DOT looking to slow drivers along BQE detour

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking at a measure to reduce speeding along a popular BQE detour.The DOT is looking at reducing a

BROOKLYN - The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) is looking at a measure to reduce speeding along a popular BQE detour.

The DOT is looking at reducing a lane on Hicks Street and adding parking spaces. The street is commonly used by drivers to detour around the BQE's trench section.

Some residents are for the plan saying it would help reduce speeding, but others are concerned that removing a lane would create a traffic nightmare.The DOT says that if the plan is adopted, it will not be implemented this year.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks 1 VIDEO: Discovery of human remains in freezer shocks neighbors
Chopper 12 over Belt Parkway brush fire 2 Chopper 12 over Belt Parkway brush fire
Here is the latest weather forecast in your 3 Brooklyn Weather Forecast
Police say a man robbed a medical supply 4 Police: Man beat employees during Brownsville robbery
Brooklyn borough president Eric Adams hosted the 4th 5 Black History month celebration held at Brooklyn Borough Hall

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE