New York City Police Department

Press Release | Traffic Advisory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 6, 2009



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of November 7th & 8th 2009. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:



Saturday, Nov 7th

 

Special Advisory

West Street /9-A

Northbound from Brooklyn Battery Tunnel to Cedar Street:

Two of three lanes closed from 0600 – 0900

One of three lanes closed from Saturday, Nov 7 @ 0900 thru Sunday, Nov 8 @ 1800

 

 

Sunday, Nov 8th

 

QUEENS MIDTOWN TUNNEL MANHATTAN BOUND TUBE CLOSED

0100 Sunday, November 8th thru 0530 Monday, November 9th

Two-way traffic (Cars Only) will run in the other tube

 

Repair work in the Queens Midtown Tunnel will result in the closure of both lanes of the Manhattan-bound tube beginning 0100 Sunday Nov 8, thru 0500 Monday Nov 9. Two-way traffic will be in effect in the other tube for cars only. Trucks are asked to use either the RFK Bridge or the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel.

Signs will be in place alerting motorists to the closure.  On the Queens side of the tunnel detour signs will direct motorists @ 50th Ave to use the 21st St entrance ramp instead of the 11th St entrance ramp which will be closed.  Cars using the Queens bound tube into Manhattan during two-way traffic operations will exit @ East 36th St & 2nd Ave or East 37th St. In addition to detour signs, NYPD Traffic Agents will be on hand to help direct motorists

 

ARCH DIOCESE OF NY ST. PATRICK’S CATHEDRAL YOUNG ADULTS MADISON AVENUE FESTIVAL

Manhattan:    1100 x 1800

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

 

VILLAGE VETERAN’S DAY PARADE

Queens:           1100 x 1600

Formation: 80th Street & Metropolitan Avenue

Route: Metropolitan Avenue from 80th Street to Rentar Plaza

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

BRONX UNITED VETERAN’S PARADE

Bronx: 1100 x 1600

Formation: Lafayette Avenue between Brinsmade & Edison Avenues

Route: East Tremont Ave between Lafayette & Lawton Aves; Lawton Ave between E Tremont Ave & Throgs Neck Expy Service Rd n/b; Throgs Neck Expy Service Rd n/b between Lawton & Meagher Avenues

End: Bicentennial Veteran’s Park

The above streets will be closed for this event

 



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