Paving work on Sound Avenue today between Doctors Path and Herricks Lane may close lanes and cause delays. Riverhead Highway Superintendent Mike Zaleski said motorist should use alternate routes to avoid the area today. Work was scheduled to get underway at 7 a.m., Zaleski said, and will continue throughout the day.
Building construction at Mattituck marina will require 4,500 hauler truck trips through Riverhead to remove excavated soils
Southold Town is studying the potential adverse impacts of a controversial proposal to build two large storage buildings at Strong’s Yacht Center on Mattituck Inlet that will require the transit of 135,000 cubic yards of excavated materials by tractor-trailers through the Town of Riverhead.
A representative of the Long Island Farm Bureau and individual farmers raised concerns about a proposed code revision that would ban parking on both sides of Sound Avenue for the whole of its 13-mile length in the Town of Riverhead.
A ban on parking along the length of both sides of Sound Avenue will again be the subject of a Riverhead Town Board public hearing next month.
The town board Thursday discussed the traffic consulting firm's recommendations for potential solutions to traffic on Sound Avenue, including the unpopular idea of a two-way center turning lane.
The Town of Riverhead’s traffic planning consultants, hired in connection with the comprehensive plan update, have proposed widening Sound Avenue from about 28 feet to about 43 feet in order to create a two-way center turning lane and a five-foot bike lane on both sides of the roadway.
Riverhead’s top planner says he’s never experienced weekend traffic on Sound Avenue or visited town beaches and wineries
Riverhead Town’s chief planner, who is leading the town’s comprehensive plan update, says he’s never personally experienced the heavy traffic on Sound Avenue on a fall weekend — and doesn't want to. The Sag Harbor resident told a Greater Jamesport Civic Association meeting traffic issues on the South Fork make it hard to visit the North Fork on weekends.
The Riverhead Town Board will hold a public hearing Aug. 20 on a proposal to ban parking on the length of Sound Avenue, from Route 25A to the Southold Town line.
A four-car accident at the intersection of Sound Avenue and Northville Turnpike sent seven people to the Peconic Bay Medical Center this afternoon.
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