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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 11, 2011



STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR NOVEMBER 12th AND 13th, 2011

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of November 11th, 12th & 13th, 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:

FULL CLOSURE OF S/B FDR DRIVE RAMP TO BROOKLYN BRIDGE

The s/b FDR Drive ramp onto the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed from 2300 hours on Friday, November 11, 2011 through 0600 hours on Monday, November 14, 2011 to facilitate Brooklyn Bridge ramp and roadway reconstruction.

Brooklyn-bound traffic from south bound FDR Drive may continue to Brooklyn using a detour through the local street network to the Brooklyn Bridge Pearl Street on-ramp as follows:

FDR Drive: Exit #2 (Manhattan Civic Center/Pace University) to off-ramp onto Robert Wagner Place
Turn left onto Pearl Street to access the ramp onto the Brooklyn Bridge
The Brooklyn Bridge off-ramp onto Pearl Street will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic during this closure.

Vehicles continuing south bound on the FDR Drive until Exit #1(South Street) will "U-turn" at the South Street turn-around to access n/b FDR Drive Exit #2 onto the Brooklyn Bridge. In addition, the Pearl Street off-ramp will be closed to Manhattan bound traffic during this closure. Motorists can exit @ Centre St to continue uptown, or Park Row South to continue downtown.

During this ramp closure all other traffic changes usually associated with this project will be SUSPENDED including:*

1. Contra-flow traffic reversal 2. Closure of the n/b FDR Exit #2 3. Closure of Dover Street

Detours will be posted and Traffic Agents will be assigned to assist and advise motorists. *Regular Detours/Reversals will resume at 0600 hours on Monday 11/14/11.

BROOKLYN BATTERY TUNNEL WEEKEND CLOSURE 

One tube of the BBT will be closed from 2300 Friday, November 11, thru 0500 Monday, Nov 14th to facilitate electrical work. Two – way traffic maintained in the other tube. Two other closures will occur on the weekends of Fri Nov 18 – 21 & Dec 2 – 5.

 
QUEENSBORO BRIDGE Upper level closed Saturday, November 12th & Sunday, November 13th from 0100 – 2200 to facilitate a motion picture production activity

FRIENDS OF DAG HAMMERSKJOLD FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
 
Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

FLIGHT 587 MEMORIAL SERVICE

Queens: 1100 x 1600


Beach 116th Street between Newport Avenue and Boardwalk closed

ST. STEPHEN OUR LADY OF SCAPULAR – 3rd AVENUE FAIR
Manhattan: 1100 x 1600

3rd Avenue between 23rd Street and 34th Street closed

BRONX VETERAN’S DAY PARADE
Bronx: 1200 x 1400

Formation:
East Tremont Avenue between Lawton Avenue and Harding Avenue
Lawton Avenue between Quincy Avenue and East Tremont Avenue
Route:
East Tremont Avenue between Lawton Avenue and Randall Avenue
Randall Avenue between East Tremont Avenue and Ellsworth Avenue
Dispersal:
Ellsworth Avenue between Randall Avenue and Throgs Neck Service Road
Service Road to Bicentennial Veteran's Memorial Park
The above streets will be closed for this event



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