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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 13, 2011



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

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of May 14th and 15th, 2011. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

Saturday, May 14th

FORUMS CHILDREN OF THE WORLD FESTIVAL
M
anhattan:    1100 x 1800
6th Avenue between 42nd & 56th Streets closed

MIDDLE COLLEGIATE CHURCH 2nd AVENUE FESTIVAL
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
2nd Avenue between 6th & 14th Streets closed

9th AVENUE FOOD FESTIVAL
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800 (Also Sunday)
9th Avenue between 42nd & 57th Streets closed

NYC COUNCIL DEMONSTRATION
Brooklyn:       1000 x 1230
Formation: Albany Avenue between Avenue D and Foster Avenue
Route: Foster Avenue between Albany Avenue and New York Avenue; New York Avenue between Foster Avenue and Church Avenue; Church Avenue between New York Avenue and Schenectady Avenue; Schenectady Avenue between Church Avenue and Clarendon Road; Clarendon Road between Schenectady Avenue and East 45th Street; East 45th Street between Clarendon Road and Avenue D; Avenue D between East 45th Street and Kings Highway; Kings Highway between Avenue D and Beverley Road; Beverley Road between Kings Highway and East 57th Street
Dispersal: Tilden High School
The above streets will be closed for this event

TOUR DE STATEN ISLAND
Staten Island:             1000 x 1400
Formation: Lighthouse Museum Plaza (Bay Street Landing)
Route: Bay Street Landing between Lighthouse Museum Plaza and Murray Hulbert Avenue; Murray Hulbert Avenue between Bay Street Landing and Hannah Street; Hannah Street between Murray Hulbert Avenue and Bay Street; Bay Street between Hannah Street and Edgewater Street; Edgewater Street between Bay Street and Hylan Boulevard; Hylan Boulevard between Bay Street and Mont Sec Avenue; Mont Sec Avenue between Bay Street and Hudson Road; Hudson Road between Mont Sec Avenue and USS North Carolina Road (Fort Wadsworth); USS Midland Beach Boardwalk/Greenway between USS North Carolina Road and Cedar Grove Avenue; Cedar Grove Avenue between Midland Beach Boardwalk/Greenway and New Dorp Lane; New Dorp Lane between Cedar Grove Avenue and Richmond Road; Richmond Road between New Dorp Lane and Rockland Avenue; Rockland Avenue between Richmond Road and Manor Road; Manor Road between Rockland Avenue and College Avenue; College Avenue between Manor Road and Jewett Avenue; Jewett Avenue between College Avenue and Richmond Terrace; Richmond Terrace between Jewett Avenue and Borough Place/SI Ferry Bike & Pedestrian Path; SI Ferry Bike & Pedestrian Path between Borough Place and Bay Street Landing
Dispersal: Lighthouse Museum Plaza (Bay Street Landing)
The above streets will be closed for this event

Sunday, May 15th 

9th AVENUE FOOD FESTIVAL
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
9th Avenue between 42nd & 57th Streets closed

COLUMBUS AMSTERDAM BID DOT WEEKEND WALKS EVENT
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
Amsterdam Avenue between 106th & 110th Streets closed

GMHC AIDS WALK NY
Manhattan:    1000 x 1500
Formation: Central Park and 110th Street
Route: 110th Street between 8th Avenue and Riverside Drive: Riverside Drive between 110th Street and 85th Street; 85th Street between Riverside Drive and Central Park West; Central Park (West Drive) between 72nd Street and 110th Street
Dispersal: Central Park Band Shell
The above streets will be closed for this event

369 VETERAN DAY PARADE
Manhattan:    1300 x 1530
Formation: 61st Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue; 62nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue; 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Route: 5th Avenue between 61st Street and 79th Street
Dispersal: 5th Avenue between 79th Street and 80th Street; 80th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

NOAH – NY PARADE (Manhattan Portion)
Manhattan:    1300 x 1730
Formation: Grand Army Plaza Arch
Route: Centre Street between Lafayette & Duane Streets;
Dispersal: Foley Square
The above streets will be closed for this event

NOAH – NY PARADE (Brooklyn Portion)
Brooklyn:       1300 x 1730
Route: Flatbush Avenue between 8th & Atlantic Avenues; Atlantic Avenue between Flatbush Avenue & Boerum Place; Boerum Place between Atlantic Avenue & Adams Street; Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway
The above streets will be closed for this event

PARK SLOPE 5th AVENUE DISTRICT ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL
Brooklyn:       1100 x 1800
5th Avenue between Sterling Place & 12th Street closed

BAY FEST
Brooklyn:       1100 x 1800
Eastbound (South side) Emmons Avenue between 28th Street & Ocean Avenue closed

BRONX PUERTO RICAN DAY PARADE
Bronx: 1300 x 1700
Formation: Center lanes of Grand Concourse between 176th Street & Burnside Avenue
Route: Grand Concourse between 176th Street & Burnside Avenue; Grand Concourse between 176th & 167th Streets
Dispersal: Grand Concourse between 167th & 165th Streets
The above streets will be closed for this event

QUEENS BIATHLON
Queens:  0700 x 1100
Northbound Cross Island Parkway between Grand Central Parkway & Bell Boulevard closed

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