New York City Police Department

Press Release | 2008-030

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 030
Friday, July 25, 2008



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR THE WEEKEND OF JULY 26 AND 27

The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

SATURDAY, JULY 26

CHILDREN’S AID SOCIETY FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Bleecker Street, between Broadway & 6th Avenue closed

 

VANDERBILT YMCA FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

2nd Avenue, between East 42nd & East 57th Street closed

 

FEDERATION TO PRESERVE THE GV WATERFRONT FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Greenwich Avenue, between 6th & 7th Avenues closed

 

FESTIVAL OF 107th STREET

Manhattan      

9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

West 107th Street, between Manhattan & Columbus Avenues closed

 

FESTIVAL ACAPULCO INTERNATIONAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

1st Avenue, between Pleasant Avenue & East 119th Street closed

 

STICKBALL GAME

Manhattan      

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

East 117th Street, between Lexington & Park Avenues closed

 

GOSPEL EXPLOSION

Manhattan      

4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

East 101st Street, between Lexington & Park Avenues closed

 

WILLIAMSBURGWALKS/BEDFORD AVENUEPEDESTRIAN MALL

Brooklyn

11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Bedford Avenue, between Metropolitan Avenue & North 9th Street closed

 

 

 

SUNDAY, JULY 27

 

NEW YORKCITYHALF MARATHON

Manhattan

6:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Formation:  Inside Central Parks East Drive at 87th Street

Route:  Runners loop Central Park and exit at 59th St. & 7th Ave; South on 7th Ave to 45th St and continuing south into Broadway, West on 42nd St (westbound lanes only) to West St; South on West St (southbound lanes) to finish line at Rector St

 

JUAN PABLO DUARTE PARADE & FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Formation:  West 171st St from Broadway to Audubon Ave, also St Nicholas Ave from West 170th to 171st Streets

Route:  North on St Nicholas Ave, from West 171st to West 181st St

Festival:  St Nicholas Avenue, from West 181st to West 191st Streets

 

FRIENDS OF LAGUARDIA PLACE

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

LaGuardia Place, between West 4th & West Houston Streets closed

 

ASSOCIATION TEPEYAC DE NEW YORK

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

West 14th Street, between 7th & 8th Avenues closed

 

CHILDREN’S LEUKEMIA RESEARCH ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

52nd Street, between Lexington & 7th Avenues closed

 

ACTOR’S TEMPLE CONG. EZRATH ISRAEL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

West 47th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues closed

 

MONTAGUE STREETPEDESTRIAN MALL

Brooklyn

10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Montague Street, between Clinton Street & Pierrepont Place/Montague Terrace closed

 

DOMINICAN DAY PARADE

Bronx

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Formation:  Grand Concourse & 180th Street

Closed:  Grand Concourse, from 180th Street to 166th Street

 

QUEENS COLUMBIAN PRIDE PARADE

Queens

Noon to 4 p.m.

Formation: Northern Boulevard & 69th Street

Closed: Northern Boulevard from 69th to 90th Streets

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