New York City Police Department

Press Release | Weekend Traffic Advisory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 22, 2012



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend June 23rd & 24th , 2012.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

1. The following events may have a significant impact on the flow of traffic in the areas indicated:

Special Traffic Advisory

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel: One tube closed this weekend from 2200 Fri. June 22nd thru 0500 Mon., June 25th
 
Bruckner Expressway: Weekend full closure between Sheridan Expy and Bronx River Avenue 2359 Fri. June 22nd thru 1000 Sun. June 24th

Saturday, June 23

CHURCH OF SAINT JOHN THE BAPTIST & GRAMERCY PARK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION FAIR
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 34th Street closed
 
INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRANTS PARADE
Manhattan: 1200 x 1500
6th Avenue between 43rd Street and 58th Street closed
 
AMERICAN HERITAGE DAY PARADE
Manhattan: 1300 x 1800
6th Avenue between 22nd Street and 17th Street closed
 
GOUVERNEUR PARENT’S ASSOCIATION PARADE
Manhattan: 1300 x 1430
Formation:
Madison Avenue between 104th Street and 108th Street
Route:
Madison Avenue between 108th Street and 116th Street
116th Street between Madison Avenue and Pleasant Avenue
Pleasant Avenue between 116th Street and 120th Street
Dispersal:
Included within route                                                         
The above streets will be closed for this event
 
HAMILTON HEIGHTS WEEKEND WALKS (DOT Weekend Walks)
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Hamilton Place between Amsterdam Avenue and West 143rd Street
West 142nd Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Hamilton Place
The above streets will be closed for this event
 
30th ANNUAL MERMAID PARADE
Brooklyn:    1400 x 1730
Formation:
West 21st Street between Surf Avenue and Highland View Avenue (Riegelmann Boardwalk)
West 22nd Street between Surf Avenue and Highland View Avenue (Riegelmann Boardwalk)
West 23rd Street between Surf Avenue and Highland View Avenue (Riegelmann Boardwalk)
Route:
Surf Avenue between West 23rd Street and West 10th Street; West 10th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk; Boardwalk between West 10th Street and West 15th Street
Festival:       1200 x 1800
Stillwell Avenue between Surf Avenue and Bowery Street; Highland View Avenue between West 22nd Street and West 23rd Street; West 21st Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk; West 22nd Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk; West 23rd Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk
The above streets will be closed for this event
 
WILLIAMSBURG WALKS (DOT Weekend Walks)
Brooklyn:    1100 x 1800
Bedford Avenue between Metropolitan Avenue and North 12th Street closed
 
PITKIN SUMMER PLAZA (DOT Weekend Walks)
Brooklyn:    1100 x 1800
Pitkin Avenue between Strauss Street and Amboy Street closed
 
BRONX SUMMER WALKS ON 167th STREET (DOT Weekend Walks)
Bronx:         1100 x 1800
East 167th Street between Gerard Avenue and Cromwell Avenue closed

Sunday, June 24

HERITAGE OF PRIDE MARCH AND FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1200 x 1600
Formation:
40th & 41st Streets between 5th and Park Avenues                       
36th, 37th, 38th & 39th Streets between 6th and Park Avenues
Route:
5th Avenue between 41st Street and West 8th Street; West 8th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue; Greenwich Ave between Leroy St and Christopher St; Christopher St between Greenwich Ave and 6th Ave
Dispersal:                                                  
Greenwich Street between 11th Street and Leroy Street
Festival:       1200 x 1800
Hudson St between Bethune St and West 14th St; West 13th Street between 9th Avenue and 4th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event
 
SUMMER SUNDAYS IN THE HEIGHTS (DOT Weekend Walks)
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Edward Morgan Place between West 156th Street and 157th Street closed

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