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Thursday, November 15, 2018

RIOC Says Snow Conditions Tonight Make Driving Up And Down Roosevelt Island Motorgate Helix Ramp Difficult - Sanitation Department Plowing And Salting, Be Careful


According to this Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) advisory this afternoon:
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS VEHICLES ARE HAVING DIFFICULTY DRIVING UP AND DOWN THE ROOSEVELT ISLAND HELIX RAMP. THE NYC SANITATION DEPARTMENT IS ON SCENE ATTEMPTING TO PLOW AND LAY DOWN SALT TO CORRECT THE CONDITION AND ALLOW FOR SAFE PASSAGE BY MOTORISTS. AN UPDATE ADVISORY WILL BE SENT OUT ONCE TRAFFIC HAS RESUMED ITS NORMAL FLOW. PLEASE EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING IN THESE CONDITIONS.
UPDATE 5:50 PM - From RIOC:
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT AFTER A BRIEF WEATHER-INDUCED DELAY TRAFFIC ON THE ROOSEVELT ISLAND BRIDGE AND THE HELIX RAMP HAS RESUMED ITS NORMAL FLOW. THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF SANITATION AS WELL AS RIOC EMERGENCY VEHICLES WILL BE PLOWING/SALTING THROUGHOUT THE EVENING. PLEASE EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING IN THESE CONDITIONS.

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