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ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 5-6

Friday, April 4, 2014

The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from 11:59 pm Friday to 6 am Monday. The westbound/southbound BQE exit ramp to Cadman Plaza West also will be closed. BQE exit ramp traffic will be diverted to the Atlantic Avenue exit onto Furman Street. While the Manhattan Bridge remains an alternative for Manhattan-bound traffic, motorists should also consider the Williamsburg Bridge or the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (MTA-tolled facility) due to an expected high volume of traffic. During this closure, there will be no reversal or change to the Brooklyn-bound traffic patterns and Brooklyn-bound motorists will use all regular lanes and ramps.

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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.

Two lanes on the lower level of the Long Island Expressway at the Brooklyn Queens Expressway connection will be closed westbound and one lane will be closed eastbound from 11 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday and from 11 pm Saturday to 10 pm Sunday by NY State DOT to facilitate paving.

One lane on the Queens Plaza South main roadway and on the service roadway from Crescent Street to 28th Street:will be closed from 2 am to 9 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate NYC Transit overhead track replacement work.

The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Saturday from 2 pm to 4:30 pm for the National Tartan Day Parade:
* 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 56th Street
* 7th Avenue between 55th Street and 57th Street
* 44th Street and 45th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
* 55th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue

7th Avenue between 1st Street and 9th Street and 9th Street between 7th Avenue and Prospect Park West in Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 10 am to 11:30 am for the Prospect Park Baseball Parade.

Broadway between 34th Street and 35th Street (pedestrian plaza) and 34th Street and 35th Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue (curb lanes only) in Manhattan will be closed on Sunday from 9 am to midnight for the 40th Annual Macy’s Flower Show:

[Read More at DOT website]