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

 

New York Fashion Week Construction Embargo - January 20-February 24, 2017

A special event construction embargo is in effect for New York Fashion Week. 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):

Clarkson Square - Venue #1:
Dates: 12:01 AM Friday, January 20 through 11:59 PM Friday, February 24, 2017

Locations:
  • West Street between Spring Street and Clarkson Street
  • Washington Street between Spring Street and Clarkson Street
  • Greenwich Street between Spring Street and Clarkson Street
  • West Houston Street between Greenwich Street and West Street
  • Clarkson Street between Greenwich Street and West Street
  • Spring Street between Greenwich Street and West Street

Venue #2:
Dates: 12:01 AM Wednesday, February 8 through 11:59 PM Thursday, February 16, 2017

Locations:
  • 10th Avenue between West 13th Street and West 14th Street
  • 6th Avenue Between Laight Street and York Street

Venue #3:
Dates: 12:01 AM Monday, February 6 through 11:59 PM Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Locations:
  • Bethune Street between Washington Street and Greenwich Street
  • Washington Street between Little West 12th Street and Bethune Street

 

St. Patrick's Day Parade Construction Embargo – March13-17, 2017

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade. From 12:01 AM Monday, March 13, 2017 through 11:59 PM Friday, March 17, 2017, 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 in Manhattan are as follows (see map):

Locations:

Formation 
  • Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd Street and 46th Street
  • 43rd Street to 46th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 47th Street and 48th Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 5th Avenue between 42nd Street and 44th Street
Route 
  • 5th Avenue between 79th Streetand 44th Street
Dispersal
  • 5th Avenue between 86th Street and 79th Street
  • 78th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 79th Street to 83rd Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 84th Street and 85th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between 78th Street and 86th Street
Miscellaneous
  • 62nd Street and 63rd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 64th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 72nd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between 63rd Street and 64th Street

 

NYC Half Marathon Construction Embargo - March 17-19, 2017

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the NYC Half Marathon. From 12:01 AM Friday, March 17 through 11:59 PM Sunday, March 19, 2017, 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 in Manhattan are as follows (see map):

Locations:

Formation
  • 59th Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Grand Army Plaza between 59th Street and 60th Street
  • Central Park East Drive between 60th Street and 72nd Street
  • Central Park Center Drive between 59th Street and Central Park East Drive
Route
  • Central Park East Drive between 72nd Street and 110th Street/Lenox Avenue
  • 110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Frederick Douglass Circle
  • Frederick Douglass Circle (Entire Traffic Circle)
  • Central Park West Drive between Central Park East Drive and 59th Street
  • 59th Street between 7th Avenue and Columbus Circle (Alternate)
  • 7th Avenue between 59th Street and 42nd Street
  • 42nd Street between 7th Avenue and West Side Highway
  • West Side Highway (Northbound) between 42nd Street and 46th Street
  • West Side Highway (Southbound) between 46th Street and Battery Park Underpass
  • Battery Park Underpass (Southbound) between West Side Highway and FDR Drive/South Street Exit/Old Slip
  • West Street between Morris Street and Battery Place (Alternate)
  • Battery Place between West Street and State Street (Alternate)
  • State Street between Battery Place and Pearl Street (Alternate)
  • Whitehall Street between Water Street and South Street (Alternate)
  • South Street between Whitehall Street and Old Slip (Alternate)
  • Old Slip (Eastbound and Westbound) between South Street and Water Street
  • Water Street between Old Slip and Fulton Street
Dispersal
  • Fulton Street between Gold Street and Water Street
  • Pearl Street between Fulton Street and Beekman Street
Miscellaneous
  • Front Street between Maiden Lane and Wall Street
  • Hanover Square between Water Street and Pearl Street
  • John Street between Water Street and Pearl Street
  • Maiden Lane between Water Street and Pearl Street
  • Wall Street between Pearl Street and Front Street
  • Water Street between Coenties Slip and Old Slip
  • 46th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue