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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 23, 2012



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR NOVEMBER 24 & 25, 2012

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend November 24th & 25th, 2012. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

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

The New York City Department of Transportation has announced the following dates as Gridlock Alert Days for the upcoming holiday season:

• Friday, November 16th
• Wednesday, November 21st (day before Thanksgiving)
• Wednesday, November 28th (Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting)
• Friday, December 7th
• Thursday, December 13th
• Friday, December 14th
• Wednesday, December 19th
• Thursday, December 20th
• Friday, December 21st

On all holiday season Gridlock Alert Days during the holiday embargo, lane closures are prohibited from 6:00 AM to 11:59 PM on the following highways (and their service roads) and East/Harlem River Bridges (work behind permanent barrier, not impacting on vehicular, bicycle, or pedestrian traffic flow may continue) –

Brooklyn 
Belt Parkway
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Gowanus Expressway
Prospect Expressway                     

Bronx
Cross Bronx Expressway
Major Deegan Expressway
Bruckner Expressway
Hutchinson River Parkway
New England Thruway

Manhattan
West Street (9A)/Miller Hwy/Henry Hudson Parkway
FDR Drive/Harlem River Drive

Staten Island
Staten Island Expressway
West Shore Expressway 

East River Bridges
Queensboro/Ed Koch Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Manhattan Bridge
Williamsburg Bridge 

Queens                                                                                
Belt Parkway
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Cross Island Parkway
Grand Central Parkway
Long Island Expressway 145th Street Bridge
Van Wyck Expressway Madison Avenue Bridge
Broadway Bridge

Harlem River Bridges
University Heights Bridge
Macombs Dam Bridge
Willis Avenue Bridge
Third Avenue Bridge 


Saturday, November 24th

TUDOR CITY SOLDIERS AND AIRMEN FESTIVAL
Manhattan:        1100 x 1800
Lexington Avenue between East 47th & East 57th Streets closed

SONS OF ITALY FREEDOM BLOCK PARTY
Manhattan:        1100 x 1800
Liberty Street between Broadway & Trinity Place closed

DOT WEEKEND WALKS CHILDREN’S EARTH DAY EVENT
Brooklyn:             1100 x 1800
St Marks Avenue between 6th & Flatbush Avenues;
6th Avenue between St Marks & Flatbush Avenues
The above streets will be closed for this event

Sunday, November 25th

BROTHERHOOD OF INCENSERS AND CARRIERS LORD OF MIRACLES PARADE
Manhattan:        1200 x 1900
Formation:
53rd Street between 8th & 9th Avenues
Route:
8th & 9th Avenues between 53rd & 48th Streets;
48th & 53rd Streets between 9th & 8th Avenues
Dispersal:
8th Avenue between 48th & 53rd Streets
The above streets will be closed for this event

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