New York City Police Department

Press Release | Weekend Traffic Advisory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 10, 2012



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of August 11th & 12th, 2012. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

Saturday August 11th 

DOT / SUMMER STREETS (11th & 18th)
Manhattan: 0700 x 1300
Location(s):
Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street / Lafayette Street
Lafayette Street between Reade Street/ Centre Street and Fourth Avenue
Fourth Avenue between Lafayette Street and East 15th Street
Union Square East between East 15th Street and East 17th Street
Park Avenue South between East 17th Street and East 32nd Street
Park Avenue between East 32nd Street and East 72nd Street
(Including the viaduct between East 40th Street and East 46th Street)
72nd Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
Rest Stops:
Centre Street between Duane Street and Worth Street
Cleveland Place between Kenmare Street and Spring Street
Kenmare Street between Lafayette Street and Cleveland Place
Astor Place between Broadway and 4th Avenue
East 24th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 40th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 52nd Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event
The following cross-town streets will remain open to allow vehicles to cross the route:
Chambers St, Worth St, Canal St, Broome St, E Houston St, E 8th St, 14th St, 23rd St, 34th St, 36th/ 37th St, 42nd St, 49th/50th St, 53rd/54th St, 57th St & 59th St.

NYC INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL TIMES SQUARE
Saturday, August 11 through Thursday, August 16, 2012
Manhattan: 1100 x 2200
Broadway between 46th Street and 47th Street closed

IRONMAN US CHAMPIONSHIP
Manhattan: 1100 x 2200
179th Street between George Washington Bridge Pedestrian Path Exit and Cabrini Boulevard
Cabrini Boulevard between 179th Street and 181st Street
181st Street between Cabrini Boulevard and Riverside Drive
Riverside Drive between 181st Street and Pedestrian Bridge (Located Approximately 183rd Street)
The above streets will be closed for this event

SUNNYSIDE SUMMER STREETS (DOT Weekend Walks)
Queens: 1100 x 1800
46th Street between Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue closed

BRONX SUMMER WALKS ON LOUIS NINE BOULEVARD (DOT Weekend Walks)
Bronx: 1100 x 1800
Louis Nine Boulevard between Southern Boulevard and Intervale Avenue closed

Sunday, August 12th

CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD & GUSTAVOS ADOLPHUS LUTHERAN CHURCH FAIR
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
3rd Avenue between 23rd Street and 34th Street closed

ASTORIA PARK ALLIANCE (DOT Weekend Walks)
Queens: 1100 x 1800
Shore Boulevard between Astoria Park South and Ditmars Boulevard closed

DOMINICAN AMERICAN NATIONAL PARADE
Manhattan: 1400 x 1700
Formation:
37th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue
38th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue
Route:
5th Avenue between 37th Street and 52nd Street
Dispersal:
52nd Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue

MYRTLE AVENUE FESTIVAL
Queens: 1100 x 1800
Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond Road and Forest Avenue closed

ANNUAL BLUE KNIGHTS POLICE ASSOCIATION MOTORCYCLE TOUR
Bronx: 1100 Start
Depart Van Cortland Park (Allen Shandler Recreation Area Lot @ E 233rd St
Route:
Exit Lot @ E 233rd St to Jerome Ave; S on Jerome Ave to W Fordham Rd; W on W Fordham Rd to University Heights Bridge; W on Bridge into/becomes 207th St, Manhattan; W on 207th St to Broadway; S on Broadway to Riverside Drive; W on Riverside Drive to s/b Henry Hudson Pkwy; S on Henry Hudson Pkwy into/becomes 12th Ave @ 57th St; S on 12th Ave into/becomes West St; S on West St through Battery Park Underpass to n/b FDR Drive; N on FDR Drive and across Brooklyn Bridge; Brooklyn Bridge to Cadman Plaza & e/b Brooklyn Queens Expressway; E on BQE to Exit 35/ Long Island Expressway; W on LIE to Van Dam Street; Van Dam Street to Thompson Avenue to entrance to upper level Queensboro Bridge; QBB to E 62nd Street; E on E 62ndStreet to n/b FDR Drive; N on FDR Drive to Willis Ave Bridge; Cross Bridge to n/b Major Deegan Expy; MDE to E 233rd St Exit; E on Jerome Ave to finish in the Allen Shandler Recreation Area.
Rolling closures will minimize the impact of this event on the motoring public



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