Earlier this month, the Southold Town Board voted to cancel an agreement with the engineering firm that conducted a study examining traffic solutions for the Mattituck hamlet center, including the intersection of Route 25, Love Lane and Old Sound Road, which has long been a safety concern. READ
In a meeting meant to discuss ideas for potential traffic solutions with local businesses, a message of those at the roundtable was that there is no “silver bullet” to solve traffic problems and that it’ll take a piecemeal approach to make a difference. READ
In an ongoing effort to find ways to alleviate seasonal traffic that crowds North Fork roadways, Southold town officials plan to meet with local business owners. READ
The Mattituck-Laurel Civic Association on Monday night laid out three options for traffic solutions at the intersection of Love Lane, Old Sound Avenue and Main Road. READ
Councilman Bill Ruland suggested that East End towns come together to address traffic issues on the North Fork now that it’s the off-season. READ
A draft report examining traffic calming solutions makes a number of recommendations on how to address Mattituck Hamlet center, including the intersection of Route 25, Love Lane and Old Sound Road. READ
I’m writing regarding the problem of extreme traffic congestion on both our roads during the fall (pumpkin) season. On one hand, it’s great to see one of our local merchants (in this case Harbes) doing so well, and it’s also nice to see that so many non-local folks want to share in some of the charms of what we experience here on the North Fork.
A weekend trolley loop could make its way to the North Fork this fall with the goal of getting visitors to take the train to the North Fork and alleviate congestion on local roads. READ
In an effort to ease North Fork traffic concerns, a weight-limit restriction could be coming to Peconic Bay Boulevard and a seasonal bus loop may be created to transport pumpkin pickers between Mattituck and Riverhead.
Sections of Sound Avenue will be closed Monday as Riverhead Town highway crews pave parts of the road, according to Highway Superintendent George “Gio” Woodson.