Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Car stopped as part of St. Patrick's Day drunken driving detail.
A Lake Hiawatha man was charged with DWI after police said he drove his car through a glass bus shelter in Montville and then left the scene of the crash on St. Patrick's Day. Daniel Greenzweig, 27, was charged with driving with a suspended license and other motor vehicle violations in addition to the DWI charge, according to a release from Fairfield Police Deputy Chief Anthony Manna. Manna said Fairfield Police Ptl. John McGrory was on patrol on Route 46 just before 1 a.m. as part of a drunken driving enforcement detail set up for the holiday weekend when he saw Greenzweig driving a Chevrolet Camaro faster than the 50 mph limit. Greenzweig was also not driving within his lane of traffic, Manna said. Greenzweig's car was stopped and …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Tell us what you think the most dangerous main thoroughfare in the township is and why.
A road does not have to be slippery to seem dangerous to some drivers and even with warmer weather on the horizon, some of the main roads in the borough may not seem as safe as others. Recently, a report has designated Route 46 as the most dangerous road in Morris County. Now we want to know what you think is the most dangerous main road in Parsippany. Participate in our poll below and let us know in the comments why you think that road is dangerous. Also share with us the smaller streets you tend to not feel as safe driving on and why.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Man has agreed to pay $2 million in overtime back wages and $1 million in damages to hundreds, the U.S. Department of Labor announced.
A Madison man has agreed to pay $2 million in overtime back wages and $1 million in damages to employees at gas stations he owns throughout New Jersey, including four in the Parsippany area, the U.S. Labor Department announced Thursday. Parsippany gas stations involved include Roadway Fuel, LLC, at 25 Route 46; Daniyal Enterprises, LLC, at 3503 Route 46 East; Parsippany Gas & Go, LLC, at 1935 Route 46 and Waseem Gas & Go Inc. at 4 Beverwyck Road in Lake Hiawatha. The agreement involves 417 workers at 72 gas stations owned by Waseem Chaudhary. Employees often worked up to 84 hours per week but did not receive earned overtime pay, a department news release said. The agreement was reached after the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour …
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Six pedestrians struck and killed on highway in three years, including four in Pine Brook, Parsippany area.
Route 46 has been labeled "Morris County's most dangerous road" by the Tri-State Transportation Campaign (TSTC) based on data that shows six pedestrians were killed on the highway in the past three years. What appears to be the most dangerous stretch of the Morris County portion of the highway, as indicated on a map included in the TSTC report, is the portion that includes Pine Brook and Parsippany. Four out of six pedestrian deaths between 2009 and 2011 occurred between the two towns. The report, generated by the non-profit organization which seeks transportation reform in New York and New Jersey, detailed and designated a single most dangerous road per county in every county in the state. The term "most dangerous," as included in the …
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Accident on Route 46 backed up traffic for hours Thursday morning.
Monday, September 17, 2012
53-year-old drove onto Route 46 median and hit tree at the intersection of Baldwin Road.
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Monday, September 17, 2012
A 53-year-old Parsippany man was killed Friday evening after he struck a tree that then fell on his vehicle on the Route 46 median at the intersection of Baldwin Road, Parsippany Police said. The driver of the Honda Civic was identified as Allen Van Seters, who was transported to St. Clare's Hospital in Denville where he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving, Parsippany Police said Monday. According to police, a witness said Van Seters was driving westbound on Route 46 when he drove up the median that separates the highway from the turning lane onto Baldwin Road. The witness said the Civic struck a tree, which then fell onto the vehicle Friday at about 5 p.m., police said. Officer Alfred Keiser and Det. Edward Conklin were able to …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Grant funding awarded by NJDOT to several municipalities to aid with high crash areas on highways.
Parsippany-Troy Hills will receive a $2,070.39 grant from the state to help make the portion of Route 46 that runs through the township safer. According to an announcement by Gov. Chris Christie's administration Wednesday, Parsippany is one of 53 municipalities that will share in $2 million this year through the Safe Corridor program by the New Jersey Department of Transportation Division of Local Aid and Economic Development. “Safety is the New Jersey Department of Transportation’s top priority, and these grants support safety through local enforcement and capital improvement projects,” NJDOT Commissioner James Simpson said. “The funding helps local governments achieve their objectives without burdening local property taxpayers.” The …
Tuesday, August 30, 2011
New trouble spots arise on state highways as Irene impact fades.
Transportation trouble spots cropped up across the region Tuesday as flooding blocked highway ramps, while sinkholes and road collapses closed sections of local roads. At the same time, some flooded roads, particularly routes 10 and 46 in Denville were reopened, according to the state Department of Transportation. All the local situations in eastern Morris County were overshadowed by the collapse of the right lane of Interstate 287 North in Boonton between exits 43 and 45. The collapse closed the northbound side of the major highway until further notice. State transportation spokesman Tim Greeley said Tuesday that a repair plan cannot be determined until the water undercutting the highway drops. The roadway crumbled when the Rockaway River…