Statement From Supervisor Ed Romaine Regarding Brookhaven Town’s Snow Removal Operation

March 8, 2013 / 9:00 am

Farmingville, NY – “The Town Highway Department went on the road at 3:00 am this morning and are currently in a sand and salt operation. Approximately 225 Town and contractor trucks equipped with sanders have been dispatched throughout the Town. The Highway Department will switch to a plowing operation as soon as the snow accumulates. The Town is keeping a close watch on the weather forecast and the Highway Department will dispatch additional equipment as conditions warrant. The Town has also been in close contact with the Governor’s Office and NYS DOT regarding additional assets should the storm intensify.”

Please go to the Town’s website at www.brookhaven.org for up-to-date snow storm related news, information, weather updates and emergency contact numbers. Residents can also call 451-TOWN to report snow related issues. Call 911 for police, fire and ambulance emergencies only. To report a power outage or downed wires, call LIPA at 800-490-0075 or 631-755-6900, or go to www.lipower.org to make a report online.

The Town will also be sending out e-mail alerts to residents who have registered on our e-mail list. If you are not on the list, you can sign up today at www.brookhaven.org. Residents can also sign up for countywide Code Red alerts at www.suffolkcountyny.gov.