Part of the closed New York Taconic State Parkway in the Hudson Valley

Many drivers have faced a traffic nightmare on the Taconic State Parkway in the Hudson Valley.

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IDA damage forced authorities to close section of Taconic State Parkway in Dutchess County

At around 11:15 a.m., New York State Police issued a traffic alert. Police have confirmed that all southbound lanes on the Taconic State Parkway between Exit 47 (State Route 55) and Exit 45 (Arthursburg Road) are closed near the town of LaGrange.

The closure was for emergency repair due to flood damage, officials said. The closure is scheduled for 24 hours, with the Taconic State Parkway scheduled to reopen after the Friday morning rush hour.

Traffic is diverted from the Taconic State Parkway at Route 55 in the town of LaGrange.

Update: Around 7 a.m. on Friday, New York State Police announced repairs were completed early and the lanes reopened.

Hudson Valley Restaurants with Most Critical Violations in 2021

Critical infractions are those that can cause immediate harm to consumers, such as undercooked food and improper storage of ingredients. Other violations such as inadequate hand washing facilities or dirty conditions are noted as non-critical violations.

The ten restaurants below all received four or more critical violations during their last inspection in 2021. In some cases, inspectors have given restaurants an opportunity to correct the violations and have done so. Just because a restaurant is on this list does not mean that it is currently breaking the health code. However, the Board of Health thinks it’s important to be armed with information about how seriously a restaurant takes kitchen cleanliness, food safety, and other important rules that affect the food you give to. your family.

Air-breathing fish that eat animals found in the Hudson Valley, New York

An invasive Asian fish that can live on land for days and uses its sharp teeth to eat animals has been spotted in the Hudson Valley and other parts of New York state.

Look inside: Aston Martin designs the first Hudson Valley home

Luxury automaker Aston Martin has designed a crazy house in the Hudson Valley that is now on the market. The house is considered one of the “most exciting and sophisticated to be built in the Hudson Valley”.

Shocking photos show Ida’s devastation in New York’s Hudson Valley

Images of the Hudson Valley, mostly underwater, after Tropical Depression Ida

Peek Inside has banned NFL owner’s $ 60 million yacht docked in Hudson Valley

Take a look at an incredible $ 60 million yacht owned by an NFL owner that’s been docked for weeks in the Hudson Valley.

Hudson Valley says goodbye to over 70 businesses

Award-winning actor selling Hudson Valley “Mountaintop Masterpiece”

Award-winning actor sells “mountain masterpiece” in Napanoch, County Ulster. Check out all the photos of this impressive “mountain masterpiece” below:

Did you know? Over 100 fun facts about the Hudson Valley

Did you know that Lucille Ball made her debut on stage in the Hudson Valley? How about Philadelphia Cream Cheese was invented not in Philadelphia, but in Orange County? Or that a Dutchess County mansion inspired the phrase “follow the Joneses?” »Find out and over 100 other fun facts about the Hudson Valley.

Take a look at the most expensive house on the market in the Hudson Valley

The most expensive home for sale in all of New York State is in the Hudson Valley.

WATCH: Here are the 25 Best Places to Live in New York State

Stacker has compiled a list of the best places to live in New York using data from Niche. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, healthcare, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs and villages have been included. Ads and images are from

On the list, there is a solid mix of offerings ranging from large schools and nightlife to public and pedestrian parks. Some regions have experienced rapid growth thanks to the establishment of new businesses in the region, while others offer a glimpse into the history of the region with well-preserved architecture and museums. Read on to see if your hometown makes the list.

Nearly 30 high-risk New York sex offenders recently moved to the Hudson Valley

New York officials are alerting the public to 30 New York sex offenders who recently moved to the Hudson Valley.

Photos: historic “Hudson Mansion”, with scene listed at a reduced price

Hidden treasure worth thousands of dollars found in New York home

38 “most wanted” in New York

New York State authorities, including the FBI, have identified these people as his “most wanted fugitives.” Officials are asking for help in locating them, but warn they should be considered “armed and dangerous”.

Top rated Airbnb in New York found in the Hudson Valley

You won’t have to leave the Hudson Valley if you want to enjoy New York’s top rated Airbnb.

40 children disappeared from the Hudson Valley

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