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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release #05-37

Local Detour Plan for Riverside Drive Traffic (W. 177th – W. 181st Streets)

The New York City Department of Transportation announced street conversions and detours for Riverside Drive. The conversions and detours will be as follows:

Street Conversion: Riverside Drive between West 177th and West 181st Streets will be converted from two-way traffic to a one-way northbound roadway. All parking will be retained. The conversion took place overnight from May 18th - May 19th, 2005.

Local Detour: From West 181st Street, turn onto Haven Avenue southbound. Proceed southbound on ramp and follow signs to Riverside Drive/Henry Hudson Parkway northbound. Proceed to traffic signal at end of ramp and turn left onto Riverside Drive northbound. Follow signage to either Henry Hudson Parkway northbound or local access to 181st Street.

These detours are to facilitate an assessment of a retaining wall located on River Side Drive between West 177th Street and West 181st Street.

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