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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 3, 2012



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR FEBRUARY 3, 4 & 5, 2012

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend February 3rd, 4th & 5th,  2012.  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:


Thursday, January 19th through Monday, February 27th

 

MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK-LOAD IN/OUT

Manhattan:  0700 x 2300   (January 19th – February 27th)

Locations:

West 65th Street on the North;

West 60th Street on the South;

Columbus Avenue/ 9th Avenue on the East;

Amsterdam Avenue on the West (All inclusive)

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

Saturday February 4th 0600 through 2200 hrs Sunday February 5th

 

WEEKEND FULL CLOSURE @ 99 WASHINGTON STREET

There will be a full closure of the following streets to facilitate construction of a tower crane @ 99 Washington Street:

Washington Street between Albany & JP Ward Streets

Rector Street between West & Greenwich Streets

Carlisle Street between Greenwich & West Streets

Traffic Agents will be assigned Saturday & Sunday from 0600 x 2100, to cover the following intersections:

Albany & West Streets; Albany & Washington Streets; Albany & Greenwich Streets; Greenwich & Rector Streets; Rector Street & Trinity Place

 

Saturday & Sunday, February 4th, 5th & 11th, 12th 

 

QUEENSBORO BRIDGE RAMP CLOSURES

The Thompson Avenue approach ramps to/from the North & South Upper roadways will be closed Saturday & Sunday 0200 x 1400 hrs to facilitate NYCT overhead track replacement work.  Manhattan bound vehicles wishing to enter the Upper Level (passenger cars only) should proceed to the 21st Street/ Queens Plaza North entrance. Other Manhattan bound vehicles may use the Lower Level entrance @ Queens Plaza North/Crescent Street. Queens bound motorists on the Upper Level will be routed to the 21st Street Exit and should proceed s/b to 44th Drive, then e/b for access to Thompson Avenue.

 



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