin out in a heartbeat. You know, you never know with black ice, so I’m concerned about accidents happening,” said Matt Faivre of Tenafly.

02/03/2011

An ice scraper falls victim to the latest snowstorm - Montvale, NJ - Feb 2, 2011 - Photo: Tim Scheld / WCBS 880

Freezing Rain, Accumulating Ice Make Slushy Mess In NJ

Ice built up on untreated roads and sidewalks and made trees and power lines appear as if they were encased in crystal.

02/02/2011

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Yorktown To Drivers: Please Stay Off The Roads

Road crews have been out for hours struggling to stay ahead of the storm.

02/02/2011

Pulaski Skyway - File Photo

Christie Has 5-Year Plan To Improve NJ Roads

The Pulaski Skyway, I-78, and Route 139 are among roads slated for much needed repairs over the next five years.

01/07/2011

East 94th Street in Brooklyn

Mayor: Roads May Be Plowed By Wednesday Night … Maybe

On the day after the day after, New Yorkers were left wondering what happened. There are still many streets that haven’t seen a plow yet.

12/28/2010

Route 17 - Paramus, NJ - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Sean Adams / WCBS 880

Think NJ Roads Are In Bad Shape? You’re Right!

Potholes, tall grass, and garbage on the roads. Those are the top complaints for motorists.

10/12/2010

NJ Transportation Officials Halt Early-Stage Work

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey transportation officials on Tuesday said they have indefinitely suspended about 100 state-funded road and rail projects that are in their early stages as the cash-strapped state grapples with how […]

10/05/2010

Report: NYC Roads Are 7th Worst In The Nation

More than half of the roads in New York City and Newark are in poor condition, according to a new federal report, and it’s all taking a toll on cars and wallets.

09/22/2010

Anti-Deer Warning Light

Anti-Deer Devices Activated In NJ County

Essex County has turned to hundreds of headlight-activated warning devices to keep deer away when drivers are on the road, CBS 2’s Lou Young reports.

CBS 2–08/03/2010