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

 

Taste of Times Square Construction Embargo - June 2-5, 2017

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Taste of Times Square. From 12:01 AM Friday, June 2 through 11:59 PM Monday, June 5, 2017, 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):

Location:
  • 45th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 46th Street between 6th Avenue and 10th Avenue
  • 47th Street between Broadway and 8th Avenue
  • Broadway between 45th Street and 47th Street

 

Celebrate Israel Parade Construction Embargo - June 3-4, 2017

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Celebrate Israel Parade. From 12:01 AM Saturday, June 3 through 11:59 PM Sunday, June 4, 2017, 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
  • 5th Avenue between 52nd Street and 51st Street
  • 51st Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 52nd Street and 53rd Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 54th Street between Park Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 55th Street and 56th Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
Route
  • 5th Avenue between 52nd Street and 74th Street
Dispersal
  • 5th Avenue between 74th Street Street and 79th Street
  • 74th Street to 78th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Miscellaneous
  • 73rd Street to 78th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East side of Madison Avenue between 70th Street and 79th Street
  • West side of Lexington Avenue between 70th Street and 79th Street
  • 69th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

 

Big Apple Barbecue Block Party Construction Embargo - June 7-12, 2017

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party. From 12:01 AM Wednesday, June 7 through 11:59 PM Monday, June 12, 2017, 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:
  • Madison Avenue between 23rd Street and 28th Street
  • 24th Street and 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 26th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 27th Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • Broadway between 25th Street and 26th Street

 

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Special Event Construction Embargo - June 9-11, 2017

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade. From 12:01 AM Friday, June 9 through 11:59 PM Sunday, June 11, 2017, 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
  • 44th Street and 45th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue
  • 46th Street to 48th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Route
  • 5th Avenue between 42nd Street and 79th Street
Dispersal
  • 5th Avenue between 79th Street and 86th Street
  • 79th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 80th Street to 85th Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue
Miscellaneous
  • 43rd Street between 6th  Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 80th Street between Park Avenue and 3rd Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between 43rd Street and 79th Street
  • 6th Avenue between 44th Street and 49th Street