State Opens Truck Inspection Station on LIE

The state Transportation Department officially opened a new commercial carrier vehicle roadside inspection station on Thursday. The new site is set on a former parking lot on the westbound side of the Long Island Expressway between Exits 53 and 51 in Dix Hills. The facility Read More …

Some Lanes on LIE to Close for Cleaning Project

The State Department of Transportation is advising motorists that the Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) will be closed to traffic between the hours of 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. on the following days and locations in the Town of Huntington,  to facilitate a bridge cleaning Read More …

DOT to Close Parts of the LIE Next Week for Bridge Work

The New York State Department of Transportation said Thursday that the Long Island Expressway  will be closed to traffic between the hours of 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. on the following days and locations in the Towns of Huntington and Islip, for a bridge cleaning Read More …

Overnight Lane Closures Thursday on the LIE

The state Department of Transportation said that the eastbound Long Island Expressway will be closed to traffic at Exit 52 (Commack Road/Suffolk County Route 4) in Huntington Thursday, between 9:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. Workers will be conducting bridge maintenance at Commack Road/Suffolk County Route Read More …

Updated: Pedestrian Hit by 2 Vehicles, Killed on LIE

A man who was killed Sunday night after leaving his vehicle on the Long Island Expressway in Melville has been identified. Police said the victim was Ronald Yher, 72, of Selden. Suffolk County police said Yher was westbound on the LIE and pulled onto the Read More …

LIE Lanes to Be Shut for Pavement Resurfacing

The westbound Long Island Expressway (Interstate 495) will be closed to traffic between Exit 55 (Suffolk County Route 67/Motor Parkway) and Exit 49 (State Route 110) from 10 p.m. until 5:30 a.m., weeknights, beginning Tuesday, the state Department of Transportation said Monday. The closing is Read More …

LIE Lanes to Be Closed for Resurfacing Work

The westbound Long Island Expressway will be closed to traffic between State Route 454/Veterans Memorial Highway and  Route 231 in the Towns of Islip, Smithtown, and Huntington from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m., weeknights, beginning Wednesday night. The state Department of Transportation said the closing Read More …

Resurfacing Project to Re-Route Eastbound LIE Traffic Next Week

Eastbound traffic on the Long Island Expressway will be diverted onto the Service Road starting Monday between Exits 51 and 53. The state Department of Transportation said the rerouting will run between 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday to allow for a pavement resurfacing project. Read More …

Overnight Detours Scheduled for the LIE

The state Department of Transportation said that beginning Tuesday that  between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. eastbound traffic on the Long Island Expressway will be detoured onto the South Service Road between Exits 48 (Round Swamp Road) and 51 (Deer Park Avenue). The detour is Read More …

LIE Lanes to Close for Bridge Repair at Round Swamp Road

Two lanes of the Long Island Expressway will be closed Monday night in Huntington. The eastbound right and center lanes will be closed between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. at Round Swamp Road (exit 48) to protect the safety of workers repairing a bridge damaged Read More …