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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Accident between bicyclist and car closes Sound Avenue, bicyclist airlifted

The bicyclist was airlifted via helicopter to Stony Brook University Medical Center with non-lifethreatening injuries, according to police.