City agrees to Broadway safety upgrades

The city says it will make safety improvements on Broadway at 225th and 228th streets to benefit pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike. The stretch of

The city says it will make safety improvements on Broadway at 225th and 228th streets to benefit pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike.

The city says it will make safety improvements on Broadway at 225th and 228th streets to benefit pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike. (8/17/16)

THE BRONX - The city says it will make safety improvements on Broadway at 225th and 228th streets to benefit pedestrians, cyclists and drivers alike.

The stretch of road has been the site of more than 100 injuries and two deaths since 2009.

At the request of Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, the city's Department of Transportation has agreed to changes, including wider medians, an expanded bus island and new road markings.

The DOT says the improvements, which are already underway, should be fully installed by late summer or early fall.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 1 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 2 Word on the Street: Old TV shows
The Drug Enforcement Administration says drug cartels are 3 Heroin Homeland: Drug cartels in the Bronx
News 12 The Bronx asked residents what they 4 Word on the Street: Inauguration Day
The family of a 10-year-old injured in a 5 Critics: Corner of Hunts Point and Lafeyette too dangerous

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