New York City Police Department

Traffic Advisory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 24, 2008



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR THE WEEKEND OF OCTOBER 25 AND 26

The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, October 25 and Sunday October 26, 2008. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25

FRIENDS OF COMMUNITY BOARD #2

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Astor Place between Broadway and Lafayette Street closed

THE MANHATTAN REPUBLICAN CLUB FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Park Avenue South between 17th and 23rd Street closed

ENCORE COMMUNITY SERVICES

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

West 52nd Street between 5th Avenue & 7th Avenue closed

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26

HOLY INNOCENTS FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

7th Avenue between 47th and 57th Streets closed

LORD OF MICACLES PROCESSION

Manhattan

Noon to 4 p.m.

Closures: 9th Avenue from 53rd Street to 48th Street; 48th Street to 8th Avenue; 8th Avenue to 53rd Street

COLLEGE POINT BOARD OF TRADE FESTIVAL

Queens

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

College Point Boulevard between 14th and 20th Avenues closed.

CHILDREN’S HALLOWEEN PARADE

Queens

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Closures: Eastside of Cross Bay Boulevard from 16th Road to Noel Road; Noel Road to Firehouse.



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