Security/Emergency Information

It’s gonna get a whole lot worse before it gets better: Sandy Expected to Bring Life-Threatening Storm Surge, Coastal Hurricane Winds

A very large and dangerous Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall along the central N.J. coast later this evening or tonight, bringing high winds and storm surges. The National Weather Service notes that current conditions will allow Sandy to maintain or increase in intensity (it has already surpassed the previous record holder — the infamous “Long Island Clipper” of 1938), with winds. from the east at 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 80 mph.

Higher gusts up to 85 mph possible along south facing shorelines. Strongest winds are expected this afternoon and evening. Many areas are already flooded hour before landfall and a 6-11 foot storm surge is possible. The highest storm surge is predicted for the Long Island Sound and Raritan Bay. Areas of concern include:

  • City Island: 11-13 feet
  • Locust Point: 11-13 feet
  • Coney Island / Rockaways: 9-10 feet
  • South Beach to Oakwood Beach (SI): 11-12 feet
  • At the Battery, high tide of 11-12 feet may occur Monday evening

The National Weather Service advises that surge may not be timed with high tide. Peak surge will occur when the storm’s center passes south of NYC. Water will be elevated for a prolonged period of time, possibly up to 24 hours, and return to normal levels Tuesday or Tuesday night.

Power outages could be widespread (already tens of thousands of homes in New Jersey and on Long Island are without power) and last at least several days. Debris will block some roads. Homes may have damage to shingles, siding, gutters and windows –especially if these items are not properly secured.  Loose outdoor items will become  airborne, causing additional damage and possible injury. Windows in high rise buildings could be broken by flying debris.

UPDATE – REGIONAL TRAFFIC – 1400 HOURS


Bridges & Tunnels

Burlington Co. Bridge Comm.
Burlington Bristol Bridge
Burlington Co. Bridge Comm.: Weather related on Burlington Bristol Bridge both directions between New Jersey Side (Burlington) and Pennsylvania Side (Bristol) commercial ban in effect as of 2pm.
Tacony-Palmyra Bridge
Burlington Co. Bridge Comm.: Weather related on Tacony-Palmyra Bridge both directions between New Jersey Side (Palmyra) and Pennsylvania Side (Philadelphia) commercial ban in effect as of 2pm.
DRPA
Ben Franklin Bridge
DRPA: Weather related on Ben Franklin Bridge both directions between New Jersey Side (Camden) and Pennsylvania Side (Philadelphia) commercial ban in effect as of 2pm.
Betsy Ross Bridge
DRPA: Weather related on Betsy Ross Bridge both directions between New Jersey Side (Pennsauken Twp) and Pennsylvania Side (Philadelphia) commercial ban in effect as of 2pm.
Commodore Barry Bridge
DRPA: Weather related on Commodore Barry Bridge both directions between New Jersey Side (Logan Twp) and Pennsylvania Side (Chester) commercial ban in effect as of 2pm.
Walt Whitman Bridge
DRPA: Weather related on Walt Whitman Bridge both directions between New Jersey Side (Gloucester City) and Pennsylvania Side (Philadelphia) commercial ban in effect as of 2pm.
MTA Bridges & Tunnels
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge
MTA Bridges & Tunnels: Weather related on Bronx-Whitestone Bridge both directions from Queens Side (New York) to Bronx Side (New York) Due to high winds and road conditions motorists are asked to drive at reduced speeds, use caution.
Brooklyn Battery Tunnel
MTA Bridges & Tunnels: Weather related on Brooklyn Battery Tunnel both directions between Manhattan Side (Manhattan) and Brooklyn Side (New York) all lanes closed beginning at 2 PM.
Cross Bay Bridge
MTA Bridges & Tunnels: Weather related on Cross Bay Bridge both directions Rockaway/Queens Bound (New York) due to high winds, use caution Pedestrain Walkways are closed due to sustained high winds. Until further notice.
Henry Hudson Bridge
MTA Bridges & Tunnels: Weather related on Henry Hudson Bridge both directions from Manhattan Side (Manhattan) to Bronx Side (New York) Due to high winds and road conditions motorists are asked to drive at reduced speeds, use caution.
Marine Parkway Bridge
MTA Bridges & Tunnels: Weather related on Marine Parkway Bridge Rockaway/Brooklyn Bound (New York) high winds, use caution. Pedestrain Walkways are closed due to sustained high winds. Until further notice.
RFK Triborough Bridge
MTA Bridges & Tunnels: Weather related on RFK Triborough Bridge all directions Bronx-Manhattan-Queens bound (New York) Due to high winds and road conditions motorists are asked to drive at reduced speeds, use caution.
Throgs Neck Bridge
MTA Bridges & Tunnels:  THE NORTH BOUND CROSS ISLAND PARKWAY RAMP TO THE BRONX BOUND THROGS NECK BRIDGE CLOSED DUE TO OFF PROPERTY FLOODING.

Weather related on Throgs Neck Bridge both directions from Queens Side (New York) to Bronx Side (New York) Due to high winds and road conditions motorists are asked to drive at reduced speeds, use caution.
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
MTA Bridges & Tunnels: Operational Activity on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge lower level westbound Staten Island Bound (New York) closed
MTA Bridges & Tunnels: Weather related on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge both levels both directions from Staten Island Side (Staten Island) to Brooklyn Side (New York) due to high winds use caution.
NYS Bridge Authority
Bear Mountain Bridge
NYS Bridge Authority: Operational Activity on Bear Mountain Bridge both directions between Westchester County Side (Cortlandt) and Rockland/Orange County Side (Bear Mountain) all lanes open
Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge
NYS Bridge Authority: Operational Activity on Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge both directions Ulster County Side (Kingston) to Dutchess County Side (Rhinecliff) all lanes open
Mid Hudson Bridge
NYS Bridge Authority: Operational Activity on Mid Hudson Bridge both directions between Ulster County Side (Poughkeepsie) and Dutchess County Side (Arlington) all lanes open
Newburgh Beacon Bridge
NYS Bridge Authority: Operational Activity on Newburgh Beacon Bridge both directions Orange County Side (Newburgh) to Dutchess County Side (Beacon) all lanes open
Rip Van Winkle Bridge
NYS Bridge Authority: Operational Activity on Rip Van Winkle Bridge both directions between Greene County Bound (Hudson/Catskill) and Columbia County Bound (Hudson/Catskill) all lanes open
NYS Thruway, Tarrytown
Tappan Zee Bridge
NYS Thruway, Tarrytown: Weather related on Tappan Zee Bridge both directions from Rockland County side (Orangetown) to Westchester County side (Tarrytown) Due to severe weather conditions and high windsempty trailers are now prohibited from traveling until further notice.

I-87 – NYS Thruway
NYSTA – Statewide Ops.: Speed restriction, restrictions on I-87 – NYS Thruway both directions from after Tappan Zee Bridge Toll Barrier to before Exit 10 (I-87) – South Nyack (US 9W); 35mph; reduce your speed starting 10:34 AM, 10/29/2012 until further notice. [CARS NYSTA4-1095]

Port Authority NY/NJ
Bayonne Bridge
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on Bayonne Bridge both directions from New Jersey Side (Bayonne) to New York Side (Staten Island) until further notice all bridges & tunnels are subject to closures anytime. 35 mile per hour speed restriction
George Washington Bridge
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on George Washington Bridge both directions New Jersey Side/Lower Level (Fort Lee) to New York Side/Lower Level (Manhattan) until further notice all bridges & tunnels are subject to closures anytime. 35 mile per hour speed restriction.
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on George Washington Bridge both directions New York Side/Upper Level (Manhattan) to New Jersey Side/Upper Level (Fort Lee) until further notice all bridges & tunnels are subject to closures anytime. 35 mile per hour speed restriction
Goethals Bridge
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on Goethals Bridge both directions New Jersey Side (Elizabeth) to New York Side (Staten Island) until further notice all bridges & tunnels are subject to closures anytime. 35 mile per hour speed restriction.
Holland Tunnel
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on Holland Tunnel eastbound New Jersey Side – South Tube (Jersey City) to New York Side – South Tube (Manhattanall lanes closed beginning @ 2:00 p.m. until further notice except for emergency vehicles.
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on Holland Tunnel westbound New York Side – North Tube (Manhattan) to New Jersey Side – North Tube (Jersey Cityall lanes closed beginning @ 2:00 p.m. until further notice.
Lincoln Tunnel
Port Authority NY/NJ: Operational Activity on Lincoln Tunnel both directions from New Jersey Side – Center Tube (Weehawken Twp) to New York Side – Center Tube (Manhattanall lanes closed until further notice
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on Lincoln Tunnel eastbound New York Side – South Tube (Manhattan) to New Jersey Side – South Tube (Weehawken Twp) until further notice all bridges & tunnels are subject to closures anytime.
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on Lincoln Tunnel westbound New Jersey Side – North Tube (Weehawken Twp) to New York Side – North Tube (Manhattan) until further notice all bridges & tunnels are subject to closures anytime.
Outerbridge Crossing
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on Outerbridge Crossing both directions New Jersey Side (Perth Amboy) to New York Side (Staten Island) until further notice all bridges & tunnels are subject to closures anytime. 35 mile per hour speed restriction.

Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission Toll Bridge

  • ·         All 18 Commission vehicular bridges between New Jersey and Pennsylvania remain open to travel at this time – from TrentonN.J. to the New York-New Jersey State Line.
  • ·         Tolls remain in effect, as is the case with other Delaware River crossings.
  • ·         Light traffic observed in all four districts.
  • ·         NWS reports sustained wind speeds remain below 50 mph at this time in our jurisdiction.
  • ·         No river flooding issues anticipated at this time.
  • ·         Access roadways leading to and from Commission bridges remain open at this time.
  • ·         Only bridge closure is the Commission’s footbridge at Bulls Island State Park in Hunterdon CountyN.J.  (no vehicular impacts due to this closure)

 

TRANSIT


Academy
Systemwide
Academy: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended until further notice
Amtrak
Empire Service
Amtrak: due to Weather related, both directions Empire Service service suspended between Albany-Rennselaer Station (Rensselaer) and New York Penn Station (Manhattan) until further notice
Northeast Direct Service
Amtrak: due to Weather related, both directions Northeast Direct Service service suspended through New York Penn Station (Manhattan) Between Washington DC and Boston MA Until Further Notice.
CTTransit New Haven
Systemwide
CTTransit New Haven: due to Weather related Systemwide service suspended through Connecticut all routes statewide suspended until further notice
Coach USA
Community Coach and Rockland Coach
Coach USA: due to Weather related, both directions Community Coach and Rockland Coach service suspended until further notice
Mega Bus Lines
Coach USA: due to Weather related, both directions Mega Bus Lines service suspended between New York (New York) and Washington DC/Boston, MA until further notice
Coach USA-Shortline
Systemwide
Coach USA-Shortline: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended until further notice
DeCamp Bus Lines
Systemwide
DeCamp Bus Lines: due to Weather related Systemwide service suspended between New York and New Jersey until further notice
Greyhound Bus
Bolt Bus Lines
Greyhound Bus: due to Weather related, both directions Bolt Bus Lines service suspended in Northeast U.S. (New York) through Tuesday, October 30th, 2012.
Greyhound Bus Lines
Greyhound Bus: due to Weather related, both directions Greyhound Bus Lines service suspended between Manhattan (Manhattan) and Mt. Laurel (Mount Laurel Twp) until further notice
Lakeland Bus Lines
Systemwide
Lakeland Bus Lines: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended between Morris County and Port Authority Bus Terminal (Manhattan) until further notice
MTA Long Island Bus
Systemwide
MTA Long Island Bus: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended in Long Island until further notice
MTA Long Island Rail Road
Systemwide
MTA Long Island Rail Road: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended (New York) until further notice
MTA Metro-North Railroad
Systemwide
MTA Metro-North Railroad: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended (New York) until further notice
MTA NYC Transit Bus
Systemwide
MTA NYC Transit Bus: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended (New York) until further notice
MTA NYC Transit Subway
Staten Island Railway
MTA NYC Transit Subway: due to Weather related, both directions Staten Island Railway service suspended between Tottenville Station (Staten Island) and St George Ferry Terminal Station (Staten Island) until further notice
Systemwide
MTA NYC Transit Subway: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended (Manhattan) until further notice
NJ Transit Bus
Systemwide
NJ Transit Bus: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended on all bus, rail, light rail and Access Link service until further notice
NJ Transit Rail
All Trains
NJ Transit Rail: due to Weather related, both directions All Trains service suspended (Essex) on all bus, rail, light rail and Access Link service until further notice.
Atlantic City Line
NJ Transit Rail: due to Weather related, both directions Atlantic City Line service suspended between Atlantic City Station (Atlantic City) and 30th Street Station (Philadelphia) until further notice
Port Jervis Line
NJ Transit Rail: due to Weather related Port Jervis Line between Port Jervis Station (Port Jervis) and Secaucus Transfer Station (Secaucus) substitute busing is cancelled for Monday and Tuesday. Busing expected to resume Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012, weather permitting.
NY Waterway
All ferry routes
NY Waterway: due to Weather related, both directions All ferry routes service suspended between New York (New York) and New Jersey until further notice
PATH
Systemwide
PATH: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended between New Jersey and New York until further notice
SeaStreak Ferry
Highlands Ferry Route
SeaStreak Ferry: due to Weather related, both directions Highlands Ferry Route service suspended into/out of Atlantic Highlands until further notice
Staten Island Ferry
St.George Ferry Route
Staten Island Ferry: due to Weather related, both directions St.George Ferry Route service suspended between St George Ferry Terminal (Staten Island) and Whitehall Terminal (Manhattan) until further notice
Suburban Transit
Systemwide
Suburban Transit: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide service suspended until further notice
Westchester Bee-Line
Systemwide
Westchester Bee-Line: due to Weather related, both directions Systemwide buses and Paratransit (Westchesterservice suspended until further notice

HIGHWAY

CONNECTICUT – CONNECTICUT BOUND MOTORISTS ESSENTIAL TRAVEL ONLY
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper
CT 136
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on CT 136 both directions at Five Mile River Road (Darien) all lanes closed
CT 136
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on CT 136 both directions at Roywaten Avenue (Norwalk) all lanes closed
CT 15
ConnDOT: Debris (In Roadway) on RT15 Northbound between Exits 40B and 41. The right lane is closed. Reported Monday, October 29 at 1:11 pm.
ConnDOT: Tree Down (In Roadway) on RT15 Southbound between Exits 36 and 35. The right lane is closed. Reported Monday, October 29 at 12:47 pm.
CT 154
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on CT 154 both directions at Causeway (Old Saybrook) all lanes closed
CT 156
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on CT 156 both directions at CT 161 (Niantic) all lanes closed
CT 156
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on CT 156 both directions at Niantic River Bridge (Niantic) all lanes closed
CT 162
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on CT 162 both directions at West Haven Town Line (Milford) all lanes closed
CT 162
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on CT 162 both directions at Ocean Avenue Rotary (West Haven) acceleration lane closed
CT 63
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Downed tree on CT 63 both directions at Davis Street (Watertown) all lanes closed
CT 800
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Downed tree on CT 800 both directions at Burr Mountain Road (Winsted) all lanes closed
I-95
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on I-95 both directions ramps to/from Exit 26 – Wordin Avenue/Kings Highway (Bridgeport) all lanes closed
US 1
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on US 1 both directions area of Washington Street (Groton) all lanes closed
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on US 1 both directions at Oil Mill Road (Waterford) all lanes closed
CT DOT-Bridgeport-Oper: Flooding on US 1 both directions at South Road (Mystic) all lanes closed
CT DOT-Newington-HWY-Oper Ctr
Bradley International Airport
CT DOT-Newington-HWY-Oper Ctr: Weather related on Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks (Hartford) closed until further notice
NEW JERSEY
NJ DOT – STMC
I-78
NJ DOT – STMC: Utility Pole Down on I-78 eastbound ramp to Exit 17 – NJ 31 South (Clinton Twp) exit ramp blocked
NJ 21
NJ DOT – STMC: Downed tree on NJ 21 northbound South of Exit 9 – NJ 3 (Clifton) right lane closed use caution
NJ 27
NJ DOT – STMC: Flooding on NJ 27 southbound NJ 18 (New Brunswickall lanes closed
NJ 35
NJ DOT – STMC: Flooding on NJ 35 northbound area of Birchwood Dr (Old Bridge Twp) all lanes closed
NJ DOT – STMC: Flooding on NJ 35 southbound area of Morgan Drawbridge (Sayreville) all lanes closed and detoured
NJ 7
NJ DOT – STMC: Flooding on NJ 7 both directions New Jersey Turnpike (Kearny) to CR 507/Schuyler Av (Kearnyall lanes closed and detoured
NJ 94
NJ DOT – STMC: Downed tree on NJ 94 both directions area of CR 515/Prices Switch Rd (Vernon Twp) all lanes closed
US 1&9 Truck Route
NJ DOT – STMC: Traffic Signal Down on US 1&9 Truck Route southbound ramp to adams street (Kearny) ramp closed
US 46
NJ DOT – STMC: Flooding on US 46 both directions Little Ferry Circle (Little Ferry) intersection closed
NJ DOT – TOC South
I-195
NJ DOT – TOC South: Downed tree on I-195 westbound West of Exit 16 – CR 537/Great Adventure (Millstone Twp) right lane closed use caution
NJ 147
NJ DOT – TOC South: Hurricane on NJ 147 eastbound at CR 665 (Middle Twp) all lanes closed and detoured – Hurricane evacuation
NJ 152
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding and Hurricane on NJ 152 both directions between CR 635/Bay Ave (Somers Point) and Seaview Dr (Egg Harbor Twp) all lanes closed and detoured use caution
NJ 29
NJ DOT – TOC South: Downed tree on NJ 29 northbound South of Parkside Av (Trenton) all lanes closed use caution
NJ 33
NJ DOT – TOC South: Downed tree on NJ 33 westbound West of NJ 35 (Neptune Twp) all lanes closed use caution
NJ 35
NJ DOT – TOC South: Downed pole and Downed wires on NJ 35 both directions at Centerville Rd (Holmdel Twp) all lanes closed use caution
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on NJ 35 both directions at County Rd (Aberdeen Twp) all lanes closed and detoured use caution
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on NJ 35 both directions between NJ 138 (Wall Twp) and 8th Av (Belmar) all lanes closed and detoured
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on NJ 35 southbound South of Johnson St (Bay Head) to North of Curtis Point Dr (Mantoloking) all lanes closed and detoured
NJ DOT – TOC South: Hurricane on NJ 35 southbound at NJ 37 (Seaside Heights) all lanes closed and detoured Hurricane evacuation
NJ 36
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on NJ 36 northbound at CR 39/Union Av (Union Beach) jughandle closed
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on NJ 36 southbound at Highlands Bridge/Shrewsbury River Bridge (Sea Bright) all lanes closed and detoured use caution
NJ 37
NJ DOT – TOC South: Hurricane on NJ 37 eastbound Mathis Bridge-Eastbound (Toms River Twp) to NJ 35 (Seaside Heights) all lanes closed and detoured Hurricane evacuation
NJ 47
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on NJ 47 southbound Garden State Parkway (Middle Twp) to CR 624/West Rio Grand Ave (Wildwood) all lanes closed and detoured
NJ 50
NJ DOT – TOC South: Downed tree on NJ 50 both directions Honest John Rd (Estell Manor) all lanes closed
NJ DOT – TOC South: Overturned Truck and Utility Pole Down on NJ 50 both directions US 9 (Upper Twp) to North of US 9 (Upper Twp) all lanes closed
NJ 52
NJ DOT – TOC South: Hurricane on NJ 52 southbound CR 585/Shore Rd (Somers Point) to 9th St/Palen St (Ocean City) all lanes closed and detoured Hurricane evacuation
NJ 71
NJ DOT – TOC South: Malfunctioning traffic light and Power failure on NJ 71 both directions at Sylvania Av (Avon-By-The-Sea) all lanes open to traffic on Rt 71. Side street traffic must turn right in either direction.
NJ 72
NJ DOT – TOC South: Hurricane on NJ 72 eastbound Marsha Dr (Stafford Twp) to CR 607/Long Beach Blvd (Ship Bottom) all lanes closed and detoured Hurricane evacuation
US 30
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding and Hurricane on US 30 eastbound at CR 585/NJ 157 (Absecon City) all lanes closed and detoured
US 322
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on US 322 both directions ramp to/from CR 614/Cologne Av (Hamilton Twp) ramp closed and detoured
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on US 322 both directions ramps to CR 614/Cologne Av (Hamilton Twp) ramp closed and detoured
US 40
NJ DOT – TOC South: Downed tree on US 40 westbound East of New Jersey Turnpike/I-295 (Carneys Point Twp) right lane closed
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on US 40 both directions area of West of CR 617/CR 559 (Hamilton Twp) all lanes closed and detoured
NJ DOT – TOC South: Hurricane on US 40 both directions East of CR 608/Franklin Av (Egg Harbor Twp) all lanes closed and detoured Hurricane evacuation
US 9
NJ DOT – TOC South: Flooding on US 9 both directions CR 679/Maple Ave (Bass River Twp) all lanes closed and detoured
NJ DOT – TOC South: Hurricane on US 9 both directions between CR 630/Ohio Av (Absecon City) and CR 663/California Ave (Pleasantville) all lanes closed and detoured Hurricane evacuation
NJ Turnpike Auth.
Garden State Parkway
NJ Turnpike Auth.: Flooding on Garden State Parkway northbound entering at Exit 13 – CR 601/Avalon Blvd (Middle Twp) entrance ramp closed due to standing water.
NJ Turnpike Auth.: Flooding on Garden State Parkway southbound entering at Exit 29 – US 9 (Somers Point) entrance ramp closed due to standing water.
NJ Turnpike Auth.: Hurricane on Garden State Parkway northbound Southern Terminus/CR 109 (Cape May) to Exit 129 – New Jersey Turnpike (Woodbridge Twp) Toll Collection Suspended
NJ Turnpike Auth.: Weather related on Garden State Parkway southbound Exit 38 – Atlantic City Expressway (Egg Harbor Twp) to Southern Terminus/CR 109 (Cape Mayall lanes closed to traffic due to weather-related issues
New Jersey Turnpike
NJ Turnpike Auth.: Accident on New Jersey Turnpike inner roadway southbound South of Interchange 14 – I-78/US 1&9 (Newark) all lanes open to traffic
NJ Turnpike Auth.: Overturned Truck on New Jersey Turnpike outer roadway southbound North of Interchange 8A – NJ 32 (South Brunswick Twp) right lane blocked
NJ Turnpike Auth.: Speed restriction on New Jersey Turnpike all roadways both directions between Delaware Memorial Bridge (Pennsville Twp) and George Washington Bridge (Fort Lee) 45 miles per hour
NJ Turnpike Auth.: Weather related on New Jersey Turnpike all roadways both directions between Delaware Memorial Bridge (Pennsville Twp) and George Washington Bridge (Fort Lee)motorcycle/car pulled trailer ban
Port Authority NY/NJ
Newark Liberty International Airport
Port Authority NY/NJ: Operational Activity on Newark Liberty International Airport Newark – New Jersey (Newark) Most flights are cancelled. Please check with your carrier before heading to the airport.
Port Newark
Port Authority NY/NJ: Weather related on Port Newark in Newark (Newark) Port Newark will be closed @ Noon until further notice due to Hurricane Sandy.
Sandy Hook
National Park Service Gateway National Recreation Area
Sandy Hook: Weather related on National Park Service Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook (Monmouth) closed until further notice
South Jersey Transp. Auth.
Atlantic City Expressway
South Jersey Transp. Auth.: Hurricane on Atlantic City Expressway both directions between Atlantic City Convention Center/Eastern Terminus (Atlantic City) and Exit 5 – US 9 (Pleasantville) EXPRESSWAY CLOSED AT EXIT 5. “BARRIER ISLANDS CLOSED”. ALL WESTBOUND TOLLS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED BY ORDERS OF GOVERNOR CHRISTIE.
TRANSCOM, Jersey City
Palisades Interstate Parkway
TRANSCOM, Jersey City: Weather related on Palisades Interstate Parkway both directions between George Washington Bridge (Fort Lee) and New York State Line (Alpine) all lanes open to traffic

NEW YORK
NYC DOT
New York City
NYC DOT: Parking related on New York City (New York) Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) rules and parking meter rules are suspended citywide Monday, October 29th, 2012, because of weather conditions.
Stone Street
NYC DOT: Special event on Stone Street between Hanover Square (New Yorkall lanes closed until 11:59 P.M. on November 30, 2012 Stone Street Pedestrian Mall
NYSDOT – Region 10
Meadowbrook State Parkway
NYSDOT – Region 10: Flooding on Meadowbrook State Parkway southbound south of Exit M9E – Merrick Road (Hempsteadall lanes closed until further notice
NY 110
NYSDOT – Region 10: Flooding on NY 110 both directions from Prime Avenue; Madison Street Heckscher Park (Suffolk) to Mill Dam Road; Park Avenue; Abbott Drive (Suffolk) all lanes of 2 lanes closed
NY 135
NYSDOT – Region 10: Flooding on NY 135 southbound south of Exit 1 – Merrick Road (Nassau) all lanes of 3 lanes closed until further notice
NY 25
NYSDOT – Region 10: Flooding on NY 25 both directions between Albertson Lane (Suffolk) and Laurel Avenue (Suffolkall lanes closed
NY 27A
NYSDOT – Region 10: Flooding on NY 27A both directions between Town of Oyster Bay; Town of Babylon Line (Oyster Bay) and Town of Islip; Town of Babylon Line (Islip) all lanes closed
Robert Moses Causeway
NYSDOT – Region 10: Hurricane on Robert Moses Causeway southbound south of Exit RM2E – NY 27A; Montauk Highway (Islipall lanes closed until further notice
Wantagh State Parkway
NYSDOT – Region 10: Flooding on Wantagh State Parkway southbound south of Exit W6 – Merrick Road (Hempstead) all lanes of 2 lanes closed until further notice
NYSDOT – Region 11
Battery Park Overpass
NYSDOT – Region 11: Flooding on Battery Park Overpass westbound at Franklin Delano Roosevelt Dr (New York) all lanes blocked until further notice
Belt System – Cross Island Parkway
NYSDOT – Region 11: Downed tree on Belt System – Cross Island Parkway northbound at Clintonville Street; Ramp (New York) right lane blocked until further notice
Belt System – Laurelton Parkway
NYSDOT – Region 11: Downed tree on Belt System – Laurelton Parkway southbound at Exit 24B – Brookville Boulevard (New York) right lane blocked
Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive
NYSDOT – Region 11: Flooding on Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive northbound between Exit 9 – East 42nd Street (New York) and East 125th Street (New Yorkall lanes closed until further notice
NYSDOT – Region 11: Flooding on Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive southbound at East 14th Street (New York) right lane blocked until further notice
NYSDOT – Region 11: Flooding on Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive southbound between Exit 17 – Triborough Bridge west leg (New York) and Exit 14 – East 96th Street (New York) all lanes closed until further notice
NYSDOT – Region 11: Flooding on Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive southbound ramp from Exit 17 – Triborough Bridge west leg (New York) all lanes closed
Harlem River Drive
NYSDOT – Region 11: Downed tree on Harlem River Drive southbound approaching 145th Street Bridge (New York) all lanes blocked until further notice
NYSDOT – Region 11: Downed tree on Harlem River Drive southbound just past I-95 Cross Bronx Expressway (New York) 1 lane blocked until further notice
Hutchinson River Parkway [NYC]
NYSDOT – Region 11: Flooding on Hutchinson River Parkway [NYC] southbound at Westchester Avenue (New Yorkall lanes closed until further notice due to flooding condition at Waterbury Avenue
Nome Avenue
NYSDOT – Region 11: Watermain break on Nome Avenue both directions between Steinway Avenue (Richmond) and Stephen Loop (Richmondall lanes closed
NYSDOT – Region 8
Bronx River Parkway
NYSDOT – Region 8: Flooding on Bronx River Parkway both directions between Exit 26 – Virginia Road; Town of Greenburgh (White Plains) and Sprain Brook Parkway (Yonkers) all lanes blocked
Cross County Parkway
NYSDOT – Region 8: Flooding on Cross County Parkway eastbound to Exit 9 – Hutchinson River Parkway [Westchester] (Mount Vernon) all lanes of 2 lanes blocked
Hutchinson River Parkway [Westchester]
NYSDOT – Region 8: Flooding on Hutchinson River Parkway [Westchester] southbound between Exit 13 – Cross County Parkway NB side (Pelham) and Boulevard West; Ramp (Pelham) all lanes of 2 lanes blocked
NY 213
NYSDOT – Region 8: Flooding on NY 213 both directions between City of Kingston; Town of Ulster Line (Kingston) and Creek Locks Road; CR 25 (Ulster) all lanes of 1 lane blocked
NY 218
NYSDOT – Region 8: Weather related on NY 218 both directions between Main Street; START ROUTE NY 218; Ramp (Highlands) and Town of Cornwall; Town of Highlands Line (Cornwall) all lanes of 2 lanes closed
NY 301
NYSDOT – Region 8: Downed pole and Downed tree on NY 301 both directions between Town of Kent; Town of Philipstown Line (Putnam Valley) and Town of Kent; Town of Putnam Valley Line (Putnam Valley) all lanes of 1 lane blocked
NY 32
NYSDOT – Region 8: Downed tree on NY 32 both directions north of I-87 (Rosendale) all lanes of 2 lanes closed
NYSDOT – Region 8: Downed tree on NY 32 southbound at Town of Cornwall; Town of New Windsor Line (New Windsor) alternate lanes of 2 lanes blocked
Sprain Brook State Parkway
NYSDOT – Region 8: Downed tree on Sprain Brook State Parkway southbound south of Exit – Jackson Avenue (Greenburgh) all lanes blocked
US 202
NYSDOT – Region 8: Flooding on US 202 both directions between NY 9D (Cortlandt) and US 9 (Peekskill) all lanes blocked

US HWY 6

Road closure due to flooding – (N/W) US HWY 6 btwn. US HWY 9 (Annsville Circle)  & RT 9D, Town of Cortland. DetourUS HWY 9 northbound to RT 403 westbound to RT 9D southbound or RT 9D northbound to RT 403 eastbound to US HWY 9 southbound

US 9W
NYSDOT – Region 8: Flooding on US 9W both directions between West Main Street; CR 108 (Stony Point) and US 6 (Highlands) all lanes of 2 lanes closed
NYSTA – Statewide Ops.
I-90 – NYS Thruway
NYSTA – Statewide Ops.: Accident on I-90 – NYS Thruway eastbound between Exit 25 (I-90) – Schenectady (I-890) and Exit 24 (I-90) – Albany (I-87 Northway – I-90 East) starting 12:45 PM, 10/29/2012 until further notice. [CARS CAD-123030163]
I-95 – New England Thruway
NYSTA – Statewide Ops.: Accident on I-95 – New England Thruway southbound between Exit 19 (I-95) – Rye – Playland Parkway and Exit 18B (I-95) – White Plains starting 1:21 PM, 10/29/2012 until further notice. [CARS CAD-123030181]
Port Authority NY/NJ
John F. Kennedy International Airport
Port Authority NY/NJ: Operational Activity on John F. Kennedy International Airport Queens – New York (New York) Most flights are cancelled. Please check with your carrier before heading to the airport.
La Guardia Airport
Port Authority NY/NJ: Operational Activity on La Guardia Airport Queens – New York (New York) Most flights are cancelled. Please check with your carrier before heading to the airport.
Stewart International Airport
Port Authority NY/NJ: Operational Activity on Stewart International Airport (Newburgh) Travelers are urged to contact their airlines before coming to the airport to learn about potential delays and cancellations.

PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania Turnpike

Due to severe weather conditions, The Pennsylvania Turnpike, has issued a trailer ban on the mainline Turnpike, from Carlisle Interchange #226 to New Jersey, And the entire North East Extension Interstate 476, The following vehicles, are restricted from travel: Overweight or over dimensional class 9, Commercial vehicles pulling tandem or double trailers,. Empty straight body trucks, Tractor trailers hauling empty trailers, Passenger vehicles pulling trailers, Motorcycles and recreational vehicles, Additionally, The speed limit for all vehicles has been reduced to 45 miles per hour over this entire area.

Pennsylvania DOT

Hurricane Sandy is expected to have a severe impact on the Central Pennsylvania region. Roadways and bridges are subject to closure at any time. For your safety and the safety of emergency responders, motorists are strongly urged to avoid unnecessary travel at this time.

Pennsylvania DOT is enacting soft restrictions for speed (45 MPH) and vehicle types on the following routes in Pennsylvania until further notice

Vehicle types:

  • ·         Class 9 vehicles (Overweight and over-dimensional trucks);
  • ·         Empty straight trucks;
  • ·         Large Combination Vehicles (tandem trailers and doubles);
  • ·         Tractors hauling empty trailers;
  • ·         Trailers pulled by passenger vehicles;
  • ·         Motorcycles; and
  • ·         Recreational Vehicles or RVs.

 

Roads:

  • ·         Interstate 76 in Philadelphia and Montgomery counties;
  • ·         Interstate 95 in Philadelphia, Bucks and Delaware counties;
  • ·         Interstate 476 in Delaware and Montgomery counties;
  • ·         Interstate 676 in Philadelphia;
  • ·                     Pennsylvania Turnpike in Montgomery and Bucks counties;
  • ·                     U.S. Route 1 Extension in Philadelphia;
  • ·                     U.S. Route 1 in Bucks, PhiladelphiaDelaware and Chester counties;
  • ·                     U.S. Route 30 Bypass in Chester County;
  • ·                     Route 63 (Woodhaven Expressway) in Philadelphia;
  • ·                     U.S. Route 202 in Chester County;
  • ·                     Route 309 in Bucks and Montgomery counties;
  • ·                     U.S. Route 422 in Montgomery County; and
  • ·         Route 611 Bypass in Bucks County.

 

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