Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday January 22, 2022 to Friday January 28, 2022

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 and BQE Alert

Lane closings may also occur due to circumstances beyond NYC 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. NYC 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 Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane Queens-bound south upper roadway will be closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed 24/7. Single-lane Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 8 pm. These closures are to facilitate bridge structural strengthening.

Brooklyn Bridge

Manhattan-bound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am. Brooklyn-bound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 6 am and double-lane will be closed from 2 am to 6 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate the removal of the shielding over the promenade.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane at a time Manhattan-bound will be closed Monday 10 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate bridge maintenance. Brooklyn-bound south outer roadway will be closed Monday to Sunday from 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Brooklyn-bound south inner roadway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm, and Manhattan-bound inner and outer roadways will be closed Monday to Friday from 8 pm to 5 am to facilitate bridge structural strengthening.

Manhattan

Frankfort Street between Pearl Street and Gold Street

This street will be reduced to only single-lane in each direction until further notice to facilitate rehabilitation of the Brooklyn Bridge's approach arches.

Route 9A/West Street between Battery Place and Albany Street

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Double-lane southbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate inspection and will continue through 1/31/2022.

Brooklyn/Queens

Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills

Single-lane at a time in either direction will be closed Saturday from 7 am to 2 pm through 2/5/2022 to facilitate bridge maintenance. At least one lane in each direction will remain open at all times.

Pulaski Bridge over Newtown Creek

Single-lane will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm through 2/20/2022 to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Single-lane Bronx-bound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm and double-lane will be closed Wednesday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. Single-lane Manhattan-bound will be closed Monday to Tuesday from 7 am to 3 pm and double-lane will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm. These closures are necessary to facilitate electrical work on the bridge.

Madison Avenue Bridge over Harlem River

Single-lane at a time will be closed in either direction Saturday to Wednesday from 11 pm to 6 am next morning to facilitate rehabilitation. Single-lane in each direction and one sidewalk will be maintained at all times.

University Heights Bridge (207 Street Bridge)

Bridge will be fully closed for one hour at a time Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am through 2/26/2022 to facilitate bridge testing. Also, single-lane on either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 3 pm through 1/27/2022 to facilitate bridge painting.

Washington Bridge over the Harlem River (181 Street)

Bronx-bound right and center lane will be closed through 1/28/2022 to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. Manhattan-bound left lane will remain a counter-flow to provide two lanes of traffic in each direction at all times.

Bronx

East 180 Street over Metro North

North side of the bridge will be closed and approximately 15 parking spaces will be removed through March 2022 to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained on the south side of the bridge.

Major Deegan Expressway (northbound) between Exit 3 and Entrance ramp north of East 138 Street

Right-lane will become an exit only lane at Exit 3 24/7. Additional lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday night from 10 pm to 5 am next morning through 3/3/2025 to facilitate East 138 Street Bridge replacement. Full closure may occur Monday to Friday between 12 am and 5 am for demolition and erection of the superstructure.

Major Deegan Expressway (southbound) between Exit 3 and Entrance ramp south of East 138 Street

Right-lane will become an exit only lane at Exit 3 24/7. Additional lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday night from 10 pm to 5 am next morning through 3/3/2025 to facilitate East 138 Street Bridge replacement. Southbound exit ramp to 138 Street bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Friday from 11 pm to 6 am next morning, Saturday from 11 pm to 9 am next morning, and Sunday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate water main connections.

Queens

Van Wyck Expressway between Jamaica Avenue and John F. Kennedy Airport

Single-lane in both direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 12:01 am to 10 am through 3/4/2022 to facilitate Air train Guideway structure inspection.

 

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