Avoid the Surrounding Area
YONKERS, NY — June 28, 2019n — Due to a transformer malfunction in the vicinity of 981 Saw Mill River Rd, Stew Leonard Drive will be closed for an extended period of time which will impact rush hour traffic. Residents and commuters are advised to avoid the area and plan accordingly. This incident has also affected traffic on Sprain Rd off of Jackson Ave and any entrance or exit off of the NYS Thruway leading towards Ridge Hill Blvd or Stew Leonard Drive. Traffic on the Saw Mill River Parkway by the Lawrence St exit is also affected, causing additional traffic delays.
The transformer malfunction has also caused sporadic power outages in the surrounding area. Con Edison is actively working in an attempt to resolve the issue.
SOURCE: Sergeant David Fraszka, Yonkers Police Department Communications.
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