Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday March 24, 2017 to Sunday March 26, 2017

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

East 21st Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

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

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 30th Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway

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

West 40th Street between 8th Avenue and 7th Avenue

This street will be closed 1 am to 10 am Saturday and Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

West 41st Street between Galvin Avenue and 10th Avenue

This street will be closed from 12:01 am to 11:59 am Saturday and Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

West 51st Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

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

West 53rd Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue

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

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

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

East 62nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 68th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 81st Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 88th Street between 3rd Avenue and Lexington Avenue

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

East 89th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be close 6 am to 9 pm Saturday and 9 am to 7 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

East 94th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue

This street will be closed 6 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

East 95th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue

This street will be closed 6 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

96 Street Transverse Road between Central Park West and 5th Avenue

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

West 93rd Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Columbus Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Reade Street between Elk Street and Centre Street

This street will be closed 12:01 am Saturday to 11:59 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Norfolk Street between Delancey Street and Rivington Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Wooster Street between Broome Street and Spring Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Morton Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Wanamaker Place between Broadway and Lafayette Street

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

Jersey Street between Crosby Street and Lafayette Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Crosby Street between East Houston Street and Prince Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Walker Street between Cortlandt Alley and Lafayette Street

This street will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 10 pm to 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

Fulton Street between Ryders Alley and Gold Street

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

Fulton Street between Ryders Alley and Cliff Street

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

Fulton Street between Cliff Street and Pearl Street

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

Cliff Street between John Street and Fulton Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 5 am to 8 am and 9 am Saturday to 12:00 am Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Westbound Grand Central Parkway approach to RFK Bridge

One of three northbound lanes will be closed from 10 pm Friday March 24 to 5 pm Monday March 27 from Queens to the Bronx as permitted by MTA Bridges and Tunnels to facilitate repaving work.

Harlem River Drive to Trans-Manhattan Expressway Ramp

The southbound roadway, linking the Cross Bronx Expressway to the Harlem River Drive, will be fully closed from 12:01 am Saturday, March 25, 2017 through 5 am Monday, March 27, 2017. Also during this time, one of two lanes on the northbound roadway, linking the Harlem River Drive to the George Washington Bridge access ramp, will be closed. These closures are necessary to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges Trans-Manhattan Expressway Connector Ramp rehabilitation. Motorists may use the following alternate routes: Southbound Alternates: From the George Washington Bridge, motorists may use the southbound Henry Hudson Parkway or continue eastbound over the Alexander Hamilton Bridge to the southbound Major Deegan Expressway. To access the Harlem River Drive for destinations further south in Manhattan, motorists may use the Macombs Dam, Madison Avenue or Third Avenue Bridges. Northbound Alternates: Motorists may continue on the Harlem River Drive to Dyckman Street and then south on Broadway to 179th to access the George Washington Bridge, or motorists may exit the Harlem River Drive at the 8th Avenue/West 155th Street exit and use Amsterdam Avenue northbound for bridge access.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Commemoration

The following streets will be closed Friday from 11 am to 2 pm for the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire Commemoration as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Greene Street between West 4th Street and Waverly Place
  • Washington Place between Washington Square East and Greene Street

Gift of Life Walk

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 9 am to 12 pm noon for the Gift of Life Walk as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation:
  • Foley Square
Route:
  • Lafayette Street between Reade Street and Duane Street
  • Reade Street between Centre Street and Broadway
  • Broadway between Reade Street and Stone Street (East Curb Lane Only)
Dispersal:
  • Stone Street between Broadway and Broad Street

Greek Independence Day Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 1 pm to 4 pm for the Greek Independence Day Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 5th Avenue between 61st Street and 63rd Street
  • 61st Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 62nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 64th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 65th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 66th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route:
  • 5th Avenue between 64th Street and 79th Street
Dispersal:
  • 5th Avenue between 79th Street and 84th Street
  • 79th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 80th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 81st Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 82nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 83rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Miscellaneous:
  • Madison Avenue between 61st Street and 67th Street (East Curb Lane)
  • Madison Avenue between 79th Street and 83rd Street (East Curb Lane)
  • Central Park South between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 80th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 81st Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 82nd Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 83rd Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 69th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue

Brooklyn

Crown Street between Franklin Avenue and Bedford Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Willow Street between Pineapple Street and Orange Street

This street will be closed 9 am to 5 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Jerome Street between McClancy Place and New Lots Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Bay Ridge St. Patrick’ Day Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 1 pm to 4 pm for the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’ Day Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • Marine Avenue between 4th Avenue and 3rd Avenue
Route:
  • 3rd Avenue between Marine Avenue and 68th Street
Dispersal:
  • 3rd Avenue between 68th Street and Senator Street

Bronx

East 158th Street between Gerard Avenue and River Avenue

This street will be closed Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

River Avenue between East 153rd Street and East 157th Street

This street will be closed Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

River Avenue between East 157th Street and East 158th Street

This street will be closed Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

River Avenue between East 158th Street and East 161st Street

This street will be closed Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

East 157th Street between Gerard Avenue and River Avenue

This street will be closed Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

East 158th Street between Gerard Avenue and River Avenue

This street will be closed Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

River Avenue between East 153rd Street and East 157th Street

This street will be closed Friday 10 pm to Monday 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

Queens

60th Street between Putnam Avenue and Dead End

This street will be closed 5 am to 9 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

60th Place between Putnam Avenue and Dead End

This street will be closed 5 am to 9 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Stier Place between Putnam Avenue and Dead End

This street will be closed 5 am to 9 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Fresh Pond Road between Putnam Avenue and 67th Avenue

This street will be closed 4 am to 12 pm noon Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

31st Road between Linden Place and Farrington Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

125th Street between 15th Avenue and 14th Avenue

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

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