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Category: Traffic and Parking Alerts

Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – November 23-24

Friday, November 22, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 9 pm on Saturday until 6 am on Monday. Motorists should consider taking the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, or the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel (MTA-tolled facility). One tube of the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will be closed from 9 pm Friday through 5 am Monday. One lane will be open in each direction in the remaining tube. Motorists should expect delays.…

Alert: Gridlock Alert for Friday, November 22

Thursday, November 21, 2013 Friday, November 22 is a holiday gridlock alert day, one of the heaviest vehicular traffic days of the holiday season. Residents, commuters and visitors are strongly advised to use mass transit. The remaining gridlock alert days for this holiday season are: • Wednesday, November 27 • Wednesday, December 4 • Friday, December 6 • Thursday, December 12 • Friday, December 13 • Wednesday, December 18 • Thursday, December 19 • Friday,…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – November 9-11

Friday, November 8, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from midnight Friday to 6 am Monday. Alternative routes are the Manhattan Bridge, the Williamsburg Bridge or MTA-tolled facilities: the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel, Robert F Kennedy (Triboro) Bridge or Queens Midtown Tunnel. Brooklyn-bound traffic will access the Brooklyn Bridge from Pearl Street or Centre Street, using a contraflow configuration. This weekend only there will be additional access to the bridge…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – November 2-3

Friday, November 1, 2013 There will be bridge and street closings in all five boroughs on Sunday between 8 am and 6 pm for the NYC Marathon. Details are available on the DOT web site’s weekend traffic advisory page at http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/wkndtraf.shtml. One of four lanes on the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed from 6 am to 2 pm on Saturday to facilitate bridge maintenance work. Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th…

Alert: Halloween Parade Street Closures

Wednesday, October 30, 2013 The following streets in Manhattan will be closed from 7 pm to 11 pm for the Village Halloween Parade: * 6th Avenue between Canal Street and 17th Street * Dominick Street between Varick Street and 6th Avenue * Sullivan Street between Broome Street and Spring Street * Broome Street and Spring Street between Sullivan Street and Varick Street * 16th Street and 17th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue The…

ParkFast Alert: Weekend Bridge & Street Closures Oct. 18-20

The Ninth Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal will be closed on Sunday from 7 am to 3 pm to replace a damaged electric cable spool. Traffic will be detoured to the Hamilton Avenue Bridge. Two out of the four northbound travel lanes of Route 9A from West 48th Street to West 54th Street and the southbound left turn lane from 9A onto West 52nd Street will be closed from 12:01 am Saturday to 5…

Columbus Day Parade Street Closings Monday

The NYPD has issued a warning of street closures on Monday as revelers enjoy the 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade on Monday in Midtown. The parade route, which runs along Fifth Avenue, begins street shutdowns at 8 a.m., in preparation of the 11:30 a.m. parade which has been taking place in the city since 1929. Marchers will proceed from East 44th Street up to East 72nd Street, and parade goers can access the area by…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – October 5-6

Friday, October 4, 2013 The South Upper (Brooklyn-bound) roadway of the Manhattan Bridge will be closed from 9 am to 6 pm on Sunday for the removal of construction sheds on the pedestrian walkway. During these times there will be two lanes eastbound to Brooklyn on the lower level, and two lanes westbound to Manhattan open to traffic on the North Upper Roadway. One tube of the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will be…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – September 28-29

Friday, September 27, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am Saturday to 7 am Sunday. All Brooklyn-bound traffic will be able to access the bridge normally. The South Upper (Brooklyn-bound) roadway of the Manhattan Bridge will be closed from 6 am to 6 pm Sunday for the removal of construction sheds on the pedestrian walkway. During these times there will be two lanes eastbound to Brooklyn on the lower…

ALERT: UN General Assembly Street Closures

Sunday, September 22, 2013 There will be intermittent closures throughout the day from Monday, September 23 through Friday, September 27 because of the UN General Assembly session at the following locations: • Area bounded by East 60th Street on the north, East 34th Street on the south, 1st Avenue on the east, 3rd Avenue on the west, all inclusive • Area bounded by East 51st Street on the north and East 48th Street on the…