he state Transportation Department spent $138 million on state highways, “which is about the total of what we spent the past three years combined,” New Jersey Department of Transportation spokesman Steve Schapiro said.
A nor’easter is bearing down, and is expected to bring more snow beginning Tuesday night. But the worst of the storm is not expected to strike the Tri-State Area.
The winter weather that has gone on relentlessly for months has made people think about the simplicities of spring and summer.
One survey found nearly 3 in 10 homes in the U.S. have rodents. In the northeast, 35 percent of survey respondents reported a rodent infestation, the highest percentage in any geographic area.
It’s been cold, it’s been snowy, it’s been windy and almost always, the air has been very dry. To make matters worse, we’re told to wash out hands often to avoid spreading cold and flu germs.
The bitter winter has caused major traffic jams around the ports of New Jersey — with truckers stuck in line for hours to pick up cargo, and the consequences being seen at major retailers.
For the first time in weeks alternate side of the street parking rules will be in place on Monday.
Potholes, road salt and other wintertime hazards have wreaked havoc on cars all across the region.
The warmer conditions on Wednesday provided the first chance for some in the Riverdale section of the Bronx to dig out from piles of snow. One man out shoveling on Wednesday said his car has been buried in the snow for three weeks.
Fire officials said the last thing the responding firefighters need to do is get out the shovels to uncover a hydrant.
The town of Babylon has advertised on Facebook that they need new snow plow drivers. If you have a truck with a plow and are willing to work overnight for $70/hour this may be the job for you.
New Jersey transportation officials say they’re working to replenish road salt supplies in the wake of several winter storms.
The relentless snow and ice storms this winter have led to the highest number of flight cancellations in more than 25 years, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
The Metro-North railroad put more trains into service for the evening rush, after riders were squeezed into cars during the morning commute.
Gov. Malloy said Friday the state DOT has deferred its expected deliveries of salt until all the 88 cities and towns that obtain their salt under the state’s contract receive what they need.