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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 9, 2011



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR December 9th, 10th & 11th, 2011

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of December 9th,  10th & 11th,  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:

 

2011 HOLIDAY SEASON GRIDLOCK ALERT DAYS

The New York City Department of Transportation has announced the following dates as Gridlock Alert Days for the 2011 holiday season:
Friday, December 9th, Thursday, December 15th, Friday, December 16th
Wednesday, December 21st, Thursday, December 22nd, Friday, December 23rd

On all Gridlock Alert Days, lane closures are prohibited from 0600 to 2359 on the following roadways, their service roads and East & Harlem River Bridges. Work behind permanent barriers may continue:

Brooklyn
Belt Parkway
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Gowanus Expressway
Prospect Expressway

Manhattan
Miller Hwy/Henry Hudson Pkwy
FDR Drive/Harlem River Drive

Staten Island
Staten Island Expressway
West Shore Expressway

Queens
Grand Central Parkway
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Cross Island Parkway
Long Island Expressway
Van Wyck Expressway
Grand Central Parkway

Bronx
Cross Bronx Expressway
Major Deegan Expressway
Bruckner Expressway
Hutchinson River Parkway
New England Thruway

East River Bridges
Brooklyn Bridge
Manhattan Bridge
Williamsburg Bridge
Queensboro Bridge

Harlem River Bridges
Broadway Bridge
Willis Avenue Bridge
Third Avenue Bridge
145th Street Bridge
Madison Avenue Bridge
Macombs Dam Bridge
University Heights Bridge

 

Saturday, December 10th    

BROOKLYN BATTERY TUNNEL - TRINITY PLACE CLOSURE
Fri, Dec 9th @ 2100 thru Sat, Dec 10th @ 0500
The Trinity Place Exit will be closed to motorists exiting the BBT in order to facilitate NYCDOT paving work.  Motorists will be diverted to West Street.

 

Sunday, December 11th 

MANHATTAN BOUND GOWANUS EXPRESSWAY CLOSED @ 92nd STREET

Motorists exiting the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in Brooklyn will be diverted onto the service road @ 92nd Street between the hours of 0030 x 0500 Sunday, Dec 11th to facilitate sign removal.   Vehicles may re-enter the Expressway @ 86th Street.  Traffic Enforcement Agents will assist with this short detour.

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