Ron LeeMar 7, 2018, 12:40 pm

Suffolk exec.: DPW workers are ready to salt the roads ahead of winter storm

Steve Bellone warns motorists of hazardous conditions on the roadways


COMMACK — Suffolk County has a great quantity of salt that Suffolk County at its disposal to help keep the roads in the safest condition possible as another winter storm impacts Long Island on Wednesday.

At a press conference Wednesday morning, Suffolk Executive Steve Bellone said even though spring is just around the corner, the county is taking the nor'easter seriously. Bellone reiterated that the county is prepared for whatever the storm will bring this way.

Bellone says some of the big concerns for Suffolk include coastal flooding, erosion and possibility of power outages. He also warned commuters that the afternoon commute could be very messy and urged motorists to stay off the roads if at all possible.

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