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Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – January 18-20

Friday, January 17, 2014

The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday, from midnight Saturday to 9 am Sunday, and from midnight Sunday to 6 am Monday. The eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier, the northbound FDR Drive exits close up to an hour earlier, and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier.

One Manhattan-bound lane on the lower level of the Manhattan Bridge will be closed on Saturday from 7 am to 2:30 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs.

One of four eastbound lanes to Brooklyn on the Williamsburg Bridge will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance work.

One lane in each direction on the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek will be closed on Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm to install electrical equipment.

The 86th Street Central Park Transverse Roadway between Central Park West and 5th Avenue will be closed on Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm for Parks Department tree pruning operations.

The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Monday from 10 am to 12:30 pm for the New York City Martin Luther King Jr. Parade:
* Broadway between 125th Street and 126th Street
* 125th Street between Broadway and Lenox Avenue
* Lenox Avenue between 125th Street and 140th Street

In addition, alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Monday, January 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect.

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