Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday August 17, 2019 to Friday August 23, 2019

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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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.

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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 will be closed Manhattan-bound north upper roadway Monday to Thursday beginning 10 pm then both lanes will be closed beginning 11 pm until 5 am next morning and single-lane will be closed Saturday beginning 12:01 am then both lanes will be closed beginning 1 am to 7 am. Single-lane will be closed Queens-bound south inner roadway Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning and Saturday from 1 am to 7 am. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway under Contract BRC-231F.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound Lower Roadway will be closed 24/7 and single-lane south upper roadway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate bridge rehabilitation under Contract BRC-156F. During this time the lower roadway will operate in the Brooklyn-bound direction.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate bridge maintenance. Also the Brooklyn-bound South Outer Roadway will be closed Friday 11 pm to Saturday 10 am and Monday to Thursday from 12:01 am to 5 am to facilitate milling and paving.

Manhattan

West 33 Street between 10 Avenue and 11 Avenue

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

Battery Park Underpass

North or South Tube of the Battery Park Underpass and West Street Underpass will be closed Sunday and Monday from 12:01 am to 5 am. When South Tube of the Battery Park Underpass is closed, West Street Underpass will remain open. These closures are necessary to facilitate inspection.

West Street under Chambers Street Pedestrian Bridge between Harrison Street and Murray Street

Double-lane will be closed in either direction on West Street underneath the Chambers Street Pedestrian Bridge on Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 5 am to facilitate bridge inspection.

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 (southbound) between 14 Street and 24 Street

Southbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 pm to 5 am, Saturday from 12:01 am to 9 am, and Sunday from 12:01 am to 10 am; double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 8 am. Northbound left turning lane will be closed 1 hour prior to southbound closure. These closures are necessary to facilitate Google Pier 57 rehabilitation.

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 September 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Canal Street and 14 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 through September 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 42 Street and 50 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 September 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Morris Street and Albany Street

Single-lane will be closed northbound Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday 1 am to 9 am; double-lane will be closed northbound weeknights from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 2 am to 7 am, and Sundays 2 am to 8 am; single-lane will be closed southbound Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday from 2 am to 9 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 10 am; double-lane will be closed southbound weeknights from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 3 am to 8 am, and Sundays from 3 am to 9 am to facilitate installation of the West Thames Pedestrian Bridge fixtures by the NYC Economic Development Corp. through October 2019.

Henry Hudson Parkway between West 56 Street and West 72 Street

Single-lane will be closed in either direction Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm to facilitate inspection.

Henry Hudson Parkway Viaduct (between West 72 Street and West 82 Street; West 94 Street and West 98 Street)

Beginning Friday July 19, 2019 through November 2019, single-lane between 60 and 82 Streets will be closed in either direction Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 12 am. Double-lane will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am. Beginning Monday July 22, 2019, for approximately two weeks, Henry Hudson Parkway southbound off-ramp at 95 Street will be closed weeknights from 12:01 am to 5 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate rehabilitation and replacement of structural steel.

Henry Hudson Parkway (between George Washington Bridge and Henry Hudson Bridge)

One northbound lane will be closed weekdays from 9 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 7 am, and weekends from 11 pm to 2 pm the next day. One southbound lane will be closed weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, 10 pm Friday night to 7 am Saturday, and 10 pm Saturday night to 2 pm Sunday. Two lanes either northbound or southbound will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday 1 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday 2 am to 9 am, to facilitate general repairs by MTA Bridges and Tunnels from May 14, 2018 to March 21, 2021.

Macombs Dam Viaduct between Harlem River Drive and Edgecombe Avenue

The viaduct will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning and from Friday 11:59 pm to Saturday 7 am to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge. During Yankee's home games, full closure will take place 3 hours after the end of game.

Harlem River Drive Service Road between Harlem River Drive Southbound Entrance Ramp and West 155 Street

This portion of the southbound service road will be partially closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6 pm and Monday to Saturday from 9 pm to 5 am to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges steel repairs on the West 155th Street Viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge over the Harlem River. Motorists will be detoured onto the southbound Harlem River Drive.

West 155 Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard (8th Avenue) and the Macombs Dam Bridge; Willie Mays Drive between West 155 Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard (7th Avenue)

These streets will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6 pm and Monday to Saturday from 9 pm to 5 am to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges steel repairs on the West 155th Street Viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge over the Harlem River.

West 155th Street between Bradhurst Avenue and Harlem River Drive Service Road

These streets will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 9 pm to 5 am next morning and from Friday 10 pm to Saturday 7 am to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

Centre Street (Brooklyn Bridge exit - Reade Street); Lafayette Street (Reade Street - E 10 Street); Cooper Square (Astor Place - 4 Avenue); 4 Avenue (Astor Place - E 15 Street); Union Square East (E 15 Street - E 17 Street); Park Avenue South (E 17 Street - E 32 Street); Park Avenue (E 32 Street - E 72 Street, including viaduct between E 40 Street and E 46 Street); E 72 Street (Park Avenue - 5 Avenue)

These streets will be closed Saturdays from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate Summer Streets.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Summer Streets

The following streets will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 7 am to 1 pm for Summer Streets at the discretion of NYPD.

Route
  • Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street
  • Lafayette Street between Reade Street and 10th Street
  • Cooper Square between Astor Place and 4th Avenue
  • 4th Avenue between Astor Place and 15th Street
  • Union Square East between 15th Street and 17th Street
  • Park Avenue South between 17th Street and 32nd Street
  • Park Avenue between 32nd Street and 72nd Street (Including the viaduct between 40th Street and 46th Street)
  • 72nd Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
Rest Stops
  • Centre Street between Reade Street and Worth Street
  • Cleveland Place between Kenmare Street and Spring Street
  • Kenmare Street between Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street
  • Spring Street between Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street
  • Astor Place between Broadway and 4th Avenue
  • 24th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
The Great Irish Festival

The following street will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 10 am to 6 pm for The Great Irish Festival.

Location(s)
  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 56th Street
Summer in the City Harlem Day (Harlem Week Events)

The following streets will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 and Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 10 am to 6 pm for the Summer in the City Harlem Day (Harlem Week Events).

Location(s)
  • 135th Street between 5th Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue
  • Lenox Terrace Place between 135th Street and 134th Street
  • 134th Street between Dead End and Dead End
Goddard Riverside Amsterdam Avenue Fair

The following street will be closed Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 10 am to 6 pm for the Goddard Riverside Amsterdam Avenue Fair.

Location(s)
  • Amsterdam Avenue between 79th Street and 86th Street
India Day Parade and Festival

The following streets will be closed Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 10 am to 6 pm for the India Day Parade and Festival.

Formation
  • 37th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route
  • Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 27th Street
Dispersal
  • 27th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Festival
  • 26th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
Stone Street Pedestrian Mall (Daily)

The following streets will be closed Thursday March 14 through Friday November 15, 2019 from 11 am to 10 pm for Stone Street Pedestrian Mall (Daily) as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Location(s)
  • Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street (Pedestrian Street)
  • Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street (Pedestrian Street)
Little Italy Pedestrian Mall (Weekends Only – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

The following streets will be closed Friday, May 24 through Sunday, September 8, 2019 for the Little Italy Pedestrian Mall (Weekends Only – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday).

Time(s):

Fridays 5:00 pm – Midnight
Saturdays 11:30 am – Midnight
Sundays 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

Location(s):
  • Mulberry Street between Canal Street and Broome Street
  • Hester Street between Mott Street and Baxter Street

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Old Fulton Street and Joralemon Street

On the westbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway, single-lane will be closed from 12:01 am to 1 am. A double-lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am to facilitate repairs on the expressway. This closure will occur one night a week on either Tuesday or Thursday.

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.

Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Atlantic Avenue and Sands Street

Single-lane on the Staten Island-bound of the expressway will be closed Monday to Wednesday beginning 12:01 am then additional second lane will be closed beginning 1 am to 5 am to facilitate surveys on the expressway.

Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Atlantic Avenue and Brooklyn Bridge

Single-lane will be closed in either direction beginning 12:01 am then second lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am nightly to facilitate drain cleaning.

Brooklyn Queens Expressway under Kane Street Bridge

Single-lane on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway in either direction will be closed Monday to Saturday from 12:01 am to 1 am and Sunday from 12:01 am to 2 am and 7 am to 9 am. Double-lane will be closed in either direction Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate design-related field activities on the Kane Street Bridge for approximately four weeks.

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.

Union Street Bridge over Gowanus Canal

South side of the bridge will be closed and all traffic will be shifted to the north side of the bridge throughout the summer of 2019 to facilitate urgent repairs on the bridge. Eastbound cyclists will share the vehicle lane while westbound cyclists are advised to use alternate routes. Pedestrians will have access to the north walkway.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Back to School Peace and Play Street

The following street will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 1 pm to 5 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Back to School Peace and Play Street.

Location(s)
  • Kingston Avenue between St. Johns Place and Eastern Parkway
DOT Weekend Walks Back to School / Health Wellness

The following street will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 10 am to 4 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Back to School / Health Wellness.

Location(s)
  • Broadway between Monroe Street and Madison Street
DOT Weekend Walks Tama Summerfest

The following street will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 12 pm to 7 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Tama Summerfest.

Location(s)
  • Tompkins Avenue between Halsey Street and Gates Avenue
DOT Weekend Walks Roots at the Junction

The following street will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 4 pm to 9 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Roots at the Junction.

Location(s)
  • Glenwood Road between Nostrand Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
DOT Weekend Walks Summer on Cortelyou

The following street will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 5 pm to 10 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Summer on Cortelyou.

Location(s)
  • Cortelyou Road between Coney Island Avenue and East 17th Street
DOT Weekend Walks HABNET FS Nostrand Merchant Association

The following street will be closed Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 1 pm to 8 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks HABNET FS Nostrand Merchant Association.

Location(s)
  • Nostrand Avenue between Tilden Avenue and Cortelyou Road
Festa Di Santa Rosalia

The following street will be closed Thursday, August 22 through Sunday, September 1, 2019 from 5 pm to 10 pm for the Festa Di Santa Rosalia.

Location(s)
  • 18th Avenue between 67th Street and Bay Ridge Parkway

Bronx

Bruckner Expressway between RFK Bridge and Sheridan Expressway

Northbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 2 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 11 pm to Saturday 3 pm, Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 3 pm, and Sunday 10 pm to Monday 5 am; Southbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am, Friday from 10 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday from 10 pm to Sunday 2 pm; Double-lane will be closed in either direction Tuesday 1 am to Friday 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday 2 am to 9 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate deck replacement.

Major Deegan Expressway under the Cross Bronx Expressway

Close single-lane northbound Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 11 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 3 pm. Close single-lane southbound Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm, Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday 10 pm to Sunday 2 pm. These closures are necessary to facilitate rehabilitation of the Major Deegan Expressway and Cross Bronx Expressway interchange.

Shore Road Bridge over Hutchinson River

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 7 am to 9 am. Single-lane southbound and northbound will be closed Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 10 pm to 7 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Third Avenue Bridge

The north roadway and north sidewalk will be closed and two-way traffic and pedestrian will be shifted to south side Monday to Friday from 7 am to 4:30 pm as part of Filling Five Bridges Over Abandoned CSX Line.

East 161 Street/Elton Avenue

Eastbound on Elton Avenue between East 161 Street and Washington Avenue will be closed until 11/4/2019. Eastbound traffic will be shifted onto single westbound lane and the bus stop on the westbound side will be temporarily relocated to the corner of East 163 Street and Elton Avenue. Also, the curbside parking on the corner of Washington Avenue and East 161 Street will be eliminated and north sidewalk will be closed. These closures are necessary to facilitate Stages 2 and 3 of the East 161 Street Bridge over CSX line.

Unionport Road Bridge over Amtrak and CSX

Northbound of Unionport Bridge between White Plains Road and East Tremont Avenue will be closed 24/7 for approximately 6 weeks, beginning May 13, 2019, to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Get Your Game On

The following street will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 4 pm to 9 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Get Your Game On.

Location(s)
  • East Fordham Road between East Kingsbridge Rd and Tiebout Avenue

Queens

150 Street Bridge over Cross Island Parkway

Sidewalk and right lane on the northbound of the bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm as part of the Component Rehabilitation of Ten Bridges Citywide Project (HBCR03A).

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Jamaica Ave Family Stroll

The following street will be closed Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 11 am to 3 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Jamaica Ave Family Stroll.

Location(s)
  • Jamaica Avenue between Parsons Boulevard and 162nd Street

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