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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 24, 2010



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR SEPTEMBER 25th & 26th

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of September 25th and 26th, 2010.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

SPECIAL ADVISORY

The Hudson Street entrance to the Holland Tunnel was closed Sunday, September 19, 2010 for 3-5 years. All NJ-bound Holland Tunnel traffic must use Canal Street, Varick Street or the Broome Street/Watts Street approaches. Motorists are encouraged to use n/b West Street to turn right into Canal Street as the preferred entrance to the tunnel. Traffic signal timing will be adjusted at this intersection for NJ-bound motorists. This closure is necessary to facilitate a New York City Department of Design & Construction water-main project in the lower Manhattan area. Hudson Street between Laight & Franklin Streets will be narrowed to two lanes of traffic.

SAN GENNARO FESTIVAL (Sep 16th -26th)

Manhattan:    1100 x 2300

Mulberry Street between Canal & East Houston Streets; Grand Street between Mott & Centre Streets; Hester Street between Mott & Centre Streets closed

 

U.N. GENERAL ASSEMBLY (Thru Sep 30th)

Manhattan: 24/7

Intermittent closures at 1st to 3rd Avenue between 47th & 42nd Streets; 42nd Street between 1st & 3rd Avenues.  Other Streets subject to closure by N.Y.P.D. as necessary

 

Saturday, September 25th 

 

GERMAN AMERICAN COMM. OF GREATER N.Y. PARADE

Manhattan:    1000 x 1630

Formation: 67th to 70th Streets between 5th & Lexington Avenues

Route: 5th Avenue between 67th & 86th Streets

Dispersal: Floats disperse on 87th & 88th Streets between Madison & 5th Avenues; 

Marchers disperse on 5th Avenue between 90th & 96th Streets

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

C.O.R.E. AUTUMN FAIR

Manhattan:    1100 x 1800

Broadway between Waverly Place & 14th Street closed

 

INTERNATIONAL GOSPEL UPTOWN

Manhattan:    1100 x 1800

6th Avenue between 42nd & 56th Streets closed

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR ALCOHOLISM & DRUG DEPENDENCY DEMOLITION

Manhattan/Brooklyn:  0930 x 1500

Worth Street between St James & Broadway; Centre Street between Worth Street & Park Row; Brooklyn Bridge Boulevard between Tillary & Johnson Streets closed

 

Sunday, September 26th

 

STEPHEN SILLER TUNNEL TO TOWERS RUN

Brooklyn/Manhattan: 0930 x 1500

Formation: Hamilton Avenue & Henry Street, Brooklyn

Route: Hamilton Avenue from Henry Street to Columbia Street, through the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel into Manhattan; North on West Street to Liberty Street; West on Liberty Street to River Terrace; North on River Terrace to Warren Street; East on Warren Street to West Street; South on West Street to Vesey Street; West on Vesey Street to finish between North End Avenue & West Street

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

SOLDIERS, SAILORS, MARINES, AIRMEN’S CLUB LEXINGTON AVE FALL FESTIVAL

Manhattan:   1100 x 1800

Lexington Avenue between East 34th & East 42nd Streets closed

 

MUSLIM DAY PARADE & FESTIVAL

Manhattan:   1100 x 1800

Formation: 36th & 37th Streets between Park & 5th Avenues; Madison Avenue between 36th & 38th Streets

Route: Madison Avenue between 36th & 25th Streets

Dispersal: 25th Street between Madison & Park Avenues

Festival: Madison Avenue between 26th & 23rd Streets

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

CONTINENTAL AIRLINES 5th AVENUE MILE

Manhattan:   0700 x 1500

5th Avenue between 80th & 59th Streets closed

 

92nd STREET “Y” LEXINGTON AVENUE FESTIVAL

Manhattan:   1100 x 1800

Lexington Avenue between East 79th & East 96th Streets closed

 

ATLANTIC AVENUE LDC STREET FESTIVAL

Brooklyn:      1100 x 1800

Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street & 4th Avenue closed

 

BROADWAY MERCHANTS PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL

Queens:         1100 x 1800

Broadway between Crescent & 47th Streets closed

 

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – PITKIN SUMMER PLAZA

Brooklyn:       1100 x 1800

Pitkin Avenue between Strauss & Thomas Boyland Streets closed

 

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – SUMMER SPACE

Brooklyn:       1100 x 1800

Montague Street between Clinton & Hicks Streets closed

 

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – MOVE ABOUT MYRTLE

Brooklyn:       1100 x 1800

Myrtle Avenue between Clermont & Grand Avenues closed



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