New York City Police Department

PRESS RELEASE | 2008-005

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 005
Friday, February 8, 2008



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR THE WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 9-10

PRESS RELEASE

NO. 2008-005

Friday, February 8, 2008

NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR THE WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 9-10

The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9

CHINESE AND KOREAN NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Queens

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Formation: 37th Avenue between Union Street and Main Street

Route: Union Street for 37th Avenue to Sanford Avenue; Sanford Avenue to Main Street


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 10

LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION

Manhattan

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Formation: Mott Street between Hester Street and Spring Street

Route: Mott Street from Hester Street to Chatham Square; Chatham Square to East Broadway; East Broadway to Allen Street; Allen Street to Grand Street; Grand Street to Chrystie Street.


BRONX
HALF MARATHON

Bronx

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Formation: Goulden Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard

Route: South on Goulden Avenue from Bedford Park Blvd to 195th Street; Right on 195th Street to Sedgwick Avenue; Sedgwick Avenue to Mosholu Parkway; Mosholu Parkway on eastbound lane to Marion and Hull Avenues; Turn around and head west on Mosholu Parkway westbound lane to Sedgwick Avenue; Left on Sedgwick Avenue to 195th Street; Left on 195th Street to Goulden Avenue; Right on Goulden Avenue to Bedford Park Blvd; Right on Bedford Park Blvd to Paul Avenue; Left on Paul Avenue to Mosholu Parkway; Right on Mosholu Parkway to Grand Concourse; Right on Grand Concourse to East Burnside Avenue; Turnaround Grand Concourse to Mosholu Parkway; Right on Mosholu Parkway; Turnaround at Marion and Hull Avenues; West on Mosholu Parkway to Goulden Avenue.



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