DOT, NYPD announce nighttime closure of Queensboro Bridge outer roadway lane to reduce speeding
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A few weeks following the fatal accident of an off-duty police officer off the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and NYPD have implemented a new change looking to increase safety for drivers and pedestrians. The DOT and NYPD announced on Tuesday the single lane of the Queens-bound outer roadway of the […]

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Pols call for redesign of Queensboro Bridge exit ramp after deadly accident
Photo Courtesy of Senator Michael Gianaris' Office

After an off-duty NYPD officer was killed when her car smashed into an exit ramp off the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, local elected officials are calling for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to put an end to deadly accidents. Elisa Toro, 36, a 10-year NYPD veteran who was assigned to Manhattan’s 17th Precinct, was heading […]

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Off-duty NYPD officer killed after car hits storefront near Queensboro Bridge
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Updated 4:30 p.m. An off-duty NYPD office was killed when her car smashed into an exit ramp of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge before striking a storefront in an accident-prone area of Long Island City. Elisa Toro, 36, 10-year NYPD veteran who was assigned to Manhattan’s 17th Precinct, was heading off the bridge’s exit ramp […]

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