NORTH HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Add North Hempstead’s town supervisor to the list of opponents of a plan to erect advertising billboards along some roadways in Nassau County.
Judi Bosworth said the electronic signs would be an eyesore.READ MORE: Exclusive Video: Good Samaritans Rescue Wheelchair-Bound Man Who Somehow Fell On Union Square Subway Tracks
“In North Hempstead, our homeowners have to accept the Long Island Expressway and its service roads as a fact of life, but they shouldn’t be forced to accept 48-foot-wide, 110-foot-high billboards,” Bosworth told WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall. “We deal with the reality of traffic congestion and pollution. We shouldn’t be adding visual pollution to our highways.”