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Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – June 1-2

Friday, May 31, 2013 The Manhattan Bridge south upper (Brooklyn-bound) roadway will be closed from 7 am to 7 pm on Saturday and from 9 am to 7 pm on Sunday to facilitate NYCDOT bridge reconstruction work. During these times there will be two lanes eastbound to Brooklyn open to traffic on the lower level, and two lanes open to traffic westbound to Manhattan on the north upper roadway. One of three eastbound lanes on…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – May 18-19

Friday, May 17, 2013 One of three eastbound (Queens-bound) lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to facilitate bridge maintenance. Because of reconstruction work on the Manhattan Bridge, on Saturday from 7 am to 4:30 pm there will be two lanes westbound/inbound on the North Upper Roadway and one lane eastbound/outbound on the South Upper Roadway, and two lanes eastbound/outbound on the lower roadway. The 6th…

Memorial Day in NYC

Hard to believe that Memorial Day is only 11 days from now, given that we were just shivering in the cold. But such is springtime in the Big Apple -- beautiful and brief! Many people regard Memorial Day as nothing more than a day off from work and the unofficial kick-off to the summer season. But it is actually a day of remembrance for those who have died in service to the United States. Whatever…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – May 4-5

Friday, May 3, 2013 The following closures will take place on Sunday for the Five Borough Bike Tour. The lower level of the Verrazano Bridge from Brooklyn to Staten Island will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 pm. The Brooklyn-bound lower level will also close at 12:01 am. Two lanes will reopen about 8 am. The upper level will be open in both directions. Traffic exiting the Hugh L. Carey (Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel in…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 27-28

Friday, April 26, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to inbound (Manhattan–bound) traffic from 12:01 am Saturday to 6 am Monday. Motorists proceeding inbound from south Brooklyn via the Belt Parkway and Gowanus Expressway should use 3rd Avenue/Hamilton Avenue into the toll facility Hugh L. Carey (Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel as the best route into lower Manhattan. Motorists from Queens/Long Island should consider the Williamsburg Bridge or the toll facilities RFK Bridge or Queens Midtown…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 20-21

Friday, April 19, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday to perform necessary long term rehabilitation and repainting work. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained as will the pedestrian and cycling path. Manhattan-bound motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge. The northbound FDR Drive exit to the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed starting one hour before the bridge closure hours. One of two eastbound…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 13-14

Friday, April 12, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday to perform necessary long term rehabilitation and repainting work. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained as will the pedestrian and cycling path. Manhattan-bound motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge. The northbound FDR Drive exit to the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed starting one hour before the bridge closure hours. One tube of the…

ParkFast Alert: Alternate Side Parking Suspended and Bridge Closures

Friday, March 22, 2013 Alternate side parking (street cleaning) regulations will be suspended Tuesday through Friday, March 26-29 for Passover, Holy Thursday and Good Friday. All other regulations, including parking meters, remain in effect. The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 9 am Sunday to perform necessary long term rehabilitation and repainting work. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained as will the pedestrian…

Everything You Need to Know About the NY Auto show!

The 13th Annual New York International Auto Show is arriving next week. Edison ParkFast is a proud co-sponsor, and we want to make sure you're ready to roll! So here's everything you need to know: What: 1,000 vehicles plus the latest in tech, safety and innovation in nearly 900,000 sq ft. It is one of the hottest tickets in town. Where: The Jacob Javits Center, 11th ave between 34th & 40th Streets. When: March 29 through April…