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

 

Heritage of Pride Parade Construction Embargo – June 21 – 24, 2018

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for the Heritage of Pride Parade and Festival from 12:01 am Thursday, June 21st through 11:59 pm Sunday, June 24th. 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):

To apply for a waiver, please email specialevents@dot.nyc.gov. In the subject line include “event name / waiver request”. In the body of your email, please describe in detail the scope and timeline of work and attach any relevant drawings. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Special Events: (212) 839-6620

Locations:

Formation:
  • 19th Street between 6th Avenue and 9th Avenue
  • 18th Street between 7th Avenue and 9th Avenue
  • 17th Street between 7th Avenue and 9th Avenue
  • 16th Street between 6th Avenue and 9th Avenue
  • 15th Street between 7th Avenue and 9th Avenue
Route:
  • 7th Avenue between 19th Street and Christopher Street
  • Christopher Street between Greenwich Avenue and West 4th Street
  • Greenwich Avenue between Christopher Street and 6th Avenue
  • 8th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 5th Avenue between 8th Street and 33rd Street
Dispersal:
  • 29th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 30th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 31st Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 32nd Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 33rd Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
Festival:
  • University Place between East 13th Street and Waverly Place
  • East 8th Street between University Place and  Greene Street

Event Day Embargo
Sunday, June 24th 2018

Locations:
  • 6th Avenue between West 33rd Street and West 8th Street
  • Madison Avenue between East 33rd Street and East 23rd Street
  • Broadway between West 33rd Street and  East 8th Street
  • East 8th Street between 5th Avenue and University Place
  • East 9th Street between 5th Avenue and University Place
  • East 10th Street between 5th Avenue and University Place
  • East 11th Street between 5th Avenue and University Place
  • East 12th Street between 5th Avenue and University Place
  • East 13th Street between 5th Avenue and University Place

 

Coney Island 4th of July Fireworks Celebration Construction Embargo - June 29 – July 4, 2018

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for the Coney Island 4th of July Fireworks Celebration from 12:01 am Friday, June 29th through 11:59 pm Wednesday, July 4th, 2018. 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 Brooklyn are as follows: (See map):

To apply for a waiver, please email specialevents@dot.nyc.gov. In the subject line include “event name / waiver request”. In the body of your email, please describe in detail the scope and timeline of work and attach any relevant drawings. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Special Events: (212) 839-6620

Locations:

  • The Area bounded by the Boardwalk on the South; Surf Avenue on the North; West 10th Street on the East; West 21st Street on the West (All Inclusive).
  • Stillwell Avenue between Mermaid Avenue and Boardwalk

 

Macy’s 4th of July Annual Fireworks Celebration Construction Embargo – June 29 – July 5, 2018

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for the Macy’s 4th of July Annual Fireworks Celebration from 12:01 am Friday, June 29th through 6:00 am Thursday, July 5th , 2018. 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 and Queens are as follows: (See map):

To apply for a waiver, please email specialevents@dot.nyc.gov. In the subject line include “event name / waiver request”. In the body of your email, please describe in detail the scope and timeline of work and attach any relevant drawings. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Special Events: (212) 839-6620

Locations:

Manhattan Locations:
  • FDR Drive between Montgomery Street and East 63rd Street
  • FDR Drive Service Roads between Montgomery Street and 63rd Street
  • Montgomery Street between Cherry Street and FDR Drive
  • Delancey Street between Lewis Street and FDR Drive
  • East Houston Street between Baruch Place and FDR Drive
  • Avenue C between 13th  Street and Avenue C Entrance Ramp to FDR
  • Avenue C Entrance Ramps
  • East 6th Street between Avenue D and FDR Drive
  • East 10th Street between Avenue D and FDR Drive
  • 14th Street between Avenue C and Avenue B
  • Avenue C between East 16th Street and East 23rd Street
  • East 20th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C
  • East 23rd Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C
  • East 26th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 30th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 30th Street Entrance Ramps
  • East 33rd Street between 1st Avenue and 3rd Avenue
  • East 34th Street between 2nd Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 34th Street Entrance Ramps
  • East 37th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 38th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 41st Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 42nd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 42nd Street Entrance Ramps
  • East 48th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 53rd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
Queens Locations:
  • Area bounded by 44th Drive on the North; Borden Avenue on the South; Vernon Boulevard on the East; East River on the West (All Inclusive)
  • Center Boulevard between Borden Avenue and 54th Avenue
  • 2nd Street between Borden Avenue and Newtown Creek/Dead End
  • Vernon Boulevard between 54th Avenue and Newtown Creek/Dead End
  • 54th Avenue between Center Boulevard and Vernon Boulevard