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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, October 8, 2010



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR OCTOBER 9th, 10th & COLUMBUS DAY OCTOBER 11th

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of October 9th , 10th and Columbus Day, October 11th , 2010. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

Saturday, October 9th

STRATEGIC GLOBAL INITIATIVES PARADE
Manhattan :          1100 x 1500
Formation: 62nd Street between Amsterdam & Columbus Avenues
Route: Lane of Amsterdam Avenue between 62nd & 59th Streets; Sidewalks of 59th Street between Amsterdam & Columbus Avenues
The above streets will be closed for this event

GLOBAL ROLE MODELS - AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS FESTIVAL
Manhattan :          1100 x 1800
6th Avenue between 42nd & 56th Streets closed

NIGERIAN INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE
Manhattan :          1300 x 1500
Formation: 54th Street between 1st & 2nd Avenues
Route: 2nd Avenue between 56th & 44th Streets
Dispersal: 44th Street between 2nd & 3rd Avenues
The above streets will be closed for this event

FIAO BROOKLYN COLUMBUS DAY PARADE
Brooklyn :             1130 x 1530
Formation: 61st & 62nd Streets between 27th * 19th Avenues
Route: 18th Avenue between 60th & 84th Streets
Dispersal: 18th Avenue & 84th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

Sunday, October 10th

MIDTOWN NORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Manhattan :          1100 x 1800
8th Avenue between 42nd & 57th Streets closed

ROY WILKINS CENTER NAACP & SYMPHONY SPACE STREET FESTIVAL
Manhattan :          1100 x 1800
West side of Broadway between 86th & 96th Streets closed

COMITE DEL DESFILE DE LA HISPANIDAD INC. PARADE
Manhattan :          1200 x 1700
Formation: 44th to 47th Streets between 5th & 6th Avenues
Route: 5th Avenue between 68th & 44th Streets
Dispersal: 5th Avenue between 68th & 72nd Streets
The above streets will be closed for this event

GREATER WOODHAVEN DEVELOPMENT CORP - JAMAICA AVENUE FESTIVAL
Queens : 1100 x 1800
Jamaica Avenue between Woodhaven Boulevard & 80th Street closed

BRONX COLUMBUS DAY PARADE
Bronx :   1200 x 1530
Formation: Morris Park Avenue & White Plains Road
Route: Morris Park Avenue between White Plains Road & Williamsbridge Road; Williamsbridge Road between Morris Park & Lydig Avenues
Dispersal: Williamsbridge Road & Lydig Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

STATEN ISLAND HALF MARATHON
Staten Island :  0930 x 1130 
Route: Bank Street between Richmond County Stadium Parking Lot and Jersey Street;
Jersey Street between Bank Street and Richmond Terrace Richmond Terrance between Jersey Street and Bay Street;
Bay Street between Richmond Terrace and Hannah Street;
Hannah Street between Bay Street and Murray Hulbert Avenue/ Front Street;
Front Street between Hannah Street and Edgewater Street;
Edgewater Street between Front Street and Hylan Boulevard;
Hyland Boulevard between Edgewater Street and Bay Street;
Bay Street Between Hyland Boulevard and Wadsworth/ New York Avenue;
New York Avenue between Wadsworth Avenue and Battery Road;
Battery Road between New York Avenue and Mc Clean Avenue;
McClean Avenue between Battery Road and Lily Pond Avenue;
Lily Pond Avenue between School Road and Father Capodanno Boulevard;
Father Capodanno Boulevard from Lily Pond Avenue to Midland Beach turnaround School Road between Lily Pond Road and Bay Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

Columbus Day - Monday, October 11th  

COLUMBUS DAY PARADE   
Manhattan :          1100 x 1700
Formation: 44th to 47th Streets between Madison & 6th Avenues
Route: 5th Avenue between 43rd & 72nd Streets
Dispersal: 5th Avenue between 68th & 72nd Streets
The above streets will be closed for this event

BOWLING GREEN ASSOCIATION STREET FESTIVAL
Manhattan :          1100 x 1800
Broadway between Cedar Street & Battery Place; Whitehall Street between Stone & Water Streets; Broadway between Morris & Stone Streets closed

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