New York City Police Department

Press Release | No. 2008-018

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 018
Friday, May 30, 2008



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR THE WEEKEND OF MAY 31 AND JUNE 1

SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY: CRANE COLLAPSE Be alert for closures/detours in the vicinity of East 91st Street and 1st Avenue, Manhattan due to a collapsed crane at that location.

The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, May 31 and Sunday, June 1. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

SATURDAY, MAY 31


ST. ANTHONY OF GIOVINAZZO FEAST


Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Mulberry Street between Broome Street and Spring Street closed

MUTUAL REDEVELOPMENT HOUSES

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
West 26th Street between 8th Avenue and 9th Avenue closed

WEST 44th STREET BETTER BLOCK ASSOCIATION

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
West 44th Street between 9th Avenue and 10th Avenue closed

17th PCT COMMUNITY COUNCIL FESTIVAL

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

PUERTO RICAN FESTIVAL

Bronx
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
152nd Street between Jackson Avenue and Union Avenue closed

WORLD SCIENCE FAIR BLOCK PARTY

Manhattan
8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Washington Square East between Washington Square South and West 4th Street closed

2nd AVENUE STREET FAIR

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
2nd Avenue between 66th Street and 86th Street closed

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 1


ST. ANTHONY OF GIOVINAZZO FEAST

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Mulberry Street between Broome Street and Spring Street closed

CARING COMMUNITY FESTIVAL

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Washington Square North between 6th Avenue and University Place closed

PROJECT OPEN AT LINCOLN TOWERS STREET FAIR

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
West side of Broadway, between 66th Street and 72nd Street closed

PHILIPPINE INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE & FESTIVAL

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PARADE

Formation: Madison Avenue and 41st Street

Route:    Madison Avenue from 41st to 27th St reet

FESTIVAL

Madison Avenue between 23rd Street and 26th Street closed

 

BELLEVUE SOUTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL FESTIVAL

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
2nd Avenue between 23rd Street and 34th Street closed

SALUTE TO ISRAEL PARADE

Manhattan
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Formation:  52nd Street to 56th Street, between Park Avenue and 7th Avenue

Route:  5th Avenue from 57th Street to 79th Street

5th AVENUE BID FESTIVAL

Brooklyn
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5th Avenue between 65th Street and 85th Street closed

QUEENS LESBIAN & GAY PRIDE PARADE & FESTIVAL

Queens
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

PARADE

Formation:  37th Avenue and 89th Street

Route:  37th Avenue from 89th to 75th Street

FESTIVAL

37th Road between 73rd Street and 77th Street closed



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