Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday February 24, 2018 to Friday March 2, 2018

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

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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

Williamsburg Bridge

There are four lanes of traffic in each direction on the bridge. Trucks are allowed on the outer roadways only. A single lane in each direction may be closed off peak hours as needed to facilitate NYCDOT bridge inspection and maintenance work. One lane at a time in either direction will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Mondays and/or Wednesdays through May 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges joint repairs.

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge

The North Inner Lower Roadway is Manhattan-bound with access from Queens Plaza North to Second Avenue and East 60th Street. The South Inner Lower roadway is Queens-bound with access from 2nd Avenue to Queens Plaza South. Trucks are allowed on the lower inner roadways only. Trucks are prohibited from the upper and outer roadways. The North Upper Roadway is Manhattan-bound at all times. Access is to East 62nd Street/East 63rd Street in Manhattan from Thomson Avenue, 21st Street at Queens Plaza North, and 11th Street at Queens Plaza South in Queens. The South Upper Roadway is Queens-bound except Monday to Friday from 6 am to 10 am when the roadway is reversed and accommodates the Manhattan bound high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane containing two or more people. Access is to East 58th Street/East 57th Street in Manhattan from Thomson Avenue or 21st Street at 43rd Avenue in Queens. The South Outer Roadway of the lower level is open to passenger cars only with access from westbound 59th Street off of 1st Avenue to Queens Plaza South (except 9 pm-6 am nightly when roadway is closed to traffic). One lane will be closed on the 21st Street exit ramp upper deck from 11 pm to 5:30 am Sunday nights to Friday mornings through February 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges component rehabilitation work. One lane at a time will be closed on the lower roadways in either direction through March 3, 2018 between the hours of 12:01 am and 5 am to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges maintenance work. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. One lane at a time in each direction on the lower roadways will be closed from 10 pm Tuesday night, February 27, 2018 to 5 am Wednesday, February 28, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges maintenance.

Manhattan Bridge

There are five lanes westbound and two lanes eastbound. No trucks are permitted on the North Upper westbound roadway from 5 am to 10 am Monday to Friday. One lane at time will be closed on the lower roadway starting Monday January 8 to Saturday March 3, 2018 from 12:01 am to 5 am to facilitate NYCDOT bridges maintenance. The Upper roadway Manhattan-bound will be closed between 11 pm and 5 am weeknights through Friday March 2, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges roadway, milling and paving. One of two lanes on the Eastbound (Brooklyn-bound) and Westbound (Manhattan-bound) Upper Roadways will be closed from 11 pm Wednesday night, February 28, 2018 to 5 am Thursday morning, March 1, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges maintenance.

Manhattan

West 33rd Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue

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

Battery Park Underpass between FDR Drive and Route 9A

There will be a single tube closure Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am and Saturday from 1 am to 8 am, and a double tube closure Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am through July 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges electrical rehabilitation. Motorists should follow the posted detours.

FDR Drive at East 91st Street

One of three lanes in either direction (northbound or southbound) may be closed from 11 pm to 5:30 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 6:30 am Saturday and 1 am to 11 am Sunday. Two of three lanes in either direction (northbound or southbound) may be closed from 1 am to 5 am Tuesday to Friday, 2 am to 6 am Saturday and 2 am to 7 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through July 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC Marine Transfer Station construction.

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 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 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Canal Street and 14th 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 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 14th Street and 24th 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 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 42nd Street and 50th 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 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 50th Street and 59th Street

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

Macombs Dam Viaduct between Harlem River Drive and Edgecombe Avenue

The viaduct will be fully closed from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday, February 24, 2018 and from 11 pm to 5 am Monday, February 26, 2018 to Thursday, March 1, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

West 55th Street between Bradhurst Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard;
West 155th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and the Harlem River Drive Service Road

These streets will be fully closed from 9 pm to 7 am Monday, February 26, 2018 to Thursday, March 1, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

Manhattan/Brooklyn

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

One tube will be closed nightly Monday to Friday between 8:30 pm and 5:30 am to facilitate tunnel repairs through 2018. Weekend-long single tube closures will begin Friday night from 9:30 pm and continue through 5:30 am Monday morning. In addition one tube will be closed for routine maintenance work Sunday night beginning at 11 pm through 5:30 am Monday. During these times there will be one lane in each direction in the remaining tube.

Brooklyn

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.

9th Street Bridge over Gowanus Canal

This bridge will be fully closed from 10 pm to 5 am weeknights through Friday, March 9, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges cable installation. Motorists should follow the posted detours.

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway under Sackett Street Bridge

One of three lanes in each direction will be closed from 12:01 am to 1 am Monday to Friday, from 12:01 am to 1 am Saturday and from 12:01 am to 2 am and 7 am to 9 am Sunday. Two of three lanes in each direction will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 1 am to 6 am Saturday and from 2 am to 7 am Sunday. These closures are necessary through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges Sackett Street Bridge rehabilitation work.

Hamilton Avenue between Clinton Street and Prospect Expressway;
Third Avenue between 53rd Street and 6th Avenue;
65th Street between Third Avenue and Sixth Avenue

One lane may be closed on the above roadways northbound towards the Brooklyn Battery tunnel from 10 am to 3 pm weekdays. One lane may be closed on the above roadways southbound towards the Verrazano Narrows Bridge from 7 am to 3 pm weekdays to facilitate NYSDOT long term work.

Manhattan/Queens

Queens Midtown Tunnel

One tube in either direction will be closed from 11 pm Friday nights to 5:30 am Monday mornings. The Manhattan-bound (north) tube is closed Monday through Thursday nights, from 9:30 pm to 5:30 am. This is to accommodate ongoing Super storm Sandy restoration work. One lane in each direction will always remain open in the other tube when one tube is closed.

Queens

Metropolitan Avenue and Fresh Pond Road Bridge over Long Island Railroad (LIRR)

One lane in each direction, east of the intersection with Fresh Pond Road, will be maintained at all times through March 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge deck replacement.

Grand Central Parkway under 49th Street

One of three lanes in each direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 12 midnight, and two of three lanes will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am through April 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation work.

Bronx

Major Deegan Expressway (1-87) Northbound Entrance Ramp #9 from West Fordham Road

This ramp will be fully closed to traffic from 10 pm to 10 am seven days per week through January 2019 to facilitate NYCDEP repairs to wastewater line. Motorists should follow the posted detour.

Hutchinson River Parkway under Westchester Avenue Bridge

Two of three lanes in each direction will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday to Friday to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges Westchester Avenue Bridge rehabilitation. The double-lane closures will be in effect from the East Tremont Avenue exit to the Pelham Parkway entrance ramp to the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway. One lane of traffic in each direction will remain open at all times.

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Two of three lanes will be closed northbound from 10 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, and two of three lanes will be closed southbound from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday through Wednesday, February 28, 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repair work.

Unionport Bridge (westbound) Ramp to Zerega Avenue

One of two lanes on the ramp will be closed through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges Unionport Drawbridge replacement project.

Staten Island/New Jersey Crossings

Bayonne Bridge

One of two lanes in each direction is open to traffic for PANY/NJ long term navigational clearance project. No oversized or overweight vehicles are permitted. Overnight Bridge closures started January 8th, 2014 and continue through the duration of the project. The closures are: Monday through Thursday from 7 pm to 5 am and 10 pm Friday to 3 pm Sunday. No weekend closures on Sunday and holiday weekends. Weekday full closures are from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday. During closures, motorists should use the Goethals Bridge as an alternate.

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