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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…

Alert: Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – September 14-15

Friday, September 13, 2013 The Outerbridge Crossing will be closed in both directions between 10 pm to 5 am Monday nights through Friday mornings and from 11:59 pm Friday to 7 am on Saturdays through October to facilitate Port Authority roadway repairs and paving. Motorists should plan alternate routes or follow posted detours to the Goethals Bridge. Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street, Grand Street between Mott Street and Centre Street, and…

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…

Everything You Need to Know About July 4th in NYC!

WHAT'S ALL THE NOISE ABOUT? The most American of holidays, the 4th of July is also known as Independence Day, and it commemorates the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, which gave the colonies independence from Great Britain. Many New Yorkers skip town for the 4th, but in our humble opinion, there's no better place to spend America's birthday than right here in the Big Apple. If you're planning…

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…

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 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…

Why Drive to Work When You Can “Park and Subway?”

Commuting in, out or around New York City is always a challenge, no matter where in the NYC-Metropolitan area you happen to live. But for those living in upper Manhattan, the Bronx or Westchester, your daily commute to Midtown (or beyond) just got a lot easier. It's called "Dyckman Park & Subway," a beautiful, newly refurbished ParkFast facility conveniently located at 268 Dyckman Street in Inwood -- right near the Dyckman Street & Broadway stop…

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…