Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday February 16, 2019 to Friday February 22, 2019

This traffic alert details road construction and other events that will affect the flow of traffic this week. Check the Weekend Traffic Advisory Check the Special Traffic Advisory

Lane closings may also occur due to circumstances beyond DOT's control. Schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather, security alerts and other emergencies. For up-to-the-minute information, visit 511NY, New York State's official traffic and travel information source. Visit the Office of Emergency Management and NYPD for emergency street closure updates. DOT also issues supplementary Weekend Traffic Advisories and Special Alerts. Subscribe to traffic advisory email updates Visit the NYC Street Closures Map

Other state and local agencies are responsible for street construction work in New York City. Visit the Department of Design and Construction, the New York State Department of Transportation, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and MTA for more construction and traffic information.
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Permits for parades, block parties, major street fairs and other public street events are not issued by DOT, and are listed on the Citywide events calendar.

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The City of New York's Department of Transportation issued a traffic alert for this week providing the locations of road construction and events where lane and street closings will affect the flow of traffic. Lane closings may also occur due to circumstances beyond our control. Major road, lane and street closings for the coming week are as follows:

East River Bridge Crossings

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge (Deck Replacement)

Single-lane will be closed on Lower Roadway in either direction. Westbound (Manhattan-bound) closure will be Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am and Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am. Eastbound (Queens-bound) closure will be Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am and Saturday from 1 am to 7 am. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges deck replacement, and will be coordinated with the maintenance lane closures.

Manhattan Bridge

Lower Roadway (Manhattan-bound) left lane will be closed 24/7 to facilitate structural and component rehabilitation under contract BRC-156F Contract #15.

Manhattan

West 33 Street between 10 Avenue and 11 Avenue

This street is fully closed to facilitate long term roadway reconstruction work.

Battery Park Underpass

The north tube will be closed 2/13/2019 from 1 am to 5 am and on 2/14/2019 from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. The south tube will be closed 2/13/2019, 2/14/2019, and 2/16/2019 from 1 am to 5 am. These closures are to facilitate electrical and mechanical systems restoration by the NYCDOT Division of Bridges.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Battery Place and Vesey Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 8:30 pm Friday to 8 am Saturday and 8:30 pm Saturday to 10:30 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am nightly. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 3 am to 8 am Saturday and 3 am to 9 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Vesey Street and Canal Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 10 pm Friday to 9 am Saturday and 10 pm Saturday to 9 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 11 pm Friday to 8 am Saturday and 11 pm Saturday to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 10 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday and 10 pm Saturday to 10 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 9 am Saturday and 2 am to 10 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Canal Street and 14 Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 8 pm Friday to 11:59 am Saturday and 9 pm Saturday to 1 pm Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 8 am Saturday and 1 am to 10 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 10 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 11:59 am Saturday and Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 3 am to 8 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 14 Street and 24 Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 9 am Saturday and 1 am to 10 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 3 am to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 9 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 10 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 6 am Saturday and 2 am to 8 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 42 Street and 50 Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 9 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 7 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 10 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 1 pm Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 8 am Saturday and 2 am to 10 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 8 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 8 pm Friday to 9 am Saturday and 8 pm Saturday to 11 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 8 am Saturday and 1 am to 9 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

158 Street Ramp to Northbound Henry Hudson Parkway

Effective immediately, the 158 Street ramp to northbound Henry Hudson Parkway will be closed until further notice to address an urgent condition.

Macomb's Dam Viaduct between Harlem River Drive and Edgecombe Avenue

The viaduct will be fully closed from Friday 11:59 pm to Saturday 7 am to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

West 155 Street between Bradhurst Avenue and Harlem River Drive Service Road

These streets will be fully closed from Friday 10 pm to Saturday 7 am to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

Festivals, Parades and Events

New York Fashion Week

Shows: Friday, February 8 through Saturday, February 16, 2019
Strike: Sunday, February 17 through Saturday, February 23, 2019
Time: At the discretion of NYPD
Closure: At the discretion of NYPD

The following streets will be closed at the discretion of NYPD.

  • Greenwich Street between West Houston Street and King Street
  • Varick Street between Dominick Street and Beach Street
  • St. John's Lane between Laight Street and Beach Street
  • Laight Street between Varick Street and St. John's Lane

20th Lunar New Year Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm for 20th Lunar New Year Parade at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation:
  • Mott Street between Grand Street and Canal Street
  • Hester Street between Bowery and Mulberry Street
  • Elizabeth Street between Hester Street and Grand Street
Route:
  • Mott Street between Canal Street and Chatham Square
  • East Broadway between Chatham Square and Forsyth Street
  • Eldridge Street between East Broadway and Hester Street
  • Hester Street between Eldridge Street and Forsyth Street
  • Forsyth Street between Hester Street and Grand Street
  • Chatham Square between Mott Street and East Broadway
Dispersal:
  • Forsyth Street between Grand Street and Delancey Street
  • Broome Street between Forsyth Street and Eldridge Street

Brooklyn

Gowanus Expressway/Belt Parkway Interchange between 86 Street and 45 Street

One of three lanes in each direction may be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate NYSDOT long term roadway rehabilitation work.

Third Avenue between 54 Street and 5 Avenue/65 Street

One lane westbound is closed around-the clock on the inner roadway, and an additional lane may be closed from 8 pm to 2 pm Monday to Friday to facilitate NYSDOT long term work.

Union Street Bridge over Gowanus Canal

One lane will be closed Monday to Saturday from 6 am to 6 pm to facilitate snooper truck operation.

Brooklyn/Queens

Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek

One lane will be closed westbound direction on Saturdays from 7 am to 1 pm for NYCDOT Division of Bridges to facilitate maintenance operation.

Bronx/Manhattan

Macombs Dam Bridge over the Harlem River

The bridge will be fully closed for up to two nights Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am to facilitate test bridge openings. Motorists may use the 145th Street Bridge as an alternate route for access between Manhattan and the Bronx.

Bronx

Hutchinson River Parkway Bridge

Two lanes will be closed in either direction between the hours of 11 pm and 5 am next morning from 2/15/2019 through 3/8/2019, for NYCDOT Division of Bridges to conduct bridge repairs.

Queens

Cross Island Parkway under 147 Street Bridge

One lane will be closed Monday-Friday starting 10 pm then one additional lane will be closed starting 1 am until 5 am on the Cross Island Parkway northbound under the 147 Street Bridge to facilitate demolition of the concrete spall under the bridge structure as part of Component Rehabilitation of Ten Bridges Citywide Project (HBCR03A).

Cross Island Parkway under 150 Street Bridge

One lane will be closed Monday-Friday starting 10 pm then one additional lane will be closed starting 1 am until 5 am on the Cross Island Parkway northbound under the 150 Street Bridge to facilitate demolition of the concrete spall under the bridge structure as part of Component Rehabilitation of Ten Bridges Citywide Project (HBCR03A).

Information about scheduled maintenance and construction on MTA Bridges and Tunnels can be found on the MTA Web site.