WAMC New York News
3:36 am
Thu March 16, 2006

Long Dormant Emergency Call Boxes on I-87 to be Reactivated

Plattsburgh, NY – A long stretch of the Adirondack Northway is notorious as a cell phone dead-zone. And emergency phones along the highway have not worked for years. State representatives from New York's North Country have announced that the emergency call boxes along Interstate 87 north of Lake George will be operational within a month-and-a-half. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.