Beacon Hill Road is about to get a lot smoother, according to the Nassau County Department of Public Works.
will be grinding the road this week and addressing affected area,"
Nassau DPW spokesman Michael Martino said. "The project should take
about two to three days."
The effort to fix the area was
initiated when a Patch reader asked when the "craters" would be fixed on
Beacon Hill going southwest of Hillcrest/Summit Road.
contacted the office of Nassau Legis. Wayne Wink, D-Roslyn, earlier this
month. Wink's office then notified DPW of the situation.
Many potholes were quickly
filled, but additional potholes and an uneven, bumpy driving
surface remained. The lawmaker said he was dissatisfied with the work
done by DPW, according to a legislative aide.
In a Patch video last Friday, cars could be seen crossing the center line, sometimes into oncoming traffic, to avoid the uneven stretch of Beacon Hill Road.
Patch then contacted the office of Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano on Tuesday.
County Executive believes our roads should be maintained to the highest
level and asked the Department of Public Works to immediately review
the site upon learning of this issue," replied Brian Nevin, a spokesman
for Mangano. See our original Beacon Hill pothole report here
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