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Riverhead Highway Department

Pier Avenue closed Wednesday for underground pipe replacement

Pier Avenue is closed to traffic to all but local residents today for drainage repair work being done on the north end of the road. 

Part of Hulse Landing Road to be closed Wednesday

Hulse Landing Road between Rt. 25A and Sound Avenue will be closed to traffic today between 9 a.m. and about 3 p.m., Riverhead Highway Superintendent George Woodson said this morning.

A mid-November wintry mess makes trouble for evening commute

Vehicles became stranded this evening at the bottom of Baiting Hollow Hill on Sound Avenue, said Riverhead Highway Superintendent George Woodson, who urged motorists to slow down and use extra caution on local roads tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning tonight and a coastal flood advisory.

Paving to close portion of Ostrander Avenue, Osborn traffic circle Tuesday

“We’ll get started in the morning and it should only take a few hours total,” Riverhead Highway Superintendent Gio Woodson said.

Riverhead tries innovative approach to trench-less underground pipe repair

A cured-in-place fiberglass pipe-lining technology developed in Germany was used to repair a pipe on Fanning Street last week. Highway Superintendent George Woodson is hopeful the method will be of great value in making trench-less repairs to aged drainage pipes downtown.

Town dedicates new highway department storage building

The 6,600-square-foot, heated building has the capacity to store 26 highway department trucks and will allow highway crews to operate more efficiently and more quickly during storms, Highway Superintendent George Woodson said.

New sidewalks completed in Jamesport business district, new lighting to follow

Riverhead Town Highway Department finished construction on the new sidewalks this week, located on the north side of Main Road in the heart of Jamesport's business district.

Road work: Town crews paving section of Sound Avenue in Riverhead this morning

Riverhead Town highway crews will be paving Sound Avenue this morning between Twomey and Osborn avenues in Riverhead.

Road work today: Highway crews working on Ostrander and South Jamesport avenues

Ostrander Avenue will be closed to traffic through early afternoon due to drainage work. Crews will also be working on South Jamesport Avenue, where they are installing new curbing.

Traffic alert: Paving work set for three downtown streets

Riverhead highway crews will be paving Howell and Fishel avenues tomorrow and Elton Avenue on Monday, weather permitting, Riverhead Highway Superintendent George Woodson said in a press release yesterday.