Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday August 14, 2020 to Sunday August 16, 2020

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 11th Street between Broadway and University Place

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 9/6/20 for major gas installation.

East 19th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South

This street will be fully closed Friday from 7 am to 7 pm through 8/22/20 to perform fire pump test.

West 22nd Street between 6th Avenue and 4th Avenue

This street will be closed from 5 am to 2 pm Saturday and Sunday through 8/16/20 to facilitate crane operation.

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

This street will be closed from 5 am to 2 pm Saturday and Sunday through 8/16/20 to facilitate crane operation.

West 31st Street between 9th Avenue and Dyer Avenue

A full roadway closure for replacement of West 31st Street Bridge over Amtrak, beginning Friday, August 23, 2019 through Sunday, November 22, 2020, the NYC Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will begin construction on a new 31st Street bridge west of the 9th Avenue Viaduct. As a result, the following closures and traffic pattern changes will be in effect:

  • West 31st Street west of 9th Avenue to the mid-block will be closed to traffic.
  • West 31st Street between mid-block and Dyer Avenue will be converted to two-way traffic for deliveries to mid-block addresses only.
  • Work will be performed during the daytime between 7 am and 6 pm though vehicular traffic will be detoured at all times. Intermittent sidewalk closures will occur on the south side of 31st Street throughout the duration of this project.
West 53rd Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

This street will be closed from 8 am to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday through 8/30/20 for installation of electric conduit.

East 54th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/16/20 to facilitate crane operation.

East 54th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be fully closed from 12:01 am to 9 pm Saturday and Sunday through 8/16/20 to facilitate crane operation.

West 56th 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 through 9/6/20 to facilitate crane operation.

East 62nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Friday from 7 am to 3 pm through 8/14/20 for boom truck to deliver materials.

East 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed from 9 am to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday through 9/6/20 for major steam removal and installation.

East 71st Street between 1st Avenue and York Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/16/20 to facilitate crane operation.

East 81st Street between Lexington Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be closed Friday from 7 am to 3 pm through 8/14/20 for building inspection from boom truck.

East 90th Street between 1st Avenue and York Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/14/20 to facilitate crane operation.

East 92nd Street between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/15/20 to facilitate crane operation.

East 100th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 8 pm through 8/23/20 to facilitate crane operation.

West 126th Street between Frederick Douglas Boulevard and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard

This street will be closed Friday from 9 am to 5 pm and 9 am to 6 pm Saturday through 9/5/20 to facilitate crane operation.

Madison Avenue between 24th Street and East 23rd Street

This street will be closed from 11 pm Friday to 7 am Saturday through 8/16/20 to facilitate crane operation.

Central Park 79 Street Transverse

The transverse will be closed to traffic, except for emergency vehicles, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am to facilitate under-deck bridge inspection along the 70 Street through Central Park.

Spring Street between Broadway and Mercer Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/16/20 to facilitate crane operation.

Northbound Route 9A/West Street (from Vestry St to Canal Street)

Two out of four northbound lanes will be closed from 10 pm Fridays to 6 am Saturdays from August 14 to September 12 (excluding Labor Day Weekend) to facilitate a private crane operation.

Route 9A/West Street (between Battery Place and West 59th Street)

Two out of three lanes and two out of four lanes northbound and southbound will be closed daily from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and nightly Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 10 pm to 6 am by NYSDOT for pavement restoration until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Route 9A/West Street (between West 34th Street and West 39th Street)

The parking lane and one out of four northbound lanes will be closed round-the-clock by Javits Convention Center Development Corp. for emergency hospital deliveries until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Southbound Route 9A (between the Rector Street Alignment and Battery Place)

Two out of four southbound lanes will be closed Monday Nights to Friday Mornings from August 3, 2020 to August 14, 2020 from 10 pm to 5 am to facilitate the replacement of a tidal gate manhole by NYCDEP.

John Street between Gold Street and Hudson Avenue

This street will be closed Friday from 7 am to 3 pm through 8/22/20 for upgrading electrical system.

St. Johns Lane between Laight Street and York Street

This street will be fully closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/16/20 to facilitate construction activity.

Norfolk Street between Broome Street and Delancey Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 9/14/20 for installation of electric service conduit.

Brooklyn

Prospect Expressway (between the Gowanus Expressway and Fort Hamilton Parkway)

Single lanes in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday 7 am to 3 pm by NYSDOT for wall restoration and maintenance until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway/I-278 (between Metropolitan Avenue and Gowanus Expressway)

Single lanes in either direction will be closed nightly Sunday nights and Friday mornings 11 pm to 6 am by NYSDOT for pavement restoration until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Butler Street between Nevins Street and 3rd Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/29/20 to facilitate crane operation.

Nevins Street between Butler Street and Douglas Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/29/20 to facilitate crane operation.

Thatford Avenue between Pitkin Avenue and Belmont Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 9/7/20 to facilitate crane operation.

McDonald Avenue (northbound) between Cortelyou Road and Avenue C

This street will be closed from 6 am Saturday to 6 pm Sunday through 8/23/20 to complete track work and to place crane and materials in the roadway.

Bronx

147th Street between Austin Place and Timpson Place

This street will be closed Friday from 7 am to 3 pm through 9/14/20 to facilitate crane operation.

West Clarke Place between Jerome Avenue and Inwood Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm through 9/8/20 for crane operations for structural steel work.

Queens

2nd Street between 56 Avenue and 57 Avenue

This street will be closed 24/7 through 8/31/20 to facilitate crane operation.

56th Avenue between Centre Boulevard and 2nd Avenue

This street will be closed from 4 pm Friday to 6 pm Saturday for major concrete pour.

57th Avenue between 2nd Street and Center Boulevard

This street will be closed from 7 am to 3 pm through 8/31/20 for construction of a 4 story school.

147th Place between Archer Avenue and Jamaica Avenue

This street will be closed Friday from 7 am to 6 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm through 10/7/20 to facilitate crane operation.

164th Street between Archer Avenue and Jamaica Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm and Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm through 8/23/20 for new building.

Beach 21st Street between Cornaga Avenue and Mott Avenue

This street will be closed fully closed through 9/30/20 for concrete pour.

Long Island Expressway (between Queens Midtown Tunnel and the City Line)

Single lanes eastbound and westbound will be closed Monday to Friday 7 am to 3 pm by NYSDOT for wall restoration and maintenance until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Eastbound Nassau Expressway (between North Hangar Road and Porter Road Alignment)

Single eastbound lanes will be closed Mondays to Fridays from 10 am to 3 pm by NYSDOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Eastbound Rockaway Boulevard (between Porter Road and Farmers Boulevard)

Single eastbound lanes will be closed Mondays to Fridays from 10 am to 3 pm by NYSDOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Eastbound Rockaway Boulevard (between Farmers Boulevard and 146th Road)

Single eastbound lanes will be closed Mondays to Fridays from 10 am to 3 pm and two eastbound lanes will be closed Mondays to Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm by NYSDOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Staten Island

Lindenwood Road between Lindenwood Place and Lindenwood Road

This street will be fully closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm through 8/31/20 to store equipment and material.

 

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