Recent Messages

10/12/2015 3:00:01 PM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Planned
Notification issued 10/12/15 at 3:00 PM. The NYC Department of Transportation will be closing the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills for five consecutive overnights, October 13 - October 17, 2015, to continue the rehabilitation of the bridge from damage due to Superstorm Sandy. The full closure will take place Tuesday - Friday from 12:01 AM to 5:00 AM, and Saturday from 1:00 AM to 6:00 AM. 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: or

10/12/2015 1:00:10 PM
Notify NYC - Notification
Notification issued 10/12/15 at 1:00 PM. Due to maintenance and testing taking place on Tuesday, October 13th, a natural gas odor may be present in the vicinity of Western Avenue and Goethals Road North in Staten Island. All work is expected to take place during business hours. Please report natural gas emergencies to 9-1-1 if they occur.

10/12/2015 9:49:30 AM
Notify NYC - Mass Transit Restoration
Notification issued 10/12/15 at 9:48 AM. Following a prior service suspension, L train has resumed normal service in both directions. Expect residual delays.

10/12/2015 9:34:09 AM
Notify NYC - Mass Transit Disruption
Notification issued 10/12/15 at 9:31 AM. Due to a train with mechanical problems, L train service is suspended between 8th Avenue, Manhattan and Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn in both directions. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time.

10/12/2015 4:06:40 AM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Reopened
Notification issued 10/12/15 at 4:05 AM. Following an earlier closure, all southbound lanes of the Harlem River Drive at 155th St are now open. Expect residual delays.

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