New York City Police Department

Press Release | 2009-013

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Press Release # 013
Friday, April 24, 2009



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

The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26, 2009. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

SATURDAY, APRIL 25th

 

 

CLASSIC CAR DISPLAY & POLICE MUSEUM VISIT

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Old Slip between Pearl and Water Streets closed

 

CHELSEA VISITING NEIGHBORS 8th AVENUE FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

8th Avenue between 14th & 23rd Streets closed

 

EARTH DAY NEW YORK

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Vanderbilt Avenue between 42nd & 45th Streets; 43rd Street between Vanderbilt & Madison Avenues closed

 

TURKISH DEMONSTRATION

Manhattan      

Noon to 4 p.m.

7th Avenue between 42nd & 36th Streets, one s/b lane closed

 

SIKH CULTURAL PARADE & FESTIVAL

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Formation: 39th to 41st Streets between 6th & 7th Avenues

Route: Broadway from 41st to 27th Street; 27th Street to Madison Avenue; Madison Avenue to 23rd Street

 

 

GLOBAL SERVICE CENTER FOR QUILTING PARADE

Queens           

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Formation: 40th Road & Main Street

Route: Main Street to Franklin Avenue; Franklin Avenue to Kissena Boulevard

 

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 26th

 

HELLENIC-AMERICAN DAY PARADE

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Formation: East 61st Street and East 64th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue; East 62nd  Street and East 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue.

Route: North on 5th Avenue to East 79th Street.

 

NYPD HOLY NAME SOCIETY MARCH

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Formation: 5th Avenue & 55th Street

Route: 5th Avenue from 55th Street to St Patrick’s Cathedral for Mass; 5th Avenue to 47th Street; 47th Street to 6th Avenue; 6th Avenue to 53rd Street

 

ARMENIAN DEMONSTRATION

Manhattan      

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Broadway between 42nd & 45th Streets closed. Detours posted

 

ARTHRITIS WALK STREET FAIR

Manhattan      

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Washington Street between Morris Street & Battery Place closed

 

25th ANNUAL BRONX BIATHLON

Bronx

7 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Run Course:  Orchard Beach Mall area and Boardwalk

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 Parkway.  The participants will do two laps and eventually exit the Hutchinson River Parkway via the northbound Orchard Beach exit and return to the Orchard Beach Parking Lot via Shore Road.



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