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Phone Numbers

  • Port Washington Police Dept: 516-883-0500
  • Sands Point Police: 516-883-3100
  • Nassau County American Red Cross: 516- 747-3500
  • Nassau County Police – Heaquarters: 516-573-7000
  • Port Washington Fire Dept: 516-883-2200
  • National Flood Insurance Prog: 800-638-6620
  • American Red Cross–Nassau: 516-747-3500
  • LIPA – Electrical Service Problems: 800-490-0075
  • Nat’l Grid – Gas Service Problems: 800-490-0045

ALERTS

Storm Jonas Update

Here is a brief update on the latest info re storm Jonas. TRAFFIC o The LIRR is shut as of 4pm. o The last westbound PW line train will leave PW for Penn Station at 339pm. o The last eastbound PW line train will leave Penn Station at 348pm. o The Long Island Expressway and Northern State are closed as of 230pm. o All bridges and tunnels closed as of 230pm o Despite some reports that “all roads in southern NY” have been closed, we cannot confirm this. o NYC, though, reportedly has closed “all” roads. o Local roads here are in generally good condition considering the current conditions. o Nonetheless, police urge drivers to stay off the roads for many reasons, including limited visibility. o Conditions are expected to worsen significantly into the night. POWER o There have been relatively few power outages, so far. o As the wind and the snow pick up, that could change. o If you experience an outage, please do not call the police. Call PSEG directly at 800-490-0075. WEATHER o Significant accumulations of snow are still expected to continue—around 12-24” still expected. o Heaviest snows are expected to end sometime around mid-night--as much as 1-3” per hour! o Still high winds with higher gusts. o This forecast may change, of course. o Tomorrow should be beautiful! That is all for now. Peter Forman Commissioner Port Washington-Manhasset Office of Emergency Management

Ruptured Gas Line by St. Peter's Church, Port Blvd closed in both directions

Due to a ruptured gas line PW Blvd is closed in both directions between Sandy Hollow and Longview Road, near St Peters. Please avoid the area. Peter Forman Commissioner, Port Washington-Manhasset Office of Emergency Management

Ruptured Gas Line by St. Peter's Church, Port Blvd closed in both directions

Due to a ruptured gas line PW Blvd is closed in both directions between Sandy Hollow and Longview Road, near St Peters. Please avoid the area. Peter Forman Commissioner, Port Washington-Manhasset Office of Emergency Management

2015 Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Traffic Alert

Dear Residents, The annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot will take place Thursday morning between 8:30am and 10:30am. Some roads may re-open as early as 9:30am, if possible. All residents north of Manorhaven Blvd and Cow Neck Rd will be unable to travel south during the road closures. Also the King Kullen shopping center will only be accessible to Soundview residents during this period. For your info, the race will begin on Manorhaven Blvd. Continue onto Cow Neck Rd. Head south onto Middle Neck Rd and Port Washington Blvd. It will then cut across via Sandy Hollow Rd and Harbor Rd. Then back north onto Shore Rd. And finally back onto Manorhaven Blvd. The race is 5 miles in length and expects over 3000 runners. If you are interested in joining, you can do so at portchest.org Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving, Peter Forman Commissioner Port Washington-Manhasset Office of Emergency Management

Joaquin alert

As you know, 5 days out, Hurricane Joaquin is currently tracking on the same path as Sandy at that same point. While we are hopeful that it will veer off in other directions, some planning is warranted. We urge you to update your email, text, landline, and cell information--for you and your family members--now at NorthShoreAlert.org. As many of you know, during Storm Sandy, NorthShoreAlert was a vital lifeline for the community. Please also forward this message to others who may not already be subscribed. Go to: NorthShoreAlert.org Peter A. Forman Commissioner Port Washington-Manhasset Office of Emergency Management P.S. If you have trouble updating your contact information, please email alert@northshorealert.org

Traffic Alert Plandome Road Partially Closed

Due to ongoing police activity, Plandome Road, from South Drive (in Plandome) to the Waterway in Plandome Heights is closed. Please avoid this area. We do not have information on when it will re-open but we are guestimating that it will be by 11 am.

Traffic Alert: Update on West Shore Rd Closure

As reported last evening, West Shore Rd is still closed in both directions near Harbor Park Rd (one of the industrial park streets). The current estimated time of restoration is 8 pm tonight. According to NCPD, access to and from Harbor Park Rd is from the North. We will advise if we hear more. Peter Forman Commissioner Port Washington-Manhasset Office of Emergency Management

West Shore Rd closed till Monday afternoon (estimated)

Dear Residents and Commuters-- Please be aware that West Shore Rd (the roadway by Bar Beach) is closed in both directions due an accident that took down three large poles. The Nassau County Police Department estimates that it will be closed through tomorrow afternoon (around 5pm-8pm). This is an estimate only and we don’t know if it will be open for evening rush hour. We have been unable to ascertain whether access to Harbor Park Drive, which is the general vicinity of the closure, will need to be accessed from the South or from the North. People need to travel north of the closure will need to use Port Washington Blvd to Beacon Hill Rd and then back to West Shore Rd. Reportedly, wind conditions have been hampering restoration. If additional becomes available, we will advise by email only. Peter Forman, Commissioner Port Washington-Manhasset Office of Emergency Management NorthShoreAlert.org and pwmoem.org