Saturday October 22, 2016 to Friday October 28, 2016
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.
Check who operates bridges and tunnels
Permits for parades, block parties, major street fairs and other public street events are not issued by DOT, and are listed on the Citywide events calendar.
Bold text indicates updated information.
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
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.
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). The North Outer Roadway will be fully closed daily from 9 pm to 5 am and one lane on the Lower Inner Roadway in both directions will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am to mid-November 2016 to facilitate utility construction. Free shuttle bus service and bicycle transport will be provided during these times. One lane at a time on the Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Tuesdays through Saturdays to mid-December 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge roadway repairs.
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 eastbound (Brooklyn-bound) will be closed from 1 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday, and one lane westbound (Manhattan-bound) will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge rehabilitation.
Broadway between Fulton Street and Dey Street
Two lanes of traffic are maintained for NYCDDC long-term roadway reconstruction.
Broadway between Fulton Street and Vesey Street
One lane of traffic is maintained for NYCDDC long-term roadway reconstruction.
Broadway between Cortlandt Street and Dey Street
Two lanes of traffic are maintained for NYCDDC long-term roadway reconstruction.
Thames Street between Greenwich Street and Trinity Place
This street will be closed through 2016 to facilitate building operations.
Avenue D from East 12th Street to East 13th Street
This roadway is closed until further notice to facilitate a NYCDEP pumping station capital project.
Battery Park Underpass
One tube in either direction will be fully closed Monday night to Friday morning from 10 pm to 5 am and Saturday from 1 am to 8 am to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge rehabilitation work. Motorists should follow posted detours.One of two lanes in the North Tube (from southbound FDR Drive to northbound Route 9A) will be closed Monday, October 24, 2016 from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate FDNY inspection/testing of the fire safety system.
FDR Drive (southbound) from 68th Street and 63rd Street
One of three lanes southbound will be closed from 11 pm to 5:30 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 6:30 am Saturday and from 1 am to 11 am Sunday through mid-September 2017 to facilitate long term building construction.
FDR Drive at East 81st 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 northbound 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 to facilitate long term NYCDOT pedestrian bridge reconstruction. These closures are necessary to mid-February 2017.
2nd Avenue between East 59th Street and East 57th Street
Three lanes of traffic are maintained from 10 pm to 5 am Monday nights to Saturday mornings to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation through October 2016.
2nd Avenue between East 101st Street and East 91st Street;
East 85th Street and 82nd Street;
East 71st and East 69th Street
Three lanes of traffic are maintained to facilitate long term NYCT Second Avenue subway construction activity. On East 96th Street four lanes are maintained, two westbound and two eastbound. Left turns from westbound 96th Street onto southbound 2nd Avenue are permitted through December 2016.
2nd Avenue between East 91st Street and East 85th Street;
East 74th and East 71st Street;
East 69th and East 68th Street;
East 67th Street and East 66th Street
Four lanes of traffic are maintained from 7 am to 10 am and 3 pm to 7 pm weekdays (three lanes maintained all other times) to facilitate NYCT Second Avenue Subway construction activity through December 2016. Note: Two 14 foot lanes of traffic are maintained on East 86th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue, one lane eastbound and one lane westbound with no left turns permitted westbound on East 86th Street to southbound 2nd Avenue.
3rd Avenue between East 57th Street an East 59th Street
A minimum of three lanes of traffic are maintained from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday night to Friday morning to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation through October 2016.
7th Avenue between West 42nd Street and West 45th Street
Two lanes of traffic are maintained through mid-November 2016 during NYCDDC Times Square reconstruction work.
10th Avenue between West 30th Street and West 33rd Street
Three lanes of traffic will be maintained on 10th Avenue through 2016 to facilitate NYCDDC water main work and new building construction activity.
11th Avenue at West 30th Street
Three lanes of traffic will be maintained on 11th Avenue, and one lane of traffic on West 30th Street through 2016 to facilitate NYCDDC water main work and new building construction activity.
West 30th Street between 11th Avenue and 10th Avenue
One lane of traffic is maintained on West 30th Street to facilitate new building construction and/or NYCDDC contractor's water main installation project through 2016.
West 33rd Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue
This street is fully closed to facilitate long term roadway reconstruction work.
East 58th Street between Queensboro Bridge ramp to South Upper Roadway and 2nd Avenue and from 3rd Avenue to 2nd Avenue
One lane of traffic is maintained 7 am to 3:30 pm daily through October 2016 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation. Two lanes of traffic are maintained all other times.
Harlem River Drive Northbound Exit Ramp #19 to East 125th Street
This exit ramp is closed through 2017 for the reconstruction of the Harlem River Viaduct. Motorists should use the East 135th Street/Exit 21 as an alternate exit.
Fort Washington Avenue Overpass (between West 178th Street and West 179th Street)
Fort Washington Avenue will be fully closed to both motorists and pedestrians from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday, October 24, 2016, to facilitate load testing as part of the Port Authority of NY and NJ Trans-Manhattan Expressway Overpass Rehabilitation project. Motorists and pedestrians should follow the posted detours.
Hugh L. Carey Tunnel
One tube will be closed nightly Monday to Friday between 8:30 pm and 5:30 am and Saturday from 11 pm to 8 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.
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.
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.
Belt Parkway/Shore Parkway at 69th Street
One lane in each direction may be closed from 10 am to 2 pm weekdays to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges reconstruction work.
Prospect Expressway (inbound) Northbound at Gowanus Expressway Interchange
A special contra-flow lane is open for buses from 6 am to 10 am Monday to Friday. The priority lane will use the outbound Prospect Expressway connector ramp for inbound buses. The Prospect priority lane will run parallel to the Gowanus Expressway special lane from the Prospect/Gowanus interchange to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel.
Atlantic Avenue between Fort Greene Place and Carlton Avenue
Three lanes of traffic are maintained westbound and two lanes maintained eastbound as part of the Atlantic Yards long term construction project.
Belt Parkway Bridge over Mill Basin
One of three lanes may be closed in either direction to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridge reconstruction from 10 am to 2 pm Monday to Friday through 2016.
Belt Parkway under 92nd Street Pedestrian Overpass
Two of three lanes will be closed in both directions from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Saturday starting Monday, October 24, 2016 through November 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs on the pedestrian bridge.
Queens Midtown Tunnel
The Queens-bound (south) tube is closed Sunday from 9 pm to 5:30 am Monday and the Manhattan-bound (north) tube is closed from 11 pm Friday to 8 am Sunday. The Manhattan-bound (north) tube is closed Monday through Thursday nights, from 9:30 pm to 5:30 am. This is to accommodate ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration work. . One lane in each direction will always remain open in the other tube when one tube is closed.
Queens Midtown Tunnel
One tune 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 Superstorm Sandy restoration work. . One lane in each direction will always remain open in the other tube when one tube is closed.
Pulaski Bridge (southbound)
One lane will be maintained southbound from 11 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday through October 31, 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repair work.
Belt Parkway between Cross Bay Boulevard and 149th Street
One of three lanes in either direction may be closed 10 am to 2 pm weekdays and 10 pm to 5 am weeknights. Two of three lanes in either direction may be closed 1 am to 5 am weeknights to facilitate NYCDEP sewer reconstruction through September 2017. Additionally one of two lanes on the Nassau Expressway exit ramp to eastbound Belt Parkway from 115th Street to 128th Street will be closed.
71st Avenue Bridge over Cooper Avenue
The 71st Avenue Bridge will experience intermittent full closures from 9 am to 4 pm Monday to Friday, and Cooper Avenue under the bridge will experience alternating full roadway closures in either direction (eastbound or westbound) from 10 am to 3 pm Monday Friday, to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridge component rehabilitation work. Motorists should follow the posted detours.
Queens Boulevard under Woodhaven Boulevard
On Queens Boulevard, two of three lanes will be closed westbound from 8 pm Wednesday through 5 am Thursday, and two of three lanes will be closed eastbound from 10 pm Wednesday through 10 am Thursday. Intermittent 15-minute full closures may occur from 8 pm Wednesday through 10 am Thursday. These closures are to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges modifications to the previously installed temporary pedestrian protection system. Service roads will remain open during these times.
Van Wyck Expressway between Jewel Avenue and Union Turnpike
One of three lanes in each direction may be closed 10 am to 2 pm and 1 am to 5 am Monday through Friday. Two of three lanes in each direction may be closed 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday to facilitate NYSDOT long term Kew Gardens Interchange rehabilitation through February 2017.
Union Turnpike Service Road eastbound between 128th Street and 134th Street
Long term construction for the Kew Gardens Interchange NYSDOT project requires the right lane closure. All existing travel lanes will remain open by shifting traffic to the left.
Jackie Robinson Parkway between Jamaica Avenue and Queens Boulevard
One of two lanes westbound will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm Monday to Friday. The westbound roadway will be fully closed from 11 pm to 5 am to facilitate NYSDOT safety improvements through December 2016.
Roosevelt Avenue Bridge over Flushing Meadow Park Road
One lane in each direction will be closed from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday through December 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge rehabilitation work.
Unionport Bridge over Westchester Creek
One lane at a time may be closed in both directions from 11 pm to 5 am Sunday nights to Friday mornings until mid-November 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs.
165th Street Bridge over Metro North Railroad
There will be intermittent single lane closures on 165th Street, Melrose Avenue and Webster Avenue, and intermittent sidewalk closures on Park Avenue, Webster Avenue and Melrose Avenue from 10 pm to 6 am nightly through December 2016, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge rehabilitation work.
East 187th Street Bridge (between Park Avenue northbound and southbound) over Metro-North Railroad
This bridge is closed to westbound traffic, with only eastbound traffic maintained during long-term NYCDOT Bridge rehabilitation work. Motorists wishing to continue westbound should follow the posted detour.
Goulden Avenue between Sedgwick Avenue and 205th Street
One lane in each direction is open to traffic on Goulden Avenue to facilitate NYCDEP water main project.
Mosholu Parkway ramp from Saw Mill Parkway
The ramp from the Saw Mill Parkway to the Mosholu Parkway will be fully closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday through mid-November 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges roadway milling and paving operations.
Martin Luther King Expressway northbound exit/entrance ramps to/from Trantor Place
Effective November 4, 2013 the northbound exit ramp (last exit before Bayonne Bridge) is closed. The Trantor Place entrance to northbound Expressway/Bayonne Bridge is also closed. Motorists should follow posted detours and use the prior Forest Avenue exit, and the Forest Avenue entrance. This long term closure expected through February 2017 is part of the PANY/NJ work associated with the Bayonne Bridge navigational clearance closure project.
Hannah Street Bridge over Staten Island Railway South Shore
One lane and one sidewalk will be closed from 7 am to 3:30 pm Monday to Friday through January 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges component rehabilitation. Two-way traffic will be maintained at all times.
Staten Island/New Jersey Crossings
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 9 pm to 5 am and Friday midnight to 11:59 pm Saturday. 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.