Need help in the storm? Numbers to call


As snow storms continue to roll in and out of Nassau County, local officials shared storm-related information with residents on Monday.

State Sen. Dean Skelos, like other representatives on the state, county and town and city level, said he encourages Long Islanders to keep the phone numbers listed below handy so they know what agencies to contact for storm-related information or services.

To report power outages or downed power lines:

PSEG Hotline: 800-490-0075

For information on mass transit service:

MTA/LIRR/LI Bus online:
LIRR 24 hour travel information center: 718-217-5477
NICE Bus travel information: 516-228-4000
NYC Transit travel information: 718-330-1234

For up to the minute information about traffic conditions on Long Island’s major roads:

New York State Department of Transportation’s 511 service:, or call 5-1-1.

To report snow plowing issues:

Town & City maintained roads:

Town of Hempstead: 516-489-5000, 516-538-1900 (after hours)
City of Long Beach: 516-431-1000

Village maintained roads:

Village of Atlantic Beach: 516-371-4600
Village of Cedarhurst: 516-295-5770
Village of East Rockaway: 516-887-6300
Village of Hewlett Bay Park: 516-295-1400
Village of Hewlett Harbor: 516-374-3806
Village of Hewlett Neck: 516-295-1400
Village of Island Park: 516-431-0600
Village of Lawrence: 516-239-4600
Village of Lynbrook: 516-599-8300
Village of Malverne: 516-599-1200
Village of Rockville Centre: 516-678-9300
Village of Valley Stream: 516-825-4200

County maintained roads:

Nassau County: 888-684-4274

State maintained roads:

New York State Department of Transportation: 631-904-3059