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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 5, 2010



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR November 6th and 7th

SPECIAL ADVISORY NYC MARATHON SUNDAY NOVEMBER 7th Verrazano-Narrows Bridge completely closed to traffic 0700 x 1500 (details below)

Saturday, November 6th  

2010 INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP RUN
Manhattan:    0800 x 1130
Formation: 1st Avenue @ UN Plaza
Route: 1st Ave from E 50th to E 42nd Streets; 42nd St from 1st to 6th Aves; 6th Ave from W 42nd St to W 59th Sts
Dispersal: W 59th St from 6th Ave to Columbus Circle
The above streets will be closed for this event

Sunday, November 7th 

NYC MARATHON
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge completely closed to traffic 0700 x 1500.
Upper level closures begin Saturday, Nov 6th @ 2300 to allow for race preparation.  Vehicles containing hazardous materials will not be permitted to cross the bridge in either direction at this time.

The Bay Street & Lily Pond Avenue exits in Staten Island will close @ 0300 on Sunday

Motorists traveling to Brooklyn or Staten Island via the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge should seek alternate routes.

Motorists can hear information about VNB closures by calling the Marathon Traffic Info Hotline @ 718-556-8010.

Marathon Route attached at end of this Advisory.

NYC MARATHON FAMILY REUNION
Manhattan:    0600 x 1900
Central Park West between West 67th & West 90th Streets closed

ST. PATRICK'S CATHEDRAL YOUNG ADULTS MADISON AVENUE HOLIDAY EXPO
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
Madison Avenue between 42nd & 57th Streets closed

MIDDLE VILLAGE VETERAN'S DAY PARADE
Queens:          1100 x 1600
Formation: 80th Street between Metropolitan Avenue & Juniper Valley
Route: Metropolitan Avenue between 80th & 69th Streets
Dispersal: Rentar Plaza

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

THE NEW YORK CITY MARATHON ROUTE

Start: Verrazano Narrows Bridge
Bridge to 92nd Street
92nd Street to 4th Avenue (some runners take 92nd St to Fort Hamilton Pkwy to 4th Avenue)
4th Avenue to Ashland Place (some runners take 4th Av to Flatbush Ave)
Ashland Place/Flatbush Avenue to Lafayette Avenue
Lafayette Avenue to Bedford Avenue
Bedford Avenue to Nassau Street
Nassau Street to Manhattan Avenue
Manhattan Avenue to Greenpoint Avenue
Greenpoint Avenue to McGuinness Boulevard
McGuinness Boulevard to Pulaski Bridge (Brooklyn-bound side)
Pulaski Bridge to 48th Avenue
48th Avenue to Vernon Boulevard
Vernon Boulevard to 10th Street
10th Street to 44th Drive
44th Drive to Hunter Street
Hunter Street to Crescent Street
Crescent Street to Bridge Plaza South
Bridge Plaza South to Lower Level Queensboro Bridge
Lower Level Queens-bound Queensboro Bridge to 59th Street Ramp
Exit 59th Street Ramp to First Avenue
First Avenue to Willis Avenue Bridge
Willis Avenue Bridge to E. 135th Street
135th Street to Alexander Avenue
Alexander Avenue to 138th Street
138th Street to Morris Avenue
Morris Avenue to 140th Street
140th Street to Rider Avenue
Rider Avenue to 138th Street
138th Street to Madison Avenue Bridge
Madison Avenue Bridge to 5th Avenue
5th Avenue to 124th Street
124th Street to Mt. Morris Park West
Mt. Morris Park West to 120th Street
120th Street to 5th Avenue
5th Avenue to 90th Street
90th Street to enter Central Park East Drive
East Drive to 59th Street/Central Park South
Central Park South to Columbus Circle
Enter Central Park West Drive
Central Park West Drive to Finish Line at Tavern on the Green



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