Many, many streets are closed or blocked by debris left behind by Hurricane Sandy. Officials encourage everyone to stay home and stay inside until crews can remove debris.

Officials remind drivers to stay off the roads unless absolutely necessary to allow crews to do their jobs clearing the downed trees and branches.

And remember: any intersection where the traffic light isn't working should be treated as a four-way stop.


The City of Bethlehem has rescinded its recommended evacuation order issued Monday for flood-prone areas.

According to Mayor John Callahan, the forecasted rain never materialized and neither the Saucon Creek or Monocacy Creek flooded.

Bethlehem City Hall is operating on back power. As of 10 a.m. Tuesday, 54 intersections in the city are wtihout power. Officials  have taken steps to restore power at critical intersections with generators and have placed temporary stop signs at others.

In Easton, the following streets are closed:

500 Blk of Northampton St.

Washington St between S. 5th St. and S. Union St.

S. Delaware Dr. between 3rd St. and the City line

N. Delaware Dr. between Bushkill St and the City line

St. Joseph St between Folk and Charles St.

300 Blk of Folk St.

W. Kleinhans St. between Folk and St. John St.

Williams St. between Philadelphia Rd. and Seitz St.

300 Blk of Wirebach St.

9th & Jackson St.

N. 9th St. between Spring Garden St. and Wood Ave.

N 14th St. between Northampton and Liberty St.

Lafayette St. between Coleman and Hamilton St.

McCartney St. between Pierce and Burke St.

Pierce St between Reeder and Brodhead St.

Burke St. between Reeder and Brodhead St.

Taylor Ave. between Park and Mixsell St.