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

 

Summer Streets Embargo – July 29 – August 17, 2019

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for Summer Streets from 12:01 am Monday, July 29th through 6 pm Saturday, August 17th. 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 are as follows: (See Summer Streets 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

Main Embargo:

Date(s)
  • 12:01 AM Monday, July 29 through 6:00PM Saturday, August 17, 2019
Route
  • Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street
  • Lafayette Street between Reade Street and East 10th Street
  • Cooper Square between Astor Place and 4th Avenue
  • Fourth Avenue between Astor Place and East 15th Street
  • Union Square East between East 15th Street and East 17th Street
  • Park Avenue South between East 17th Street and East 32nd Street
  • Park Avenue between East 32nd Street and East 72nd Street
    (Including the viaduct between East 40th Street and East 46th Street)
  • East 72nd Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
Rest Stops
  • Centre Street between Reade Street and Worth Street
  • Cleveland Place between Kenmare Street and Spring Street
  • Kenmare Street between Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street
  • Spring Street between Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street
  • Astor Place between Broadway and 4th Avenue
  • East 24th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue

Event Day Embargo:

Date(s)
  • Saturdays, August 3, August 10 and August 17, 2019 from 12:01 AM to 6:00 PM
Additional Embargo Locations
  • Area bounded by East 72nd Street on the North, East 8th Street on the South, 3rd Avenue on the East, 5th Avenue on the West (All Inclusive)
  • Area bounded by East 8th Street on the North, Park Row on the South, Cooper Square / Bowery / Chatham Square / Park Row on the East, Broadway on the West (All Inclusive)
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Manhattan Bridge
  • Reade Street (entire length)
  • Chambers Street between West Street and Centre Street
  • Worth Street (entire length)
  • Leonard Street (entire length)
  • Canal Street (entire length)
  • Broome Street between Chrystie Street and 6th Avenue
  • East Houston Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 8th Street between 6th Avenue and Avenue A
  • 9th Street between 6th Avenue and Avenue A
  • 14th Street (entire length)
  • 23rd Street (entire length)
  • 30th Street (entire length)
  • 34th  Street (entire length)
  • East 36th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • East 37th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 42nd Street (entire length)
  • East 49th Street (entire length)
  • East 50th Street (entire length)
  • East 53rd Street (entire length)
  • East 54th Street (entire length)
  • 57th Street (entire length)
  • East 59th Street between 5th Avenue and Sutton Place
  • East 60th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 65th Street (entire length)
  • 66th Street (entire length)
  • East 72nd Street between 5th Avenue and York Avenue

 

No Dig/Dig with Caution (Network Maintenance Work) Special Construction Embargo – Portions of the Bronx Embargo – July 30 - September 30, 2019

At the request of the New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT), a special construction embargo from Tuesday, July 30th through Monday, September 30th has been issued for any street work in the areas listed below, due to network maintenance work in progress. During this time frame, only emergency work street excavations 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 the Bronx are as follows:

Bronx

  • Cruger Ave – From Williamsbridge Rd to Burke Ave
  • Williamsbridge Rd – From Cruger Ave to Mace Ave
  • Mace Ave – From Williamsbridge Road to Eastchester Road
  • Eastchester Rd – From Mace to Williamsbridge Road
  • Williamsbridge Road – From Eastchester to East Tremont Ave
  • Lane Ave – From Williamsbridge Road to Benson Street
  • Benson Street – From Lane Ave to Tratman Ave
  • Tratman Ave – From Benson Street to Zerega Ave
  • Zerega Ave – From Tratman to Castle Hill Ave
  • Castle Hill Ave – From Zerega to E Tremont Ave
  • East Tremont Ave – From Castle Hill Ave to Bronx River Ave
  • Bronx River Ave – From East Tremont Ave to Rosedale Ave
  • Rosedale Ave – From Bronx River Ave to East Tremont Ave
  • East Tremont Ave – From Rosedale Ave / East 180th St  to Marmion Ave

Note: Verizon, New York City Inc., Empire City Subway (ECS) are exempt from this embargo.

 

US Open Embargo – August 23 – September 9, 2019

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for the US Open from 12:01 am Friday, August 23rd through 6 am Monday, September 9th. 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 are as follows: (See US Open 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

Queens Arterial Roadways (Entire Length)
  • Grand Central Parkway
  • Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
  • Cross Island Parkway
  • Long Island Expressway
  • Whitestone Expressway
  • Van Wyck Expressway
Local Roadways
  • Northern Boulevard between Junction Boulevard and Clearview Expressway
  • Roosevelt Avenue between Main Street and 104th Street
  • College Point Boulevard between 31st Avenue and Horace Harding Boulevard
  • 126th Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Northern Boulevard
  • 111th Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Horace Harding Boulevard
  • Astoria Boulevard between RFK Bridge Plaza and 114th Street
  • Shea Road between 126th Street and Meridian Road
  • Meridian Road (Entire Length)

 

New York Fashion Week Embargo – August 23 – September 20, 2019

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for New York Fashion Week from 12:01 am Friday, August 23rd through 11:59 pm Friday, September 20th. 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 are as follows: (See New York Fashion Week 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:
  • Varick Street between Beach Street and Watts Street
  • St Johns Lane between Laight Street and Beach Street
  • Laight Street between Varick Street and Avenue of the Americas
  • Beach Street between Varick Street and St John Lane
  • Greenwich Street between King Street and West Houston Street

 

West Indian American Day Junior Carnival Embargo – August 28 – 31, 2019

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for the West Indian American Day Junior Carnival from 12:01 am Wednesday, August 28th through 11:59 pm Saturday, August 31st. 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 are as follows: (See West Indian American Day Junior Carnival 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:
  • St. John’s Place between Kingston Avenue and Franklin Avenue
  • Franklin Avenue between St. John’s Place and President Street
  • President Street between Franklin Avenue and Washington Avenue
  • Washington Avenue between Sterling Place and Empire Boulevard
  • Classon Avenue President Street and Eastern Parkway

 

J’ouvert and the West Indian American Day Parade and Festival Embargo – August 28 – September 2, 2019

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for J’ouvert and the West Indian American Day Parade and Festival from 12:01 am Wednesday, August 28th through 11:59 pm Monday, September 2nd. 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 are as follows: (See J’ouvert and the West Indian American Day Parade and Festival 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:
  • Grand Army Plaza (Entire Circle)
  • Buffalo Avenue between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue
  • Rochester Avenue between East New York Avenue and Sterling Place
  • Ralph Avenue between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue
  • East New York Avenue between Howard Avenue and Utica Avenue
  • Eastern Parkway between Howard Avenue and Grand Army Plaza
  • Washington Avenue between Sterling Place and Lincoln Road
  • Flatbush Avenue between Grand Army Plaza and Caton Avenue
  • Ocean Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Parkside Avenue
  • Butler Place between Grand Army Plaza and Sterling Place
  • St. Johns Place between Underhill Avenue and Grand Army Plaza
  • Rockaway Parkway between East New York Avenue and Rutland Road
  • Parkside Avenue between Park Circle and Flatbush Avenue
  • Bedford Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
  • Empire Boulevard between Flatbush Avenue and Nostrand Avenue
  • Nostrand Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Linden Boulevard
  • Lincoln Place between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue

 

Holiday Construction Embargo – November 15, 2019 – January 2, 2020

A Special Holiday Construction Embargo shall be in effect from 6:00 am Friday, November 15th 2019 through 11:59 pm Thursday, January 2nd 2020. 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.

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

MANHATTAN
  • The area bounded by 66th to 30th Streets: river to river
  • The area bounded by 29th to 24th Streets: 3rd Avenue to 8th Avenue, all inclusive
  • The area bounded by Canal and Houston Streets: Centre/Lafayette Street to Essex Street
  • The area bounded by East/West 8th Street to Canal Street: Lafayette Street to 6th Avenue, all inclusive
  • The area bounded by Worth/Catherine/Harrison Street to Battery Park: river to river, all inclusive
  • 1st Avenue: East Houston Street to 66th Street
  • 2nd Avenue: East Houston Street to 66th Street
  • 3rd Avenue: 6th Street to 66th Street
  • 4th Avenue: entire length
  • 5th Avenue: Washington Square North to 66th Street
  • 6th Avenue/Avenue of the Americas: entire length
  • 7th Avenue South/7th Avenue: West Houston Street to Central Park South
  • 8th Avenue: Hudson Street to 59th Street/Columbus Circle
  • 8th Street: entire length
  • 9th Avenue: Little West 12th Street to 59th Street
  • 10th Avenue: Little West 12th  Street to 59th Street
  • 10th Avenue: West 204th Street to West 212th Street
  • 11th Avenue: Little West 12th  Street to 59th Street
  • 14th Street: entire length
  • 17th Street: Broadway/Union Square West to Park Avenue/Union Square East
  • 23rd Street: entire length
  • 72nd Street: entire length (Includes Central Park Transverse Roadway)
  • 79th Street: entire length (Includes Central Park Transverse Roadway)
  • 86th Street: entire length (Includes Central Park Transverse Roadway)
  • 96th Street: entire length
  • 97th Street Central Park Transverse Roadway: entire length
  • 116th  Street: FDR Drive to 1st Avenue
  • 117th  Street: FDR Drive to 1st Avenue
  • 118th  Street: FDR Drive to 1st Avenue
  • 119th  Street: FDR Drive to 1st Avenue
  • 125th Street: entire length
  • 178th Street: Fort Washington Avenue to Amsterdam Avenue
  • 179th Street: Fort Washington Avenue to Amsterdam Avenue
  • 181st Street: Amsterdam Ave to Cabrini Boulevard
  • 207th Street: Exterior Street/207th Street Bridge to Broadway
  • 225th Street: Broadway to Bronx Border
  • Allen Street: Canal Street to East Houston Street
  • Amsterdam Avenue: 59th Street to 72nd Street
  • Astor Place: entire length
  • Avenue C: East 14th Street to East 25th Street
  • Bleecker Street: 8th Avenue to Bowery
  • Bond Street: entire Length
  • Bowery: entire length
  • Broadway: entire length
  • Broome Street: entire length
  • Canal Street: entire length
  • Central Park West: Columbus Circle to West 66th Street
  • Centre Street: Chambers Street to Kenmare Street
  • Christopher Street: entire length
  • Church Street: entire length
  • Cleveland Place: entire length
  • Columbus Avenue: 59th Street to 72nd Street
  • Cooper Square: entire length
  • Delancey Street: entire length
  • Dyckman Street: Broadway to 10th Avenue
  • East Broadway: Bowery/Chatham Square to Grand Street
  • Gansevoort Street: Hudson Street to West Street
  • Grand Street: entire length
  • Greenwich Avenue: entire length
  • Houston Street: entire length
  • Hudson Street: Chambers Street to 14th Street
  • Joe DiMaggio Highway/West Street (9A)/11th Avenue/12th Avenue: Battery Park to West 57th
  • Kenmare Street: entire length
  • Lafayette Street: entire length
  • Lexington Ave: East 21st Street to East 86th Street
  • Madison Avenue: 23rd Street to 86th Street
  • North Moore Street: West Street to Hudson Street
  • Park Avenue South/Park Avenue: East 17th Street to East 66th Street
  • Pleasant Avenue: East 116th Street to East 119thStreet
  • South Street: Montgomery Street to Whitehall Street
  • St. Marks Place: entire Length
  • St. Nicholas Avenue: Broadway to 183rd Street
  • Trinity Place: entire length
  • Union Square East: entire length
  • Union Square West: entire length
  • University Place: East 8th Street to East 14th Street
  • Varick Street: West Broadway to West Houston Street
  • Vestry Street: West Street to Hudson Street
  • Walker Street: West Broadway/Church Street to Canal Street
  • Washington Street: Little West 12th Street to West 14th Street
  • West Broadway: Vesey Street to Varick Street
  • West End Avenue: 59th Street to 72nd Street
  • West Street: Battery Place to Little West 12th Street
  • Worth Street: entire length
BRONX
  • Westchester Square Perimeter and the entire Parkchester area bounded by East Tremont Avenue, Castle Hill Road, White Plains Road and Westchester Avenue, all inclusive
  • 3rd Avenue: East 147th Street to East 153rd Street
  • 3rd Avenue: East 184th Street to East Fordham Road
  • Allerton Avenue: White Plains Road to Boston Road
  • Arthur Avenue: Fordham Road to 184th Street/Crescent Avenue
  • Bartow Avenue: Coop City Boulevard to Ely Avenue
  • Broadway: 228th Street to Van Cortlandt Park South
  • Burnside Avenue: University Avenue to Grand Concourse
  • East 138th Street: Cypress Avenue to Alexander Avenue
  • East 149th Street: Exterior Street to Brook Avenue
  • East 167 Street: Jerome Avenue to Grand Concourse
  • East 170th Street: Grand Concourse to University Avenue
  • East 187th Street: Crescent Avenue to Bathgate Avenue
  • East 188th Street: Webster Avenue to Third Avenue
  • East 189th Street: Webster Avenue to Washington Avenue
  • East Fordham Road: entire length
  • East Tremont Avenue: Castle Hill Avenue to Westchester Avenue
  • East Tremont Avenue: 3rd Avenue to Southern Boulevard
  • Exterior Street: East 138th Street to East 153rd Street/Major Deegan Expressway N/B Entrance
  • Grand Concourse: Burnside Avenue to 192nd Street
  • Gun Hill Road: Webster Avenue to Jerome Avenue
  • Hoffman Street: East 184th Street to East Fordham Road
  • Hughes Avenue: Crescent Avenue to East Fordham Road
  • Jerome Avenue: 196th Street to Bainbridge Avenue
  • Kingsbridge Road East: Jerome Avenue to East Fordham Road
  • Kingsbridge Road West: Sedgwick Avenue to Jerome Avenue/Kingsbridge Road East
  • Melrose Avenue: 3rd Avenue to 163rd Street
  • Morris Park Avenue: White Plains Road to Williamsbridge Road
  • Park Avenue: East 184th Street to East Fordham Road
  • River Avenue: East 149th Street to East 157th Street
  • Southern Boulevard: 163rd to Westchester Avenue.
  • Southern Boulevard: Crames/Del Valle Square to Westchester Avenue
  • Webster Avenue: 188th Street to 193rd Street.
  • West 225th Street: Broadway to Sedgwick Avenue/Kingsbridge Road West
  • West 230th Street between Broadway and Major Deegan Expressway
  • West Fordham Road: entire length
  • Westchester Avenue: entire length
  • White Plains Road: Brady Avenue to Boston Road
  • Williamsbridge Road: Westchester Avenue to Eastchester Road

* Items in bold above indicate newly added embargoed locations

BROOKLYN
  • Downtown Brooklyn: Area bounded by Tillary Street, Atlantic Avenue, Flatbush Avenue and Clinton Street, all inclusive
  • 3rd Avenue: 101st Street to 65th Street
  • 4th Avenue: 85th Street to 87th Street
  • 5th Avenue: Flatbush Avenue to 16th Street: 38th Street to 95th Street/4th Avenue
  • 7th  Avenue: Union Street to Prospect Avenue
  • 13th Avenue: 39th Street to 86th Street
  • 18th Avenue: 60th Street to 86th Street
  • 86th Street: 3rd Avenue to Stillwell Avenue
  • 87th Street: 4th  Avenue to 5th Avenue
  • Ashland Place:  Hanson Place to Dekalb Avenue
  • Atlantic Avenue: Furman Street to Washington Avenue
  • Avenue J: Coney Island to East 16 Street
  • Avenue M: Coney Island Avenue to Ocean Avenue
  • Avenue U: 86th Street to Stuart Street
  • Avenue U: Ryder Street to East 57th Street
  • Bay Parkway: 60th Street to Shore Parkway
  • Bedford Avenue: Metropolitan Avenue to North 12th Street
  • Brighton Beach Avenue: Ocean Parkway to Brighton 15 Street
  • Broadway: Kent Avenue to Gates Avenue
  • Cadman Plaza West: entire length
  • Church Avenue: Rockaway Parkway to McDonald Avenue
  • Cropsey Avenue: Bay Parkway to 20th Avenue
  • Court Street: Tillary Street to Hamilton Avenue
  • Flatbush Avenue: Manhattan Bridge to Belt Parkway
  • Fulton Street: Boerum Place to Flatbush Avenue
  • Fulton Street: Flatbush Avenue to Greene Avenue
  • Fulton Street: Classon Avenue to Troy Avenue/Lewis Avenue
  • Graham Avenue: Broadway to Boerum Street
  • Grand Street: Bushwick Avenue to Union Avenue
  • Hanson Place:  Ashland Place to South Elliot Place
  • Kings Highway: Bay Parkway to Ocean Avenue
  • Knickerbocker Avenue: Myrtle Avenue to Jefferson Street
  • Liberty Avenue: Ruby Street to North Conduit Avenue
  • Livingston Street: Court Street to Flatbush Avenue
  • Manhattan Avenue: Driggs Avenue to Dupont Street
  • Montague Street: Court Street to Hicks Street
  • Myrtle Avenue: Flatbush Avenue to Classon Avenue
  • Nostrand Avenue: Halsey Street to Sheepshead Bay
  • Old Fulton Street: entire length
  • Pennsylvania Avenue: Linden Boulevard to Flatlands Avenue
  • Pitkin Avenue: Stone Avenue to Eastern Parkway
  • Rockaway Parkway: Farragut Road to Flatlands Avenue
  • Sheepshead Bay Road: Avenue Z to Shore Parkway
  • Smith Street: Fulton Street to Hamilton Avenue
  • Union Street: 4th Avenue to Grand Army Plaza
  • Utica Avenue: Flatbush Avenue to Atlantic Avenue
  • Vanderbilt Avenue:  Atlantic Avenue to Grand Army Plaza

* Items in bold above indicate newly added embargoed locations

QUEENS
  • Queens Fashion Center area bounded by Queens Boulevard, 59th Avenue, 94th Street, 92nd Street, and 55th Avenue, all inclusive
  • The area bounded by Northern Boulevard,  Sanford Avenue,  Prince Street and Union Street , all inclusive
  • 20th Avenue: 132nd Street to Parsons Boulevard
  • 23rd Avenue: 37th Street to 29th Street
  • 31st Street: 21st Avenue to Northern Boulevard
  • 40th Road: Prince Street to Main Street
  • 41st Avenue: 213th Street to 214th Place
  • 63rd Drive: Alderton Street to Queens Boulevard
  • 71st Avenue: Queens Boulevard to Burns Street
  • Archer Avenue: Sutphin Boulevard to Merrick Boulevard
  • Austin Street: Ascan Avenue to Yellowstone Boulevard
  • Bell Boulevard: Northern Boulevard to 35th Avenue
  • Cross Bay Boulevard: Rockaway Boulevard to 165th Ave
  • Ditmars Boulevard: Steinway Street to 29th Street
  • Greenpoint Avenue: Queens Boulevard to 44th Street/47th Avenue
  • Fresh Pond Road: Myrtle Avenue to Metropolitan Avenue
  • Hillside Avenue: Van Wyck Expressway to 180th Street
  • Jamaica Avenue: Eldert Lane to 169th Street
  • Junction Boulevard: Roosevelt Avenue to 34th Avenue
  • Liberty Avenue: 110th Street to 124th Street
  • Main Street: Northern Boulevard to Union Turnpike
  • Metropolitan Avenue: Flushing Avenue to Jamaica Avenue
  • Myrtle Avenue: Fresh Pond Road to Wyckoff Avenue
  • Northern Boulevard: entire length
  • North Conduit Avenue: entire length
  • Parsons Boulevard: Hillside Avenue to Archer Avenue
  • Queens Boulevard:  entire length
  • Queens Plaza East: Jackson Avenue to Northern Boulevard 
  • Queens Plaza North/South: Crescent Street to Jackson Avenue
  • Roosevelt Avenue: Queens Boulevard to Union Street
  • South Conduit Avenue: entire length
  • Steinway Street: Ditmars Boulevard to Northern Boulevard
  • Sutphin Boulevard: Hillside Avenue to 94th  Avenue
  • Union Turnpike: Main Street to Langdale Street
  • Woodhaven Boulevard: Rockaway Boulevard to Queens Boulevard

* Items in bold above indicate newly added embargoed locations

STATEN ISLAND
  • Borough Hall area bounded by Victory Boulevard, Wall Street, Richmond Terrace, St. Marks Place, all inclusive.
  • Amboy Road: Richmond Avenue to Richmond Road
  • Arthur Kill Road: Richmond Avenue to Richmond Hill Road/Richmond Road
  • Barrett Avenue: Decker Avenue to Forest Avenue
  • Bay Street: Broad Street to Saint George Ferry Terminal
  • Castleton Avenue: Clove Road to North Burgher Avenue
  • Clove Road: Victory Boulevard to Narrows Road South
  • Crystal Avenue: Forest Avenue to Victory Boulevard
  • Decker Avenue: Forest Avenue to Post Avenue
  • Forest Hill Road: Richmond Avenue to Rockland Avenue
  • Forest Avenue: Staten Island Expressway to Victory Boulevard
  • Giffords Lane: Amboy Road to Katan Avenue
  • Hylan Boulevard: Guyon Avenue to Stueben Street
  • Marsh Avenue: Platinum Avenue to Richmond Hill Road
  • New Dorp Lane: Richmond Road to Mill Road
  • Platinum Avenue: Forest Hill Road to Richmond Hill Road
  • Port Richmond Avenue: Forest Avenue to Richmond Terrace
  • Richmond Avenue: Victory Boulevard to Oakdale Street
  • Richmond Hill Road: Richmond Avenue to Richmond Road
  • Richmond Road: West Fingerboard Road to Richmond Hill Road
  • Rockland Avenue: Forest Hill Road to Richmond Road
  • Seguine Avenue: Amboy Road to Florence Place
  • South Avenue: Forest Avenue to West Shore Expressway
  • Victory Boulevard: West Shore Expressway to Slosson Avenue
  • Woolley Avenue: Victory Boulevard to Willow Brook Road

Citywide Highways (and their Service Roads) and East and Harlem River Bridge Crossings:

On all holiday season gridlock alert days during the Holiday Construction Embargo period lane closures are prohibited from 6:00 AM to midnight on highways (and their service roads) and East and Harlem River Bridge Crossings listed below. (Work behind permanent barrier, not impacting on vehicular, bicycle or pedestrian traffic flow may continue).

The holiday season gridlock alert days are as follows:
  • Friday, November 15
  • Wednesday, November 27
  • Wednesday, December 4
  • Friday, December 6
  • Wednesday, December 11
  • Thursday, December 12
  • Friday, December 13
  • Wednesday, December 18
  • Thursday, December 19
  • Friday, December 20

List of affected highway (and their service roads) and East and Harlem River Bridge Crossings include the following:

Brooklyn:
Belt Parkway
Brooklyn Queens Expressway
Gowanus Expressway
Jackie Robinson Parkway
Prospect Expressway

Bronx:
Bronx River Parkway
Bruckner Expressway
Cross Bronx Expressway
Henry Hudson Parkway
Hutchinson River Parkway
Major Deegan Expressway
New England Thruway
Throgs Neck Expressway

Manhattan:
Joe DiMaggio Highway/West Street (9A)/11th Avenue/12th Avenue
Miller Highway/Henry Hudson Parkway
FDR Drive/Harlem River Drive
Trans-Manhattan Expressway

Queens:
Belt Parkway
Brooklyn Queens Expressway
Cross Island Parkway
Grand Central Parkway
Jackie Robinson Parkway
Long Island Expressway
Van Wyck Expressway

Staten Island:
Staten Island Expressway
West Shore Expressway

East River Bridge Crossings:
Brooklyn Bridge
Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge
Manhattan Bridge
Williamsburg Bridge

Harlem River Bridge Crossings:
145th Street Bridge
Alexander Hamilton Bridge
Broadway Bridge
Macombs Dam Bridge
Madison Avenue Bridge
Third Avenue Bridge
University Heights Bridge
Willis Avenue Bridge