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 Queens Expressway Full Closure

To facilitate major resurfacing on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, all eastbound lanes will be closed from Hamilton Ave (Exit 26) to Atlantic Ave (Exit 27) in Brooklyn. The New York City DOT advises the full closure of the eastbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway from Hamilton Ave (Exit 26) to Atlantic Ave (Exit 27) on Saturday, July 8, 2017 from 1 am to 7 am. All work is weather dependent. Motorists will be required to exit at Hamilton Ave and detour to Hicks Street onto Atlantic Ave, where they can re-enter the highway.

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