Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday October 31, 2014 to Sunday November 2, 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.

Citywide Special Advisory

NYC Marathon Sunday November 2, 2014

Manhattan

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.

East 36th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

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

West 40th Street between Lincoln Tunnel Entrance and 10th Avenue

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

West 44th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue

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

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

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

East 63rd Street between Queensboro Exit Bridge and 1st Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 3 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 70th 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 121st Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue

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

West 136th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue

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

Great Jones Street between Lafayette Street and Bowery

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

Audubon Avenue between West 166th Street and West 167th Street

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

Vestry Street between Hudson Street and Laight Street

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

Leonard Street between Hudson Street and West Broadway

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

Festivals, Parades and Events

NYC Marathon Dash to the Finish

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 8:30 am to 11:30 am for the NYC Marathon Dash to the Finish as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation:
  • 1st Avenue between 47th Street and 57th Street
Route:
  • 42nd Street between 1st Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 59th Street
  • Central Park South between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
Dispersal:
  • Central Park South between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue

World’s Largest Block Party-American Diabetes Association and St. Patrick’s Cathedral Fair

The following street will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm for the World’s Largest Block Party-American Diabetes Association and St. Patrick’s Cathedral Fair as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Madison Avenue between East 42nd Street and East 57th 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

Village Halloween Parade

The following streets will be closed Friday from 7 pm to 11 pm for the Village Halloween Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 6th Avenue between Spring Street and Canal Street
  • Dominick Street between Varick Street and 6th Avenue
  • Sullivan Street between Broome Street and Spring Street
  • Broome Street between Sullivan Street and Varick Street
  • Spring Street between Sullivan Street and Varick Street
Route:
  • 6th Avenue between Spring Street and West 18th Street
Dispersal:
  • West 16th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • West 17th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • West 18th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue

6th Avenue Autumn Fair Midtown South Community Council Gramercy Park Neighborhood Association Fair

The following street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm for the 6th Avenue Autumn Fair Midtown South Community Council Gramercy Park Neighborhood Association Fair as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 6th Avenue between West 34th Street and West 42nd Street

Jafria Association of North America

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:30 pm to 6:30 pm for the Jafria Association of North America as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation:
  • 50th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue
Route:
  • Madison Avenue between 50th Street and 65th Street
Dispersal:
  • Included in Route

NYC Marathon Family Reunion

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 7 am to 6 pm for the NYC Marathon Family Reunion as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Central Park West between 59th Street and 96th Street
  • 60th Street between Central Park West and Broadway
  • 62nd Street between Central Park West and Broadway
  • 63rd Street between Central Park West and Broadway
  • 64th Street between Central Park West and Broadway
  • 65th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 66th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 67th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 68th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 69th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 70th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 71st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 72nd Street between Central Park West and Columbus 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 are as follows:

Overnight Detours for Manhattan-Bound Traffic
Monday - Thursday nights: 11 pm* to 6 am
Saturday 12:01 am* to 7 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

Dean Street between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue

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

Festivals, Parades and Events

Park Slope Halloween Parade

The following streets will be closed Friday from 6 pm to 8 pm for the Park Slope Halloween Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 14th Street between 8th Avenue and 7th Avenue
Route:
  • 7th Avenue between 14th Street and 3rd Street
Dispersal:
  • 3rd Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue

Brooklyn/Queens

Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek

This bridge will be closed Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs.

Queens

Northern Boulevard over Flushing River

One lane in each direction may be closed from 7 am to 1 pm Saturday and Sunday to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs.

Bronx

Festivals, Parades and Events

Children’s Halloween Parade

The following street will be closed Friday from 6 pm to 6:30 pm for the Children’s Halloween Parade as permitted by NYPD.

  • City Island Avenue between Hawkins Street and Fordham Street

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.

Citywide

NYC Marathon Route Sunday November 2, 2014

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 7 am to 6 pm for the NYC Marathon as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Staten Island
  • Bay Street between Richmond Terrace and School Road
  • School Road between Bay Street and Staten Island Expressway
Brooklyn Route
  • Dahlgren Place between Verrazano Bridge and 92nd Street (North Bound)
  • 92nd Street between Dahlgren Place and 4th Avenue
  • 4th Avenue between 92nd Street and Flatbush Avenue
  • Flatbush Avenue between 4th Avenue and Lafayette Avenue
  • Brooklyn Queens Expressway (South-bound) between Verrazano Bridge and 79th Street
  • 7th Avenue between 79th Street and 75th Street/Bay Ridge Parkway
  • 7th Avenue between 74th and 75th Street/Bay Ridge Parkway
  • 74th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue between 74th Street and 75th Street/Bay Ridge Parkway
  • Bay Ridge Parkway between 7th Avenue and 4th Avenue
  • 92nd Street between Gatling Place and Fort Hamilton Parkway
  • Fort Hamilton Parkway between 92nd Street and 94th Street
  • 94th Street between Fort Hamilton Parkway and 4th Avenue (North-bound)
  • 4th Avenue between 94th Street and Flatbush Avenue (South-bound)
  • Bedford Avenue between Lafayette Avenue and Nassau Avenue
  • Nassau Avenue between Bedford Avenue/Lorimer Street and Manhattan Avenue
  • Manhattan Avenue between Nassau Avenue and Greenpoint Avenue
  • Greenpoint Avenue between Manhattan Avenue and McGuiness Boulevard
  • McGuiness Boulevard between Greenpoint Avenue and 48th Avenue
  • Pulaski Bridge (South-bound)
Queens Route
  • Pulaski Bridge (Southbound)
  • 48th Avenue between 11th Street and Vernon Boulevard
  • Vernon Boulevard between 48th Avenue and 10th Street
  • 10th Street between Vernon Boulevard and 44th Drive
  • 44th Drive between 10th Street and Hunter Street
  • Hunter Street between 44th Drive and Crescent Street
  • Crescent Street between Hunter Street and Queens Plaza South
  • Queens Plaza South between Crescent Street and 23rd Street
  • 23rd Street between Queens Plaza South and Queens Plaza North
  • Queensboro Bridge (East-bound)
Manhattan Route
  • Queensboro Bridge (Vehicle Entrance Ramp East-bound)
  • East 59th Street between 59th Queensboro Bridge Ramp and 1st Avenue
  • 1st Avenue between East 59th Street and Willis Avenue Bridge
  • Madison Avenue Bridge
Bronx Route
  • Willis Avenue Bridge/Willis Avenue
  • East 135th Street between Willis Avenue and Alexander Avenue
  • Alexander Avenue between East 135th Street and East 138th Street
  • East 138th Street between Alexander Avenue and Morris Avenue
  • Morris Avenue between East 138th Street and East 140th Street
  • East 140th Street between Morris Avenue and Rider Avenue
  • Rider Avenue between East 140th Street and East 138th Street
  • East 138th Street between Rider Avenue and Madison Avenue Bridge
  • Madison Avenue Bridge
Manhattan Route (Continued)
  • 5th Avenue between 138th Street and 124th Street
  • 124th Street between Madison Avenue and Mount Morris Park West
  • Mount Morris Park West between 124th Street between 120th Street
  • 120th Street between Mount Morris Park West and 5th Avenue
  • 5th Avenue between 120th Street and 90th Street
  • 90th Street between 5th Avenue and East Drive (Central Park South-bound)
  • East Drive between 90th Street and Grand Army Plaza
  • Grand Army Plaza between East Drive and Central Park South
  • Central Park South between 5th Avenue and Columbus Circle/8th Avenue/Central Park West
  • Central Park Driveway/8th Avenue Approach to West Drive
  • West Drive between 8th Avenue Approach and 96th Street Approach to West Drive
  • 96th Street Approach to West Drive
  • 67th Street Approach to West Drive

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