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Brookhaven Orders All Non-Emergency Vehicles Off Roadways

Supervisor Ed Romaine issues emergency executive order for all vehicles to stay off roadways.

Town of Brookhaven residents are now being ordered to stay at home and keep their vehicles off the buried roadways. 

Supervisor Ed Romaine issued an Emergency Executive Order at 10 a.m. Saturday calling for all non-emergency vehicles to stay off roadways, which are still blanketed in snow and ice. 

Heavy snowfall dumped by the blizzard during overnight hours has made for dangerous driving conditions. There are several abandoned vehicles obstructing roadways, making it difficult for snowplows and emergency vehicles to pass, according to town officials. 

"Town crews are working to clear the roads and will continue their efforts until all are safe and passable," reads a notification from the Town.

Residents with snow-related issues and emergencies should call the Town at 631-451-TOWN (8696). 

THE SOCIAL WORKER February 09, 2013 at 09:22 PM
The order came too late and there many angry people in Brookhaven right now
Linda February 09, 2013 at 09:34 PM
for how long is this in effect? How are we suppossed to know this if I didnt happen to read this I would have no idea!!! My daughter is suppossed to go to work tonight, although our street has not yet been plowed, is she even allowed to do so?
Michelle Wigley-Omans February 09, 2013 at 09:58 PM
Heard All non-emergency drivers were ordered off the roads what is the fine if you drive on the non plowed roads?
Michelle Wigley-Omans February 09, 2013 at 10:00 PM
I saw 500.- just wanted to make sure about a post
Linda February 09, 2013 at 10:04 PM
there is no reason to be out! you are only endangering yourself and taking help away from clearing the roads
Michelle Wigley-Omans February 09, 2013 at 11:00 PM
Exactly, but in ma they fine for driving on roads that need to be plowed. Just asking if this follows here LI NY
Linda February 09, 2013 at 11:51 PM
this has never happened before so I cant help you on that one, I just want to know when this order will be lifted
Cathy S. February 10, 2013 at 11:57 AM
Wondering why my road has not been plowed in patchogue..off grove ave..and surrounding streets..who are not in the village

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