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Icy roads force closure of L.I. Expressway

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Police have closed I-495 east of Exit 68 tonight due to icy road conditions and multiple accidents.

Icy road conditions throughout the area due to the combination of snow, sleet and rain this evening have caused spinouts and crashes, police said. 

Riverhead High School’s winter concert scheduled for this evening has been postponed due to weather and road conditions, Riverhead School District superintendent Nancy Carney announced this evening.

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