New York City Police Department

Traffic Advisory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 006
Friday, March 6, 2009



The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, March 7 and Sunday, March 8, 2009.

To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

QUEENS ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Queens

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Formation: Beach 137th to Beach 129th Sts between Rockaway Beach Blvd & Beach Channel Drive; Beach 137th St to Beach 129th St on Newport Ave

Route: Newport Ave from Beach 129th to Beach 116th St; Beach 116th St to Rockaway Beach Blvd; Rockaway Beach Blvd to Beach 92nd St

End: Rockaway Beach Blvd between Beach 93rd & Beach 92nd Sts

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

RICHMOND COUNTY ST PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Staten Island

11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Formation: Hart Blvd between Castleton Ave & Revere St

Route: Forest Ave, from Hart Ave to Decker Ave

End: Northbound side of Barrett Ave between Forest & Decker Aves

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