1. AMVETS Bridge Delays Until November
The AMVETS Memorial Bridge in Yorktown will close April 1. They started reducing lanes today.
During the closure, northbound traffic on the Taconic State Parkway will be re-routed at Pines Bridge Road and onto the southbound span. Commuters will be shifted back onto northbound Taconic State Parkway just south of Underhill Avenue in Yorktown. As part of the project, drivers will squeezed from three to two narrower lanes, traveling in each direction during the 3.5 mile stretch. Traffic will be divided with a concrete barrier between the two lanes in each direction.
Officials expect extensive rush hour delays, so plan accordingly. Read more about the project .
2. Hudson Valley Gateway Experience
The Saturday event was a success. Thanks to everyone who stopped by our booth. It was great meeting you and getting to know some of you better. Congratulations to ! Take a look at some photos from the event here, and feel free to add your own.
3. Cold Weather Returns
After record breaking warm temperatures last week, the National Weather Service forecasts more seasonable weather for this week. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 40s and lower 50s, with a lot of wind today.
4. Entergy Employees on Today Show
Two Entergy employees, Gary Taylor, group president of utility operations, and Mike Wright, maintenance supervisor at Indian Point Energy Center, will be featured on NBC’s Today show to discuss Entergy’s commitment to veterans in the workplace this morning. Read more about Entergy’s support of Hiring Heroes here.
5. Peekskill Common Council Meeting
The Peekskill City Council will hold a work session at 6:30 p.m. and there will be a Common Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. at
*Editor's Note: The AMVETS Bridge does not close until April 1. The original article said the closure happened today, March 26. Only lane reductions began March 26. We regret the error.