Parkfast Blog

Tag: 6th 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…

Gridlock Alert for Wednesday through Friday, December 18-20

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 Wednesday, December 18, Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20 are Holiday Gridlock Alert Days, among the heaviest vehicular traffic days of the holiday season. Residents, commuters and visitors are strongly advised to use mass transit, bike or walk on these days.

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…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – July 27-28

Friday, July 26, 2013 The south tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed from 2 am Saturday to 5 am Monday for MTA repair work. Two-way traffic operations will be in effect in the north tube for cars and NYCT buses. Commercial traffic must use an alternate route during these hours. The Willis Avenue Bridge will be fully closed to motorists and pedestrians on Saturday from 2 am to 6 am for swing…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – June 14-16

Friday, June 14, 2013 MANHATTAN Joe DiMaggio Highway/West Street-9A northbound between Houston Street and West 14th Street: •             One of four lanes northbound will be closed 8pm Saturday to noon Sunday. Two of four northbound lanes will be closed 1am to 8am Sunday, and again 9pm Sunday to 6:30am Monday to facilitate roadway restoration work. The following streets will be closed on Saturday and/or Sunday to facilitate crane operation, roadway restoration or facade inspection work:…

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – June 7-9

Thursday, June 6, 2013 With so many events happening in NYC, it's a perfect weekend to Park & Ride at our Secaucus Location! NJ Turnpike Exit 15K, 675 New County Road. Park your car and hop on a NJ Transit train from the Frank R. Lautenberg Rail Station. Trains leave every six minutes, and it's just a 13-minute ride to Penn Station! Here's everything going on in the City: MANHATTAN The following streets will be…

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…

Free Infographic: Broadway by the numbers

Arguably the world’s greatest performing arts center, Manhattan’s Theater District did not start out in Midtown. New York’s earliest theatrical venues, dating back to the mid-1700s, were located way downtown in the Financial District, and they gradually moved uptown from there. By 1870, the theater world was centered around Union Square. It wasn’t until the early 1900s when major theaters sprang up in Times Square and just north of it, and this area remains the…

Traffic Alert: Times Square New Year’s Eve Street Closures

Monday, December 31, 2012 At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Monday, the following streets will be closed to all vehicular traffic: 7th Avenue from 41st to 59th Streets; Broadway from 47th to 59th Streets; 43rd to 47th Streets from 6th to 8th Avenue. 42nd Street from 6th to 8th Avenue will be closed to traffic beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday. After 6:30 p.m. on Monday, traffic closures will be instituted as crowd conditions warrant on…