New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2003-123

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 123
Friday, October 10, 2003



New York City Police Department Announces Street Closures And Expected Traffic Delays For Holiday Weekend Of October 11-13

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, OCTOBER 11

GRAMERCY PARK BLOCK ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
Park Ave. South between E. 17th St. & E. 23rd St.

UPPER WESTSIDE RECYCLING CENTER STREET FESTIVAL
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
East side of Broadway between 110th St. & 118th St.

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12

SPANISH COLUMBUS DAY PARADE
Manhattan 1200 x 1800
Formation & Start: 44th St., to 47th St., between 5th Ave. & 6th Ave.

Route: North on 5th Ave. from 44th St. to 72nd St.
End: 5th Ave. at 72nd St.

FRIENDS OF COMMUNITY BOARD #2 FESTIVAL
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
6th Ave. between W. 8th St. & W. 14th St.

ST. MATTHEWS & ST. TIMOTHY NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER FESTIVAL
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
Amsterdam Ave. between W. 76th St. & W. 86th St.

SOLDIERS, SAILORS, MARINES, & AIRMEN CLUB FESTIVAL
Manhattan 1100 x 1800
Lexington Ave. between E. 34th St. & E. 42nd St.

BRONX COLUMBUS DAY PARADE
Bronx 1000 x 1600
Formation: Morris Park Ave. at White Plains Rd.
Route & End: Morris Park Ave. Williamsbridge Rd.; North on the
Williamsbridge Rd. to Lydig Ave.

18TH AVENUE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION STREET FESTIVAL
Brooklyn 1000 x 1800
18th Ave. between 65th St. & 75th St.

STATEN ISLAND HALF MARATHON
Staten Island 0900 x 1200
Formation & Start: Richmond County Bank Stadium
Route: Richmond Terrace to Bay St.; Right on Bay St. to Hannah St.; Left on Hannah St. to Front St.; Right on Front St. to Bay St.; Left on Bay St. to School Rd.; Right on School Rd. to Lily Pond Ave.; Left on
Lily Pond Ave. to Father Capodanno Blvd.; South on Father Capodanno Blvd. to Greeley Ave.; Right on Greeley Ave. to U-turn before Hylan Blvd.; Left on Father Capodanno Blvd. to McClean Ave.; Right on McClean Ave. into Fort Wadsworth; Left on New York Ave. (Bay St.) to Coast Guard Drive; Left on Coast Guard Drive to Marshall Rd.

MONDAY, OCTOBER 13

COLUMBUS DAY PARADE
Manhattan 0900 x 1700
Formation: 44th St., 45th St., 46th St., & 47th St. from Madison Ave. to 6th Ave.
Route: North on 5th Ave. to 79th St.
Dispersal: 5th Ave. from 79th St to 83rd St. & 79th St., 80th St., 81st St., 82nd St., & 83rd St. from 5th Ave. to Madison Ave.



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