New York City Police Department

Press Release | Weekend Traffic Advisory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 31, 2012



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of September 1st, September 2nd, and September 3rd 2012.  Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

US TENNIS OPEN
Saturday, August 25 through Sunday, September 9, 2012
Queens:       1100 x 2300
Closure:       None
Location(s):  Queens Arterials (Entire length)
Grand Central Parkway
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Cross Island Parkway
Long Island Expressway
Whitestone Expressway
Van Wyck Expressway
Queens Local Streets:                                                                   
Northern Boulevard between Junction Boulevard and Clearview Expressway
Roosevelt Avenue between Main Street and 104th Street
College Point Boulevard between 31st Avenue and Horace Harding Boulevard
126th Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Northern Boulevard
111th Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Horace Harding Boulevard
Astoria Boulevard between Triboro Bridge Plaza and 114th Street
Motorists may experience extra traffic volume on these roadways during this event

Saturday September 1st

WASHINGTON SQUARE OUTDOOR ART EXHIBIT
Saturday, September 1 through Sunday, September 9, 2012
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
           
University Place between 12th Street and Waverly Place
Washington Square East between Waverly Place and West 4th Street
Washington Place between Washington Square East and Mercer Street
University Place between 12th Street and 13th Street       
(Sidewalks Only)                            

1st POLICE PRECINCT EXPLORERS BLOCK PARTY
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Murray Street between Broadway and Church Street closed

WEST INDIAN AMERICAN DAY CARNIVAL CHILDREN’S PARADE
Brooklyn:    1000 x 1600
Formation:
St. John's Place and Kingston Avenue
Route:
St. John’s Place between Kingston Avenue and Franklin Avenue
Franklin Avenue between St. John’s Place and President Street
President Street between Franklin Avenue and Washington Avenue
Dispersal:
At Brooklyn Museum Yard
The above streets will be closed for this event

Sunday, September 2nd

BRAZILIAN AMERICAN CULTURAL AND GLOBAL ROLE MODELS FAIR
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location:
6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 56th Street;
46th Street between Madison Avenue and 7th Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

GREENWICH VILLAGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BROADWAY FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Broadway between Waverly Place and 14th Street closed

Monday, September 3rd

WEST INDIAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL
Brooklyn:    1000 x 1800
Formation:
Buffalo Avenue between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue
Rockaway Parkway between East New York Avenue and Rutland Road
Ralph Avenue between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue
East New York Avenue between Howard Avenue and Utica Avenue
Route:
Eastern Parkway between Howard Avenue and Grand Army Plaza
Dispersal:
Flatbush Avenue between Grand Army Plaza and Caton Avenue
Miscellaneous closures:
Ocean Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Parkside Avenue
Butler Place between Grand Army Plaza and Sterling Place
St. John's Place between Underhill Avenue and Grand Army Plaza
Rochester Avenue between E New York Avenue and Sterling Place
Parkside Ave between Park Circle and Flatbush Avenue
Bedford Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
Empire Boulevard between Flatbush Avenue and Nostrand Ave
The above streets will be closed for this event

30th AVENUE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL
Queens:       1100 x 1800
30th Avenue between 41st Street and 29th Street closed

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