New York City Police Department

Press Release | Weekend Traffic Advisory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 14, 2012



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of September 15th , and September 16th 2012. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

Thursday, September 13th through Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

SAN GENNARO FESTIVAL
Manhattan:     1130 x 2300

Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
Grand Street between Mott Street and Centre Street
Hester Street between Mott Street and Centre Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

Saturday, September 15th

GERMAN-AMERICAN DAY PARADE
Manhattan:     1200 x 1500
Formation:

67th, 68th, 69th & 70th Streets between 5th and Lexington Avenues
Route: 5th Avenue between 67th Street and 86th Street
Dispersal: Included within route
The above streets will be closed for this event

THE GUARDIAN ANGELS AND INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRANTS FOUNDATION FAIR
Manhattan:     1100 x 1800
Broadway between 47th Street and 57th Street closed

JACKSON HEIGHTS KIWANIS CLUB 37th AVENUE FESTIVAL
Queens:     1100 x 1800
37th Avenue between 83rd Street and 90th Street closed

Sunday, September 16th

AFRICAN DAY PARADE
Manhattan:     1300 x 1800
Formation:
111th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard
Route:
Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard between 111th Street and 136th Street
Dispersal:
136th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard
The above streets will be closed for this event

47th STREET BLOCK ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL & INTERNATIONAL IMMIGRANTS FOUNDATION FAIR
Manhattan:     1100 x 1800
8th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

MEXICAN DAY PARADE
Manhattan:     1200 x 1600
Formation:
37th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route: Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 27th Street
Dispersal:     27th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue

FLATBUSH FROLIC
Brooklyn:     1100 x 1800
Cortelyou Road between Coney Island Avenue and Ocean Avenue closed

MYRTLE AVENUE BID MYRTLE AVENUE FESTIVAL
Queens:     1100 x 1800
Location(s): Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond Road and Wyckoff Avenue closed

NYPD WIDOW’S & CHILDREN’S MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE
Start/Finish in Orchard Beach Parking Lot
Start: 1130
Route:
Depart Orchard Beach Parking Lot; S on Park Drive to Orchard Beach Road; W on Orchard Beach Road to s/b Hutchinson River Pkwy; HRP to exit 4S, s/b Bruckner Expy to exit 1, Henry Hudson Pkwy; S on HHP into becomes 12th Ave into/becomes West St; S on West St to Battery Place exit; U-Turn on Battery Place to n/b West St; N on West St into/becomes 12th Ave; N on 12th Ave to Henry Hudson Pkwy; N on HHP to exit 14, Cross Bronx Expy; E on CBE to n/b Bruckner Expy; N on Bruckner Expy to exit 8B, Orchard Beach/City Island; Merge onto e/b Pelham Pkwy to Orchard Beach Road; E on Orchard Beach Toad to Park Drive; N on Park Drive to Orchard Beach Parking Lot.
Highway Personnel will make every effort to minimize the impact this event on the motoring public
FDNY 343 MEMORIAL BIKE RIDE
Manhattan Start: Approximately 0800
Route: Church & Liberty Streets; N on Church St to Duane St; E on Duane St to Broadway; S on Broadway to Chambers St; E on Chambers St to Centre St; S on Centre St to Brooklyn Bridge Walk Path; E over Brooklyn Bridge to Adams St; S on Adams St to Tillary St; E on Tillary St to Flatbush Ave; S on Flatbush Ave to Atlantic Ave; E on Atlantic Ave into/becomes 94th Ave; E on 94th Ave to Sutphin Blvd; S on Sutphin Blvd to Liberty Ave; E on liberty Ave to Merrick Blvd; S on Merrick Ave to Brookdale Blvd; E on Brookdale Blvd to City Line.
Highway MOS will not exceed City Limits
Highway Personnel will make every effort to minimize the impact this event on the motoring public
DET. RUSSEL TIMOSHENKO MEMORIAL MOTORCYCLE RIDE
Staten Island: Approximately 1100 start
Start: Parking Lot 5A; Father Capodanno Blvd & Lincoln Ave
Route:
Exit Parking Lot onto Fr Capodanno Blvd; N on Fr Capodanno Blvd into/becomes Lily Pond Ave; N on Lily Pond Ave to Lincoln Ave; W on Lincoln Ave to w/b ramp to SIE; W on SIE to West Shore Expy Exit 5; S on WSE to Korean War Vets Hwy; E on KWVH to Foster Road, to exit for Drumgoole Road East; E on Drumgoole Rd East to Huguenot Ave; S on Huguenot Ave to Amboy Rd; W on Amboy Rd to Luten Ave; S on Luten Ave to Hylan Blvd; E on Hylan Blvd to Justin Ave; N on Justin Ave to Durant Ave; W on Durant Ave to Buffalo Street; S on Buffalo St to Hylan Blvd; W on Hylan Blvd to Tysens Lane; N on Tysens Lane to Amboy Road; W on Amboy Road to Midland Ave; S on Midland Ave to Fr Capodanno Blvd; W on Fr Capodanno Blvd to Midland Beach Parking Lot 5A.
Highway Personnel will make every effort to minimize the impact this event on the motoring public

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