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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 13, 2010



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR AUGUST 14th & August 15th

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of August 14th & August 15th, 2010.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas: 

 

Saturday, August 14th   

 

SUMMER STREETS

Manhattan: 0700 x 1300 (Aug 14, 21)

Centre Street from Brooklyn Bridge exit to Reade/Lafayette St; Lafayette St from Reade St/Centre St to 4th Ave; 4th Ave from Lafayette St to E 15th St; Union Square E from E 15th to E 17th St; Park Ave S from E 17th to E 32nd St; Park Ave from E 32nd to E 72nd St (including the Viaduct from E 40th to E 46th St); E 72nd St from Park Ave to 5th Ave closed to traffic

 

Major cross-town streets will remain open for vehicles that need to cross the route:


 

Chambers Street                               14th Street                                53rd/54th Street

Worth Street                                                23rd Street                                57th Street

Canal Street                                     34th Street                                59th Street

Broome Street                                  36th/37th Streets

East Houston Street                         42nd Street

East 8th Street                                   49th/50th Streets

 

SEAPORT COMMUNITY COALITION SUMMER SEAPORT FESTIVAL

Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

Water Street between Fulton & Broad Streets closed

 

23rd STREET ASSOC. 6th AVE/ SAINT CECILE’S SCHOLARSHIP FUND STREET FAIR

Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

6th Avenue between 14th & 23rd Streets closed

 

HARLEM WEEK’S UPTOWN SATURDAY NIGHT

Manhattan: 1100 x 1800 (Also Sun Aug 15)

135th Street between St Nicholas & 5th Avenues/ Lenox Terrace Cove closed

 

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – BRONX SUMMER WALKS BURNSIDE AVENUE

Bronx:         1100 x 1800

East Burnside Avenue between Jerome & Morris Avenues closed

 

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – SUNNYSIDE SUMMER STREETS

Queens:       1100 x 1800

46th Street between Queens Boulevard & Greenpoint Avenue closed

 

 

Sunday, August 15th

 

WORKMEN’S CIRCLE MADISON AVENUE FESTIVAL

Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

Madison Avenue between 42nd & 57th Streets closed

 

FEDERATION OF INDIAN ASSOCIATION PARADE AND FESTIVAL

Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

Parade:        1100 x 1400

Formation: 38th & 37th Streets between 5th & Park Avenues

Route: Madison Avenue between 38th & 27th Streets

Dispersal: 27th Street between 5th & Park Avenues

Festival:       1100 x 1800

Location: Madison Avenue between 26th & 23rd Streets

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

BRONX HALF MARATHON

Bronx:         0800 x 1300

Route: Start on Goulden Ave north of Bedford Park Blvd. South on Goulden Ave which turns to Reservoir Ave. to 195th St; Right/West on 195 St. to a right turn onto Sedgwick Ave; North on Sedgwick Ave. (RUNNERS KEEP RIGHT) to Mosholu Pkwy; East on Mosholu Pkwy on eastbound lane, turn left around center island at Marion/Hull Aves and head west on westbound lane; Left onto Sedgwick, keeping to the right hand side of road and center island on left; Turn left onto 195 St; Turn left onto Goulden Ave; Turn right onto Bedford Park Boulevard; Turn left onto Paul Ave; Turn right onto Mosholu Pkwy; Turn right onto Grand Concourse southbound express lane Turn left around turnaround at E. 179th Street; Head north on northbound express lane; Turn right onto Mosholu Pkwy onto eastbound lane; Turn left around turnaround at center island at Marion/Hull Aves; Proceed west on westbound lane; Turn left onto Goulden Ave. to Finish.

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – SUNDAYS ON ST. NICK

Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

Columbus Avenue between 66th & 72nd Streets closed

   

DOT WEEKEND WALKS - THE SUNDAY SCENE ON KNICKERBOCKER

Brooklyn:    1100 x 1800

Knickerbocker Avenue between Suydam & Starr Streets closed

 

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – ASTORIA WATER WALKS

Queens:       1100 x 1800

Shore Boulevard between Astoria Park South & Ditmars Boulevard closed

 



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