New York City Police Department

Press Release | Weekend Traffic Advisory

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Saturday, September 29, 2012



The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of September 29th & 30th, 2012.

Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

SPECIAL NOTICE

STEPHEN SILLER TUNNEL TO TOWERS RUN

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel closures:

One tube closed beginning Saturday, Sep 29th @ 2300 until approximately 1500 Sunday Sep 30th.  Two - way traffic operations will be in effect in the remaining tube.

The BBT will be completely closed Sunday @ 0800 until approximately 1300.  Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.  Race route and Brooklyn & Manhattan locations are noted below in the Sunday portion of this advisory.

Friday, September 28 through Sunday, September 30, 2012

DUMBO ARTS FESTIVAL
Brooklyn:    1000 x 1800 
Water Street between Adams Street & Anchorage Place
Water Street between New Dock Street & Adam Street
Main Street between Front Street & Plymouth Street
Plymouth Street between Main Street & Anchorage Place
Anchorage Place between Pearl Street & Plymouth Street
Pearl Street between Water Street & Front Street
Dock Street between Front Street & Water Street
         (Sidewalk &curb lane)
Pearl Street between Front Street & York Street
(Sidewalk &curb lane)
Adams Street between Plymouth Street & John Street
         (Sidewalk &curb lane)
The above streets will be closed for this event

Saturday, September 29th

HARLEM CHILDREN’S SOCIETY PARADE
Manhattan: 1030 x 1600
Formation:
115th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard
Route:
Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard between 115th Street and 129th Street
Dispersal:
129th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard
The above streets will be closed for this event

BIG APPLE PERFORMING ARTS AND INNOVATIVE COMMUNITY FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

RAGAMUFFIN CHILDREN’S PARADE
Brooklyn:    1000 x 1500
3rd Avenue between 76th Street and 92nd Street closed

Sunday, September 30th

STEPHAN SILLER TUNNEL TO TOWERS RUN & FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 0900 x 1500
Brooklyn Portion:
Richards Street between King Street and Bowne Street / Hamilton Avenue
Bowne Street between Richards Street and Hamilton Avenue
Dwight Street between King Street and Commerce Street / Columbia Street
Hamilton Avenue between Henry Street and the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (Woodhull Street)
Manhattan Portion:
Battery Park Underpass
West Street between Battery Place and Warren Street
West Thames Street between West Street and Dead End (Battery Park
Esplanade)
South End Avenue between West Thames Street and Liberty Street
Liberty Street between West Street and Battery Park Esplanade
Murray Street between North End Avenue and West Street
Warren Street between West Street and River Terrace
North End Avenue between Warren Street and Vesey Street
Vesey Street between West Street and River Terrace
River Terrace between Warren Street and Vesey Street
Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (Entire Length)
The above streets will be closed for this event

CATHEDRAL HIGH SCHOOL EAST SIDE REZONING FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

24th ANNUAL UPPER BROADWAY HARVEST FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Broadway (Southbound) between 96th Street and 106th Street closed

3rd AVENUE FESTIVAL
Brooklyn:    1100 x 1800
3rd Avenue between Bay Ridge Avenue and 94th Street closed

ATLANTIC ANTIC
Brooklyn:    1100 x 1800
Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue closed

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