Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday July 22, 2017 to Friday July 28, 2017

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 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 through June 2017 to facilitate utility construction. Free shuttle bus service and bicycle transport will be provided during these times. One lane in each direction on the lower roadway will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday to Friday through August 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge maintenance. 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 October 2017, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges component rehabilitation work.

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 a time on the eastbound (Brooklyn-bound) Upper Roadway will be closed from 10 pm Monday night, July 24, 2017 to 5 am Tuesday morning July 25, 2017, and one lane at a time on the westbound (Manhattan-bound) Upper Roadway will be closed from 10 pm Tuesday night, July 25, 2017 to 5 am Wednesday morning, July 26, 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges maintenance. In addition, one lane on the westbound (Manhattan-bound) Lower Roadway will be closed Saturday, July 22, 2017 from 6 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs. One lane at a time on the westbound (Manhattan-bound) Upper Roadway will also be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am (two nights per week) starting Thursday, July 27, 2017 through Saturday, September 30, 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs.

Manhattan

Houston Street Overpass at FDR Drive

NYCDOT Bridges is rehabilitating the Houston Street Overpass at FDR Drive in Manhattan. In order to accommodate work on the new bridge deck, several closures will occur from 11 pm Friday, July 21, 2017 through 10 am Sunday, July 23, 2017. Motorists traveling north on the FDR Drive will be unable to access Exit 5 for Houston Street. Motorists will be directed to exit the roadway at Exit 7 for East 23rd Street.

Trans-Manhattan Expressway Connector Ramp from George Washington Bridge to Harlem River Drive

One of two lanes in either direction (northbound or southbound) will be intermittently closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Thursday 10 am to 2 pm Monday to Friday and from 12:01 am to 10 am Saturday through September 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs.

Battery Park Underpass between FDR Drive and Route 9A

One tube in either direction will be fully closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday night to Friday morning, and 1 am to 8 am Saturday through July 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges electrical rehabilitation. Motorists should follow the posted detours.

FDR Drive (southbound) between 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. In addition, the exit ramp from the southbound FDR Drive to East 63rd Street (Exit 12) will be fully closed from 12:30 am to 4:30 am Monday to Friday until August 8, 2017 to accommodate utility construction.

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.

10th Avenue between West 30th Street and West 33rd Street

Three lanes of traffic will be maintained on 10th Avenue through September 2017 to facilitate ongoing new building construction activity.

11th Avenue between West 30th Street and West 33rd Street

Three lanes of traffic will be maintained on 11th Avenue, through September 2017 to facilitate ongoing 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 through September 2017.

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

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

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.

Manhattan/Brooklyn

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.

Hugh L Carey Brooklyn Plaza/Gowanus Expressway Ramps

The inbound ramp from the Gowanus Expressway to the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will have one out of two lanes (Plus one HOV lane) open Monday to Friday 6 am to 10:30 am and at all other times one out of two lanes will be open. The outbound ramp from the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel to the Gowanus Expressway will have one out of two lanes open Monday to Friday 6 am to 10:30 am and at all other times two out of two lanes will be open. Outbound traffic seeking entrance to the eastbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway will follow a loop detour on Hamilton Avenue and Clinton Street. This is to facilitate paving work by MTA-Bridges and Tunnels through July 2017.

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.

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.

Hamilton Avenue Ramp to Westbound Gowanus Expressway at Hugh Cary Tunnel Place

The Hamilton Avenue entrance ramp to Westbound Gowanus Expressway will be closed round-the-clock through July 2017 to facilitate repaving work by MTA-Bridges and Tunnels. Traffic will follow a signed detour to 65th Street to access the highway. This ramp is already routinely closed for PM peak hours.

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 Hugh L. Carey 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 December 2017.

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 Superstorm Sandy restoration work. One lane in each direction will always remain open in the other tube when one tube is closed.

Queens

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.

Cross Island Parkway under Northern Boulevard

One of three lanes in either direction will be closed from 10 pm to 1 am Monday nights to Saturday mornings an 10 pm Saturday nights to 2 am Sunday mornings, and two of three lanes in either direction will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Mondays to Friday mornings, 1 am to 6 am Saturday mornings and 2 am to 9 am Sunday mornings through August 11, 2017 to facilitate NYC DOT Bridges protective bridge coating. One lane for traffic in either direction will remain open to traffic at all times.

60th Lane between Eliot Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue

60th Lane is one-way southbound through January 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges deck replacement at the Metropolitan Avenue and Fresh Pond Road Bridge over the Long Island Railroad.

Bronx

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, 11 pm Friday nights to 7 am Saturday mornings and 9 pm Saturday nights to 7 am Sunday mornings, through August 11, 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs.

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 December 2017 to facilitate NYCDEP repairs to wastewater line. Motorists should follow the posted detour.

Leggett Avenue Bridge over Amtrak/CSX Railroad

The eastbound side of the bridge will be fully closed to traffic with two-way traffic maintained on the westbound side of the bridge from 10 pm to 6 am nightly, through August 2017, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation.

Henry Hudson Parkway Northbound Exit Ramp #18 to Kappock Street

This ramp will be fully closed from 7 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday through July 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT concrete work.

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 through August 11, 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges Westchester Avenue Bridge rehabilitation. The double-lane closure 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 will remain open at all times, in each direction.

Westchester Avenue between Waters Place and Ericson Place

One lane westbound will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am nightly through July 24, 2017 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges Westchester Avenue Bridge rehabilitation. One lane of traffic in each direction will remain at all times.

Staten Island

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 November 2017 is part of the PANY/NJ work associated with the Bayonne Bridge navigational clearance closure 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 9 pm Friday to 10 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.