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Oct 22, 2009 10:02 AMPublication: The Southampton Press

Traffic delayed on County Road 39

Oct 22, 2009 10:02 AM

Traffic on County Road 39 in Southampton is delayed this morning in both directions due to a collision that apparently involved two vehicles.

The accident happened just east of the Tuckahoe Road intersection.

No further details were immediately available. Police and wrecking crews were on the scene shortly after 9 a.m.

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Quick, add a couple of more lanes to speed up traffic in this dangerous area. That will make things safer.
By Noah Way (450), Southampton on Oct 22, 09 2:59 PM
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you took the words right out of my mouth.
By local (106), north sea on Oct 22, 09 9:45 PM
It hasn't proven itself dangerous enough since they made it two lanes in one direction for Southampton, the powers that be are now in the process of doing the same to Route 58 in Riverhead. Time to go back to bicycles ? Lanes not wide enough for larger vehicles, let alone tractor-trailers. With all the brainiacs making dumb decisions, I'm glad I left the Island.
By R Topping (6), Hudson Falls on Oct 23, 09 10:08 AM
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By clamdigger (85), southampton on Oct 25, 09 12:01 AM
hey, just as long as the knuckleheads from up west don't have to wait in the traffic they created; that's all that matters right?
By clamdigger (85), southampton on Oct 25, 09 12:05 AM
The hamptons will never return to the pre 1980 days. The mentality of don't build it and they won't come hasn't panned out. All that backward thinking was to give hardship to locals and visitors alike for years. Widening the road was the best quality of life construction done. I would like the town to give a report on the amount of accidents before and after the widening. The vibrant economy is better than the old days of shopping at Grant's or Caldor's or traveling far to do Christmas shopping. ...more
By Mets fan (1501), Southampton on Oct 26, 09 9:42 PM