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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…

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

Friday, July 19, 2013 The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am Saturday to 6 am Monday for work on the bridge structure. Motorists proceeding inbound/northbound from south Brooklyn via the Belt Parkway and Gowanus Expressway should use 3rd Avenue/Hamilton Avenue into the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (toll facility) as the best route into lower Manhattan. Motorists proceeding inbound/westbound from Queens/Long Island should consider the Williamsburg Bridge, or the…

ParkFast Alert: July 4th Street Closures

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 The following streets in Manhattan will be closed with staggered closings starting at 4:30 pm for the Macy’s 4th of July Annual Fireworks Celebration: • 10th Avenue between 14th Street and 59th Street • Joe DiMaggio Highway between 14th Street and 72nd Street • Henry Hudson Parkway between 72nd Street and 125th Street • 14th Street between 10th Avenue and Joe DiMaggio Highway • 59th Street between 10th Avenue and Joe…

Get Yourself Tested!

Beginning July 1, you may notice the following message on the LED screens at many of our Manhattan Mini Storage and Edison ParkFast locations: That’s because we’re supporting the Get Yourself Tested campaign, which encourages young people in New York City to get themselves tested for sexually transmitted diseases. The program, which was first launched in 2009 through a partnership of MTV, the Kaiser Family Foundation and others, raises awareness of STDs and promotes sexual…

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…

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…