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How bad was your evening commute?

Thursday's snowstorm caught Long Island and the rest of the tri-state area by surprise, snarling traffic and forcing commuters to spend extended amounts of time on the roads or rails. We want to hear about your evening commute. How long did it take you? Where were you traveling to and from? How long does it normally take you? And most of all, tell us how you coped with any added stress?

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My cousin's took her over 5 1/2 hours in the snow storm.

Robin Rosenberg, Williston Park

Cutchogue to Smithtown 2 1/2 hrs


It was the worst commute in the 11 years since I've been working here.

Dawn Bodami, Deer Park

Many cars had issues, glad I had an SUV.

Joanne Perkins, Commack

From Melville to Selden, 3 hours 14 minutes.

Matthew Sandrowicz, Selden

50 minutes from St. James to Holbrook.

Andy Selden, Holbrook

4 hours from East Rockaway to Moriches.

Nick Taylor, Moriches

The LIE never went above 7 mph.

Mark Soldinger, DEER PARK

I made myself a drink to calm down. Rum and coke!

Robert Cuzzaniti, Smithtown

It usually takes me 1 hour and 45 minutes. Last night it took 4 hours and 11 minutes.

Jacquie D'Aria, Setauket

It should’ve taken me a little over an hour to get home but it ended up taking over 3 hours.

Cassie Reynolds, Garden City

Took me 3 hours to get from Plainview to Medford

Patty Fleishman, Medford

Four hours from Mineola to East Northport

Jen Walsh, East Northport

Usual 10 minute drive home took over an hour.

Lindsay Monaco, EAST NORWICH

The railroad got me home safe and exactly on time.

Joanne WIlkinsen, Point Lookout

There should be a full investigation of the LIRR and MTA’s unpreparedness

Dan Schaefer, North Babylon

From Commack to St. James took 2 hours

Samantha Sarube, St. James

During the storm last night it took me 3.5 hours.

Faith Smulian, Massapequa Park

Yesterday to get home to Freeport [it took] 4 hours.

Rodney Fennell , Freeport

I didn't see one plow at all and I slipped and slid all the way home.

Tracey Segarra, Hewlett

My windshield wipers stopped working halfway through the drive home so that was fun.

Jessica Lafont , Commack

Usual one hour commute from Manhattan to Long Beach took over 2 hours.

Amber Goodridge, Long Beach

Three hours to go from Brentwood to Ridge

nick ziino, Ridge

It took me over an hour and a half to just get out of the Hauppauge Industrial Park

Michelle Jacobia, Babylon

Garden City to Stony Brook 3hours and 45 minutes

Rich Smith, Stony Brook

Usually 15-20 min drive. Took 50 min

Louis Adamo, Deer Park

Brooklyn to West Hempstead took two and a half hours

Joshua B Kupchik, west hempstead

it took almost 2 hours to get to my home

Cherise Garcia, Brentwood

It took us five hours to get from York and 67th to my house in Massapequa

Karen Stealey, MASSAPEQUA

In my 5 hours on the road I saw only two plow crews traveling on the westbound side of the LIE.

Robert Weber, Farmingdale

took me three hours to drive home Thursday

Rich Vogel, Lindenhurst

I got two flat tires from something that fell in the roadway

Don Roberts , Freeport.

Took almost 3 hours from Garden City to Islip.

Sue Gillespie, Islip

A two and a half hour trip that normally takes me 30 minutes.

David Boccia, HUNTINGTON

I would have made better time in an Amish buggy with a geriatric horse.

Edward (Woody) Ryder IV, Greenlawn

I work in Roslyn and live in Huntington.It normally takes half and hour .Last night it took 5 hours.

Brian M, Huntington NY

That was one of the worst drives home on Long Island.

Lynn Infanti , Commack NY

I need a vacation day and some ibuprofen.

Jacquelyn Riker, Ronkonkoma

I need a vacation day and some ibuprofen.

Jacquelyn Riker, Ronkonkoma

I don't recall gridlock that bad since the 2003 Blackout.

David Redmond, Mineola

From Oceanside to north bellmore 2&1/2 hours. Worst car sick feeling

Syed jamaluddin , North bellmore

I'm retired so I don't have to worry about no snow storm! Eat your heart out commuters!

Tom Smith, Jamesport

Stranded on the LIRR at Jamaica train station midnight after Islanders game for 25 minutes

Patrick Dowd, Bay shore ny

Never in my 42 years of driving have I seen anything like this

Lori Fontana-cass, South Setauket