Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday December 7, 2019 to Friday December 13, 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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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

Single-lane Manhattan-bound north inner roadway will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane Queens-bound south inner roadway will be closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway under Contract BRC-231F.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed 24/7. Single-lane will be closed Monday from 10 am to 3 pm for North Upper Roadway and Tuesday for South Upper Roadway. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation under Contract BRC-156F. During south upper roadway closure, lower roadway will be reversed to accommodate Brooklyn-bound traffic.

Manhattan

West 31 Street between 9 Avenue and Dyer Avenue

West 31 Street from mid-block to 9 Avenue will be closed and mid-block to Dyer Avenue will be converted to two-way traffic through 11/22/2020 with weekday working hours from 7 am to 6 pm to facilitate 31 Street bridge construction west of 9 Avenue viaduct.

West 33 Street between 10 Avenue and 11 Avenue

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

Harlem River Drive Southbound between 135 Street and Third Avenue Bridge

Single-lane southbound from 135 Street off ramp to Third Avenue bridge and single-lane on the Third Avenue off ramp to southbound Harlem River Drive will be closed Monday to Friday from 2 am to 5 am. Also, there will be two 15-minute full closures of the southbound during these times. These closure are necessary to facilitate installation of the sign structures.

Henry Hudson Parkway (between George Washington Bridge and Henry Hudson Bridge)

One northbound lane will be closed weekdays from 9 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 7 am, and weekends from 11 pm to 2 pm the next day. One southbound lane will be closed weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, 10 pm Friday night to 7 am Saturday, and 10 pm Saturday night to 2 pm Sunday. Two lanes either northbound or southbound will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday 1 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday 2 am to 9 am, to facilitate general repairs by MTA Bridges and Tunnels from May 14, 2018 to March 21, 2021.

Henry Hudson Parkway and Ramps between W 165 Street and W 185 Street

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane will be closed southbound Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge inspection.

Macombs Dam Viaduct between Harlem River Drive and Edgecombe Avenue

The viaduct will be fully closed Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

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

These streets will be fully closed Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

Manhattan/Bronx

Washington Bridge over the Harlem River (181 Street)

Manhattan-bound center lane will be closed 24/7 and right Bronx-bound lane will be closed on weekdays from 5 am to 2 pm through 1/31/2020 to facilitate repairs. The bridge's south pedestrian walkway will also be closed during these hours.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Carroll Street and Woodhull Street

Single-lane will be closed at 11 pm then additional lane will be closed 12:01 am until 6 am on Staten Island-bound for Friday and Saturday to conduct surveys.

Gowanus Expressway/Belt Parkway Interchange between 86th Street and 45th 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 54th Street and 5th Avenue/65th 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.

Bronx

East 156 Street Bridge between Brook Avenue and Hegney Place

Bridge and the north sidewalk will be fully closed through 4/30/2020 as part of the Filling Five Bridges over Abandoned CSX Line project. South sidewalk will be maintained at all times.

East 163 Street Bridge between Brook Avenue and Melrose Avenue

East 163 Street between Brook and Melrose Avenues will be fully closed and the south sidewalk near Brook Avenue will be closed beginning 12/11/2019 until 3/6/2020 as part of the Filling Five Bridges Over Abandoned CSX Line project.

Bruckner Expressway between RFK Bridge and Sheridan Expressway

Northbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 2 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 11 pm to Saturday 3 pm, Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 3 pm, and Sunday 10 pm to Monday 5 am; Southbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am, Friday from 10 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday from 10 pm to Sunday 2 pm; Double-lane will be closed in either direction Tuesday 1 am to Friday 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday 2 am to 9 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate deck replacement.

Major Deegan Expressway under the Cross Bronx Expressway

Close single-lane northbound Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 11 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 3 pm. Close single-lane southbound Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm, Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday 10 pm to Sunday 2 pm. These closures are necessary to facilitate rehabilitation of the Major Deegan Expressway and Cross Bronx Expressway interchange.

Unionport Road Bridge over Amtrak and CSX

Northbound of Unionport Bridge between White Plains Road and East Tremont Avenue will be closed 24/7 for approximately 6 weeks, beginning May 13, 2019, to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Queens

147 Street Bridge over Cross Island Parkway

Northbound and the east sidewalk on the bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm through 1/10/2020 as part of the 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.