Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday July 22, 2016 to Sunday July 24, 2016

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

12th Avenue between West 58th Street and West 59th Street

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

East 15th Street between 5th Avenue and Union Square West

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

East 31st Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South

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

West 37th Street between 9th Avenue and 8th Avenue

This street will be closed 10 pm Friday to 8 am Sunday and 10 pm Saturday to 8 am Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

East 47th Street between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue

This street will be closed 3 am to 1 pm Saturday and/or Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

West 47th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 12:01 am to 5 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 48th Street between 2nd Avenue and 1st Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 7 am to 4 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 51st Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 3 am to 1 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 53rd Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 3 am to 1 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 55th Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 4 am to 3 pm to facilitate crane operation

West 59th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue

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

East 67th Street between York Avenue and 1st Avenue

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

East 68th Street between 1st Avenue and York Avenue

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

East 68th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

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

East 115th Street between 1st Avenue and Pleasant Avenue

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

West 185th Street between Audubon Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue

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

Washington Place between Washington Square East and Greene Street

This street will be closed 7 am to 10 pm Saturday and/or Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Mulberry Street between Kenmare Street and Spring 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.

Murray Street (eastbound) between West Street and Greenwich Street

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

Norfolk Street between Broome Street and Delancey Street

This street will be closed 9 pm Friday to 5 am Monday to facilitate crane operation.

St. Nicholas Terrace between West 135th Street and West 140th Street

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

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

Two out of four northbound lanes will be closed from 10 pm Friday to 5 am Monday to facilitate pavement restoration work by NYSDOT.

Battery Park Underpass

One tube in either direction will be fully closed Monday night to Friday morning from 10 pm to 5 am and Saturday from 1 am to 8 am to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge rehabilitation work. Motorists should follow posted detours.

FDR Drive (southbound) from 68th Street and 63rd Street

One of three lanes southbound will be closed from 11 pm to 5:30 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 6:30 am Saturday and from 1 am to 11 am Sunday to facilitate long term building construction.

FDR Drive at East 81st Street

One of three lanes in either direction (northbound or southbound) may be closed from 11 pm to 5:30 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 6:30 am Saturday and 1 am to 11 am Sunday. Two of three lanes northbound may be closed from 1 am to 5 am Tuesday to Friday, 2 am to 6 am Saturday and 2 am to 7 am Sunday to facilitate long term NYCDOT pedestrian bridge reconstruction.

Trans-Manhattan Expressway (TME) Connector Ramp from George Washington Bridge to Harlem River Drive

One of two lanes in either direction (northbound or southbound) will be intermittently closed from 12:01 am to 10 am Saturday through mid-August to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Midtown Community Block Party

The following street will be closed Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm for the Midtown Community Block Party as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Broadway between 47th Street and 57th Street

Vanderbilt YMCA Lexington Avenue Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm for the Vanderbilt YMCA Lexington Avenue Festival as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 53rd Street

Downtown Independent Democrats Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the Downtown Independent Democrats Festival as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Liberty Street between Broadway and Church Street

DOT Weekend Walks Asian American Heritage

The following street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Asian American Heritage as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Mott Street between Canal Street and Worth Street

Stone Street Pedestrian Mall

The following streets will be closed through November 18, 2016 from 11 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

Little Italy Pedestrian Mall

The following streets will be closed starting Friday through September 11, 2016 from 6 pm to 9 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

Manhattan/Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge

One of three lanes eastbound (Brooklyn-bound) will be closed Saturday from 2 am to 2 pm, and two of three lanes eastbound (Brooklyn-bound) will be closed Saturday from 3 am to 7 am. One of three lanes westbound (Manhattan-bound) will be closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am, and two of three lanes westbound (Manhattan-bound) will be closed Saturday from 2 am to 6 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate long-term bridge construction activity.

Manhattan/Queens

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge

One lane on the 11th Street, 21st Street and Thomson Avenue entrance ramps to the westbound (Manhattan-bound) Upper Roadway will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Saturdays until July 30, 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge roadway maintenance.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway between Atlantic Avenue and Tillary Street

One of three lanes eastbound (Queens-bound) will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Friday and Saturday, and two of three lanes eastbound (Queens-bound) will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Friday and Saturday. The Brooklyn-Queens Expressway westbound (Manhattan-bound) will be fully closed Sunday, July 24, 2016 from 1 am to 6 am. Motorists should follow the posted detour. These closures are necessary to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges roadway repairs and resurfacing.

Dean Street between Albany Avenue and Troy Avenue

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

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Summer Stroll on 3rd Part 2

The following street will be closed Friday from 5 pm to 10:30 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Summer Stroll on 3rd Part 2 as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 3rd Avenue between 80th Street and 90th Street

DOT Weekend Walks South Slope Summer Stroll

The following street will be closed Saturday from 5 pm to 9 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks South Slope Summer Stroll as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 5th Avenue between 12th Street and 18th Street

Manhattan/Bronx

Festivals, Parades and Events

NYC Triathlon

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 5:30 am to 2 pm for the NYC Triathlon as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Manhattan
  • Henry Hudson Parkway (Northbound) between West 57th Street and the Henry Hudson Bridge
  • West 72nd Street between Riverside Drive and Central Park West
  • West 79th Street between Riverside Drive and Traffic Circle (Near West Side Highway)
Bronx
  • Henry Hudson Parkway (Northbound) between the Henry Hudson Bridge and the Mosholu Parkway
  • Mosholu Parkway (Eastbound) between Henry Hudson Parkway and West Gun Hill Road

Bronx

Hutchinson River Parkway (southbound) under Westchester Avenue

One of three lanes southbound on the Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed from 10 pm Friday to 8 am Saturday and 10 pm Saturday to 2 pm Sunday. Two of three lanes southbound will be closed from 1 am to 8 am Saturday and 2 am to 9:30 m Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through July 24, 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs. One lane southbound on Westchester Avenue will be closed around the clock until repairs are completed.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Bronx Summer Walks on Burnside Avenue

The following street will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Bronx Summer Walks on Burnside Avenue as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • West Burnside Avenue between Davidson Avenue and Jerome Avenue

Gran Parada Dominicana Del Bronx

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm for the Gran Parada Dominicana Del Bronx as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • Grand Concourse between East 176th Street and East 181st Street
  • East 170th Street between Grand Concourse and Sheridan Avenue
Route:
  • Grand Concourse between East 176th Street and East 167th Street
Dispersal:
  • Grand Concourse between East 167th Street and East 166th Street
  • East 167th Street between Grand Concourse and River Avenue

Queens

Jackie Robinson Parkway under Queens Boulevard Bridge and Union Turnpike

One lane at a time will be closed on the Union Turnpike service roadway eastbound and westbound followed by one lane at a time on the Jackie Robinson Parkway from 11 pm Friday to 8 am Saturday, and from 11 pm Saturday to 9 am Sunday through late July, 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges painting operations.

Van Wyck Expressway between Northern Boulevard and Long Island Expressway

Two of three lanes in either direction (northbound or southbound) will be closed from 1 am to 6 am Saturday and 1 am to 9 am Sunday through July 2016 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges work related to the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge rehabilitation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Rosedale Civic Association

The following street will be closed Saturday from 9 am to 7 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Rosedale Civic Association as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 243rd Street between Caney Road and Mayda Road

Colombian Parade

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

Formation:
  • Northern Boulevard between 68th Street and 69th Street
Route:
  • Northern Boulevard between 69th Street and 86th Street
Dispersal:
  • Northern Boulevard between 86th Street and 90th 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 overweight vehicles are permitted. Overnight Bridge closures started January 8th, 2014 and continue through the duration of the 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. Weekday full closures are from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday. 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.