As Hurricane Sandy gains strength here on Long Island, schools, banks, and services continue to be closed and suspended. Here is a list of current openings and closings on Long Island as of Monday. This list will be constantly updated throughout the day and into Tuesday.
ROAD CLOSURES & UPDATES
MONTAUK HWY closed both directions between Amityville and Babylon Village
RIVERHEAD: Hubbard Ave west of Shade Tree Lane; Creek Road, Peconic Parking Lot, Peconic Ave, Meeting House Creek Rd., Reeves Creek Bridge, Sun Up Trail; Roanoke Ave N/B Reeves; Washington Ave; Peconic Bay Blvd between Washington Ave and Meeting House Creek Rd; Town Beach Rd, Bay Ave; Ock a Boc Terrace; Peconic Bay Blvd. ALL CLOSED
Dune Road in Southampton – CLOSED due to flooding Monday
The Meadowbrook State Parkway south of Merrick Road – CLOSED Monday
The Wantagh State Parkway south of Merrick Road -CLOSED Monday
The Loop Parkway -CLOSED Monday due to flooding
Robert Moses Causeway south of Montauk Highway – CLOSED Monday
Robert Moses Causeway bridge only open to northbound traffic- Monday
Route 135 south of Sunrise Hwy closed Monday due to flooding
Shore Road in Mill Neck south of bridge closed Monday
Bayville Bridge closed in both directions at Mill Hill Road and West Main Street in Mill Neck – Monday, Oct. 29
Brooklyn Battery Tunnel- closing at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29
Holland Tunnel-closing at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29
FDR Drive – closed Monday, Oct. 29
Long Beach Bridge- CLOSED Monday
Tappan Zee Bridge- closed as of 4 p.m. Monday due to high winds
George Washington Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing, Bayonne Bridge - speed reduced to 35 MPH Monday
ATLANTIC BEACH BRIDGE – Open to northbound traffic only
BRONX RIVER PARKWAY – CLOSED Monday, Oct. 29
LIRR SERVICE – SUSPENDED Monday, Oct. 29
MTA SERVICE – SUSPENDED Monday, Oct. 29
NICE BUS SERVICE – SUSPENDED Monday, Oct. 29
NASSAU COUNTY COURTS – CLOSED Monday, Oct. 29
SUFFOLK COUNTY COURTS – CLOSED Monday, Oct. 29
BETHPAGE FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
All Bethpage branches will be closed on Monday, Oct. 29. For those members impacted by the storm, late fees on loan payments and insufficient funds fees for deposit accounts will be waived until the end of business on Thursday.
Stores on Long Island remain open on a case by case basis. Call your local branch.
TEACHERS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
All branches will be closing at 1 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2 and will be closed all day on Tuesday, Oct. 30.
The following fees are being waived through Wednesday, Oct. 31: Overdraft protection transfer, extended overdraft, returned item and insufficient funds fees for deposit accounts; late fees on credit cards, business and consumer loans, including mortgages, home equity, auto and student loans. Stores on Long Island remain open on a case by case basis. Call your local branch.
CAPITAL ONE BANK
The following locations on Long Island are closed due to Hurricane Sandy: Albertson, Amagansett, Atlantic Beach, Babylon, Baldwin, Bay Shore, Bellerose, Bethpage, Blue Point, Bohemia, Carle Place, Cedarhurst, Center Moriches, Centereach, Commack, Coram, Cutchogue, Deer Park, East Hampton, East Meadow, East Moriches, East Northport, East Quogue, East Rockaway, East Setauket, Elmont, Far Rockaway, Farmingdale, Floral Park, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fort Salonga, Franklin Square, Garden City, Glen Cove, Glendale, Great Neck, Greenlawn, Greenport, Hampton Bays, Hauppauge, Hewlett, Hicksville, Huntington, Huntington Station, Islip, Kings Park, Lake Grove, Lake Success, Lawrence, Levittown, Lindenhurst, Little Neck, Long Beach, Lynbrook, Manhasset, Manorville, Massapequa, Massapequa Park, Mastic, Mattituck, Melville, Merrick, Middle Village, Mineola, Nesconset, New Hyde Park, North Babylon, North Bellmore, North Brentwood, Oceanside, Oyster Bay, Patchogue, Plainview, Port Jeff Station, Port Washington, Riverhead, Rockville Centre, Rocky Point, Ronkonkoma, Roslyn, Sag Harbor, Sayville, Shelter Island, Shirley, Smithtown, South Farmingdale, Southampton, Southold, Speonk, St. James, Stony Brook, Uniondale, Valley Stream, Wantagh, West Hempstead, West Islip, Westbury, Williston Park, and Woodbury.
Preparation for Hurricane Sandy has resulted in cancellation of FedEx transportation to the following locations on Monday, Oct. 29: Baltimore, MD; Boston, MA; Bradley, CT; Dulles, VA; Harrisburg, PA; Lehigh Valley, PA; Philadelphia, PA; Providence, RI; Newark, NJ; New York, NY; Stewart Airport, NY; Washington, DC
Expect service delays in packages to and from Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Washington, DC. Pickups and deliveries available till further notice.
Open but monitoring Hurricane Sandy closely, service could be disrupted and Long Island locations could close at any time.
NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE – CLOSED Monday, Oct. 29
BROADWAY SHOWS – CANCELED Monday, Oct. 29
SCHOOL DISTRICTS & COLLEGES: Click here for a complete list of Hurricane Sandy Long Island school closings.
SUFFOLK COUNTY STATE PARKS – CLOSED Monday, Oct. 29
LI MCARTHUR AIRPORT
Southwest Airlines has canceled all flights for Monday, Oct. 29 until 8:55 p.m. at the earliest. USAirways Express has canceled all flights for Monday, Oct. 29.
LI MacArthur Airport Update: Southwest Airlines and USAirways Express have canceled all flights scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 30 in addition to Monday flights.