New York City Police Department

Press Release | NO. 2006-20a

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 020a
Friday, April 28, 2006



New York City Police Department Announces Street Closures And Expected Traffic Delays For Weekend Of April 29-30.

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and
expected traffic backup. Drivers should anticipate delays in the
following areas.

TRAVEL ADVISORY FOR THE GRAND CENTRAL PARKWAY

There will be intermittent closures of the Grand Central Parkway (GCP)
from Monday Apr 24th through Apr 29th
The ramp at 33rd St heading to the eastbound G.C.P. will be closed
during the same overnight period.  The full closure of the GCP will be
limited to one (1) fifteen-minute period per hour.
Work schedule below:
Saturday, Apr 29th -    0001 x 0600          
                                       

SPECIAL EVENTS for Saturday, April 29th        

TRIBECA FILM STREET FESTIVAL   
Manhattan:              1000 x 1800    
Location:  Greenwich St. between Hubert St. and Chambers St.
Closures: Same as Location

PAL STREET FAIR   
Manhattan:              1100 x 1800    
Location:  University Pl. between Waverly Pl. and 14th St.
Closures: Same as Location     

CHELSEA VISITING NEIGHBORS STREET FAIR   
Manhattan:              1100 x 1800    
Location: 8th Ave. between W. 14th St. and W. 23rd St.
Closures: Same as Location

SIKH PARADE & FESTIVAL    
Manhattan:              1100 x 1800    
Formation & Start:  Madison Ave. & 41st St.
Route: South on Madison Ave. from 41st St. to 23rd St.
End: Madison Ave. & 23 St.
Closures: Same as Location

INVISIBLE CHILDREN
(GROUP -VIGIL)    
Manhattan:              1900 x 0700    
Location:  Dag Hammerskjold Plaza - 878  2nd Ave. 
Route: Group will hold a vigil at the location from 1900 to 0100. At
0100 hours they will walk single file on E. 47th St. from 2nd Ave. to
Park Ave. and return to Park at 0600 to 0700 hours.

QUEENS HALF MARATHON    
Queens:         0800 x 1100    
Start:  On Poppenhusen Ave., opposite Macneil Park, between 119th St. &
College Pl.
Route: Right on College Point Blvd. to 7th Ave.; left on 7th Ave. to
130th St.; right on 130th St. to 11th Ave.; left on 11th Ave. to 141st
St.;  left on 141st St. to Boulevard; right on Boulevard to 144th St.;
left on 144th St. to Parsons Blvd.; right on Parsons Blvd. to Center
Drive; right on Center Drive to Malba Drive; left on Malba Drive to 14th
Avenue; right on 14th Ave. to 129th St.; left on 129th St. to 25th Ave.;
right on 25th Ave. to College Point Blvd.; right on College Point Blvd.
to 25th Ave.; left on 25th Ave. to 120th St.; right on 120th St. to 23rd
Ave.; left on 23rd Ave. to 119th St.; right on 119th St. to 15th Ave.;
left on 15th Ave. to 110th St.; right on 110th St. to 14th Ave.; right
on 14th Ave. to 115th St.; left on 115th St. to Poppenhusen Ave.; right
Poppenhusen Ave. (Repeat Loop)   
Finish: In Macneil Park on Poppenhusen Ave. 
Closures: Same as Location

SPECIAL EVENTS for Sunday, April 30th  

NYPD HOLY NAME SOCIETY PROCESSION     
Manhattan:              0730 x 1100    
Formation: 55th St. & 5th Ave.
Route: South on 5th Ave. to 50th St. (Saint Patrick's Cathedral)
after mass proceed south on 5th Ave. to 47th St., west on 47th St. to
6th Ave.; north on 6th Ave. to 53rd St. (Hilton Hotel)
Finish: 6th Ave. & 53rd St.  
Closures: Same as Location

MARCH OF DIMES WALK AMERICA    
Manhattan:              0800 x 1200    
Formation:  Columbus Ave. between 62nd St. to 65th St.;
Route: Proceed north on Columbus Ave. to 65th St.; east on 65th St.
through transverse in Central Park and head east to Lexington Ave.;
south on Lexington Ave. to 24th St.; west on 24th St. to Madison Ave.;
loop/walk around Madison Square Park; east on 26th St.  north on Madison
Ave. to 53rd St.;  west on 53rd St. to 10th Ave.; north on 10th Ave. to
62nd St.; 
Finish: Damrosch Park, 62nd St. & Amsterdam Ave. 
Closures: Same as Location

GUSTAVOS ADOLPHUS LUTHERAN CHURCH    
Manhattan:              1100 x 1800    
Location: 3rdAve. between E. 23rd St. & E. 34th St.
Closures: Same as Location

PROJECT OPEN AT LINCOLN CENTER STREET FEST    
Manhattan:              1100 x 1800    
Location: W/S Broadway between 66th St. & 72nd St.
Closures: Same as Location

AUXILLARY PBA ANNUAL MEMORIAL PROCESSION    
Manhattan:              1345 x 1600    
Formation:  Columbus Ave. between 62nd St. to 65th St.  
Route: Proceed north on Columbus Avenue to 65th Street; east on 65th
Street through transverse in Central Park and head east to Lexington
Avenue; south on Lexington Avenue to 24th Street; west on 24th Street to
Madison Avenue; loop/walk around Madison Square Park; east on 26th
Street to Madison Avenue; north on Madison Avenue to 53rd Street; west
on 53rd Street to 10th Avenue; north on 10th Avenue to 62nd Street;
Finish: Damrosch Park, 62nd Street and Amsterdam Avenue
Closures: Same as Location

70th PRECINCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL STREET FAIR     
Brooklyn:               0900 x 1800    
Location: 18th Ave. between East 2nd St. & Ocean Parkway
Closures: Same as Location

CENTRAL ASTORIA LDC STREET FAIR    
Queens:         1100 x 1900    
Location: Steinway St. between 28th Ave. & 34th Ave. 
Closures: Same as Location



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