Snow Storm Assistance Numbers

Charles J. Fuschillo Jr.

March 06, 2013

            With a nor'easter expected to bring snow and high winds to our area starting today, here are numbers where you can get storm-related information or services. You may wish to print this out and keep handy in case you need assistance:

            To report power outages or downed power lines:

            * LIPA/National Grid: 800-490-0075

            * Freeport Electric: 516-378-0146 (Village of Freeport residents only)

            24 Hour Emergency Gas Service:

            * National Grid: 800-490-0045         

            Information on mass transit service:

             * LIRR 24 hour travel information center: 718-217-5477 or

            * NICE Bus travel information: 516-228-4000 or

            * NYC Transit travel information: 718-330-1234 or

            * Suffolk Transit: 631-852-5200 or

             Up to the minute information about traffic conditions on Long Island’s major roads:       

            * NYS Department of Transportation’s 511 service: Call 5-1-1 or

            To report snow plowing issues: 

            * Town maintained roads:

            Town of Hempstead: 516-489-5000

Town of Oyster Bay: 516-677-5757

            Town of Babylon: 631-957-7474

            * Village maintained roads:

            Village of Freeport: 516-377-2289

            Village of Massapequa Park: 516-798-0244

            Village of Amityville: 631-789-2200

            Village of Lindenhurst: 631-957-7520

* County maintained roads:

Nassau County: 516-571-6900

Suffolk County: 631-852-4070

* State maintained roads:

NYS Department of Transportation: 631-904-3059