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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 18, 2009



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR SEPTEMBER 19TH & 20TH



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of September 19th and 20th, 2009.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

Saturday, September 19th 

THE ALLIANCE OF GUARDIAN ANGELS INC. 7th AVENUE FESTIVAL

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

Broadway between West 47th & West 57th Streets closed

VILLAGE CENTER FOR CARE – BLEECKER STREET FESTIVAL

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

Bleecker Street between 7th Avenue South & 8th Avenue closed

OLIVER STREET RELIGIOUS CEREMONY       

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

Oliver Street between Madison Street & James Place closed

 

GERMAN AMERICAN COMMITTEE OF GREATER NY PARADE

Manhattan:          1100 x 1700

Formation: East 67th to East 86th Streets between 5th & Lexington Avenues

Route: 5th Avenue between East 67th to East 86th Streets

Dispersal: 5th Avenue & East 86th Street

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

WOODSIDE ON THE MOVE – WOODSIDE AVENUE FESTIVAL

Queens: 1100 x 1800

Woodside Avenue between Roosevelt Avenue & 65th Place closed 

PITKIN AVENUE BID’S WEEKEND WALKS

Brooklyn:             1000 x 1800 (Sep 19 & 26)

Pitkin Avenue between Straus & Thomas Boyland Streets closed

 

Sunday, September 20th

MEXICAN DAY PARADE

Manhattan:          1100 x 1600

Formation: 41st Street between Park & 5th Avenues

Route: Madison Avenue between 41st & 27th Streets

Dispersal: 27th Street between Park & 5th Avenues

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

WEST 47th – 48th STREETS BLOCK ASSOCIATION- 8th AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

8th Avenue between West 42nd & West 57th Streets closed

 

39th ANNUAL AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE

Manhattan:          1100 x 1700

Formation: West 111th to West 114th Streets, between 8th & Lenox Avenues

Route: 7th Avenue between West 111th & West 142nd Streets; West 142nd Street between 7th & 5th Avenues

Dispersal: West 142nd Street between 7th & 5th Avenues

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

MONTAGUE SUMMER SPACE-PEDESTRIAN STREET EVENT

Brooklyn:             1000 x 1900 (Sep 20 & 27)

Montague Street between Clinton & Hicks Streets closed

 

MYRTLE AVENUE BROOKLYN PARTNERSHIP’S MOVE ABOUT MYRTLE

Brooklyn:             0800 x 2200 (Every Sunday in Sept)

Myrtle Avenue between Clinton Avenue & Emerson Place closed

MYRTLE AVENUE BID – MYRTLE AVENUE FESTIVAL

Queens: 1100 x 1800

Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond Road & Wyckoff Avenue closed

 

QUEENS HALF MARATHON

Queens: 0600 x 1200

Route attached at end of this Advisory

 

Queens Half Marathon:

The following routes are subject to closures from 6am to 12

Noon.

The exact route is listed below:

COURSE DESCRIPTION (Queens Half Marathon - September 20, 2009)

Formation & Start: 119th Street & Poppenhusen Avenue

1.) Head west on Poppenhusen Avenue.

2.) Turn left/south at 115th Street. (Poppenhusen Ave to 14th Ave)

3.) Turn left/east on 14th Avenue. (115th St to 119th St)

4.) Turn right/south on 119th St. (14th Ave to 14th Rd)

5.) Turn right/west on 14th Rd. (14th Rd to 110th St)

6.) Turn left/south on 110th St. (14th Rd to 15th Ave)

7.) Turn left/east on 15th Avenue. (110th St to 119th St)

8.) Turn right/south on 119th Street. (15th Ave to 23rd Ave)

9.) Turn left/east on 23rd Avenue. (119th St to 121St)

10.) Turn right/south on 121st Street (23rd Ave to 25th Rd)

11.) Turn left/east on 25th Road (121st to College Point Blvd)

12.) Turn right/south on 122nd St. /College Point Blvd. (25th Rd to 28th Ave)

13.) Turn left/east on 28th Avenue (CPB to Ulmer St)

14.) Turn left/north on Ulmer Street. Bus Depot in this area (28th Ave to 25th Ave)

15.) Turn left/west on 25th Avenue. (Ulmer to 128th St)

16.) Turn right/north on 128th Street. (25th to 14th Ave)

17.) Turn right/east on 14th Avenue - Marshal needed here (128th St to 138th St)

18.) Turn right/south on 138th Street (14th Ave to 15th Ave)

19.) Turn left/east on 15th Avenue. (138th St to 143rd St)

20.) Turn left/north on 143rd St (15th Ave to 14th Ave)

21.) Turn right/east on 14th Avenue (143rd St to White Stone Exp Service Road)

22.) Turn left/north on Whitestone Expressway Service Road (14th Ave to Malba Drive)

23.) Veer left onto 144th Street/Malba Drive (WSE Service Road to 8th Ave)

24.) Turn right/east onto 8th Avenue/North Drive (WSE Service Road to North Drive)

25.) Turn left/north onto Parsons Blvd (North Drive to 3rd Ave)

26.) Turn right/east onto 3rd Avenue (Parsons to WSE Service Road)

27.) After crossing underneath Whitestone Expwy, turn right/south onto Whitestone Expwy Service Road.

28.) Turn left/east onto 11th Avenue. (3rd Ave to 11th Ave)

29.) Turn left/north onto 147th Street. (11th Ave to 5th Ave)

30.) Turn right/east onto 5th Avenue. (147th St to 149th St)

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31.) Turn right/south onto 149th Street (5th to 8th Ave)

32.) Turn left/east onto 8th Avenue (149th St to 150th St)

33.) Turn left/north onto 150th St. (8th Ave to 6th Ave)

34.) Turn right/east onto 6th Avenue (150th St to Clintonville St)

35.) Turn right/south onto Clintonville Street (6th Ave to 11th Ave)

36.) Turn left/east onto 11th Avenue. (2) Speed Bumps on Road (Clintonville to 157th St)

37.) Turn left/north onto 157th Street. (11th Ave to Powell Cove Blvd)

38.) Turn right/east onto Powell Cove Blvd. (157th St to 160th St)

39.) Turn right/south onto 160th St. (Powell Cove Blvd to 9th Ave)

40.) Turn left/east onto 9th Avenue (160th St to Totten St)

41.) Turn left/north onto Totten St. (9th Ave to Powell Cove Blvd)

42.) Turn left/west onto Powell Cove Blvd. (Totten St to 161st St)

43.) Turn right/north onto 161st St. (Powell Cove Blvd to Riverside Drive)

44.) Turn left/west onto Riverside Drive. (161st to 158th St)

45.) Turn left/south onto 158th Street. (Riverside Dr to River Side Dr)

46.) Turn right/west onto Riverside Drive (158th St to 154th Place)

47.) Turn left/south onto 154th Place (Riverside to Powell Cove Blvd)

48.) Turn right/west onto Powell Cove Blvd. (154th St)

49.) Turn left/south onto 154th Street. (Powell Cove Blvd to 10th Ave)

50.) Turn right/west onto 10th Avenue (154th St to 152nd St)

51.) Turn right/north onto 152nd Street (10th Ave to Powell Cove Blvd)

52.) Turn left/west onto Powell Cove Blvd. (152nd St to 151st Place)

53.) Turn right/north onto 151st Place (Powell Cove Blvd to 6th Rd)

54.) Turn left/west onto 6th Road (151st Place to Powell Cove Blvd)

55.) Turn right/north onto 151st Street (7th Ave to Powell Cove Blvd)

56.) Turn left/northwest onto Powell Cove Blvd. (151st to 3rd Ave)

57.) Turn left/southwest onto 3rd Avenue (Powell Cove Blvd to Parsons Blvd)

58.) Turn right/north onto Parsons Blvd, which turns into Malba Drive (3rd Ave to 7th Ave)

59.) Turn right/west onto 7th Avenue/Boulevard, which turns into 141st Street (Malba to 11th Ave)

60.) Turn right/west onto 11th Avenue (very narrow) (141st to 130th St)

61.) Turn right/north onto 130th Street (11th Ave to 7th Ave)

62.) Turn left/west onto 7th Avenue (130th St to 129th St)

63.) Turn right/north onto 129th Street (7th Ave to 6th Ave)

64.) Turn left/west onto 6th Avenue. (129th St to 122nd St)

65.) Turn right/north onto 122nd Street (6th Ave to 5th Ave)

66.) Turn left/west onto 5th Avenue, which becomes Poppenhusen Avenue (122nd St to Poppenhusen Ave)

67.) Turn into MacNeil Park to Finish Line.



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