Recent Messages

10/13/2015 6:00:04 PM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Planned
Notification issued 10/13/15 at 6:00 PM. Due to planned work, the Brooklyn bound Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed nightly from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM from Wednesday, October 14 through Saturday, October 17. All north-bound traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge during these hours. Traffic heading into the Rockaways from Brooklyn (south) will be detoured onto the Breezy Point exit and back onto the 169th Street entrance ramp. The Q35 bus will not be affected and will continue to operate on its normal route. This work is weather dependent and may be canceled in the event of rain. For more details, please see

10/13/2015 5:24:24 PM
Notify NYC - Traffic Delays
Notification issued 10/13/15 at 5:25 PM. Due to mechanical issues on the Pulaski Bridge, expect extensive traffic delays in both directions. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time.

10/13/2015 3:00:05 PM
Notify NYC - Exercise
Notification issued 10/13/15 at 3:00 PM. On Wednesday, October 14, FDNY will participate in a rescue and evacuation practice drill. The drill will take place at the Roosevelt Island Tramway Station located on Main Street, and will include the movement of emergency personnel and equipment. The activity is expected to take place between approximately 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM. This is only a drill.

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.

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