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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 17, 2013



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR MAY 18th & 19th, 2013

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The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of May 18th & 19th, 2013. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

CONSTRUCTION BULLETIN

JFK EXPRESSWAY FULL CLOSURE

There will be a full closure of the JFK Expressway this weekend beginning Friday, May 17th @ 2300 through Sunday, May 19th @ 1800. All traffic will be rerouted to the Van Wyck Expressway. Motorists should expect delays and allow extra travel time to/from JFK Airport

Saturday

CHELSEA REFORM DEMOCRATIC CLUB FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

6th Avenue between 14th Street and 23rd Street closed

TASTE OF TRIBECA
Manhattan: 1100 x 1500

Duane Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
Greenwich Street between Reade Street and Jay Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

TWO BRIDGES NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL – INDEPENDENT DOWNTOWN REPUBLICAN FAIR
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

3rd Avenue between Astor Place and 14th Street
Cooper Square between Saint Marks Place and 7th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

DANCE PARADE
Manhattan: 1300 x 1700
Formation:

22nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue South
21st Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue South
Route:
Broadway between 23rd Street and 17th Street
Union Square West between 17th Street and 14th Street
University Place between 14th Street and 8th Street
8th Street between University Place and Cooper Square
Astor Place between Cooper Square and 3rd Avenue
St. Marks Place between 3rd Avenue and Avenue A
Dispersal:
Avenue A between 7th Street and 12th Street
10th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
7th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue B
The above streets will be closed for this event

FALUN DAFA PARADE
Manhattan: 1200 x 1400
Formation:

Mott Street between Spring Street and Broome Street
Spring Street between Mulberry Street and Elizabeth Street
Route:
Mott Street between Broome Street and Worth Street
Dispersal:
Worth Street between Centre Street and Baxter Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

FEDERATION OF TURKISH AMERICAN DAY PARADE
Manhattan: 1200 x 1400
Formation:

51st Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue
52nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
53rd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route:
Madison Avenue between 51st Street and 47th Street
47th Street between Madison Avenue and 2nd Avenue
Festival: 1300 x 1800
Dag Hammarskjold Plaza, plus adjacent 47th Street between 2nd and 1st Avenues
The above streets will be closed for this event

NINTH AVENUE FOOD FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800 – Sat & Sun

9th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

DOT WEEKEND WALKS
Brooklyn: 1100 x 1800

Kingston Avenue between Pacific Street and St. Marks Avenue closed

BROOKLYN HALF MARATHON
Brooklyn: 0700 x 1030
Route:

Washington Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
Empire Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
Flatbush Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Grand Army Plaza
Grand Army Plaza (Entire Circle)
Ocean Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Parkside Avenue
Parkside Avenue between Ocean Avenue and Park Circle
Route: (In Prospect Park)
West Lake Drive between East Drive and South Lake Drive
South Lake Drive between West Lake Drive and East Lake Drive
East Lake Drive between South Lake Drive and East Drive
West Drive between East Drive and West Lake Drive
Route: (Continued)
Park Circle between South Lake Drive and Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp
Ocean Parkway between Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp and Surf Avenue
Surf Avenue between Ocean Parkway and West 12th Street
Boardwalk between West 10th Street and Stillwell Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

BROOKLYN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC PARADE
Brooklyn: 1100 x 1300
Formation:

Lincoln Place between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
Route:
7th Avenue between Lincoln Place and Union Street
Union Street between 7th Avenue and Plaza Street West
Dispersal:
Brooklyn Public Library at Century Liberty Plaza
The above streets will be closed for this event

STATEN ISLAND ROLLING THUNDER WELCOME OUR HEROES MOTORCYCLE RIDE
Staten Island: TBD

Approximately 300 Motorcycles
Start:
Peasant Plains Park & Ride
Route:
N. on Korean War Vets Highway to Richmond Avenue n/b;
N/L on Richmond Ave to Travis Ave;
W/L on Travis Ave to South Ave;
N/R on South Ave to arrival @ 1100 South Ave – Hilton Garden Inn
Rolling closures will minimize the impact of this event on the motoring public

Sunday

BERGEN COUNTY “FREEDOM RUN” MOTORCYCLE RIDE
Arrival into Manhattan from GWB: Approximately 1120 (PAPD escort across Bridge)
Route from GWB:

E on I-95/Cross Bx Expy to s/b Harlem River Drive;
S. on HRD into/becomes s/b FDR Drive;
S. on FDR Drive through Battery Park Underpass to n/b West Street;
N. on West Street to Canal Street;
E/R. on Canal St to entrance to Holland Tunnel (Hwy detail breaks off @ entrance to tunnel)
Rolling closures will minimize the impact of this event on the motoring public

AMSTERDAM AVENUE FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

Amsterdam Avenue between 77th Street and 90th Street closed

NEW YORK ARTHRITIS WALK
Manhattan: 0800 x 1200

Battery Place between Little West Street and 2nd Place closed

AIDS WALK NY
Manhattan: 1000 x 1500
Formation:

Central Park and 110th Street
Route:
110th Street between 7th Avenue and Riverside Drive
Riverside Drive between 110th Street and 85th Street
85th Street between Riverside Drive and Central Park West
Dispersal:
Central Park Band Shell
Miscellaneous:
10th Avenue between 31st Street and 33rd Street (Curb Lanes Only)
The above streets will be closed for this event

MANHATTAN VALLEY FAMILY DAYS
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800

Amsterdam Avenue from 106th Street to 110thStreet closed

369th VETERANS DAY PARADE
Manhattan: 1300 x 1530
Formation:

61st Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
62nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Route:
5th Avenue between 61st Street and 79th Street
Dispersal:
5th Avenue between 79th Street and 80th Street
80th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

NYPD RUNNING CLUB RACE
Manhattan: 1000 x 1300
Formation:

Liberty Street and West Side Highway
Route:
West Side Highway between Liberty Street and West 12th Street
West 12th Street between West Side Highway and 7th Avenue
Turnaround:
West Side Highway between West 12th Street and Chambers Street
Dispersal:
West Side Highway and Chambers Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

BRONX WEEK PARADE, FOOD FESTIVAL & HALL OF FAME RUN
Bronx: 1300 x 1800
Parade: 1300 x 1500
Formation:

East Mosholu Parkway between Hull Avenue and Webster Avenue
Route
East Mosholu Parkway between Webster Avenue and Van Cortland Avenue East
Festival: 1200 x 1800
East Mosholu Parkway (southbound main roadway) between Bainbridge Ave and Van Cortland Avenue East
The above streets will be closed for this event

BAY FEST
Brooklyn: 1100 x 1800

Emmons Avenue between 28th Street and Ocean Avenue closed

NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN MAY PARADE
Brooklyn: 1330 x 1530
Formation: Included within route
Route:

3rd Avenue between 86th Street and 69th Street
69th Street between 3rd Avenue and 5th Avenue
5th Avenue between 69th Street and 66th Street
Dispersal: Included within route
The above streets will be closed for this event

PARK SLOPE 5th AVE. DISTRICT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION FABULOUS 5th FESTIVAL
Brooklyn: 1100 x 1800

5th Avenue between Sterling Place and 12th Street closed

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