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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 16, 2009



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of October 15th and 16th, 2009. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of October 15th and 16th, 2009.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

SPECIAL NOTICE

Full closure of n/b FDR Drive - E Houston to E 23rd Streets

On the evening of Friday, Oct 15th @ 2300 hrs, the n/b FDR Drive will be reduced to one lane from E Houston to E 23rd Streets.  All three n/b lanes of the FDR Drive will be closed to traffic from East Houston St to East 20th St as well as the n/b East 20/23rd St Exit beginning 0001 hrs Saturday and continuing until 0800 Sunday to facilitate roadway repair work. 

All n/b traffic will exit @ E. Houston St. and continue w/b for five blocks along Houston St.  At 1st Ave, traffic will proceed n/b to 23rd St. where it will then turn east for two blocks and re-enter the FDR n/b.  NYPD Traffic Agents will be stationed along detour routes as well as fixed and variable message signs. The s/b lanes of the FDR Drive will be unaffected and remain open throughout this period. 

 

Saturday, October 17th   

 

GRACIE SQUARE ART SHOW

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

East End Avenue between 84th & 88th Streets closed

 

Sunday, October 18th  

 

GRACIE SQUARE ART SHOW

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

East End Avenue between 84th & 88th Streets closed

 

ST. STEPHEN/OUR LADY OF THE SCAPULAR STREET FESTIVAL

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

3rd Avenue between 23rd & 34th Streets closed

 

92nd STREET Y FESTIVAL

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

Lexington Avenue between 79th & 96th Streets closed

 

MUSLIM FOUNDATION OF AMERICA PARADE AND FESTIVAL

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

Formation: 41st Street & Madison Avenue

Route: Madison Avenue, from 41st to 25th

End: Madison Avenue & 25th Street

Festival: Madison Avenue between 23rd & 26th Streets

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

BROTHERHOOD OF OUR LORD OF MIRACLES CELEBRATION PARADE

Manhattan:          1100 x 1800

Formation: 51st Street between 5th 7 6th Avenues

Route: 51st Street between 6th 7 9th Avenues

Dispersal: 51st Street between 9th & 10th Avenues @ Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

HOWARD BEACH COLUMBUS DAY PARADE

Queens: 1100 x 1600

Formation: 156th Avenue between Cross Bay Boulevard & 86th Street

Route: Cross Bay Blvd between 156th & 165th Aves; 165th Ave between Cross Bay Blvd & 92nd St; 92nd St between 165th & 164th Aves

Dispersal: 92nd Street & 164th Avenue

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

GREATER WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENT CORP-JAMAICA AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL

Queens: 1100 x 1800

Jamaica Avenue between Woodhaven Boulevard & 80th Street closed

 

TOUR DE BRONX

Bronx:   0600 x 1400

Location/Start: 158th Street between Walton Avenue & Grand Concourse

Route(s):

40 Mile Route

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Start 158th Street, between Walton Avenue and Grand Concourse

Right Walton Avenue

Right E. 161st Street

Ahead Cross Grand Concourse

Right Concourse Village East

Left E. 156th Street

Left on Prospect Avenue bike lane

Right Boston Road

Right Charlotte Street

Ahead cross Minford Pl., becomes Jennings

Left on Longfellow to E. 172nd street

Right on E. 172nd St to West Farms Road

Left on West Farms Rd to West Farms Square

Right Tremont Avenue to Devoe Avenue

Right Devoe Ave - to Sheridan Exp. Exit ramp

Right Sheridan Expressway (northbound lanes) to Westchester Ave. exit.

Sharp Left onto Westchester Ave exit (almost a U-turn)

Right Westchester Avenue

Right Bronx River Avenue Caution Crossing Bruckner Blvd

Left Story Avenue

Right Colgate Avenue

Left Lafayette Avenue

Ahead enter Soundview Park

Right take right fork, follow marked paths

Regroup before leaving Soundview Park

Right Leland Avenue

Left Gildersleeve

Left White Plains Road

Bear Right continue on White Plains Road

Right Lacombe Avenue

Right Screvin Avenue

Left Norton Avenue

Right Olmstead Avenue

Right Howe Avenue

Left Castle Hill Avenue

Right into YMCA Camp - 1st Rest Stop

Right Resume Riding - Zerega Avenue

Bear left Turneur Avenue

Right Lacombe Avenue

Left Havemeyer Avenue

Right Story Avenue

Left Zerega Avenue

Tour de Bronx 2009

40 Mile Route (Continued)

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Right

Bruckner Blvd – cross drawbridge CAUTION – BRIDGE GRATING.

Riders with road tires may want to walk their bikes over the bridge on

the sidewalk.

Right Brush Avenue

Left Lafayette Avenue

Right enter St. Raymond's Cemetery - QUIET - follow staff directions

Right leave cemetery on Randall Avenue

Left Balcom Avenue

Left Sampson Avenue

Right Brinsmade Avenue

Left Schurz Avenue

Right Pennyfield Ave

Around traffic circle,

then Right

Enter SUNY Maritime College. Take a full loop around the grounds.

Then Regroup. Bathrooms available inside.

Resume Leave SUNY the way you came in

Right at traffic circle, on to Pennyfield Avenue

Bear Right Prentiss Ave. Cross over Expwy

Left Throggs Neck Expwy Service Road

Right on Schley to Clarence

Left On Clarence to Philip

Right On Philip to Dean

Left On Dean to Lafayette

Right Lafayette Avenue

Left Shore Drive

Ahead Shore Drive becomes Stadium Avenue.

Straight Enter Pelham Bay Park

Bear Right Follow markings for 40-mi route.

Right Shore Road BIKE PATH.

Right City Island Road BIKE PATH

Ahead Cross Entrance to Police Firing Range

Bear left thru gap in fence onto road, cross bridge

Ahead City Island Avenue after crossing bridge.

Left Fordham Street

Left King Avenue

Left Ditmars Street

Right King Avenue

Left Beach Street

Right Minnieford Avenue

Right Kilroe Street

Left King Avenue

Left Terrace

Left Minnieford Avenue

Tour de Bronx 2009

40 Mile Route (Continued)

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Right Bridge Street

Right Onto Bridge. Follow City Island Road.

Right thru gap in fence onto bike path

Right Use Bus Entrance, proceed to rest stop

Stop Orchard Beach 2nd Rest Stop

Resume leave rest stop on bus exit

Left Shore Road

Straight Do not go towards Hutchinson Pkwy

Right City Island Road

Left Shore Road/Pelham Parkway. CAUTION – Proceed CAREFULLY over

the grating of the drawbridge. Watch for fast moving cars.

Right Stillwell Avenue.

Left Pelham Parkway North

Right Lodovick Avenue

Left Astor Avenue

Right Eastchester Road

Left E. 222nd Street

Right Bronxwood Avenue

Ahead, bear left slightly Cross E.233rd, continue on Bronxwood

Bear right Barnes Avenue

Left E. 237th Street

Ahead cross White Plains Rd, cont on E. 237th

Right Matilda Avenue

Left Nereid Avenue (E. 238th Street)

Left Webster Avenue

Ahead Cross E. 233rd street

Ahead - Slow and Quiet Enter Woodlawn Cemetery. Follow main path, marked with yellow or

white dotted or solid line.

Ahead Leave cemetery

Left Jerome Avenue

Right W. Gun Hill Rd.

Ahead Cross Mosholu Parkway

Right Greenway into Van Cortlandt Park

bear left stay on bike path

Right cross roadway

Left on Greenway

Left after crossing under Putnam Rail

Right follow marked paths

Stop 3rd Rest Stop

Ahead leave Rest Stop

Right

Left

Right

follow marked paths

Tour de Bronx 2009

40 Mile Route (Continued)

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Ahead cross Broadway

Ahead W. 242nd St.

Ahead becomes Manhattan College Parkway

Ahead past Irwin Avenue bike path

Bear Right towards Henry Hudson Parkway North

Right Henry Hudson Parkway Service Road

Left W. 246th St.

Ahead Cross Henry Hudson Parkway

Right Arlington Avenue

Left Dodgewood Road (no sign)

Right Independence Avenue

Left W. 247th St

Regroup before turning on Palisade Avenue

Left Palisade Avenue

Ahead, down hill cross Kappock, becomes Johnson Avenue

Ahead cross W. 230th, becomes Riverdale Ave.

Ahead cross W. 231st St., becomes Irwin Avenue

Right W. 238th St.

Bear Right Ft. Independence Avenue

Bear Left at Heath, continue on Ft. Independence

Right Sedgwick Avenue

Left Reservoir Avenue

Left W. 197th Street

Left Goulden Avenue

Right Bedford Park Blvd

Right Kazmiroff Boulevard

Left, at light Enter NYBG - follow signs

Stop Enjoy the Tour de Bronx Festival. Escorted rides will leave for all

starting locations - listen for the announcements.

Return from NYBG to Botanical Garden and Woodlawn (route marked BG/WL)

Ahead Follow paths back to NYBG exit

Right Kazimiroff Boulevard

Left At light, enter Metro-North Parking Lot.

Woodlawn Riders continue on path

Ahead Cross Mosholu Parkway on Path

Ahead Follow paths to Bronx Blvd and E. 233rd

Left E. 233rd Street

Right Webster Avenue

Right Enter Metro-north parking lot - Caution

Return from NYBG to Bronx County Building (161st St.) (route marked TBx)

Ahead Follow paths back to NYBG exit

Right Kazimiroff Boulevard

Left Bedford Pk. Blvd (split from NYBG return)

Tour de Bronx 2009

40 Mile Route (Continued)

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Left Marion Ave. (split from Riverdale return)

Right E. 196th Street

Regroup before turning onto Grand Concourse

Left on Grand Concourse main road

Ahead Grand Concourse Main Road, use tunnel

Arrive East 161st St.

 

Return from NYBG to Henry Hudson Park, Riverdale (route marked RV)

Ahead Follow paths back to NYBG exit

Right Kazimiroff Boulevard

Left Bedford Park Blvd (split from Botanical Garden return)

Left Goulden Avenue

Right W. 197th Street

Right Reservoir Avenue

Ahead, merge Sedgwick Avenue

Left Ft. Independence Avenue

Ahead becomes W. 238th Street

Left Tibbett Avenue

Right W. 231st Street

Left Riverdale Avenue

Bear Right Irwin Ave, becomes Johnson Ave (uphill)

Ahead Cross Kappock St., becomes Palisade Ave

Right Independence Avenue

Left Kappock Street

Left Into Henry Hudson Park

Return from Poe Park to Botanical Garden

Left Reservoir Avenue

Left W. 197th Street

Right Goulden Avenue

Right Bedford Park Blvd

Right Kazmiroff Boulevard

 

Tour de Bronx 2009

25 Mile Route

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Start 158th Street, between Walton Avenue and Grand Concourse

Left Walton Avenue

Left E. 144th street

Ahead Cross Grand Concourse

Bear Right E. 143rd street

Bear Right Cross 3rd Avenue onto Alexander Avenue

Left E. 138th street

Left St. Ann’s Avenue - bike lane

Bear Right Cross St. Mary’s Street, enter St. Mary’s Park on path.

Thru Park follow marked paths

Regroup Stop front of ride before leaving Park

Ahead leave park – cross Jackson onto E. 144th

Left Concord Avenue

Right E. 150th Street

Ahead cross Prospect Avenue, becomes Fox St.

Left E. 156th Street

Right Hewitt Place

Left Longwood Avenue

Right Prospect Avenue bike lane

Ahead Cross Boston Rd, becomes Crotona Ave

Bear Right Cross Claremont Parkway - ahead on Crotona Park Greenway

Ahead follow marked paths to 1st Rest Stop

Continue Leave Rest Stop - follow marked paths

Ahead Leave Park on Charlotte Street

Ahead Cross Boston Rd, continue on Charlotte St

Ahead cross Minford Pl., becomes Jennings

Left on Longfellow to E. 172nd street

Right on E. 172nd St to West Farms Road

Left on West Farms Rd to West Farms Square

Right Tremont Avenue to Devoe Avenue

Right Devoe Ave - to Sheridan Exp. Exit ramp

Right Sheridan Expressway (northbound lanes) to Westchester Ave. exit.

Sharp Left onto Westchester Ave exit(almost a U-turn)

Right Westchester Avenue

Right Bronx River Avenue Caution Crossing Bruckner Blvd

Left Story Avenue

Right Colgate Avenue

Left Lafayette Avenue

Ahead enter Soundview Park

Right take right fork, follow marked paths

Regroup before leaving Soundview Park

Tour de Bronx 2009

25 Mile Route (Continued)

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Right Leland Avenue

Left Gildersleeve

Left White Plains Road

Bear Right continue on White Plains Road

Right Lacombe Avenue

Right Screvin Avenue

Left Norton Avenue

Right Olmstead Avenue

Left Barrett Avenue (no sign)

Right Castle Hill Avenue

Left Into YMCA Camp - 2nd Rest Stop

Right Resume Riding - Zerega Avenue

Bear Left Turneur Avenue

Right Lacombe Avenue

Left Havemeyer

Right Story Avenue

Left Zerega Avenue

Right

Bruckner Blvd – cross drawbridge CAUTION – BRIDGE GRATING.

Riders with road tires may want to walk their bikes over the bridge on

the sidewalk.

Right Brush Avenue

Left Lafayette Avenue

Right enter St. Raymond's Cemetery - QUIET - follow directions of cemetery

staff

Right leave cemetery on Randall Avenue

Left Balcom Avenue

Regroup alongside Ferry Point Park

Left Sampson Avenue

Right Brinsmade Avenue

Left Schurz Avenue

Left on Pennyfield. Over highway bridge to Throggs Neck Expressway

Service Road

Left on Expressway Service Road to Schley

Right on Schley to Clarence

Left On Clarence to Philip

Right On Philip to Dean

Left On Dean to Lafayette

Right Lafayette Avenue

Left Shore Drive

Ahead Becomes Stadium Avenue

Ahead Enter Pelham Bay Park. Follow marked park paths to Visitor Center

Arrive At Visitor Center - This is 3rd rest stop

Continue on marked park paths

Tour de Bronx 2009

25 Mile Route (Continued)

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Ahead, crossing

Middletown Rd. Leave Park, onto Robertson Place

Left Ampere Avenue

Right Kennelworth Pl

Right Country Club Road

Ahead Becomes Jarvis Avenue

Left Middletown Road

Left Westchester Avenue (Caution)

Right Waters Place

Right At Fink Avenue - Greenway entrance

Ahead Hutchinson River Greenway

Left Pelham Parkway Greenway

Right Cross Pelham Parkway with walk light

ahead emerge onto Stillwell Avenue

Left Pelham Parkway North to Lodovick

Right Lodovick to Astor

Left Astor to Williamsbridge

Right Williamsbridge Road to Wallace

Right Wallace to South Oak Drive

Sharp Left North Oak Drive to Cruger

Left, then immediate

Right Cruger, then Rosewood

Ahead Cross Bronx Park East, enter Greenway at curb cut

Ahead follow marked Greenway path

Right on Greenway, under Bronx River Parkway, over Bronx River, follow

marked paths.

Right Greenway Path

Regroup Stop front of ride before crossing Mosholu Parkway

Ahead Cross Mosholu Pkwy, emerge onto Kazimirov Blvd.

Ahead Cross Bedford Park Blvd

Left Enter NY Botanical Garden at School Bus Entrance

Ahead follow marked paths

Lunch and Jazz Concert Enjoy the Tour de Bronx Festival. Escorted rides will leave for all

starting locations - listen for the announcements.

Return from NYBG to Botanical Garden and Woodlawn (route marked BG/WL)

Ahead Follow paths back to NYBG exit

Right Kazimiroff Boulevard

Left At light, enter Metro-North Parking Lot.

Woodlawn Riders continue on path

Ahead Cross Mosholu Parkway on Path

Ahead Follow paths to Bronx Blvd and E. 233rd

Left E. 233rd Street

Tour de Bronx 2009

25 Mile Route (Continued)

DIRECTION TO TURN STREET

Right Webster Avenue

Right Enter Metro-north parking lot - Caution

Return from NYBG to Bronx County Building (161st St.) (route marked TBx 161)

Ahead Follow paths back to NYBG exit

Right Kazimiroff Boulevard

Left Bedford Pk. Blvd (split from NYBG return)

Left Marion Ave. (split from Riverdale return)

Right E. 196th Street

Regroup before turning onto Grand Concourse

Left on Grand Concourse main road

Ahead Grand Concourse Main Road, use tunnel

Arrive East 161st St.

Return from NYBG to Henry Hudson Park, Riverdale (route marked RV)

Ahead Follow paths back to NYBG exit

Right Kazimiroff Boulevard

Left Bedford Park Blvd (split from BG return)

Left Goulden Avenue

Right W. 197th Street

Right Reservoir Avenue

Ahead, merge Sedgwick Avenue

Left Ft. Independence Avenue

Ahead becomes W. 238th Street

Left Tibbett Avenue

Right W. 231st Street

Left Riverdale Avenue

Bear Right Irwin Ave, becomes Johnson (uphill)

Ahead Cross Kappock St., becomes Palisade

Right Independence Avenue

Left Kappock Street

Left Into Henry Hudson Park

Return from Poe Park to Botanical Garden

Right Leave rest stop, on Grand Concourse Service Rd

Right E. 196th Street

Left Bainbridge Avenue

Right Bedford Park Boulevard

Left Kazmiroff Boulevard

Left At red light. Wait for walk signal, make left to enter Metro-North

Parking Lot.



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