Recent Messages

9/1/2015 12:00:03 PM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Planned
Notification issued 9/1/15 at 12:00 PM. Due to planned work, the Central Park 65th Street Transverse will be FULLY CLOSED on Wednesday, September 2 and Thursday, September 3 between the hours of 11:00 PM and 5:00 AM the next morning. The rain dates for the full closures are Thursday, September 10 and Friday, September 11. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time. For more information:

9/1/2015 5:46:16 AM
Notify NYC - Traffic Delays
Notification issued 9/1/15 at 5:44 AM. Due to an overturned vehicle, expect traffic delays on the Bruckner Expressway in the vicinity of E. 138th Street in The Bronx. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time.

9/1/2015 4:18:49 AM
Notify NYC - Fire
Notification issued 9/1/15 at 4:16 AM. Emergency personnel are on the scene of a three alarm fire located at Bryant Avenue and East 172nd Street in the Bronx. Expect smoke, traffic delays, and a presence of emergency personnel and vehicles in the area. The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene advises avoiding smoke exposure from structural fires by closing windows while indoors and reducing outdoor activity where smoke is present. People with heart or breathing conditions such as asthma may be more sensitive and should seek immediate medical attention if they experience a worsening of their condition, shortness of breath, or chest pains.

8/31/2015 9:26:50 PM
Notify NYC - Power Outage
Notification issued 8/31/15 at 9:25 PM. Due to multiple manhole fires resulting in a power outage expect an increased presence of emergency personnel and traffic disruptions in the area of Bedford Ave Wallabout St in Brooklyn. Please avoid the area if possible. To report a loss of electric service, contact Con Edison at 1-800-752-6633. If you are affected by an outage, turn off all appliances, avoid downed and hanging power lines, and keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed to prevent food spoilage. Do not use generators indoors. If you are having a life threatening medical emergency and need immediate assistance, please dial 9-1-1. Report power outages to Con Edison at 1-800-752-6633 or, if you have a speech or hearing impairment, report outages to 1-800-642-2308. Sign Language (ASL) with audio and subtitles, please visit:

8/31/2015 3:00:03 PM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Planned
Notification issued 8/31/15 at 3:00 PM. The NYC Department of Transportation will be closing the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills for five consecutive overnights, September 1 - September 5, 2015, to continue the rehabilitation of the bridge from damage due to Superstorm Sandy. The closure impacts vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic including the Q 54 Metropolitan Avenue bus. Detour signs will be posted to assist motorists around the closure and there will be Traffic Control Agents posted each night from 11:30 PM until 6:30 AM. For more information:

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