New York City Police Department

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 2, 2004



The Following Traffic Restrictions Are Being Implemented As A Result Of The Latest Intelligence

AS PER THE NYPD MANHATTAN BOUND TRUCK TRAFFIC FOR THE WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE IS BEING DIVERTED TO THE MANHATTAN BRIDGE.

AS PER THE T.B.T.A. STARTING AT 11:00 PM THIS EVENING, NO TRUCKS OR VANS WILL BE ALLOWED MANHATTAN BOUND VIA THE BROOKLYN BATTERY TUNNEL. THEY WILL BE DIVERTED TO THE MANHATTAN BRIDGE VIA THE BROOKLYN QUEENS EXPRESSWAY.

AS PER THE PORT AUTHORITY MANHATTAN BOUND TRUCK TRAFFIC FOR THE HOLLAND TUNNEL IS BEING DIVERTED TO THE LINCOLN TUNNEL AND GEORGE.WASHINGTON.BRIDGE BEGINNING AT MIDNIGHT.

TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS IN THE VICINITY OF GRAND CENTRAL STATION WILL ALSO BE IMPOSED. INCLUDING THE CLOSING OF VANDERBILT AVE FROM 42ND STREET TO 45TH STREET. 43RD STREET FROM VANDERBILT AVE TO MADISON AVE. 44TH STREET FROM VANDERBILT AVE TO MADISON AVE. IN ADDITION THE PARK AVE VIADUCT- NORTH AND SOUTH BOUND WILL HAVE ONE LANE OPEN FROM 40TH STREET TO 46TH STREET.



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