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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 4, 2011



STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR NOVEMBER 5 AND 6, 2011

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of November 5th & 6th, 2011. The following events may have a significant impact on the flow of traffic in the areas indicated:


WALL STREET WEEKEND FILMING ZONE


On Saturday, Nov 5th & Sunday Nov 6th from 0600 x 1900 the area around Wall & Broad Streets will have both vehicular and pedestrian closures due to movie filming.

The Filming Zone includes: Wall Street between Broadway & Pearl Street; Broad Street between Exchange Place & Cedar Street; and William Street between Exchange Place & Pine Street.

The Pedestrian area closed to the general public includes Pine Street between Broadway & Nassau Street; Exchange Place between Broadway & Broad Street and New Street between Beaver Street & Wall Street.


Barricades will be in place and motorists can expect delays in this area.


Saturday, November 5th


AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOC. BLOCK PARTY

Manhattan: 1100 x 1600

Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed


NYC MARATHON INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP RUN

Manhattan: 0830 x 1130

Formation: 1st Avenue at UN Plaza

Route: 1st Avenue between East 50th Street and East 42nd Street; 42nd Street between 1st Avenue and 6th Avenue; 6th Avenue between West 42nd Street and West 59th Street

Dispersal: West 59th Street between 6th Avenue and Columbus Circle (Merchant’s Gate)

The above streets will be closed for this event


Sunday, November 6th


NYC MARATHON FAMILY REUNION

Manhattan: 1000 x 1830

Location(s): Central Park West between 71st Street and 86th Street; 71st – 77th Streets between Central Park West & Columbus Avenue; 81st Street between Central Park West & Columbus Avenue; Columbus Avenue between 81st & 71st Streets

The above streets will be closed for this event


MIDTOWN SOUTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL 6th AVE AUTUMN FAIR

Manhattan: 1100 x 1600

6th Avenue between 34th Street and 42nd Street closed


MIDDLE VILLAGE VETERAN’S DAY PARADE

Queens: 1200 x 1500

Formation: 80th Street between Juniper Valley Road and Metropolitan Avenue

Route: Metropolitan Avenue between 80th Street and 65th Lane (Rentar Plaza)

Dispersal: Into Rentar Plaza

The above streets will be closed for this event


TOYS FOR TOTS MOTORCYCLE RUN

Queens: 1100 Start

Route: Forest Park parking lot to Woodhaven Blvd; N on Woodhaven Blvd to Union Tpke; E on Union Tpke to Winchester Blvd; S on Winchester Blvd to Creedmoor parking lot

Rolling closures will minimize the impact of this event on the motoring public


SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY: NYC MARATHON


Verrazano-Narrows Bridge completely closed to traffic 0700 x 1500.

Upper level closures begin Saturday, Nov 5th @ 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 @ 212-360-3000.


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