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Closures, New Traffic Pattern Announced For Loop Parkway
Transportation officials have announced that a parkway on Long Island will be closed and a new traffic pattern lasting eight months will start.
Starting on Monday, Sept. 18, and lasting until Friday, Sept. 22, both directions of the Loop Parkway will be closed in Hempstead, according to the New York State Department of Transportation.
The closures, which are planned for the hours of 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. and are weather-permitting, are to facilitate the steel deck replacement project on the drawbridge over Long Creek.
Then, starting on Tuesday, Sept. 19, the drawbridge on Loop Parkway will …