Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday January 30, 2015 to Sunday February 1, 2015

This traffic alert details the locations of road construction and other events that will affect the flow of traffic this weekend. This information is subject to change. Check the Weekly Traffic Advisory Check for special traffic advisories

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 Weekly 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

The times listed for closures for street fairs are for the actual times of the street fairs themselves. The streets may be closed for longer to allow for set-up and breakdown. Street fair organizers are generally permitted to begin set-up at 8 am and breakdown must be completed by 7 pm.

As part of its citywide traffic improvement program, the New York City Department of Transportation has compiled a list of areas where Street construction or Street events will impede the normal flow of traffic this weekend.

Manhattan

12th Avenue between West 58th Street and West 59th Street

This street will be closed 12:01 am Saturday to 5 am Monday to facilitate crane operation.

West 15th Street between 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 20th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 31st Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 35th/East 36th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 43rd Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue

This street will be closed from 6 am Saturday to 9 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

West 46th Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue

This street will be closed 12:01 am Saturday to 3 am Monday to facilitate crane operation.

West 49th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 54th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 55th Street between 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 6 am to 4 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 58th Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 59th Street between 12th Avenue and West End Avenue

This street will be closed 12:01 am Saturday to 5 am Monday to facilitate crane operation.

East 65th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 4 pm to facilitate crane operation.

81st Street Transverse between Central Park West and 5th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 187th Street between Chittenden Avenue and Cabrini Boulevard

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Chittenden Avenue between West 186th Street and West 187th Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Greene Street between Prince Street and East Houston Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Baxter Street between Hogan Place and Bayard Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 6 pm to 2 am to facilitate crane operation.

Mercer Street between Broome Street and Spring Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Lispenard Street between 6th Avenue and Church Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Wall Street between Nassau Street and William Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 10 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center

The following streets will be closed Saturday intermittently from 11 am to 6 pm for the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center.
  • 62nd Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue
  • 60th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Columbus Avenue
  • Columbus Avenue between 60th Street and 65th Street
  • Amsterdam Avenue between 59th Street and 65th Street
  • 65th Street between Columbus Avenue and Amsterdam Avenue

Manhattan/Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge

Due to the Brooklyn Bridge Ramps Rehabilitation Project, several lane closures may affect motorists travelling between Manhattan and Brooklyn. Local streets may experience single lane closures as needed and Manhattan-bound lane closures continue overnight throughout the duration of the project. Any other closures, including Manhattan-bound closures that extend into daytime hours during selected weekends, will be highlighted below. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained throughout the project as will the span’s pedestrian and cycling path. During Manhattan-bound closures, motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge or may choose other crossings.

Unless otherwise notified of specific occurrences, nighttime closures are as follows:

Overnight Detours for Manhattan-Bound Traffic
Fri night/Sat morning Midnight* to 7 am
Mon - Thurs night: 11 pm* to 6 am

* To allow traffic to clear before the reversal begins, the eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier.

Brooklyn

Boerum Place between Pacific Street and Atlantic Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Bridge Street between Willoughby Street and Metro Tech Roadway

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Georgia Avenue between Dumont Avenue and Livonia Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Queens

29th Street between 21st Avenue and Queens Plaza North

This street will be closed Friday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

66th Avenue between 102nd Street and 103rd Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Petracca Place between 154th Avenue and 20th Avenue

This street will be closed Friday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Bronx

East 174th Street between Morris Avenue and Eastburn Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Hornaday Place between Crotona Parkway and Mohegan Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

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 this long term 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. 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.