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 28-February 25, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the 2016 New York Fashion Week. During the dates and locations noted below 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 noted 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 Location

Dates: Friday, January 29 through Thursday, February 25, 2016

Locations:
  • West Side Highway between Spring Street and West Houston Street
  • Washington Street between Spring Street and West Houston Street
  • Greenwich Street between Spring Street and Clarkson Street
  • West Houston between West Street and Greenwich Street
Moynihan Station Location

Dates: Thursday, January 28 through Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Locations:
  • 31st Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue
  • 33rd Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue
  • 9th Avenue between 31st Street and 33rd Street
  • 8th Avenue between 31st Street and 33rd Street