Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday March 27, 2015 to Sunday March 29, 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

East 6th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B

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

East 12th Street between University Place and 5th Avenue

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

East 13th Street between 5th Avenue and University Place

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

West 16th Street between 10th Avenue and 9th Avenue

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

West 20th Street between Avenue of the Americas and 5th Avenue

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

West 27th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue

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

FDR Service Road between East 30th Street and East 34th Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm to facilitate building operation.

West 30th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

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

East 40th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue

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 Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 52nd Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

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

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

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 7 am to 2 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 58th Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue

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

East 64th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue

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

West 70th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West

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

East 78th Street between 3rd Avenue and Lexington Avenue

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

East 92nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

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

East 94th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue

This street will be closed 10 am to 7 pm Saturday to facilitate MTA work.

West 132nd Street between 12th Avenue and Broadway

This street will be closed Saturday from 6 am to Monday 5 am to facilitate crane operation.

West 133rd Street between Southbound Broadway and Northbound Broadway

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm 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 boom services.

Mercer Street between Washington Place and West 4th Street

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

Nassau Street between Ann Street and Beekman Street

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

Theatre Alley between Ann Street and Beekman Street

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

Festivals, Parades and Events

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

Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 1 pm to 4 pm for the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 63rd Street
  • 64rd Street
  • 65rd Street
  • 66rd Street
Route:
  • 5th Avenue between 63rd Street and 79th Street
Dispersal:
  • 79th Street between 5th Avenue and 3rd Avenue
Miscellaneous:
  • Central Park South between 5th Avenue and 6th 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 as follows:

Overnight Detours for Manhattan-Bound Traffic
Friday night/Saturday morning Midnight* to 7 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.

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

Third Street Bridge over Gowanus Canal

One of two lanes will be closed in either direction Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 1 pm for bridge repair work.

Union Street Bridge over Gowanus Canal

One of two lanes will be closed eastbound Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 1 pm until late March 2015 to facilitate bridge repair work.

Rockwell Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street

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

Montague Street between Clinton Street and Court Street

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.

Queens

66th Avenue between 102nd Street and 103rd 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.

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.