Harrison Daily Voice

Follow Like

Sections Of Westchester Parkways Flooded As Weekend Rain Continues Sunday

Portions of the Saw Mill River and Hutchinson River parkways were closed Sunday due to flooding.
Portions of the Saw Mill River and Hutchinson River parkways were closed Sunday due to flooding. Photo Credit: Daily Voice

UPDATE - 7:30 a.m.:

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- All lanes are closed between the Sprain Brook Parkway and the Exit 22-Westchester County Center because of flooding on the Bronx River Parkway.

UPDATE - 7:30 a.m:

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Saw Mill River Parkway near Lawrence Street at Mile Marker 6.8 reopened by 7 a.m.

ORIGINAL REPORT - 6:30 a.m. :

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- With as much as 3 inches of rain expected to fall in Westchester County through overnight Sunday, flooding has occurred on local roads, including a portion of the Hutchinson River and Saw Mill River parkways on Sunday.

The Hudson Valley Traveler posted an advisory at 6:30 a.m. that all northbound lanes were closed as a result of flooding on the Hutchinson River Parkway at Mile Marker 7.8 in Mount Vernon at Exit 12 - East Lincoln Avenue.

The speed limit on the Tappan Zee Bridge was lowered to 45 miles per hour due to weather conditions.

The Saw Mill River Parkway at Mile Marker 6.8 in Dobbs Ferry at Exit 16 - Lawrence Street was closed for a time in the southbound direction. Motorists should use Route 9A or the Sprain Brook Parkway as alternate routes.

More flooding is expected as the rain continues.

Check back here Daily Voice for updates.