Residents are screaming that the closure of the road is causing massive delays and intense aggravation. The Patriots have received numerous e-mails complaining about the closure of the avenue. Parents driving their children to school today reported 20 minute delays in getting their children to school (PS 49, PS 58, IS 73, PS 87, PS 128, PS 153, Our Lady of Hope and St. Stans have all reported problems getting to school)
In addition, commuters who take local buses to get to work experienced extensive delays trying to get to their destination. One individual stated that he will have to leave 40 minutes early tomorrow in order to get to work on time.
There were many uniformed traffic officers directing cars at various locations throughout