Traffic

BQE At LIE Reopens After Vehicle Fire

All east- and westbound lanes had been closed early Monday in the area due to a vehicle fire.

01/06/2014

A woman walks up snow covered subway stairs in Brooklyn following a storm that left up to 8 inches of snow on January 3, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Traffic, Transit & Travel Updates: Friday, Jan. 3, 2014

Everything you need to know about transit delays and cancellations due to the winter storm.

01/03/2014

The George Washington Bridge (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Emergency Road Repairs Finished On George Washington Bridge

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey had to close two upper-level westbound lanes on Monday so crews could complete emergency repairs.

12/17/2013

GWB Traffic Nightmare Dec. 13 (CBS 2)

20-Mile Backup On Southbound I-95 Eases Considerably

A major traffic jam on the southbound lanes of Interstate 95 caused a backup of up to three hours before clearing up just after 7 p.m.

12/13/2013

Crews make emergency repairs on the George Washington Bridge on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Finish Emergency Repairs On Outbound GWB

Crew worked feverishly through the night to repair a metal plate that shifted near the middle of the bridge where two large potholes had developed.

12/12/2013

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Traffic Expert: ‘Be Calm’ When Returning From Thanksgiving Travels

After the mass-exodus of Tri-State Area residents for the Thanksgiving holiday, a traffic expert had a warning about the influx of return residents.

12/01/2013

A truck approaches the Hunts Point Cooperative Market in the Bronx. (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Food Distribution Center Complains About Traffic Changes

The city recently changed traffic around the Hunts Point Cooperative Market to one-way as crews install bike lanes, trees and paths to the area.

11/25/2013

Traffic on the FDR Drive after a tractor-trailer got stuck under an overpass on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Truck Gets Stuck Under Overpass On FDR Drive

It happened on the southbound side of the highway near 80th Street.

11/21/2013

A multi-car crash on the Gowanus Expressway, Wednesday Nov. 20, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

4 Hurt In Multi-Car Crash On Gowanus Expressway

Nearly a dozen cars were involved in the crash that happened around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday in the eastbound HOV lanes near Sixth Avenue.

11/20/2013

GWB Repairs

Rush On For Repairs On George Washington Bridge After Concrete Crumbles

Repairs on the bridge were expected to last through Tuesday morning.

11/18/2013

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

Stamford Metro North Problems

How To Survive The Metro-North New Haven Line Disruption

After experiencing power problems, it doesn’t appear service will be returning to normal any time soon on Metro-North’s New Haven line, leaving tens of thousands of commuters traveling in and out of New York City scrambling to devise alternative routes to and from work.We’re here to help. Here, find links and info to help you navigate the changes to your commute.

09/26/2013

United Nations General Assembly traffic advisory on Second Avenue (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Street Closures In Effect For UN General Assembly

The United Nations General Assembly is getting under way Monday, meaning New Yorkers can expect major traffic headaches on Manhattan’s East Side all week.

09/23/2013

Traffic on the George Washington Bridge following a tanker accident on Aug. 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Leaking Tanker, Accident Cause Afternoon Traffic Mess On George Washington Bridge

Three lanes of the inbound upper deck were closed due to the tanker leak. The incident happened around 3:15 p.m., authorities said. The tanker was cleared as of 4 p.m. but delays remained, authorities said.

08/15/2013

Taylor Swift (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

NJDOT Takes Blame For Massive Traffic Following Taylor Swift’s MetLife Stadium Concert

Fans stuck in traffic coming home from the Taylor Swift concert at MetLife Stadium Saturday night likely thought they were never, ever getting home.

07/18/2013

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