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State Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald said Wednesday that she wants short-term safety fixes and long-term solutions to make Hempstead Turnpike in Nassau County safer for pedestrians.
"Safety is our top priority," McDonald said in an interview. "We can always improve."
She ordered engineers in Albany and at the DOT's Region 10 headquarters in Hauppauge to consider specific short-term...