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

 

San Gennaro Festival Construction Embargo - September 12-26, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for San Gennaro Festival. From 12:01 am Monday, September 12 through 6:00 pm Monday, September 26, 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 in Manhattan are as follows (see map):

Locations:

  • Mott Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
  • Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
  • Baxter Street/Centre Market Place between Canal Street and Broome Street
  • Centre Street/Cleveland Place between Canal Street and Spring Street
  • Lafayette Street between Spring Street and East Houston Street
  • Canal Street between Bowery and Centre Street
  • Hester Street between Mott Street and Centre Street
  • Grand Street between Elizabeth Street and Centre Street
  • Broome Street between Mott Street and Centre Street/Cleveland Place
  • Kenmare Street between Mott Street and Cleveland Place
  • Spring Street between Mott Street and Cleveland Place/Lafayette Street
  • Prince Street between Mott Street and Lafayette Street
  • Jersey Street between Mulberry Street and Lafayette Street

 

UN General Assembly Construction Embargo – September 12-27, 2016

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for the UN General Assembly. 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):

Main Embargo

Dates:

  • 12:01 am Monday, September 12, 2016 through 11:59 pm Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Locations:

  • Area bounded by 60th Street on the North, 34th Street on the South, 1st Avenue on the East and Madison Avenue on the West; All inclusive
  • Avenue C between 18th Street and 23rd Street
  • 21st Street between 3rd Avenue and Park Avenue
  • Lexington Avenue between 21st Street and 23rd Street
  • 34th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 42nd Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 48th Street and 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road
  • 50th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 51st Street between 7th Avenue and 3rd Avenue
  • 52nd Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 53rd Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 54th Street between 3rd Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 55th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 56th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 57th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 58th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue
  • 59th Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Grand Army Plaza between 58th Street and 60th Street
  • FDR Drive Service Road between 48th Street and 49th Street
  • Madison Avenue between 57th Street and 42nd Street
  • 5th Avenue between 56th Street and 59th Street
  • 6th Avenue between 53rd Street and 55th Street
  • 6th Avenue between 56th Street and 59th Street

FDR Embargo

Dates:

  • 12:01 am Sunday, September 18 through 11:59 pm Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Locations:

  • FDR Drive between Whitehall Street and Willis Avenue Bridge/RFK Bridge

 

Rock n Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon Construction Embargo - October 6-8, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Rock n Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon. From 12:01 AM Thursday, October 6 through 11:59 PM Saturday, October 8, 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 in Brooklyn are as follows (see map):

Locations:

Route

  • Eastern Parkway between Flatbush Avenue and Kingston Avenue
  • Washington Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
  • Empire Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
  • Ocean Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Parkside Avenue
  • Parkside Avenue between Ocean Avenue and Park Circle

Route (In Prospect Park)

  • West Drive between East Drive and Center Drive
  • South Lake Drive between West Lake Drive and East Lake Drive
  • East Drive between South Lake Drive and West Drive
  • Center Drive between East Drive and West Drive

Route (Continued)

  • Park Circle between South Lake Drive and Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp
  • Ocean Parkway between Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp and Avenue P

 

Staten Island Half Marathon Construction Embargo - October 8-9, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for Staten Island Half Marathon. From 12:01 AM Saturday, October 8 through 11:59 PM Sunday, October 9, 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 in Staten Island are as follows (see map):

Locations:

  • Richmond Terrace between Jersey Street and Ferry Terminal Drive
  • Bay Street between Ferry Terminal Drive and School Road
  • School Road between Bay Street and Lily Pond Avenue
  • Lily Pond Avenue between School Road and Father Capodanno Boulevard
  • Father Capodanno Boulevard between Lily Pond Avenue and Lincoln  Avenue
  • Lincoln Avenue between Father Capodanno Boulevard and Franklin D Roosevelt Boardwalk
  • Franklin D Roosevelt Boardwalk between Lincoln Street and Iona Street
  • Iona Street between Franklin D Roosevelt Boardwalk and Father Capodanno Boulevard
  • McClean Avenue between Lily Pond Avenue and Hudson Road
  • Hudson Road between McClean Avenue and Mont Sec Avenue
  • Mont Sec Avenue between Hudson Road and New York Avenue
  • New York Avenue / Bay Street between Mont Sec Avenue and Hylan Boulevard
  • Hylan Boulevard between Bay Street and Edgewater Street
  • Thompson Street between Bay Street and Front Street
  • Murray Hubert Avenue between Front Street and Hannah Street
  • Edgewater Street/ Front Street between Hylan Boulevard and Hannah Street
  • Hannah Street between Front Street and Bay Street / Richmond Terrace
  • Jersey Street between Richmond Terrace and Bank Street
  • Bank Street between Jersey Street and Dead End

 

Columbus Day Parade Construction Embargo - October 8-10, 2016

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Columbus Day Parade. From 12:01 AM Saturday, October 8 through 11:59 PM Monday, October 10, 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 in Manhattan are as follows (see map):

Locations:

Formation

  • 43rd Street to 47th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 5th Avenue between 43rd Street and 47th Street

Route

  • 5th Avenue between 72nd Street and 43rd Street

Dispersal

  • 5th Avenue between 72nd Street and 79th Street
  • 72nd Street to 78th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Miscellaneous

  • 69th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 70th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue