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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 26, 2013



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR APRIL 27th & 28th, 2013

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of April 27th & 28th, 2013. 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:

SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Brooklyn Bridge: 54 hour full weekend closure for inbound/westbound traffic beginning Saturday April 27th through 0600 Monday April 29th.

Saturday

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

Greenwich Street between Chambers Street and Hubert Street
Beach Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
North Moore Street between West Street and Hudson Street
Franklin Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson River
Harrison Street between West Street and Hudson Street
Jay Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
Duane Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
Reade Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson River
The above streets will be closed for this event

CHELSEA VISITING NEIGHBORS 8th AVENUE FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

8th Avenue between 14th Street and 23rd Street closed

SIKH CULTURAL SOCIETY PARADE
Manhattan: 1230 x 1800
Formation:

36th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
37th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route:
Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 26th Street
Dispersal:
27th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
26th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Miscellaneous:
24th Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway
Park Avenue South between 23rd Street and 27th Street
Festival:
Madison Avenue between 23rd Street and 26th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

FALUN DAFA PARADE
Queens: 1200 x 1630
Route:

Main Street between 40th Road and Sanford Avenue
Sanford Avenue between Main Street and Kissena Boulevard
Kissena Boulevard between Sanford Avenue and 41st Avenue
Dispersal:
Included within route
The above streets will be closed for this event

Sunday

NATIONAL MS SOCIETY PARADE
Manhattan: 0900 x 1300
3 Mile Route: (Sidewalks Only)

South Street between John Street and Peck Slip
East River Park Pedestrian Path to Corlears Hook Park
Jackson Street between Cherry Street and Water Street
Water Street between Jackson Street and Montgomery Street
Montgomery Street between Water Street and South Street
South Street between Montgomery Street and Market Street
6 Mile Route: (Sidewalks Only)
Beekman Street between South Street and Pearl Street
Pearl Street between Beekman Street and Frankfort Street
Frankfort Street between Pearl Street and Gold Street
Gold Street between Frankfort Street and Spruce Street
Spruce Street between Gold Street and Park Row
Park Row between Spruce Street and Center Street
Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Path
Centre Street between Frankfort Street and Park Row
Frankfort Street between Park Row and Pearl Street
Pearl Street between Frankfort Street and Beekman Street
Beekman Street between Pearl Street and South Street
South Street between Beekman Street and Fulton Street
Festival:
Maiden Lane between South Street and Water Street
South Street between Beekman Street and Wall Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

NATIONAL MS SOCIETY PARADE/ FESTIVAL (Brooklyn Portion)
Brooklyn: 0900 x 1300
6 Mile Route:

Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Path
Tillary Street between Brooklyn Bridge and Cadman Plaza West
Cadman Plaza West between Tillary Street and Montague Street
Montague Street between Cadman Plaza West and Pierrepont Place
Pierrepont Place between Montague Street and Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Brooklyn Heights Promenade between Montague Street and Columbia Heights
Columbia Heights between Brooklyn Heights Promenade and Old Fulton Street
Old Fulton Street between Columbia Heights / Everit Street and Cadman Plaza West
Tillary Street form Cadman Plaza East to Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway
The above streets will be closed for this event

MARCH OF DIMES – MARCH FOR BABIES
Manhattan: 1000 x 1400
Formation:

65th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway
Route:
65th Street between Broadway and Central Park West
65th Street Transverse
65th Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue
Lexington Avenue between 65th Street and 26th Street
Dispersal:
26th Street between Lexington Avenue and Madison Avenue
Festival:
Madison Avenue between 26th Street and 23rd Street

MARCH OF DIMES PARADE
Staten Island: 0900 x 1500
Formation:

Staten Island Mall Parking Lot
Route:
Richmond Avenue between Platinum Avenue and Christopher Lane
Christopher Lane between Richmond Avenue and Victory Boulevard
Victory Boulevard between Christopher Lane and Richmond Avenue
Through Willow Brook Park/Eton Place between Willow Brook Park and Richmond Ave
Richmond Avenue between Eton Place and Platinum Avenue
Dispersal:
Staten Island Mall Parking Lot
The above streets will be closed for this event

22nd ANNUAL WEST SIDE SPRING FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

Broadway, northbound between West 96th and West 106th Streets closed

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