Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday August 22, 2014 to Sunday August 24, 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

West 22nd Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 5 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 49th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

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

West 59th 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 62nd Street between Dead End and West End Avenue

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

East 63rd Street between 5thAvenue and Madison Avenue

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

East 67th Street between York Avenue and 1st Avenue

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

West 81st Street Central Park Transverse Road between Central Park West and West Drive

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 10 pm to 5 am to facilitate roadway work.

East 87th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue

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

East 105th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Mulberry Street between Prince Street and Jersey Street

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

Leroy Street between Hudson Street and 7th Avenue South

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

Van Dam Street between 6th Avenue and Varick Street

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

Spring Street between Hudson Street and Varick Street

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

Festivals, Parades and Events

Little Italy Pedestrian Mall

The following streets will be closed Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm for the Little Italy Pedestrian Mall 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 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

Percy Sutton Harlem 5K and NYC Family Health Walk-a-thon

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 8:30 am to 10 am for the Percy Sutton Harlem 5K and NYC Family Health Walk-a-thon as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation:
  • Edgecombe Avenue between 135th Street and 136th Street
Route:
  • St. Nicholas Avenue between West 127th Street and West 141st Street
  • West 141st Street between Edgecombe Avenue and Convent Avenue
  • Edgecombe Avenue between West 135th Street and West 141st Street
  • Bradhurst Avenue between West 141st Street and West 145th Street
  • West 145th Street between Bradhurst Avenue and Edgecombe Avenue
  • Edgecombe Avenue between West 145th Street and West 155th Street
  • West 155th Street between Edgecombe Avenue and St. Nicholas Place
  • St. Nicholas Place between West 155th Street and West 150th Street
  • West 150th Street between St. Nicholas Place and Convent Avenue
  • Convent Avenue between West 150th Street and 140th Street/St. Nicholas Terrace
  • St. Nicholas Terrace between West 140th Street and West 127th Street
  • West 127th Street between St. Nicholas Terrace and St. Nicholas Avenue

8th Avenue Festival

This street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm for the 8th Avenue Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 8th Avenue between West 42nd Street and West 57th Street

Pakistan Day Parade and Fair

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 1 pm to 3:30 pm for the Pakistan Day Parade and Fair as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • East 38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route:
  • Madison Avenue between East 38th Street and East 27th Street
Dispersal:
  • West 27th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Festival:
  • Madison Avenue between East 23rd Street and East 26th Street
  • East 24th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
Miscellaneous:
  • East 39th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • East 30th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • East 26th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
  • East 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue

Goddard Riverside St. Matthew St. Timothy's Amsterdam Avenue Festival

This street will be closed Sunday from 12 pm Noon to 5 pm for the Goddard Riverside St. Matthew St. Timothy's Amsterdam Avenue Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Amsterdam Avenue between West 79th Street and West 86th 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 Monday 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

Gowanus Expressway inbound/northbound exit to 38th Street

This exit ramp will be closed from 1 pm Friday to 5 am Monday to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work. Motorists should use the prior 3rd Avenue exit and follow posted detour.

Ninth Street Bridge over Gowanus Canal

This bridge will be closed Four of two eastbound Thursday night from 11 pm to Friday 5 am to facilitate bridge repair work.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks North Slope Summer Strolls

This street will be closed Friday from 5 pm to 9 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks North Slope Summer Strolls as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 5th Avenue between Sterling Place and Dean Street

DOT Weekend Walks Community Street Fair

This street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Community Street Fair as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 16th Avenue between 42nd Street and 45th Street

39th Annual Brighton Jubilee

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm for the 39th Annual Brighton Jubilee as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Brighton Beach Avenue between Corbin Place and Coney Island Avenue
  • Coney Island Avenue between Brighton Beach Avenue and Brightwater Court

Brooklyn Dominican Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 2 pm to 3:30 pm for the Brooklyn Dominican Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • Metropolitan Avenue and Grand Avenue
Route:
  • Graham Avenue between Grand Street and Broadway

Queens/Brooklyn

Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek

This bridge will be closed Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm for structural work.

Bronx

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Pelham Bay Merchants Association

This street will be closed Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 5 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Pelham Bay Merchants Association as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Buhre Avenue between Crosby Avenue and Jarvis 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.