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Press Release | NO. 2006-036

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Press Release # 036
Friday, September 8, 2006

New York City Police Department Announces Street Closures And Expected Traffic Delays Relating To The Fifth Anniversary.

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays relating to the ceremonies marking the fifth anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center. For those attending any of the ceremonies, the use of public transportation is highly encouraged. Traffic restrictions and delays are anticipated for Sunday, September 10, 2006, and Monday, September 11, 2006. Beginning Sunday, September 10th, the following areas are subject to closure:

  • The FDR Drive north and south bound
  • West Street from South Ferry to Chambers Street
  • Chambers Street to Broadway
  • Broadway from Canal to Liberty Street

Please note: Broadway traffic will be routed west to West Street when available.

Moreover, World Trade Center PATH Stop, Sunday afternoon from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Additional areas that may be affected on Sunday, September 10th:

  • The FDR Drive from South Ferry to 61st Street
  • First Avenue from 24th Street to 50th Street
  • 50th Street from 1st Avenue to Park Avenue

From 5 p.m. Sunday, September 10th to 9 a.m. Monday, September 11th, trucks are prohibited on Park Avenue between 48th Street and 51st Street.

For Monday, September 11th, the following areas are subject to closure:

  • 50th Street between 1st Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 1st Avenue between 24th Street and 50th Street
  • FDR Drive from Grand Street to 61st Street
  • Grand Street from the FDR Drive to Clinton Street
  • Clinton Street from Grand Street to Delancey Street
  • Delancey Street from Clinton Street to the FDR Drive

On September 10th and 11th 2006, drivers should expect closures in different areas of the city related to security. This information may be subject to change. The most current closures can be viewed on the New York City Police Department's website at:

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