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