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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 29, 2011



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR JULY 30th & 31st

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of July 30th and 31st, 2011.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

TRAFFIC ALERT - FDR DRIVE WEEKEND CLOSURE
For removal of East 78th Street Pedestrian Bridge
Saturday, July 30th @ 2300 hrs thru Sunday, July 31st @ 0700 hrs

FDR Drive:  Removal of E 78th St Pedestrian Bridge
Beginning Saturday, July 30th and continuing thru Sunday July 31st 
The NYCDOT will implement closures of n/b & s/b FDR Drive for removal of the E 78th Street Pedestrian Bridge.  The FDR Drive will be completely re-opened @ 0700 Sunday, July 31st.

  • One & Two lane closures: Sat, July 30 @ 2300 - Sun July 31 @ 0200. Closures will begin approximately one-half mile before the work area @ E 78th Street.
  • Full closure of FDR Drive: Sun 0200 thru 0700

S/b FDR traffic will be detoured along 2nd Avenue from 116th Street to E 74th Street.
N/b FDR traffic will be detoured along 1st Avenue from E 61st Street to E 96th Street.

NYPD Traffic Agents and Signage will assist motorists along the detour routes.

Saturday, July 30th 

VAN DUZER DAYS (DOT Weekend Walks)
Staten Island: 1100 x 1800
Van Duzer Street between Beach & Wright Streets closed

AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 56th Street closed

CHELSEA MIDTOWN DEMOCRATIC FESTIVAL
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
8th Avenue between 14th Street and 23rd Street closed

REACHING OUT ON TOMPKINS AVENUE (DOT Weekend Walks)
Brooklyn: 1100 x 1800
Tompkins Avenue between Hancock Street and Putnam Avenue closed

QUEENS HALF MARATHON
Queens:    1100 x 1800
Location: Inside Flushing Meadows Park

SUNNYSIDE SUMMER STREETS (DOT Weekend Walks)
Queens:    1100 x 1800
46th Street between Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue closed

BRONX SUMMER WALKS BURNSIDE AVENUE (DOT Weekend Walks)
Bronx:      1100 x 1800
West Burnside Avenue between Davidson Avenue and Jerome Avenue closed

Sunday, July 31st 

A GREAT DAY IN HARLEM
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
Riverside Drive between 120th Street and Tiemann Place closed
(Curb Lane Only)

WORKMEN’S CIRCLE MADISON AVENUE SUMMER FAIR
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

PAKISTAN DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL
Manhattan:    1100 x 1800
PARADE: Formation: 37th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue; 38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route: Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 26th Street
Dispersal: 27th Street between Madison Ave and Lexington Avenue
FESTIVAL: Madison Avenue between 26th Street and 23rd Street
Miscellaneous: 29th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue; 30th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue; 36th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue; 24th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue; 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue; 26th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

SUMMER STREETS ON 204th (DOT Weekend Walks)
Bronx:     1100 x 1800
East 204th Street between Bainbridge & Perry Avenues closed

SUNDAY SCENE ON KNICKERBOCKER (DOT Weekend Walks)
Brooklyn:       1100 x 1800
Knickerbocker Avenue between Suydam Street and Starr Street closed

SUMMER STREETS ON 204th (DOT Weekend Walks)
Bronx:            1100 x 1800
East 204th Street between Bainbridge Avenue and Perry Avenue closed

 

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