The County closing also includes Putnam County Moves, our public transportation system, Croton Falls Commuters, any fixed route PART System, ParaTransit, Veteran’s Transports and Pre-K/EI Transportation to schools in Putnam and Westchester Counties.
“As predicted the wind speeds have picked up and we are seeing dangerous conditions due to poor visibility and falling trees, we need to keep the roadways clear so the highway crews and emergency workers can do their jobs” said County Executive Odell.
This ban mandates that employers within Putnam County release all employees that are not essential to the continued operation of their business
“With this second winter storm coming into our area just 5 days after the first one, we still have residents without power that are now facing a second hurdle” said County Executive Odell. “Our highway crews have been working non-stop since Friday as have our emergency responders” she continued.
County Executive Odell reminds residents that comfort facilities will be available Thursday March 8, 2018 at:
Town of Southeast town Hall from 7:00am till 5:00pm
Knight’s of Columbus, 10 Fair Street, Carmel NY from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association located at 15 Mt Ebo Road, Brewster NY from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Villa Barone Hilltop Manor in Mahopac will be open to the public from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. They will be providing soup and a place to charge electronic equipment.
For Wednesday March 7, 2018 and Thursday March 8, 2018 the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association will remain an overnight shelter. The shelter is located at 15 Mt. Ebo Road in Brewster NY. This is being coordinated by the American Red Cross with Putnam County Emergency Management and the Hudson Valley Cerebral Palsy Association.
The NY State Police report that Interstate 84 is closed from Connecticut to Pennsylvania for Commercial vehicles, tractor trailers, this includes box trucks, high profile trucks and buses.
Interstate 684 is closed from Interstate 84 to RT 287 for Commercial vehicles, tractor trailers, this includes box trucks, high profile trucks and includes buses.
Putnam County 9-1-1 remains fully manned and should be used for any emergency requests for Police, Fire or EMS.
Please continue to monitor NY-Alert for updates