New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2003-090

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 090
Friday, August 1, 2003



New York City Police Department Announces Street Closures And Expected Traffic Delays For Weekend Of August 2-3

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and expected traffic delays related to events taking place across the city on this weekend. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 2

LITTLE ITALY MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION PEDESTRIAN MALL ACTIVITY
Manhattan 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Mulberry St. between Canal St. & Broome St.

HOLY APOSTLES SOUP KITCHEN STREET FESTIVAL
Manhattan 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
W. 23rd St. between 8th Ave. & 9th Ave.

THE CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY STREET FAIR
Manhattan 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
6th Ave. between 8th St. & 14th St.

FEMALE SOFTBALL LEAGUE CARNIVAL
Manhattan 4:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
E. 109th St between 2nd Ave. & 3rd Ave.

FESTIVAL DOMINICANO
Manhattan 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Amsterdam Ave. between 190th St. & 193rd St.

JAMAICA ARTS & MUSIC SUMMER FESTIVAL
Queens 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Jamaica Ave. between Parsons Blvd. & 169th St.

HELLENIC ORTHODOX TRADITIONALIST CHURCH FESTIVAL
Queens 12 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
26th St. between 23rd Ave. & Ditmars Blvd.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 3

NYC CYCLING CHAMPIONSHIP
Manhattan 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Formation & Start: John St. at Water St.
Route & End: In a continuous loop - - south on Water St. to Coenties Slip; Right on Coenties Slip to Pearl St.; Left on Pearl St. to Whitehall St.; Left on Whitehall St. to Water St.; Left on Water St. to Wall St.; Right on Wall St. to Front St.; Left on Front St. to John St.

HARLEM WEEK FAMILY BIKE TOUR
Manhattan 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Formation & Start: St. Nicholas Ave. at 135th St.
Route & End: South on St. Nicholas Ave. to 125th St.; West on 125th St. to
Convent/Morningside Ave.; North on Convent/Morningside Ave. to 135th St.; West on 135th St. to Riverside Dr.; North on Riverside Dr. to 155th St.; East on 155th St. to St. Nicholas Ave.; North on St. Nicholas Ave. to 162nd St.; East on 162nd St. to Edgecombe Ave.; South on Edgecombe Ave. to 142nd St.; East on 142nd St. to Frederick Douglas Blvd.; South on Frederick Douglas Blvd. to 138th St.; East on 138th St. to Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.; South on Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. to 135th St.; East on 135th St. to 5th Ave.; South on 5th Ave. to 124th St.; West on 124th St. to Mt. Morris Park West; South on Mt. Morris Park West to 120th St.; East 120th St. to Pleasant Ave.; South on Pleasant Ave. to 115th St.; West on 115th St. to 2nd Ave.; South on 2nd Ave. to 111th St.; West on 111th St. to 5th Ave.; South on 5th Ave. to 102nd St.; Enter Central Park; Exit Park at 100th St. to proceed north on Central Park West to 106th St.; West on 106th St. to Amsterdam Ave.; North on Amsterdam Ave. to 120th St.; West on 120th St. to Riverside Dr.; North on Riverside Dr. to 122nd St.

LITTLE ITALY MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION PEDESTRIAN MALL ACTIVITY
Manhattan 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Mulberry St. between Canal St. & Broome St.

ASIAN-AMERICANS FOR EQUALITY CHINATOWN FESTIVAL
Manhattan 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Bayard St. between Elizabeth St. & Baxter St.

AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL
Manhattan 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
6th Ave. between W. 42nd St. & W. 56th St.

FEMALE SOFTBALL LEAGUE CARNIVAL
Manhattan 4:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
E. 109th St between 2nd Ave. & 3rd Ave.

FESTIVAL DOMINICANO
Manhattan 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Amsterdam Ave. between 190th St. & 193rd St.

LINCOLN SQUARE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER FESTIVAL
Manhattan 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Columbus Ave. between W. 66th St. & W. 72nd St.

BRONX PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE
Bronx 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Formation & Start: Grand Concourse at Mt. Eden Ave.
Route & End: North on Grand Concourse (center lane) to 205th St.

JUNCTION BOULEVARD MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION STREET FESTIVAL
Queens 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Junction Blvd. between 37th Ave. & Roosevelt Ave.

HELLENIC ORTHODOX TRADITIONALIST CHURCH FESTIVAL
Queens 12 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.
26th St. between 23rd Ave. & Ditmars Blvd.



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