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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 2, 2009



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR OCTOBER 3RD & 4TH

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of October 3rd and 4th, 2009. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:



 Saturday, October 3rd   

 

KOREAN TIMES PARADE & FESTIVAL

Manhattan:    1100 x 1800

Parade: 1100 x 1600

Formation: West 40th St between Broadway & 5th Ave; West 41st St between Broadway & 6th Ave

Route: 6th Avenue from West 40th to West 25th Streets

Dispersal: West 27th St between 7th Ave & Broadway; West 31st St between 5th Ave & Broadway

Festival: 1100 x 1800

Location: West 32nd Street between 5th Avenue & Broadway

The above streets will be closed for these events

 

NIGERIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE & CELEBRATION

Manhattan:    1100 x 1800

Formation: East 54th Street between 1st & 2nd Avenues

Route: 2nd Avenue from East 54th Street to East 43rd Street

Dispersal: 43rd Street between 1st & 2nd Avenues

Festival: 47th Street between 1st & 2nd Avenues

The above streets will be closed for these events

 

 

Sunday, October 4th

 

SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY

HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY & BRIDGE S/B CLOSED FOR “MS BIKE TOUR”

0700 x 1300

The s/b Henry Hudson Parkway will be closed from the Mosholu Parkway to the Henry Hudson Bridge on Sunday, October 4th from 0700 – 1300 for the MS Bike Tour. Due to the HH Pkwy closure access to the Henry Hudson Bridge s/b will also be unavailable during this period.  All lanes n/b on the Parkway & Bridge will be open to traffic. Motorists should follow posted detour signs and seek alternate routes during this period.

 

 

THE ASSOCIATION OF INDIANS IN AMERICA-JOHN STREET FESTIVAL

Manhattan:    1100 x 1800

John Street between Pearl & Front Streets; Water Street between Fulton & Fletcher Streets; Front Street between John & Fletcher Streets closed

 

GENERAL PULASKI MEMORIAL PARADE

Manhattan:    1100 x 1700

Formation: 5th Avenue between 26th & 30th Streets; 26th Street to 29th Street between Broadway & Madison Avenue

Route: 5th Avenue between 54th 7 26th Streets

Dispersal: 5th Ave between 54th & 52nd Streets; 52nd & 53rd Streets between 6th & Madison Avenues

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL-LEXINGTON AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL

Manhattan:      1100 x 1800

Lexington Avenue between East 57th & East 42nd Streets closed

 

ONE STOP SENIOR SERVICES-UPPER BROADWAY HARVEST FESTIVAL

Manhattan:      1100 x 1800

Broadway between West 106th & West 110th Streets closed

 

BLOOMINGDALE AREA COALITION-UPPER BROADWAY FESTIVAL

Manhattan:      1100 x 1800

Broadway between West 106th & West 96th Streets closed

 

ATLANTIC AVENUE LDC-ATLANTIC AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL

Brooklyn:        1100 x 1800

Atlantic Avenue between 4th Avenue & Hicks Street closed

 

MERCHANTS OF 3rd AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL

Brooklyn:        1100 x 1800

3rd Avenue between 69th & 95th Streets closed

 

QUEENS DOMINICAN DAY PARADE

Queens:           1100 x 1600

Formation: Northern Boulevard & 69th Street

Route: Northern Boulevard between 69th & 90th Streets

End: Northern Boulevard & 90th Street

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

 

2009 MS BIKE TOUR

Manhattan: 0730 x 1800

Start & End: Pier 94 (12th Avenue & W 54th Street)\

There are three tours; a 30 mile tour that stays in Manhattan, plus both 60 and 100 mile tours that proceed into New Jersey via the Lincoln Tunnel north tube, travel through Hudson & Bergen Counties and then proceed into Rockland County in NY. The 60 & 100 mile tours re-enter NYC via the south walkway of the George Washington Bridge and end at Pier 94 via local streets and avenues in Manhattan.

Routes:

Staging Block

55th Street between 12th-11th Avenues

Start

Pier 94-54th Street & West Street

R

West Street to Battery Park Underpass onto FDR Drive

X under

Williamsburg Bridge

X under

Queensboro Bridge

BR

Harlem River Drive

BR

10th Avenue Exit

S

10th Avenue

L

218th Street

STOP

INWOOD HILL PARK (Rest Stop)

R

Indian Road

BR

West 214th Street

R

Seaman Avenue

X

Dyckman Street

R

Riverside Drive

L

Henry Hudson Parkway

S

Henry Hudson Parkway (West Side Highway)

L

54th Street & West Street (30 Mile Route Finishes)

R

11th Avenue

X

40th Street

Note: Additional embargoed areas below:

·                          54th Street between 11th and 12th Avenue

·                          55th Street between 11th Avenue and 12th Avenue

 

 

 

60-Mile Route Split

 

 

 

L

40th Street

 

 

 

R

Galvin Place

 

 

 

R

Lincoln Tunnel (N. Tube)

 

 

 

 

 

60 MILE ROUTE

L

Geo. Washington Bridge Bike Path

R

178th Street @ Bridge Bike Path Exit

R

Pinehurst Avenue

R

177th Street

L

Haven Avenue

R

Fort Washington Avenue

R

165th Street

L

Riverside Drive

L

72nd Street

R

West End Avenue

R

59th Street

L

West Side Path

FINISH

Pier 94-54th Street & West Street

 

 

 

 

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