Five Riverhead roads closed due to blowing snow and ice on roads

02/13/2016 7:38 PM |


Riverhead police have closed five streets across town Saturday night as biting wind sweep snow and ice over the roads.

The affected roads — which are closed until further notice — are:

• Edwards Avenue from Village Green to Riley Avenue

• Roanoke Avenue from Reeves Avenue to Sound Avenue.

• Hulse Landing Road from Route 25A to Sunwood Drive

• Horton Avenue from Reeves Avenue to Sound Avenue

• Twomey Avenue from Youngs Avenue to Sound Avenue

Police said no major accidents have been reported yet, though a couple of cars have slid into snow banks.

The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Advisory, warning that the wind chill could feel as cold as 23 below zero.