Infrastructure

Construction Embargoes

DOT imposes construction embargoes during significant special events, including the New York City Marathon, parades, and for the winter holiday season. During embargoes, all active permits in the affected area(s) are suspended and no new permits may be approved, unless a waiver for the work is granted by DOT. Read more about embargoes in the Street Works Manual

2016 Tribeca Film and Family Festival Construction Embargo - April 21-May 8, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Tribeca Film and Family Festival. During this time frame, only emergency work may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any non-emergency permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the dates and locations indicated below. Utility cover openings are also restricted unless an emergency authorization number has been obtained from the Department of Transportation. There will be strict enforcement of this embargo and violators are subject to be summonsed. The embargoed dates and locations in Manhattan are as follows (see map):

Family Festival
Dates: 12:01 am Thursday, April 21 through 11:59 pm Saturday, April 23, 2016
Locations:
  • Greenwich Street between Chambers Street and Hubert Street
  • Beach Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • North Moore Street between West Street and Hudson Street
  • Franklin Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • Harrison Street between West Street and Hudson Street
  • Jay Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • Duane Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • Reade Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
Red Carpet Venue #1
Dates: 12:01 am Monday, April 11 through 11:59 pm Sunday, April 24, 2016
Locations:
  • West Street (Northbound) between Chambers Street and Harrison Street
  • Chambers Street between West Street and Greenwich Street
Red Carpet Venue #2
Dates: 12:01 am Monday, April 11 through 11:59 pm Sunday, April 24, 2016
Locations:
  • Greenwich Street between Franklin Street and North Moore Street
Red Carpet Venue #3
Dates: 12:01 am Wednesday, April 2 through 11:59 pm Friday, May 6, 2016
Locations:
  • Varick Street between Beach Street and Laight Street
  • St. John’s Lane between Beach Street and Laight Street
Red Carpet Venue #4
Dates:
12:01 am Friday, April 15, 2016 through 11:59 pm Friday, April 15, 2016
12:01 am Thursday, April 21, 2016 through 11:59 pm Thursday, April 21, 2016
Locations:
  • 74th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue
  • 75th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue
  • Broadway between 74th Street and 75th Street
Red Carpet Venue #5
Dates: 12:01 am Saturday, April 23 through Sunday 11:59 pm April 24, 2016
Locations:
  • 6th Avenue between West 36th Street and West 37th Street
  • Broadway between West 36th Street and West 37th Street
Red Carpet Venue #6
Dates: 12:01 am Wednesday, April 13 through 11:59 pm Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Locations:
  • West 23rd Street between 7th Avenue and 9th Avenue
Red Carpet Venue #7
Dates: 12:01 am Tuesday, April 12 through Monday 11:59 pm April 25, 2016
Locations:
  • Vesey Street between North End Avenue and West Street
Red Carpet Venue #8
Dates: 12:01 am Monday, April 18, 2016 through Monday 11:59 pm April 18, 2016
Locations:
  • Spring Street between Crosby Street and Broadway
  • Crosby Street between Spring Street and Broome Street

2016 Ninth Avenue Food Festival Construction Embargo - May 13-15, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Ninth Avenue Food Festival. From 12:01 am Friday, May 13 through 11:59 pm Sunday, May 15, 2016, only emergency work may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any non-emergency permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the dates and locations indicated. Utility cover openings are also restricted unless an emergency authorization number has been obtained from the Department of Transportation. There will be strict enforcement of this embargo and violators are subject to be summonsed. The embargoed locations are as follows (see map):

Locations:
  • 9th Avenue between West 42nd Street and West 57th Street

2016 Brooklyn Half Marathon Construction Embargo - May 19-21, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Brooklyn Half Marathon route. From 12:01 am Thursday, May 19 through 11:59 pm Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the locations identified only emergency work may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the time fr ame and locations noted. There will be strict enforcement of this embargo and violators are subject to be summonsed. Utility cover openings are prohibited on roadways noted below. The embargo locations in Brooklyn are as follows (see map):

Locations:

Formation:
  • Eastern Parkway between Grand Army Plaza and Bedford Avenue
Route:
  • Washington Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
  • Empire Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
  • Flatbush Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Grand Army Plaza
  • Grand Army Plaza (Entire Circle)
  • Ocean Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Parkside Avenue
  • Parkside Avenue between Ocean Avenue and Park Circle
Route (In Prospect Park):
  • West Lake Drive between East Drive and South Lake Drive
  • South Lake Drive between West Lake Drive and East Lake Drive
  • East Lake Drive between South Lake Drive and East Drive
  • West Drive between East Drive and West Lake Drive
Route (Continued):
  • Park Circle between South Lake Drive and Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp
  • Ocean Parkway between Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp and Surf Avenue
  • Surf Avenue between Ocean Parkway and West 10th Street
  • Boardwalk between West 10th Street and Stillwell Avenue
  • West 10th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk
Miscellaneous:
  • West 15th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk

2016 Dance Parade Construction Embargo - May 19-21, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Dance Parade. From 12:01 am Thursday, May 19 through 11:59 pm Saturday, May 21, 2016, only emergency work may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any non-emergency permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the dates and locations indicated. Utility cover openings are also restricted unless an emergency authorization number has been obtained from the Department of Transportation. There will be strict enforcement of this embargo and violators are subject to be summonsed. The embargoed locations are as follows (see map):

Locations:

Formation:
  • 21st Street and 22nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue South
Route:
  • Broadway between 23rd Street and 17th Street
  • Union Square West between 17th Street and 14th Street
  • University Place between 14th Street and 8th Sreet
  • 8th Street between University Place and Cooper Square/Astor Place
  • St. Marks Place between 3rd Avenue/Astor Place and Avenue A

Dipsersal:

  • Avenue A between 7th Street and 12th Street
  • 10th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
  • 7th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
Miscellaneous:
  • University Place between 8th Sreet and Waverly Place