New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2003-105

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 105
Friday, September 12, 2003



New York City Police Department Announces Street Closures And Expected Traffic Delays For Weekend Of September 13-14

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, SEPTEMBER 13

LET FREEDOM RUN RACE
Manhattan 0900 x 1100
Formation: Pier 84 (West St. & 44th St.)
Route: South on West St. in the Southbound Roadway to Battery Pl. East on Battery Pl. to finish line.
Finish Line: Battery Pl. between Washington St. & Greenwich St.
Dispersal: Battery Pl. from Greenwich St. to State St.

UNITED PEACE FOR JUSTICE DEMONSTRATION AND MARCH
Manhattan 1200 x 1800
Formation: Union Square Park
Route: South on Westside of Broadway to W. Houston St., West on W. Houston St. (Westbound Roadway) to Thompson St., South on Thompson St. to Broome St., West on Broome St. to 6th Ave., North on 6th Ave. to W. 4th St., East on W. 4th St., into Washington Square Park
Dispersal: Inside of Washington Square Park

SAN GENNARO FEAST
Manhattan 1130 x 2330
Mulberry St. between Canal St. & Houston St.

CONGRESS OF RACIAL EQUALITY STREET FAIR
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
University Pl. between Waverly Pl. & E. 14th St.

CHELSEA MIDTOWN DEMOCRATS STREET FESTIVAL
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
8th Ave. between W. 14th St. & W. 23rd St.

BELLEVUE SOUTH COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION STREET FAIR
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
2nd Ave. between E. 23rd St. & E. 34th St.

GRACIE SQUARE ART SHOW
Manhattan 1000 x 1800
East End Ave. between E. 84th St. & E. 86th St.

VANDERBILT AVENUE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL
Brooklyn 1000 x 1800
Vanderbilt Ave. between Park Pl. & Atlantic Ave.

QUEENS WEST KIWANIS FOUNDATION/KIWANIS CLUB OF JACKSON HEIGHTS FAIR
Queens 1100 x 1800
37th Ave. between 83rd St. & 90th St.

STATEN ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S COUNTY FAIR
Staten Island 0900 x 2000
Richmond Rd. between Arthur Kill Rd. & St. Patrick's Pl.


SUNDAY, SEPTMEBER 14

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS BIKE TOUR
Manhattan 0730 x 1230
Formation: State St. between Battery Pl. & Pearl St.
Route: East on State St. to State St.; North on State St. to Whitehall St.; East on Whitehall St. to Northbound service road of FDR Drive (in front of Coast Guard Terminal) North on the FDR Drive service Rd. to the entrance of the Northbound FDR; North on the FDR Drive to the Dykman St. exit to 10th Ave.; North on 10th Ave. to 218th St.; West on 218th St. to the entrance to Inwood Hill Park. Riders exit park at 214th St. and proceed East until Semen Ave.; South on Semen to Riverside Dr.; West on Riverside Dr. to the entrance to the Southbound Henry Hudson Parkway. South on the Parkway to West St.; South on West St. to W. 54th St.; East on W. 54th St. to 11th Ave.; South on 11th Ave. to W. 28th St.; East on W. 28th St. to 10th
Ave. South (Counter flow) 10th Ave. to 14th St.; West on 14th St. to West St. Riders will then cross West St. with Traffic light and proceed South on the Bicycle path to the entrance of Pier 54.
Dismissal: Pier 54 at West St. and 13th St.

INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRANT PARADE
Manhattan 1200 x 1600
Formation: 39th St., 40th St., and 41st St. from 5th Ave. to Park Ave.
Route: South on Madison Ave. to 27th St.
Dismissal: E. 27th St. from 5th Ave. to Park Ave.

RACE FOR THE CURE
Manhattan 1000 x 1400
Formation & Start: Central Park West at W. 77th St.
Route & End: North on Central Park West to W. 90th St.; Enter Central
Park.

SAN GENNARO FEAST
Manhattan 1130 x 2330
Mulberry St. between Canal St. & Houston St.

GRACIE SQUARE ART SHOW
Manhattan 1000 x 1800
East End Ave. between E. 84th St. & E. 86th St.

92ND STREET Y FESTIVAL
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
Lexington Ave. between E. 79th St. & E. 96th St.

MEXICANO STREET FESTIVAL
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
E. 116th St. between 2nd Ave. & Lexington Ave.

DOMINICAN PARADE OF BROOKLYN
Brooklyn 1300 x 1500
Formation/Route: Graham Ave. and Debevoise St.; North on Graham Ave. to Grand St.; Grand St. to Union Ave.; Left on Union Ave. to Montrose Ave.; East on Montrose Ave. to Lindsay Park.

SUNSET PARK BID 5TH AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL
Brooklyn 1100 x 1800
5th Ave. between 44th St. & 59th St.

TOMCHEI TORAH CHAIM BIRNBAUM SPECTACULAR STREET FESTIVAL
Brooklyn 1000 x 1900
Ditmars Ave. between McDonald Ave. & Ocean Parkway.

FLATBUSH DEVELOPMENT CORP STREET FESTIVAL
Brooklyn 1100 x 1800
Cortelyou Rd. between Ocean Ave. & Coney Island Ave.

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA/MASPETH LIONS CLUB FESTIVAL
Queens 0900 x 1700
Grand Ave. between Remsen Pl. & 72nd St.

STATEN ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S COUNTY FAIR
Staten Island 0900 x 2000
Richmond Rd. between Arthur Kill Rd. & St. Patrick's Pl.



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