Special Traffic Advisories

This alert lists areas where major street construction projects and street events will interrupt the normal flow of traffic. This is a supplementary report to the published Weekly Traffic Advisory & Weekend Advisory.

In the event of a security alert or emergency, the New York City Office of Emergency Management or the New York Police Department may order unscheduled closings, checkpoints or detours on local streets, highways and river crossings. Subscribe to DOT email updates Visit the NYC Street Closures Map Check the list of construction embargoes

Brooklyn Bridge Rehabilitation

During the rehabilitation of the Brooklyn Bridge, several lane closures may affect motorists travelling between Manhattan and Brooklyn. One of three Brooklyn-bound lanes will generally be closed during weekdays from 6 am to 3 pm in order to facilitate long term bridge construction. Local streets may experience single lane closures as needed and Manhattan-bound lane closures continue overnight throughout the duration of the project. Any other closures, including Manhattan-bound closures that extend into daytime hours during selected weekends, will be highlighted below. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained throughout the project as will the span's pedestrian and cycling path. During Manhattan-bound closures, motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge or may choose other crossings. Learn more about the Brooklyn Bridge Rehabilitation

NYC DOT to Conduct Pavement Maintenance Work Along the FDR Drive

The New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT) will resume its major resurfacing project along the FDR Drive. Priority repair work is scheduled to happen each week during the overnight hours and continue for several months. The repairs will be done on various sections of the highway and will involve one or more intermittent lane closures each night.

During this project, motorists should anticipate delays in the vicinity of the work zones. All work is weather dependent.

Details for the week of October 12, 2015 are:

Work Zone: Southbound section of the FDR Drive from East 48th St to 42nd St.

Timeframe: Approximately 11:00 pm – 6:00 am, Tuesday - Saturday

This week, sections of the FDR will remain milled and rough road condition may exist until Saturday, October 17.