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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 21, 2012



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR DECEMBER 22 & 23 , 2012

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend December 22 & 23 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, 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
East River Bridges
Queensboro/Ed Koch Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Manhattan Bridge
Williamsburg Bridge
Staten Island
Staten Island Expressway
West Shore Expressway
 
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

 

LITTLE ITALY & CHINATOWN CHRISTMAS PARADE

Manhattan: 1400 x 1700
Formation: Mulberry St between Canal St & Worth St
Route: North on Mulberry St to Spring St, East on Spring St to Mott St, South on Mott St to Chatham Square
Dismissal; Chatham Square

Sunday, December 23rd -

No major events

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