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Traffic alert: Paving on Sound Avenue in Riverhead Monday

by Jul 24, 2023
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

by Mar 15, 2023
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.

Local farm community expresses concerns about proposed parking ban on Sound Avenue

by May 19, 2022
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.

Two hurt in crash on Sound Avenue

by May 3, 2022
A collision between a truck and an SUV on Sound Avenue in Aquebogue sent two people to the hospital and closed the road to traffic this afternoon.

Proposed parking ban along Sound Avenue set for May 18 public hearing

by Apr 21, 2022
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.

Town Board discusses consultants’ ideas for easing Sound Avenue traffic congestion

by Apr 8, 2022
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.

Traffic consultants: Add two-way center turning lane on Sound Avenue to ease congestion

by Mar 29, 2022
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

by Feb 21, 2022
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.

Proposal to ban parking on Sound Avenue set for Aug. 20 public hearing

by Jul 29, 2019
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.

Four-car crash on Sound Avenue sends seven people to the hospital

by Oct 11, 2016
A four-car accident at the intersection of Sound Avenue and Northville Turnpike sent seven people to the Peconic Bay Medical Center this afternoon.