New York City Police Department

PRESS RELEASE | NO. 2007-042

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 28, 2007



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR WEEKEND OF SEPTEMBER 29-30

The New York Police Department today announced that areas of Manhattan will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, September 29 and Sunday, September 30. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation. All drivers can expect delays.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

 

CONGRESS FOR RACIAL EQUALITY FEST

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Broadway, between Waverly Place and West 14th Street closed. 

 

STONE STREET OYSTER FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Stone Street between Pearl Street and Hanover Square closed.

 

FIFTH AVENUE MILE

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fifth Avenue between 59th Street and 80th Street closed.

 

AURA 360 VENTURES RUN

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Central Park to 72nd Street to Hudson River Park to Battery Park

 

NIGERIA’S INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

East 54th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue to 44th Street.

 

ORGANIZATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF NIGERIANS CELEBRATION

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

2nd Avenue between 54th Street and 44th Street closed

 

AFRICAN AMERICAN CARIBBEAN ONE NATION PARADE

Bronx

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Boston Road from 164th Street to 174th Street

 

JEROME GUNHILL BID FEST

Bronx

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Jerome Avenue between Mosholu Parkway & Gunhill Road closed

 

ANNUAL CHILDREN’S RAGAMUFFIN PARADE

Brooklyn         

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

3rd Avenue between 67th Street and 92nd Street closed

 

  

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 30

 

 

STEPHEN SILLER’S “TUNNEL TO TOWERS” RUN

Brooklyn:         10 a.m. 3 p.m.

Closures:          Formation: Hamilton Avenue & Hicks Street

Route:  Hamilton Avenue to Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, Manhattan bound tubes; Exit Tunnel to West Street;  North on West Street to Liberty Street;  Left on Liberty Street to Battery Park Esplanade;  Esplanade to Warren Street;  East on Warren Street to West Street;  South on West Street to Vesey Street.

 

SOLDIERS, SAILORS, MARINES & AIRMEN’S CLUB FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lexington Avenue between 34th Street and 42nd Street closed.

 

BLOOMINGDALE/ONE STOP SENIOR SERVICES FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

West side of Broadway, between 96th Street and 110th Street closed.

 

ECOFEST 2007

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Lincoln Center

 

HOSTOS COLLEGE VIVA BRONX FESTIVAL

Bronx

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Grand Concourse, between 144th to 149th Streets closed

 

3rd AVENUE MERCHANTS ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL

Brooklyn

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

3rd Avenue, between 69th Street and 95th Street closed

 

ATLANTIC ANTIC FESTIVAL

Brooklyn

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Atlantic Avenue, between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue closed

 

FOREST HILLS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE FESTIVAL

Queens

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Austin Street between 69th Road and 72nd Road closed



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