Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday May 29, 2015 to Sunday May 31, 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

West 11th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

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

East 21st Street between Broadway and Park Avenue

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

West 21st Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

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

East 22nd Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South

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

East 27th Street between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue

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

East 38th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue

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

East 40th Street between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be closed on Saturday and/or Sunday from 5 am to 1 am to facilitate crane operation.

East 41st Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue

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

East 43rd Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be nightly from 10 pm to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 44th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue

This street will be closed 12:01 am to 8 am Saturday and/or Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

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

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 2 am to 11 am to facilitate crane operation.

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

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

West 56th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue

This street will be closed on Saturday and/or Sunday from 12:01 am to 11 am to facilitate crane operation.

West 58th Street between 11th Avenue and 10th Avenue

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

West 58th Street between 11th Avenue and 12th Avenue

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

West 67th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West

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

East 69th Street between York Avenue and 1st Avenue

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

West 70th Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue

This street will be closed on Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 71st Street between Dead End and Riverside Boulevard

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 7 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 85th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue

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

East 92nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 183rd Street between Fort Washington Avenue and Magaw Place

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

Magaw Place between West 181st Street and West 183rd Street

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

Route 9A between Albany and Liberty Street

From May 26th to July 3, 2015 two of three lanes northbound and one of two lanes southbound will be closed from 8 pm to 5 am weeknights, 11 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 9 am Sunday to facilitate demolition of the Liberty Street Pedestrian Bridge temporary extension by NYSDOT.

Leonard Street between Broadway and Church Street

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

Mulberry Street between Hester Street and Grand Street

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

Spring Street between Wooster Street and Greene Street

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

Warren Street between Church Street and Broadway

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

Wall Street between Water Street and Front Street

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

Hubert Street between Collister Street and Hudson Street

This street will be closed 8 am to 1 pm Saturday and 9 am to 1 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Hubert Street between Greenwich Street and Collister Street

This street will be closed 8 am to 1 pm Saturday and 9 am to 1 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Little Italy Pedestrian Mall

The following streets will be closed Friday May 22nd to September 17th, 2015 from 6 pm to 9 pm for the Little Italy Pedestrian Mall event as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Mulberry Street between Canal Street and Broome Street
  • Hester Street between Mott Street and Baxter Street

Stone Street Pedestrian Mall

The following streets will be closed Friday through November 15, 2015 from 11 am to 10 pm for the Stone Street Pedestrian Mall event as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Route:
  • Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street
  • Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street

13th Precinct Community Council Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association Fair

The following street will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm for the 13th Precinct Community Council Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Association Fair as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 34th Street

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce 3rd Avenue Community Benefit Festival

The following street will be closed Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 5 pm for the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce 3rd Avenue Community Benefit Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 3rd Avenue between 66th Street and 86th Street

Church of St. John Baptist and Gramercy Park Neighborhood Association Fair

The following street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm for the Church of St. John Baptist and Gramercy Park Neighborhood Association Fair as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 34th Street

Celebrate Israel Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm for the Celebrate Israel Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation
  • 52nd Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 53rd Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 54th Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 55th Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
Route
  • 5th Avenue between 52nd Street and 74th Street
Dispersal
  • 5th Avenue between 74th Street and 78th Street
  • 74th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 75th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 76th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 77th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 78th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Miscellaneous
  • 73rd Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • 74th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • 75th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • 76th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • 77th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • 78th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between 70th Street and 79th Street
  • Lexington Avenue between 70th Street and 79th Street
  • 69th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 68th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 10 am to 1 pm for the Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation
  • Included in route
Route
  • Lafayette Street between Duane Street and Reade Street
  • Reade Street between Lafayette Street and Greenwich Street
  • Greenwich Street between Reade Street and Chambers Street
  • Chambers Street between Greenwich Street and North End Avenue
Dispersal
  • Included in route

Polio Plus Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 10 am to 12 pm for the Polio Plus Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • City Hall Park
Route:
  • Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway
Dispersal:
  • Brooklyn Heights Promenade

DOT Weekend Walks Chinatown Bid Family Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Chinatown Bid Family Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Mott Street between Canal Street and Worth Street

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
Friday night/Saturday morning Midnight* to 7 am
Saturday night/Sunday morning Midnight* to 9 am
Monday - Thursday nights: 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, the northbound FDR Drive exits close up to an hour earlier, and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier.

As of March 26th, 2015 and lasting through December 2015 the Brooklyn Bridge promenade will be reduced in width for pedestrians and cyclists at various locations. At the towers, the work zone will be in effect continuously during this period. On the Brooklyn approach work will be conducted only during overnight hours. Pedestrians and cyclists will be directed to cautiously share the narrowed pathway.

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

One tube will be closed nightly Monday to Friday between 9:30 pm and 5:30 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.

Brooklyn

Wolcott Street between Van Brunt Street and Richards Street

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

49th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue

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

Gowanus Expressway (westbound) Ramp to 39th Street

This ramp will be closed from 8 pm Friday night through 5 am Monday morning to facilitate NYSDOT roadway construction. Motorists will be detoured at the Hamilton Avenue Exit 26 and at the 6th Avenue/65th Street Exit 20 during these times.

Gold Street between Willoughby Street and Fulton Street

This street will be closed from 12:01 am Saturday to 9 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Marcy Avenue Ramp (Williamsburg Bridge to BQE)

One lane will be closed in either the NB or SB direction from 10 pm Friday to 5 am Monday to facilitate NYSDOT roadway construction.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks-Community Street Fair

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 5 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks-Community Street Fair as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Sheepshead Bay Road between Emmons Avenue and 15th Street
  • Jerome Avenue between Sheepshead Bay Road and 18th Street

5th Avenue Spring Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the 5th Avenue Spring Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 5th Avenue between 65th Street and 72nd Street

Brooklyn/Queens

Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek

This bridge will be fully closed Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs. Motorists should follow the detour to the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge during this time.

Bronx

St. Raymond Avenue between Olmstead Avenue and Odell Street

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

Festivals, Parades and Events

Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm for the Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • Grand Concourse between 184th Street and 192nd Street
Route:
  • Grand Concourse between 192nd Street and Van Cortland Avenue East
Dispersal:
  • Grand Concourse between Van Cortland Avenue East and Mosholu Parkway
  • Van Cortland Avenue between Grand Concourse and Mosholu Parkway

Queens

29th Street between Queens Plaza North and 41st Avenue

This street will be closed 12:01 am to 8 pm Saturday and 7 am to 11 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Hoffman Drive between 58th Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard

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

Guy R. Brewer Boulevard between Archer Avenue and Jamaica Avenue

This street will be closed Sunday from 12:01 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Grand Avenue between 65th Street and 72nd Street

This street will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce Lions-Kiwanis Grand Avenue Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Festivals, Parades and Events

Maspeth Chamber of Commerce Lions-Kiwanis Grand Avenue Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the Maspeth Chamber of Commerce Lions-Kiwanis Grand Avenue Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Grand Avenue between 65th Street and 72nd Street

Festival de las Flores Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 3 pm for the Festival de las Flores Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 71st Street between 35th Avenue and 37th Avenue
Route:
  • 37th Avenue between 71st Street and 86th Street
Dispersal:
  • 86th Street between 35th Avenue and 37th Avenue

Sunnyside Post Mile Run

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 10 am to 12:00 pm Noon for the Sunnyside Post Mile Run as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation:
  • 43rd Street between 43rd Avenue and Skillman Avenue
Route:
  • 43rd Street between Skillman Avenue and Barnett Avenue
  • Barnett Avenue between 43rd Street and 50th Street
  • 50th Street between Barnett Avenue and Skillman Avenue
  • Skillman Avenue between 50th Street and 43rd Street
Dispersal:
  • Skillman Avenue between 43rd Street and 40th Street

DOT Weekend Walks LIC Springs event

The following street will be closed Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 5 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks LIC Springs event as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Vernon Boulevard between 50th Avenue and 46th Avenue

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.