LIE, Sunrise, parkways closed to non-emergency vehicles in Suffolk

Police say the Long Island Expressway and Sunrise Highway are now "snow emergency routes" in Suffolk County. Only emergency vehicles will be allowed on the

News 12 viewer Grace says her husband's car was stuck by exit 59 on the LIE, along with about 10 other drivers.

News 12 viewer Grace says her husband's car was stuck by exit 59 on the LIE, along with about 10 other drivers. (2/8/13)

WOODBURY - Police have ordered drivers to stay off of the Long Island Expressway, Sunrise Highway and all parkways in Suffolk County due to treacherous conditions.

Officials say that the major arteries in Suffolk are to be used as "snow emergency routes" for emergency vehicles only. The closures will remain in effect until further notice.

County Executive Ed Mangano's office says the LIE is still open in Nassau.

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