Street lights go out on the Major Deegan Expressway

Drivers complain that the highway was pitch black

Drivers complain that the highway was pitch black overnight, aside from other headlights.

The lights were out overnight on one of the borough's busiest highways, creating a potentially dangerous situation for motorists.

It was pitch black on the Major Deegan Expressway, aside from other headlights, after all street lamps went out between East 223rd Street and Fordham Road.

Drivers started complaining of the problem at around 10 p.m. Thursday. Many say they called 311 because...

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