Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday October 17, 2014 to Sunday October 19, 2014

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.

Manhattan

East 19th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South

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

West 19th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue

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

West 20th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue

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

East 28th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South

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

West 30th Street between 7th Avenue and Avenue of the Americas

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

West 46th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 4 am to 11:59 am to facilitate crane operation.

East 48th street between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be closed from 3 am Saturday to 11:59 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

East 49th Street between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be closed 3 am Saturday through 11:59 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

East 75th 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 93rd Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue

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

West 94th Street between Riverside Drive and West End Avenue

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

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

This street will be closed 12:01 am to 6 am Saturday to facilitate NYCDOT bridge inspection.

East 111th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue

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

White Street between Lafayette Street and Broadway

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

Prince Street between West Broadway and Wooster Street

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

West Houston Street between 6th Avenue and Varick Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 7 am to 12 pm Noon to facilitate crane operation.

Greene Street between Spring Street and Prince Street

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

Crosby 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.

Washington Place between Washington Square East and Green Street

This street will closed Thursday from 10 pm to Friday 6 am and again 8 am to 6 pm Saturday and/or Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Jersey Street between Lafayette Street Mulberry Street

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

Little West Street between Battery Place and First Place

One lane will be maintained from 8 pm Friday to 5 am Monday to facilitate NYSDOT roadway work.

Battery Place between West Street/9A and Little West Street

One lane will be maintained in each direction from 8 pm Friday to 5 am Monday to facilitate NYSDOT roadway work.

Battery Park Underpass South Tube from Southbound West Street/9A to Northbound FDR Drive

One of two lanes will be intermittently closed from 8 pm Friday to 5 am Monday to facilitate NYDOT roadway work.

FDR Drive Southbound Service Roadway between East 34th Street and East 30th Street

This southbound service roadway will be closed 8 am to 6 pm Saturday and/or Sunday to facilitate crane operation. Note: the entrance from 30th Street and 34th Street to the southbound FDR Drive is not impacted.

FDR Drive Southbound between East 96th Street and 79th Street

The southbound FDR Drive will be closed 2 am to 7 am Saturday and Sunday to facilitate NYCDOT bridge overhead be am installation. Motorists should use 2nd Avenue or York Avenue as alternate route.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Taste of the Seaport

The following street will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm for the Taste of the Seaport as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Front Street between Beekman Street and Peck Slip

23rd Annual Broadway Fall Festival

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 pm for the 23rd Annual Broadway Fall Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Broadway between West 96th Street and West 86th Street

Holy Innocents Church-Times Square Autumn Carnival

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm for the Holy Innocents Church-Times Square Autumn Carnival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Broadway between West 47th Street and West 57th Street

African Cultural Center Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 2 pm to 4 pm for the African Cultural Center Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 134th Street between Frederick Douglas Boulevard and Malcolm X Boulevard
Route:
  • Malcolm X Boulevard between 134th Street and 122nd Street
Dispersal:
  • 122nd Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Mt. Morris Park West

Brotherhood of Our Lord of Miracles Parade

The following streets will be closed closed Sunday from 3:30 pm to 9:00 pm for the Brotherhood of Our Lord of Miracles Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 5th Avenue between 50th Street and 51st Street
Route:
  • 51st Street between 5th Avenue and 10th Avenue
Dispersal:
  • Included in route

Stone Street Pedestrian Mall

The following streets will be closed daily from March 15th through November 30th from 10 am to 10 pm for the Stone Street Pedestrian Mall as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street
  • Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William 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
Monday - Thursday nights: 11 pm* to 6 am
Saturday 12:01 am* to 11 am Sunday

* 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.

Williamsburg Bridge

One of four lanes eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed 6 am to 2 pm Saturday to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance.

Brooklyn

Belt Parkway westbound between Rockaway Parkway and Flatbush Avenue

The westbound Belt Parkway will be closed nightly 11 pm to 5 am, Monday nights through Saturday morning. This work will start Monday night October 6th and continue from approximately two weeks. Motorists should follow detour via Rockaway Parkway exit, left onto Flatlands Avenue, continue on Utica Avenue, proceed south onto Flatbush Avenue and return to westbound Belt Parkway.

Third Avenue Bridge over Gowanus Canal

One lane will be closed 7 am to 1 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs.

58th Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue

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

Montague Street between Hicks Street and Henry Street

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

Hicks Street between Montague Street and Henry Street

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

Brooklyn/Queens

Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek

This bridge will be closed Saturday October 18th, 2014 from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs.

Queens

97th Street between 38th Avenue and 37th Avenue

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

Queens Plaza South between Crescent Street and 28th Avenue

Two lanes of traffic will be maintained on the service roadway for access to Queens Boulevard and Jackson Avenue, access to Northern Boulevard is not affected. These lanes closures will occur 2 am Saturday to 9 pm Sunday to facilitate NYCDOT overhead track replacement work.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival

This street will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Jamaica Avenue between Woodhaven Boulevard and 80th Street

Bolivan Day Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 3:00 pm for the Bolivan Day Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 61st Street between 35th Avenue and 37th Avenue
Route:
  • 37th Avenue between 61st Street and 86th Street
Dispersal:
  • 86th Street and 37th 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 overnight vehicles are permitted. Overnight Bridge closures started January 8th and continue through the duration of the project. The closures are: Monday through Thursday from 9 pm to 5 am and Friday midnight to 8 am Saturday. No weekend closures on Saturday and 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.