Parkfast Blog

Month: March 2014

ParkFast Alert: Central Park Transverses Weeknight Closures – April 1-4

Monday, March 31, 2014 The Central Park transverses at 65th Street, 79th Street, 86th Street and 96th Street will each be closed once in the early morning hours during this week for annual scheduled under-deck bridge inspections. Each transverse will be completely closed to traffic, except for emergency vehicles, from 12:01 am until 5:30 am. Only one transverse will be closed at a time, so the adjacent transverses may be used as alternates. [caption id=""…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Street Closures – March 29-30

Friday, March 28, 2014 The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Sunday: 6th Avenue between 51st Street and 55th Street and 51st Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue will be closed from 7:30 am to 9:15 am for the NYC Fire Department Holy Name Society Parade: The following streets will be closed from 2 pm to 5 pm for the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York Parade: * 5th Avenue…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – March 22-23

Friday, March 21, 2014 One of four lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance. One lane in each direction on the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek is maintained Saturdays from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs. One of two lanes on the Union Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal will be closed northbound…

Everything You Need to Know About St. Patrick’s Day 2014 in NYC

New York City is about to get mighty green again as another St. Patrick's Day approaches. For many city dwellers, Irish or otherwise, the holiday marks the unofficial beginning of springtime -- and it couldn't happen soon enough, after the snowpacalypse that has been this past winter. (And by the way, don't let today's mild temperatures fool you; you'll need a heavy green coat if you're planning on marching in the parade.) So as we've…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – March 8-9

Friday, March 7, 2014 One of four lanes of the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance. Traffic on the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek (the John Jay Byrne Bridge) will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Saturday between 7 am and 1 pm to repair armored expansion joints. The following streets in Manhattan will be closed…