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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 16, 2011



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR SEPTEMBER 17th & 18th, 2011

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of September 17th & 18th, 2011.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

The following events may have a significant impact on the flow of traffic in the areas indicated:


Tuesday, September 13th – Friday, September 23rd, 2011

UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Streets subject to closure at the discretion of NYPD:
W 34 St to E 57 St from 1 Avenue to 2 Ave, all inclusive<<br/> E 50 St between FDR Dr and 6 Ave
E 43 St, 44, 45, 46 and 47 St from 1 Ave to 3 Ave
E 45 St and 46 St from Madison Ave to Vanderbilt Ave (all inclusive)
E 48 St 49 and 51 St from Madison Ave to 1 Ave
E 48, 49, 50, and 51 St from Lexington Ave to Madison Ave (all inclusive)
W 52 St and 53 St from 6 Ave to 7 Ave
W 54 St from 6 Ave to 7 Ave
6 Ave from W 54 St to W 55 St

Streets subject to intermittent closures at the discretion of NYPD:
Area bounded by; East 60th Street on the North, East 34th Street on the South, 1st Avenue on the East, 3rd Avenue on the West
Area bounded by; East 51st Street on the North and East 48th Street on the South; 1st Avenue on the East and Madison Avenue on the West
34th, 42nd, 50th and 57th Streets between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
5th Avenues between 42nd and 40th Street
6th Avenues between 42nd and 40th Street
40th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
53rd Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
52nd Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
55th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
51st, 54th and 56th Streets between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

UNGA & HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
1st Avenue from 42nd to 49th Streets
42nd, 44th & 45th Streets from 1st to 2nd Avenues
45th Street from Madison to Vanderbilt Avenues
Vanderbilt Avenue from 46th to 44th Streets
46th Street from 1st to 2nd Avenues
49th & 50th Streets from Park to Lexington Avenues
61st Street from Park to Madison Avenues

Thursday, September 15 – Sunday, September 25, 2011

SAN GENNARO FESTIVAL 
Manhattan:        1100 x 2300
Location:
Mott Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
Baxter Street between Canal Street and Broome Street
Centre Street / Cleveland Place / Lafayette Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
Canal Street between Bowery and Centre Street
Hester Street between Mott Street and Centre Street
Grand Street between Mott Street and Centre Street
Broome Street between Mott Street and Centre Street / Cleveland Place
Kenmare Street between Mott Street and Cleveland Place
Spring Street between Mott Street and Cleveland Place / Lafayette Street
Prince Street between Mott Street and Lafayette Street
Jersey Street between Mulberry Street and Lafayette Street
The above streets will be closed for this event


Saturday, September 17th

THE GUARDIAN ANGELS – TIMES SQUARE FAIR
Manhattan:        1100 x 1800
Broadway between 47th Street and 57th Street closed

STONE STREET OYSTER FESTIVAL
Manhattan:        1100 x 1800
Location: Stone Street between Hanover Square and Coenties Alley; Hanover Square between William Street and Pearl Street; Mill Lane between South William Street and Stone Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY PARADE
Manhattan:        1200 x 1500
Formation: 67th Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue; 68th Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue; 69th Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue; 70th Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue
Route: 5th Avenue between 67th Street and 80th Street
Dispersal: Included within route
The above streets will be closed for this event

JACKSON HEIGHTS KIWANIS CLUB 37th AVENUE FESTIVAL
Queens:               1100 x 1800
37th Avenue between 83rd Street and 90th Street closed


Sunday, September 18th

SUSAN G. KOMEN RUN/WALK
Manhattan:        0900 x 1100
Central Park West between 75th Street and 90th Street closed

MEXICAN DAY PARADE
Manhattan:        1200 x 1500
Formation: 37th & 38th Streets between 5th and Park Avenue s
Route: Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 27th Street
Dispersal: 27th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

COLUMBUS AVENUE FESTIVAL
Manhattan:        1100 x 1800
Columbus Avenue between 66th Street and 86th Street closed

UNITED FUJIANESE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION BLOCK PARTY
Manhattan:        1100 x 1800
East Broadway between Catherine Street and Market Street closed

AFRICAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE
Manhattan:        1300 x 1800
Formation: Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard and 111th Street
Route: Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard between 111th Street and 136th Street
Dispersal: 136th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard and 5th Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

47th STREET BLOCK ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL
Manhattan:        1100 x 1800
8th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

DOT WEEKEND WALKS/SUMMER SPACE
Brooklyn              1100 x 1800
Montague Street between Clinton Street and Hicks Street closed

SUNSET PARK 5th AVENUE STREET FESTIVAL

Brooklyn:             1100 x 1800
5th Avenue between 44th Street and 59th Street closed

MYRTLE AVENUE BID MYRTLE AVENUE FESTIVAL
Queens:               1100 x 1800
Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond Road and Wyckoff Avenue closed

NYPD WIDOW’S & CHILDREN’S MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE
Bronx & Manhattan:       1130 start
Approximately 800 motorcycles
Route: Depart Orchard Beach Parking Lot; S on park Drive to Orchard Beach Road; W on orchard Beach Road to S/b Hutchinson River Parkway; S on HRP to Exit 4S, s/b Bruckner Expressway S on BE to s/b Cross Bronx Expressway; CBE to Exit 1, s/b Henry Hudson Parkway; S on HHP into/becomes 12th Avenue, into/becomes West Street ; S on West St to Battery Park Underpass; Battery Park Underpass to n/b FDR Drive; N/b FDR Drive to Exit 18, Willis Avenue Bridge; N on Willis Ave Bridge to Bruckner Blvd; E on Bruckner Blvd to n/b Bruckner Expy @ E 138th St; N on Bruckner Expy to Exit 8B, Orchard Beach/ City Island; Merge onto e/b Pelham Pkwy to Orchard Beach Rd; E on Orchard Beach Rd to Park Drive; N on Park Drive to Orchard Beach Parking Lot Rolling Closures will minimize the impact of this event on the motoring public



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