Tag: Department of Transportation

CB 5 shares updates on DOT’s milling schedule for streets in Glendale and Middle Village


Sep. 21, 2023 By Anthony Medina Street repairs in the neighborhoods of Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village, and Ridgewood have already begun this month for day and night time operating hours, according to Queens Community Board 5 (CB5). CB 5 first shared the Department of Transportation’s notification of day and night resurfacing in the district with…
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FDNY battles five-alarm Labor Day warehouse fire in Willets Point

Sep. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry The FDNY was forced to get creative while battling a massive five-alarm fire in Willets Point on Monday night. The blaze broke out in the roof of a Department of Transportation storage facility along the Whitestone Expressway just before 10 p.m. on Sept. 4, according to FDNY. The first units on the scene immediately recognized that there was virtually no water pressure at the remote location so FDNY maritime units drafted water from Flushing Bay to the 60 units that responded bringing 200 firefighters and EMS personnel to the scene at 32-11 Harper Street…
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City completes pedestrian safety improvements along Parsons Boulevard corridor in downtown Jamaica

Aug. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry The city has completed a $5.7 million pedestrian safety and infrastructure improvement project in downtown Jamaica on Parsons Boulevard between Archer Avenue and Jamaica Avenue. The project targeted a stretch of Parsons Boulevard that ranks in the top 10% of corridors borough-wide with crashes resulting in fatalities and serious…
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DOT to convert several Glendale intersections into one-way roads

May. 9, 2023 Elijah Hamilton The city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) will be starting the process of converting several Glendale intersections into one-way roads, making them less congested for drivers and safer for pedestrians. On June 26, the DOT will begin turning the intersection of 60th Lane between Cooper Avenue and 75th Avenue going northbound…
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