Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday August 6, 2022 Friday August 12, 2022

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 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. Vispit 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

Single-lane Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed 24/7 and double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 3 pm. During Manhattan-bound double-lane closure, single-lane Queens-bound will be reversed. Additionally, Queens-bound south outer roadway will be closed Sunday to Saturday from 12 am to 6 am. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed 24/7. Single-lane Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 12 am and single-lane Brooklyn-bound south upper roadway will be closed Tuesday to Fri from 1 am to 5 am, to facilitate bridge structural strengthening.

Brooklyn Bridge

Single-lane Brooklyn-bound will be closed Monday to Friday from 2 am to 6 am. Single-lane Ramp A will be closed Monday to Friday from 11pm-5am. Ramp D will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am. These closures are to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south outer roadway will be closed Saturday 5 am to Monday 5 am and Wednesday to Friday from 5 am to 8 pm. Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south inner roadway will be closed Wednesday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. Single-lane Manhattan-bound north outer and inner roadways will be closed Wednesday to Friday from 8 pm to 5 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate Structural Strengthening.

Manhattan

FDR Drive between Montgomery Street and East 15 Street

Single-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday from 12:10 am to 9 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 11 am. Double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 7 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am, except Saturday July 30, 2022, when double-lane will be closed from 12 am to 10 am.

FDR Drive in the vicinity of East 55 Street

Single-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 11 am. Double-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 2 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate building facade repairs and will continue through August 31, 2022.

FDR Drive Northbound between East 71 Street and East 73 Street

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. Double-lane northbound will be closed Tuesday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 1 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate construction of the column foundation for the building on the east side of FDR Drive and will continue through October 1, 2022.

FDR Drive Southbound between East 73 St and East 71 Street

FDR Drive southbound service road between East 73 and East 71 Street, FDR Exit Ramp (Exit 13 South) in the vicinity of East 73 Street, and East 71 Street Entrance Ramp to Southbound FDR Drive will be closed Monday to Friday from 9:30 pm to 5 am next morning through September 5, 2022, to facilitate construction of the building column foundations.

Rehabilitation of Riverside Drive Viaduct between West 153 Street and West 155 Street

Two northbound and one southbound lanes will be maintained on the west side. No left-turns from West 153 Street onto southbound Riverside Drive West. West sidewalk will be closed and temporary pedestrian walkway will be provided on the east side. The SBS and BX6 bus stop and fare machine will be temporarily relocated to the south end of Riverside Drive West and West 155 Street. This new configuration will remain in effect until December 2022. One northbound lane will be maintained and southbound traffic will be detoured through Broadway.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Summer Streets

The following streets will be fully closed for Summer Streets on Saturday, August 6, 2022 from 7:00AM-1:00PM (at the Discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Embargo:

Special Event Construction Embargo / July 25, 2022 – August 20, 2022

Location(s):
Route
  • Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street
  • Lafayette Street between Reade Street and East 10th Street
  • Kenmare Street between Lafayette Street and Cleveland Place
  • Cleveland Place between Kenmare Street and Lafayette Street
  • Cooper Square between Astor Place and 4th Avenue
  • Fourth Avenue between Astor Place and East 15th Street
  • Union Square East between East 15th Street and East 17th Street
  • Park Avenue South between East 17th Street and East 32nd Street
  • Park Avenue between East 32nd Street and East 109thStreet
  • (Including the viaduct between East 40th Street and East 46th Street)
Rest Stops
  • Centre Street between Reade Street and Worth Street
  • Astor Place between Broadway and 4th Avenue
  • 4th Avenue between Astor Place and 9th Street
  • East 8th Street between Broadway and 4th Avenue
  • East 26th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 27th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 81st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 109th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue

Jana Parade

The following streets will be fully closed for the Jana Parade on Sunday, August 7, 2022 (at the Discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
Formation:
  • Park Avenue (Northbound) between 50th Street and 51st Street
  • Route:
  • Park Avenue (Northbound) between 51st Street and 65th Street
  • Dispersal:
  • 65th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Single-lane Manhattan-bound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm. Single-lane Bronx-bound and adjacent sidewalk will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm and double-lane will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm. At least one lane of traffic and one sidewalk will be accessible at all times. These closures are to facilitate electrical work.

Willis Avenue Bridge

Bridge will be fully closed Monday to Saturday from 1 am to 4 am through August 27, 2022 to facilitate electrical repairs and testing. Closure will be at most two nights a week.

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (RFK Bridge)

Single-lane in each direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10:30 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 12 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 12 am to 11 am on the FDR Drive/Harlem River Drive (HRD) in the vicinity of RFK Bridge. Also, Willis Avenue ramp from the FDR Drive/HRD northbound will partially be closed during these times. These closures will continue through June 1, 2023 to facilitate New Pedestrian Walkway and Fender Rehabilitation.

Bronx

Major Deegan Expressway (northbound) between Exit 3 and Entrance ramp north of East 138 Street

Right-lane will become an exit only lane at Exit 3 24/7. Additional lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday night from 10 pm to 5 am next morning through 3/3/2025 to facilitate East 138 Street Bridge replacement. Full closure may occur Monday to Friday between 12 am and 5 am for demolition and erection of the superstructure.

Major Deegan Expressway (southbound) between Exit 3 and Entrance ramp south of East 138 Street

Right-lane will become an exit only lane at Exit 3 24/7. Additional lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday night from 10 pm to 5 am next morning through 3/3/2025 to facilitate East 138 Street Bridge replacement. Southbound exit ramp to 138 Street bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Friday from 11 pm to 6 am next morning, Saturday from 11 pm to 9 am next morning, and Sunday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate water main connections.

Major Deegan Expressway (vicinity of West Fordham Road on-ramp to southbound Major Deegan Expressway)

Single-lane and right shoulder will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to 10 am next morning, and Saturday 10 pm to 12 pm next day, through 9/24/2022, to facilitate Electric Fault Repair

Pelham Bay Bridge

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9 am. Single-lane in both direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 10 pm to 7 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate structure repairs to the trusses under deck and will continue through September 3, 2022.

Rehabilitation of East 169, East 175, and East 180 Street Bridges

Southeast corner of East 169 Street and Park Avenue northbound will be closed and approximately 10 parking spaces will be removed through August 2022 to facilitate rehabilitation of the East 169 Street bridge over the Metro North Railroad.

Rehabilitation of the Westchester Avenue Bridge between Waters Place and Ericson Place

Single-lane westbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 pm to 6 am next morning through 9/2/2022 to facilitate structural steel work. Center lane will remain closed 24/7.

Hutchinson River Parkway between East Tremont exit and Pelham Parkway on-ramp

Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am and double-lane will be closed from 12:01 am to 4 am through 9/2/2022 to facilitate Westchester Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation. One travel lane in each direction will remain open at all times.

Brooklyn

Festivals, Parades and Events

The Brooklyn Mile

The following streets will be fully closed for The Brooklyn Mile on Saturday, August 6, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Brooklyn.

Location(s):
Formation:
  • Kent Avenue between Division Avenue and South 10th Street
  • Route:
  • Kent Avenue between South 10th Street and North 8th Street
  • Dispersal:
  • Kent Avenue between North 8th Street and North 10th Street

Queens-Manhattan

Roosevelt Island Bridge over the East Channel of the East River:

Partial single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm through 9/16/2022, to facilitate maintenance.

Queens

Long Island Expressway (I-495) between Clearview Expressway and Springfield Boulevard

Single-lane eastbound on the Long Island Expressway and eastbound Horace Harding Expressway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 11 pm to Saturday 7 am, and Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 11 am; 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. Single-lane westbound on the Long Island Expressway and westbound Horace Harding Expressway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to Saturday 6 am, and Saturday 10 pm to Sunday 11 am; double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 9 am. These closures will continue through September 30, 2024 to facilitate Bridge Replacement and Mobility Improvement project.

Long Island Expressway (I-495)

On-ramp from Main Street to eastbound Long Island Expressway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 6 am, Saturday from 12 am to 10 am, Sunday from 12 am to 11 am, and Sunday 10 pm to Monday 6 am, through 9/2/2022 to facilitate Safety Improvements.

Whitestone Expressway Service Road between 25 Avenue and 14 Avenue

Exit ramp from Whitestone Expressway northbound to 20 Avenue (Exit 15) will be partially closed through August 31, 2022 to facilitate the construction of Storm and Sanitary Sewers along the service road. Eleven-foot wide lane will be maintained for vehicular access at all times.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Jamaica Avenue Fair

The following streets will be fully closed for the Jamaica Avenue Fair on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at 10 AM (at the discretion of NYPD) in Queens.

Location(s):

Jamaica Avenue between Parsons Blvd and 170th Street


Ecuadorian Day Parade

The following streets will be fully closed for the Ecuadorian Day Parade on Sunday, August 7, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Queens.

Location(s):
Formation:
  • 69th Street between Northern Blvd and 35th Avenue
  • Route:
  • Northern Blvd between 69th Street and 87th Street
  • Dispersal:
  • 87th Street between Northern Blvd and 32nd Avenue

30th Avenue Fair

The following streets will be fully closed for the 30th Avenue Fair on Sunday, August 7, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Queens.

Location(s):

30th Avenue between 29th Street and 41st Street

Rise Up NYC – Roy Wilkins Park

The following streets will be fully closed for Rise Up NYC – Roy Wilkins Park for the following dates:

Load In:

Friday, August 12, 2022

Shows:

Saturday, August 13th and Sunday, August 14, 2022 (At the Discretion of NYPD), Queens.

Location(s):

    All streets within the following perimeters

  • Merrick Blvd between Baisley Blvd and Linden Blvd
  • Baisley Blvd between Merrick Blvd and Farmers Blvd
  • Farmers Blvd between Baisley Blvd and Linden Blvd
  • Linden Blvd between t Farmers Blvd and Merrick Blvd

 

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