Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday December 15, 2018 to Friday December 21, 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

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

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 will be closed Monday and Tuesday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge inspection and maintenance work.

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 of two lanes westbound (Manhattan-bound) on the lower north inner roadway will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday and Tuesday, from 12 am to 5 am Wednesday and Thursday. One of two lanes eastbound (Queens-bound) south inner roadway will be closed from 11 pm to 5:30 am Monday, from 11 pm to 5 am on Tuesday, from 12 am to 5 am Wednesday and Thursday. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges deck replacement, and will be coordinated with the maintenance lane closures.

Manhattan Bridge

One lane will be closed on the upper roadways in either direction on Monday and Tuesday to perform bridge maintenance. Single lane will be closed on north upper roadway (Manhattan-bound) from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and south upper roadway (Brooklyn-bound) from 1 am to 5 am.

Manhattan

Washington Place between Washington Square East and Greene Street

This street will be closed from 7 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm Saturday and 9 am to 6 pm Sunday through 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

West 4th Street between Greene Street and Mercer Street

This street will be closed from 8 am to 6 pm Saturday and 9 am to 6 pm Sunday through 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

West 4th Street between Washington Square East and Greene Street

This street will be closed from 8 am to 6 pm Saturday and 9 am to 6 pm Sunday through 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

West 4th Street between Mercer Street and Broadway

This street will be closed from 8 am to 6 pm Saturday and 9 am to 6 pm Sunday through 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

Washington Square South between LaGuardia Place and Washington Square East

This street will be closed 8 am to 6 pm Saturday and 9 am to 6 pm Sunday through 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

Washington Square East between Washington Square South and Washington Square North

This street will be closed from 7 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 6 pm Saturday and 9 am to 6 pm Sunday through 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

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

The north tube will be closed Tuesday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and Saturday from 1 am to 8 am. The south tube will be closed Monday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. These closures are in effect through May 9, 2019 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation.

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 14th 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 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 through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 34th Street and 47th Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 9 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 7 am Monday to Saturday morning and 12:01 am to 10 am 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 2018 to facilitate NYCT electric utility installation.

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 through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Harlem River Drive Southbound Exit #19 to Second Avenue

This exit ramp will be fully closed through 2018 to facilitate completion of the Harlem River Drive southbound roadway and reconstruction of the exit ramp by NYCDOT Bridges. Motorists may use the 116th Street exit as an alternate route.

Henry Hudson Parkway (Northbound) Viaduct between West 72nd Street and West 82nd Street/ Henry Hudson Parkway (Northbound) Viaduct between West 94th Street and West 98th Street

One of three lanes will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 12 pm Midnight and from 5 am to 6 am. Two of three lanes will be closed Monday to Thursday from 12:01 am to 5 am. One of three lanes will be closed Friday from 11 pm to 1 am and from 6:31 am to 10 am. Two of three lanes will be closed Friday from 1:01 am to 6:30 am Friday. These lane closures are necessary through May 2019 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation work.

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

The viaduct will be fully closed Thursday from 11 pm to Friday 5 am and Friday 11:59 pm to Saturday 7 am through 7/20/2019 to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macomb’s Dam Bridge.

West 155th 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 Monday to Thursday from 7 am to 6 pm, Thursday from 11 pm to Friday 5 am, and Friday from 11:59 pm to Saturday 7 am through 2018 to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macomb’s Dam Bridge.

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.

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.

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge over the Belt Parkway

The rightmost eastbound lane of the bridge will be closed around-the-clock through 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges protective coating of the bridge. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Belt Parkway under Knapp Street Bridge

One of three lanes in either direction will be closed from 10 pm to 1 am Monday nights to Friday mornings, 11 pm Friday night to 1 am Saturday morning, and from 11 pm Saturday night to 2 am Sunday morning. Two of three lanes in either direction will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 7 am Saturday, and from 2 am to 11 am Sunday. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times. Additionally, the northernmost lane of eastbound Shore Parkway (service roadway) between Knapp Street and Brigham Street will be permanently closed for the duration. These closures are required through January 2019 to facilitate NYCDOT Knapp Street Bridge protective coating operations.

Manhattan/Queens

Queens Midtown Tunnel

One tube in either direction will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 6 am the next morning, and from 11 pm Friday to 7 am Saturday, to facilitate tunnel maintenance through 2018. During these times, one lane in each direction will be maintained in the other tube.

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.

Shore Road (Pelham Bridge) over the Hutchinson River

One lane in either direction will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am weeknights through Saturday, December 22, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges under deck structural repairs. During these times, two-way traffic will maintained on the side of the bridge opposite the work zone.

Queens

Grand Central Parkway between Northern Boulevard and 82nd Street

One eastbound lane will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 10 pm Friday to 7 am Saturday, from 10 am to 3 pm Saturday and from 10 pm Saturday to 3 pm Sunday. Two eastbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 12:01 am to 6 am Saturday and from 1 am to 9 am Sunday. One westbound lane will be closed from 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 10 pm Friday to 6 am Saturday, from 10 am to 3 pm Saturday and from 10 pm Saturday to 3 pm Sunday. Two westbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 12:01 am to 6 am Saturday and from 1 am to 9 am Sunday. These closures are necessary through 2018 to facilitate Port Authority of NY/NJ LaGuardia Airport reconstruction.

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 in each direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am through January 2019 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation work.

Van Wyck Expressway between Northern Boulevard and Long Island Expressway

One of three lanes in either direction will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am Monday night to Friday morning, 11:59 pm Friday night to 5 am Saturday morning, and from 11:59 pm Saturday night to 9 am Sunday morning. Two of three lanes will be closed, in the southbound direction only, from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 5 am Saturday, and from 1 am to 9 am Sunday. These closures are necessary through December 21, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge repairs to the bascule truss under the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge. Intermittent (15 -minute) full roadway closures may occur from 2 am to 5 am.

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