Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday October 12, 2019 to Friday October 18, 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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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 inner roadway Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5:30 am next morning. Single-lane will be closed Queens-bound south inner roadway Saturday from 1 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway under Contract BRC-231F. Also, single-lane at a time in either direction will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am next morning for Manhattan-bound lanes and from 11 pm to 5 am next morning for Queens-bound lanes to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound Lower Roadway will be closed 24/7 and North Upper Roadway will be fully closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 10 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation under Contract BRC-156F. Also, Single-lane at a time will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am for North Upper Roadway and from 1 am to 5 am for South Upper Roadway to facilitate bridge maintenance. During South Upper Roadway lane closure, the Lower Roadway will be reversed to operate in the Brooklyn-bound direction, providing Brooklyn-bound travelers with two travel lanes on the lower roadway and one on the South Upper Roadway.

Manhattan

West 31 Street between 9 Avenue and Dyer Avenue

West 31 Street from mid-block to 9 Avenue will be closed and mid-block to Dyer Avenue will be converted to two-way traffic through 11/22/2020 with weekday working hours from 7 am to 6 pm to facilitate 31 Street bridge construction west of 9 Avenue viaduct.

West 33 Street between 10 Avenue and 11 Avenue

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

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 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. 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.

Henry Hudson Parkway and Ramps between W 165 Street and W 185 Street

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane will be closed southbound Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge inspection.

Macombs Dam Viaduct between Harlem River Drive and Edgecombe Avenue

The viaduct will be fully closed Tuesday and Wednesday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

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

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

Festivals, Parades and Events

Times Square Expo

The following street will be closed Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the Times Square Expo.

Location(s)
  • Broadway between 47th Street and 57th Street
Middle Collegiate Church and Avenue Festival

The following street will be closed Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the Middle Collegiate Church and Avenue Festival.

Location(s)
  • 2nd Avenue between 6th Street and 14th Street
DOT Weekend Walks Move and Meet

The following street will be closed Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10 am – 3 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Move and Meet.

Location(s)
  • Catherine Street between Madison Street and East Broadway
Hispanic Columbus Day Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday, October 13, 2019 for the Hispanic Columbus Day Parade at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • 43rd Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 44th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 45th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 46th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 47th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
Route
  • 5th Avenue between 43rd Street and 66th Street
Dispersal
  • 5th Avenue between 66th Street and 72nd Street
  • 67th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 68th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 69th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between 66th Street and 68th Street
Miscellaneous
  • 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 60th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
31st Annual Upper Broadway Harvest Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the 31st Annual Upper Broadway Harvest Festival.

Location(s)
  • Broadway (Southbound) between 96th Street and 106th Street
World Trade Center Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the World Trade Center Festival.

Location(s)
  • Liberty Street between Broadway and Trinity Place
Columbus Day Parade

The following streets will be closed Monday, October 14, 2019 for the Columbus Day Parade at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • 43rd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 44th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 45th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 46th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 47th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
Route
  • 5th Avenue between 72nd Street and 43rd Street
Dispersal
  • 5th Avenue between 72nd Street and 79th Street
  • 72nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 73rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 74th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 75th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 76th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 77th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 78th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Miscellaneous
  • 60th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 62nd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 63rd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 64th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 68th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 69th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 70th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
Columbus Day Festival

The following street will be closed Monday, October 14, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the Columbus Day Festival.

Location(s)
  • Broadway between Liberty Street and Battery Place
Financial Community Lunchfest

The following street will be closed Thursday, October 17, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the Financial Community Lunchfest.

Location(s)
  • Liberty Street between Broadway and Trinity Place
Doyers Street Seasonal Street

The following street will be closed Monday, July 1 through Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 10 am – 9 pm for the Doyers Street Seasonal Street.

Location(s)
  • Doyers Street between Pell Street and Bowery
Stone Street Pedestrian Mall

The following streets will be closed Thursday, March 14 through Friday, November 15, 2019 from 11 am – 10 pm for the Stone Street Pedestrian Mall.

Location(s)
  • Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street (Pedestrian Street)
  • Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street (Pedestrian Street)

Brooklyn

Bay 8 Street Ramp over the Belt Shore Parkway

Onramp from Bay 8 Street to eastbound Belt Shore Parkway will be closed Tuesday and Thursday from 12:01 am to 5 am through 11/1/2019 for maintenance.

Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Atlantic Avenue and Cadman Plaza

Eastbound single-lane will be closed Friday and Saturday from 12:01 am then double-lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am to facilitate inspection.

Brooklyn Queens Expressway under Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane will be closed in either direction Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 12:01 am to 9 am. Westbound double-lane will be closed Monday to Saturday from 1 am to 5 am and Sunday from 2 am to 7 am. Except for holidays these closures are necessary to facilitate rehabilitation of the Manhattan Bridge as part of the BRC-156F Contract.

Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Old Fulton Street and Joralemon Street

Double-lane will be closed on the westbound for one night a week, either Tuesday or Thursday until November 27, 2019. Single-lane will be closed starting 12:01 am then additional lane will be closed starting 1 am to 5 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate westbound expressway repairs.

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.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Panamanian Independence Day Parade and Festival

The following streets will be closed Saturday, October 12, 2019 10 am – 7 pm for the Panamanian Independence Day Parade and Festival.

Formation & Route
  • Franklin Avenue between Pacific Street and President Street
Dispersal
  • President Street between Franklin Avenue and Classon Avenue
Festival
  • Classon Avenue between Union Street and Eastern Parkway
North Brooklyn Development Corp Festival

The following street will be closed Monday, October 14, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the North Brooklyn Development Corp Festival.

Location(s)
  • Bedford Avenue between Metropolitan Avenue and North 7th Street

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.

Ramp from the northbound Sheridan Expressway to the southbound Cross Bronx Expressway

Ramp will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate emergency roadway repairs by the New York State Department of Transportation.

Shore Road Bridge over Hutchinson River

Single-lane northbound will be closed three weekdays from 7 am to 9 am. Single-lane southbound and northbound will be closed three weekdays from 9 am to 1 pm and from 9 pm to 7 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge maintenance through November 8, 2019.

East 161 Street/Elton Avenue

Westbound on Elton Avenue between East 161 Street and Washington Avenue will be closed until 11/29/2019. Westbound traffic will be shifted onto single eastbound lane and two lanes will be maintained for eastbound traffic. 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

Bronx Columbus Day Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 12 pm – 4 pm for the Bronx Columbus Day Parade.

Formation
  • Morris Park Avenue between White Plains Road and Wallace Avenue
Route
  • Morris Park Avenue between Wallace Avenue and Williamsbridge Road
  • Williamsbridge Road between Morris Park Avenue and Lydig Avenue
Dispersal
  • Williamsbridge Road between Lydig Avenue and Pelham Parkway South
DOT Weekend Walks Fall Concert

The following street will be closed Monday, October 14, 2019 from 12 pm – 3 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Fall Concert.

Location(s)
  • East 186th Street between Arthur Avenue and Hughes Avenue

Queens

147 Street Bridge over Cross Island Parkway

Northbound and the east sidewalk on the bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm through 1/10/2020 as part of the Component Rehabilitation of Ten Bridges Citywide Project (HBCR03A).

Totten Avenue under Cross Island Parkway Overpass

Single-lane will be closed overnight from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and one sidewalk will be closed at all times to facilitate bridge steel repair. Bi-directional traffic will use single-lane with the assistance of flaggers.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the Woodside on the Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival.

Location(s)
  • Jamaica Avenue between Woodhaven Boulevard and 80th Street
Sunnyside Community Services Greenpoint Avenue Festival

The following streets will be closed Monday, October 14, 2019 from 10 am – 6 pm for the Sunnyside Community Services Greenpoint Avenue Festival.

Location(s)
  • Greenpoint Avenue between 42nd Street and 48th Street
  • 46th Street between Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue

Staten Island

Festivals, Parades and Events

Staten Island Half Marathon

The following streets will be closed Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 8 am – 12 pm for the Staten Island Half Marathon at the discretion of NYPD.

Location(s)
  • Richmond Terrace between Jersey Street and Ferry Terminal Drive
  • Bay Street between Ferry Terminal Drive and Fort Wadsworth
  • School Road between Bay Street and Lily Pond Avenue
  • Lily Pond Avenue between School Road and Father Capodanno Boulevard
  • Father Capodanno Boulevard between Lily Pond Avenue and Lincoln Avenue
  • McClean Avenue between Lily Pond Avenue and Fort Wadsworth
  • Hylan Boulevard between Bay Street and Edgewater Street
  • Thompson Street between Bay Street and Front Street
  • Murray Hulbert Avenue between Front Street and Hannah Street
  • Edgewater Street / Front Street between Hylan Boulevard and Hannah Street
  • Hannah Street between Front Street and Bay Street

 

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