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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 9, 2012



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR MARCH 10th & 11th, 2012

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend March 10th & 11th , 2012.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

Saturday, March 10th

FULL CLOSURE - WILLIS AVENUE BRIDGE

NYCDOT will implement a full early morning closure of the Willis Ave Bridge to facilitate electrical system testing of the swing span. Full bridge closures will be conducted from 0100 x 0530, Tuesday thru Friday, and 0200 x 0600 on Saturdays thru March 10th
During these closures motorists will be detoured to the Madison Ave Bridge @ East 138th St.
Northbound FDR motorists will continue on the FDR Drive to the East 135th St exit, proceed to Madison Ave and then onto the Madison Ave Bridge.
1st Ave motorists will take East 125th Street west to Madison Ave, turn north and proceed to the bridge.
Signage and Traffic Control Agents will assist motorists during these closures.

 

 Sunday, March 11th

GRANT’S TOMB CRITERIUM
 
Manhattan:       0800 x 1830
Route:
Riverside Drive Loop around Grant’s Tomb (Northbound and Southbound)
Riverside Drive between 120th Street and 122nd Street (Northbound and Southbound)
Claremont Avenue between 120th Street and 122nd Street
120th Streets between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue
122nd Streets between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue 
The above streets will be closed for this event

THROGSNECK BENEVOLENT ORG. ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE
 
Bronx:              1100 x 1400
Formation:
Lafayette Avenue between Calhoun Avenue and East Tremont Avenue
Route:
East Tremont Avenue between Lafayette Avenue and Harding Avenue
Harding Avenue between East Tremont Avenue and Buttrick Avenue
Dispersal:
Included within route
The above streets will be closed for this event


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