Traffic Advisory: Arborway, Jamaicaway, and Riverway on June 4-7

Traffic will be going slower on the Arborway, Jamaicaway and Riverway from Tuesday through Friday this week during the week due to tree maintenance. 

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) will be conducting rolling lane closures going both directions from 9 am to 3 pm. Traffic changes will be marked, and a police detail will be on site, according to a press release from DCR.


Car Strikes and Kills Deer on Jamaicaway

State Police confirm that a deer and car collided on the Jamaicaway early Sunday morning. The deer died. The incident took place about 2:10 a.m. at the intersection with Lochstead Avenue, State Police said. No humans were injured. @universalhub No pic for obvs reasons, but a car apparently struck and killed a deer on the J-way last night— αλκαλι (@alkali19) July 26, 2015

Two young men ride scooters on the Jamaicaway on Thursday, March 19 about 4 p.m.

Scooter Duo Films Stunt on Rush-Hour Jamaicaway

So I'm driving the Jway on Thursday around 4 p.m. and see two young men on scooters, one with a helmet cam. The cameraman rode behind as his buddy popped a wheelie and rode down several blocks of the Jway on his rear wheel. As a square 45-year-old, I was of course aghast. And that was before the guy with the camera took off his helmet to examine the video — while still riding along the Jway. Doing my own unsafe driving activity, I took two photos as I came alongside.


Head-on Collision Claims Two Lives on Jamaicaway

UPDATE: State Police have released the names of the people who died. ~~~~~

Two women are dead and another passenger is in critical condition after a BMW crossed the center line at Perkins and Jamaicaway, slamming head-on into a Camry. The wreck took place just before 3 a.m. Sunday, according to a report from State Police. The investigation so far indicates the driver of a 2007 BMW 530xi, Jennifer Guzman of Hyde Park, crossed the center line and struck a 2002 Toyota Camry. Two women in the BMW died.