Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday September 25, 2021 to Friday October 1, 2021

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 and BQE Alert

Lane closings may also occur due to circumstances beyond NYC 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. NYC 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 NYC 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

Manhattan-bound north upper roadway, right lane will be closed Saturday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning and Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Manhattan-bound north upper roadway, left lane will be closed Saturday to Thursday from 12:01 am to 5 am. Queens-bound south upper roadway, left lane 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.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed 24/7. Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be fully closed Friday and Saturday from 11 pm to 7 am next morning and single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 7 pm. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. During South Upper Roadway closure, lower roadway will be reversed to accommodate Brooklyn-bound traffic.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane at a time in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and single-lane at a time Brooklyn-bound will be closed Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Manhattan

Route 9A between West 34 Street and West 39 Street

Northbound curb lane and one adjacent lane will be closed on an as needs basis to facilitate Javits Center Emergency Hospital until end of COVID-19 Emergency.

Route 9A between Battery Place and West 59 Street

Double-lane northbound and southbound will be closed daily from 8 am to 4:30 pm and nightly Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 10 pm to 6 am by NY State DOT for pavement restoration until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Frankfort Street between Pearl Street and Gold Street

This street will be reduced to only single-lane in each direction until further notice to facilitate rehabilitation of the Brooklyn Bridge's approach arches.

Henry Hudson Parkway between West 72 Street and West 125 Street

Single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm for northbound and from 10 am to 3 pm for southbound through 9/30/2021 to facilitate drainage system inspection.

Rehabilitation of Riverside Drive Viaduct between West 155 Street and West 161 Street

Southbound and west side northbound lanes on the Riverside Drive West will be closed Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm. East side northbound lane will be maintained. Southbound motorists are advised to use Riverside Drive East as an alternate route. Lane reductions will take place Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm on 158 Street under the Riverside Drive West. Two-way traffic and one sidewalk on 158 Street will be maintained at all times. These closures are necessary to facilitate concrete pouring on the Riverside Drive West.

Festivals, Parades and Events

UN General Assembly

The following streets will be closed Sunday, September 19 to Thursday, September 30, 2021 for the UN General Assembly at the discretion of NYPD and Homeland Security.

Location(s):
  • At the discretion of NYPD and Homeland Security
San Gennaro Feast

The following streets will be closed Monday, September 13 to Monday, September 27, 2021 for the San Gennaro Feast for full street closure.

Location(s):
  • Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
  • Grand Street between Mott Street and Center Street
  • Hester Street between Mott Street and Center Street
Global Citizen Festival

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, September 25, 2021 for the Global Citizen Festival at discretion of NYPD.

Location(s):
  • The Great Lawn, Central Park
  • Central Park West between 85th Street and 90th Street
Big Apple Performing Arts Fair

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, September 25, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm for the Big Apple Performing Arts Fair for full Street Closure.

Location(s):
  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 56th Street
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run & Festival

The following streets will be closed on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 7 am to 3 pm for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run & Festival for full Street Closure.

Location(s):
Manhattan:
  • Battery Park Underpass
  • West Street between Battery Place and Warren Street
  • West Thames Street between West Street and Dead End (Battery Park Esplanade)
  • South End Avenue between West Thames Street and Liberty Street
  • Liberty Street between West Street and Battery Park Esplanade
  • Murray Street between North End Avenue and West Street
  • Warren Street between West Street and River Terrace
  • North End Avenue between Warren Street and Vesey Street
  • Vesey Street between West Street and River Terrace
  • River Terrace between Warren Street and Vesey Street
Brooklyn:
  • Richards Street between King Street and Bowne Street/Hamilton Avenue
  • Van Brunt Street between Visitation Place and Hamilton Avenue
  • Bowne Street between Van Brunt Street and Richards Street
  • Seabring Street between Van Brunt Street and Columbia Street
  • Commerce Street between Van Brunt Street and Columbia Street
  • Delevan Street between Van Brunt Street and Columbia Street
  • Verona Street between Van Brunt Street and Columbia Street
  • Visitation Place between Van Brunt Street and Richards Street
  • Dwight Street between Beard Street and Commerce Street/Columbia Street
  • Hamilton Avenue between Henry Street and the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (Woodhull Street)
  • Columbia Street between Verona Street and Hamilton Avenue
  • Beard Street between Richards Street and Dwight Street
Metropolitan Opera Simulcast in Times Square

The following streets will be closed on Monday, September 27, 2021 for the Metropolitan Opera Simulcast in Times Square at discretion of NYPD.

Location(s):
  • Perimeter of Military Island (including plaza)
  • Perimeter of Father Duffy Square (including plaza)

Brooklyn/Queens

Pulaski Bridge over Newtown Creek

Single-lane in both direction will be closed Saturdays and Sundays from 7 am to 2 pm through 9/26/2021 to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway between Metropolitan Avenue and Gowanus Expressway

single-lane in either direction will be closed nightly Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 11 pm to 6 am by NY State DOT for pavement restoration until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Prospect Expressway between Gowanus Expressway and Fort Hamilton Parkway

Single-lane in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for wall restoration and maintenance until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Bronx-bound left-lane will be closed from 7 am to 3 pm and center-lane will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm Monday to Wednesday. Manhattan-bound left-lane and sidewalk will close 7 am to 3 pm and center-lane will close from 10 am to 2 pm Thursday to Friday. These closures are necessary to facilitate electrical work on the bridge.

University Heights Bridge over the Harlem River (207th Street)

Single-lane in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 3 pm and double-lane will be closed from 10 pm to 6 am next morning. Double-lane will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 12 am to 5 am. The partial sidewalk closure is still in effect. These closures are to facilitate bridge work and will continue through 10/25/2021.

Washington Bridge over the Harlem River (181 Street)

Bronx-bound left and center lanes will be closed 24/7 through 9/30/2021 to facilitate bridge repair. Manhattan-bound left lane will remain a counter-flow to service Bronx-bound. Two lanes in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Bronx

East 169 Street Bridge over Metro North

Roadway will be partially closed and approximately 12 parking spaces will be removed on the bridge through December 2021 to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the bridge and north sidewalk will be closed.

Shore Road Bridge over the Hutchinson River

Double-lane will be closed Tuesday from 10 pm to 7 am next morning to facilitate bridge maintenance. One lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Festivals, Parades and Events

NYRR Bronx 10 Mile Run

The following street will be closed on Sunday, September 26, 2021 from 7 am to 1:30 pm for the NYRR Bronx 10 Mile Run for full Street Closure

Location(s):
  • River Avenue between East 153rd Street and East 161st Street
  • East 153rd Street between River Avenue and East 157th Street
  • East 161st Street between Grand Concourse and Macombs Dam Bridge
  • Grand Concourse between East 161st Street and Mosholu Parkway
  • East 165th Street between Grand Concourse and Walton Avenue
  • Mosholu Parkway between Southern Boulevard and West Gunhill Road
  • West Mosholu Parkway South between Sedgwick Avenue and Paul Avenue
  • Paul Avenue between West Mosholu Parkway South and Mosholu Parkway
  • Sedgwick Avenue between Mosholu Parkway and Goulden Avenue

Queens

Cross Island Parkway under Throgs Neck Bridge

Single-lane will be closed both direction and service road between Exit 32 and Exit 35 Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning through 12/31/2021 to facilitate bridge inspection.

Grand Central Parkway between Francis Lewis Boulevard and 188 Street

Eastbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 11 pm to 7 am next morning, Saturday 10 am to 3 pm and 11 pm to 3 pm next day. Eastbound double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 7 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 9 am. Westbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to 6 am next morning, Saturday 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 3 pm next day. These closures will continue through 10/24/2021 to facilitate safety improvements.

Long Island Expressway between Queens Midtown Tunnel and City Line

Single-lane eastbound and westbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for wall restoration and maintenance until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

 

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