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COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT * WHAT...One to locally two feet of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for today's AM and possibly PM high tides near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northwest Suffolk, Northeast Suffolk, Southwest Suffolk, Southeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau and Southern Nassau Counties. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * COASTAL IMPACTS...Minor to locally moderate flooding is expected in the most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline. Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground level in low lying, vulnerable areas. A few to several roads and low lying property including parking lots, parks, lawns and homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience shallow flooding. A few cars may take on water and be damaged if not moved. * SHORELINE IMPACTS...3 to 5 ft surf likely for north shore of LI and north shore of south fork shorefront with Sat AM tides, which will likely cause beach erosion and possibly minor damage to shoreline structures. Along the oceanfront, surf should build to 4 to 8 ft tonight into Sun AM, with scattered dune erosion impacts during those tidal cycles. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Minor to locally moderate coastal impacts are possible for the same north shore communities of the twin forks of LI, north shore of LI, and north facing LI barrier island communities for this evening's high tides as well. There is potential for more widespread minor coastal flooding along the southern and eastern bayfront communities of Long Island with the Sunday morning high tide.

NCPD Announces 2015 Long Island Marathon Road Closures on May 2-3

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The Nassau County Police Department advises the closure of the following roads on Saturday May 2nd, 2015, and Sunday May 3rd, for the Long Island Marathon Weekend.

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Nassau County, NY - April 30, 2015 - The Nassau County Police Department advises the closure of the following roads on Saturday May 2nd, 2015, and Sunday May 3rd, for the Long Island Marathon Weekend.

ROAD CLOSURES

SATURDAY MAY 2, 2015 

ONE MILE RACE STARTS 8:00 A.M.

5K RACE STARTS 8:30 A.M.

All road closures are ultimately decided by the Nassau County Police Department.

Roads may be closed earlier, may remain closed longer, or may reopen sooner than the times posted here.

All times listed are approximate.

Road                                                       Closes                                                     Reopens

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.            8:00 A.M.                            10:00 A.M.                                                      
(Merrick Ave. to Earle Ovington Blvd.)

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                      7:30 A.M.                                                        10:00 A.M.
(Except above)

Earle Ovington Blvd.                            8:00 A.M.                                                        10:00 A.M.
(Entire length)

Quentin Roosevelt Blvd                        7:30 A.M.                                                        10:00 A.M.
(South of Commercial Ave.)

Other Closures:

  • Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed from 7:45 A.M. until 10:00 A.M.

LI MARATHON 2015

FULL/HALF/10K ROAD CLOSURES

SUNDAY MAY 3, 2015  /  RACE STARTS 8:00 A.M.

All road closures are ultimately decided by the Nassau County Police Department.

Roads may be closed earlier, may remain closed longer, or may reopen sooner than the times posted here.

All times listed are approximate.

Road                                                       Closes                                                       Reopens

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                      5:00 A.M.                                                    10:00 A.M.                                                      
(Merrick Ave. to Earle Ovington Blvd.)

Charles Lindbergh Blvd.                      7:15 A.M.                                                        10:00 A.M.
(Except above)

Merrick Avenue                                    7:30 A.M                                                         10:00 A.M.
(North of Hempstead Turnpike)

Old Country Road                                7:40 A.M.                                                           10:00 A.M.
(Post Ave. to School Street)

School Street                                         7:40 A.M.                                                        10:00 A.M.
(Old Country Road to Railroad Ave.)

Salisbury Park Drive                            7:50 A.M.                                                        10:30 A.M.

Railroad Avenue                                   7:50 A.M.                                                        10:00 A.M.

Post Avenue                                           7:50 A.M.                                                        10:30 A.M.
(Railroad Ave. to Jericho Turnpike)

Jericho Turnpike *                               7:50 A.M.                                                        11:00 A.M.
(Post Ave. to Brush Hollow Road)

Brush Hollow Road  **                         7:50 A.M.                                                        11:30 A.M.

Carman Avenue                                    7:50 A.M.                                                        2:00 P.M.
(Old Country Rd. to Nottingham Rd.)

Wantagh Parkway                                7:50 A.M.                                                        3:00 P.M.

Other Closures:

  • Northern State Parkway exits to Post Avenue and Wantagh Parkway will be closed.
  • All exits and entrances to and from Wantagh Parkway will be closed
  • Meadowbrook Parkway exits and entrances to and from Charles Lindbergh Blvd. (Nassau Coliseum, Nassau Community College) and Eisenhower Park exits will be closed from 5:00 A.M. until 10:00 A.M.
  • Eisenhower Park's Park Blvd. will not allow through traffic between 7:15 A.M and 10:00 A.M. The Hempstead Turnpike entrance to the park will be open throughout the day for Golf and Carltun guests, with a turnaround at the golf course until 10:00 A.M.

*   Westbound side of Jericho Turnpike will remain open

** Brush Hollow Road, south of Wantagh Parkway, will remain open