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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 16, 2012



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR MARCH 17TH & 18TH, 2012

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend March 17th & 18th, 2012.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

Saturday, March 17th

ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE
Manhattan:       1100 x 1730
Formation:
Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd and 46th Streets
44th & 45th Streets between Vanderbilt and 6th Avenues
46th, 47th & 48th Streets between Park and 6th Avenues
5th Avenue between 42nd and 44th Streets
Route:
5th Avenue from 44th to 79th Streets
Dispersal:
5thAvenue between 86th and 79th Streets
80th thru 85th Streets between Madison and 5th Avenues
Miscellaneous:
63rd & 64th Streets between Madison and 5th Avenues
Madison Avenue between 63rd and 64th Streets
The above streets will be closed for this event

Sunday, March 18th

SPECIAL ADVISORY- BROOKLYN BATTERY TUNNEL
Due to the NYC Half Marathon route, all Manhattan bound traffic exiting the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will be detoured on to n/b West Street between 0730 & 1230. This is due to the marathon runners using s/b West Street into and through the Battery Park Underpass
 
NYC HALF MARATHON
Manhattan:       0700 x 1200
Formation:
Central Park West between 106th and 110th Streets
Route:
Central Park Loop
7th Avenue between 59th and 42nd Streets
42nd Street between 7th Avenue and West Side Highway
West Side Highway (southbound) between 42nd Street and Battery Park Underpass
Battery Park Underpass between West Side Highway (southbound) and FDR Drive - South Street Exit
Old Slip (north side) between South and Water Streets
Water Street between Old Slip and Fulton Street
Dispersal:
Water Street between Fulton and Beekman Streets
Beekman Street between Water and Front Streets
Front Street between Beekman and Fulton Streets
Fulton Street between Water and South Streets
South Street Seaport
 
FEDERATION OF HINDU MANDIRS PARADE
Queens:             1000 x 1400
Formation:
133rd Street between Liberty and 107th Avenues
Route:
Liberty Avenue between 133rd and 125th Streets
125th Street between Liberty and 95th Avenues
95th Avenue between 125th and 127th Streets
Dispersal:
Into Phil Rizzuto Park
The above streets will be closed for this event
 
BROOKLYN IRISH AMERICAN PARADE
Brooklyn           1200 x 1600
Formation:
Prospect Park West between 9th and 15th Streets
Route:
15th Street between Prospect Park West and 7th Avenue   
7th Avenue between 15th and Garfield Streets
Garfield Street between 7th Avenue and Prospect Park West
Prospect Park West between President and 13th Streets    
Dispersal:
Included within route
The above streets will be closed for this event
 

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