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

2015 Taste of Times Square Construction Embargo – May 29- June 1, 2015

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Taste of Times Square. From 12:01 AM Friday, May 29, through 11:59 PM Monday, June 1, 2015 at the locations noted below for this embargo only emergency work, including utility cover openings, may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the time frame and locations noted. 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: West 46th Street between Broadway and 9th Avenue

2015 Celebrate Israel Parade Construction Embargo - May 30-31, 2015

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Celebrate Israel Parade. From 12:01 am Saturday, May 30 through 11:59 pm Sunday, May 31, 2015 at the locations noted below for this embargo only emergency work, including utility cover openings, may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the time fr ame and locations noted. There will be strict enforcement of this embargo and violators are subject to be summonsed. The embargoed in Manhattan are as follows (see map):

  • 5th Avenue between 52nd Street and 78th Street
  • 52nd Street to 55th Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 56th Street between Park Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 73rd Street to 78th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East side of Madison Avenue between 73rd Street and 79th Street
  • West side of Lexington Avenue between 73rd Street and 79th Street

2015 Tour De Brooklyn Construction Embargo - June 5-7, 2015

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Tour De Brooklyn. From 12:01 AM Friday, June 5, through 11:59 PM Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the locations identified, only emergency work may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any permits issued prior to the date of this notice, are hereby suspended for the time frame and locations noted. There will be strict enforcement of this embargo and violators are subject to be summonsed. Utility cover openings are prohibited on roadways noted below. The embargoed locations in Brooklyn are as follows (see map):

Route:
  • Beard Street / Halleck Street between Dwight Street and Colombia Street
  • Columbia Street between Halleck Street and Bay Street
  • Bay Street between Columbia Street and Smith Street
  • Smith Street between Bay Street and 9th Street
  • 9th Street between Smith Street and Prospect Park West
  • Prospect Park West between 9th Street and Prospect Park Southwest
  • Prospect Park Southwest between Prospect Park West and Park Circle
  • Park Circle between Prospect Park Southwest and Coney Island Avenue
  • Coney Island Avenue between Park Circle and Caton Avenue
  • Caton Avenue between Coney Island Avenue and Rugby Road / 14 Street
  • Rugby Road / 14 Street between Caton Ave and Newkirk Avenue
  • Newkirk Avenue between Rugby Road / 14 Street and Rogers Avenuev
  • Rogers Avenue between Newkirk Avenue and Maple Street
  • Maple Street between Rogers Avenue and Utica Avenue
  • Utica Avenue between Maple Street and East New York Avenue
  • East New York Avenue between Utica Avenue and Buffalo Avenue
  • Buffalo Avenue between East New York Avenue and Eastern Parkway
  • President Street between Rochester Avenue and Rogers Avenue
  • Rogers Avenue between President Street and Bedford Avenue
  • Bedford Avenue between Rogers Street and Clymer Street
  • Clymer Street between Bedford Avenue and Kent Avenue
  • Kent Avenue between Clymer Street and Williamsburg Street West
  • Williamsburg Street West between Kent Avenue and Flushing Avenue
  • Flushing Avenue / Nassau Street between Williamsburg Street West and Gold Street
  • Gold Street between Nassau Street and York Street
  • York Street between Gold Street and Front Street
  • Front Street between York Street and Old Fulton Street
  • Old Fulton Street between Front Street and Furman Street
  • Furman Street between Old Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue
  • Atlantic Avenue between Furman Street and Columbia Street
  • Columbia Street between Atlantic Avenue and Degraw Street
  • Degraw Street between Columbia Street and Van Brunt Street
  • Van Brunt Street between Degraw Street and Verona Street
  • Verona Street between Van Brunt Street and Dwight Street
  • Dwight Street between Verona and Beard Street

2015 National Puerto Rican Day Parade Construction Embargo - June 12-14, 2015

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the National Puerto Rican Day Parade. From 12:01 am Friday, June 12, through 11:59 pm Sunday, June 14, 2015 at the locations noted below for this embargo only emergency work, including utility cover openings, may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the time frame and locations noted. 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):

  • 5th Avenue between 42nd Street and 86th Street
  • 6th Avenue between 44th Street and 49th Street
  • Madison Avenue between 43rd Street and 79th Street
  • 43rd Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 44th Street and 45th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue
  • 46th Street to 48th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 80th Street between Park Avenue and 3rd Avenue
  • 80th Street to 85th Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue