The New York Police Department today announced areas in
the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, April 26 and
Sunday, April 27. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who
are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.
SATURDAY, APRIL 26
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Formation: 39th Street, 40th Street and 41st Street from
6th to 7th Avenue
Route: South on Broadway from 40th Street to 26th Street;
East on 26th Street to Madison Avenue.
SUNDAY, APRIL 27
24th ANNUAL BRONX BIATHLON
7 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Run Course: Orchard Beach mall area and
Bike Course: The twenty mile bike course is held on
the three northbound lanes of the Hutchinson River Parkway, between the Cross
Bronx Interchange and the New England Thruway. This distance of 4.5 miles
is marked by two cones used as turn-arounds. The course starts at the
Orchard Beach parking lot and proceeds on Shore Road to the traffic circle which
leads to the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway. The participants will do
two laps and eventually exit the Hutchinson River Parkway via the norhtbound
Orchard Beach exit and return to the Orchard Beach Parking Lot via Shore
MARCH OF DIMES WALKATHON
8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Formation: 62nd Street from Amsterdam to Columbus
Route: North on Columbus Avenue to 65th Street; East on
65th Street through Central Park to Lexington Avenue; South on Lexington Avenue
to 23rd Street; West on 23rd Street to Madison Avenue; (Note: At this point
walkers go on the sidewalk for return to Dispersal) North on Madison Avenue to
53rd Street; West on 53rd Street to 10th Avenue; North on 10th Avenue to 62nd
Dispersal: 10th Avenue & 62nd Street
NYPD HOLY NAME MASS AT ST. PATRICK’S
7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Location: St. Patrick’s Cathedral
Formation: 55th Street, Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue
March: West on 55th Street to 5th Avenue; South on 5th
Avenue to main entrance of St Patrick’s
Cathedral. After mass,
participants line up on 50th Street to 51st Street and then march south on 5th
Avenue to 47th Street; West on 47th Street to 6th Avenue; North on 6th Avenue to
entrance of Hilton Hotel (6th Avenue between 53rd Street to 54th