Mayor’s Letter to the Residents September 10, 2019

Dear Neighbors,

Yesterday while driving to work, like many of you, I observed a considerable back up of traffic on South 12th Street south of the tracks.  Denton Avenue / Tanners Pond Road was also worse than I’ve seen it.  So too was Herricks Road as northbound traffic was backed up to Garden City High School with so many cars being diverted to the underpass.  Apparently, the confluence of conditions: Covert Avenue closed, Nassau Boulevard restricted, and school reopening makes the whole area very vulnerable to even the slightest delays on the LIRR that causes trains to move slower and gates to stay down longer.
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