URGENT: Deputy Mayor Langert, EMS Supervisor Scott Carter and Hatzolah have just contacted TLS with urgent messages. ” We have 30 trucks on the road right now and they are having trouble plowing with all the cars on the road” the Deputy Mayor told us. EMS Supervisor Scott Carter had a similar message for Lakewood and said “Please keep the roads clear for Emergency Vehicles. He also said, ” I’ve seen pedestrians walking on Route 9 without reflectors, please use reflectors”. Hatzolah also asked us to please encourage people not to leave their homes unless it’s extremly urgent. “Don’t go out for pizza or anything. It’s terrible out there”.
U/D 9:14 p.m. Several reader have notified us that driving conditions on State highways are extremly harsh as well. If you are headed back from NY, take Route 9 South instead of the Garden State Parkway. One reader alone has witnessed over 1o spin-outs. Please use extreme caution and remember, “Arrive in peace, not in pieces”.
U/D 9:37 p.m. A reader on the GSP just contacted TLS and said that between exits 98 and 91, traffic is at a standstill. This particular called departed Brooklyn for Lakewood at 6:30 p.m and is still on the road.