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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 16, 2013



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR AUGUST 17th & 18th, 2013

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of August 17th and 18th, 2013. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

Saturday, August 17th, 2013

DOT / SUMMER STREETS
Manhattan: 0700 x 1300
Route:
Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street / Lafayette Street
Lafayette Street between Reade Street/ Centre Street and Fourth Avenue
Fourth Avenue between Lafayette Street and East 15th Street
Union Square East between East 15th Street and East 17th Street
Park Avenue South between East 17th Street and East 32nd Street
Park Avenue between East 32nd Street and East 72nd Street (Including the viaduct between East 40th Street and East 46th Street)
72nd Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
Rest Stops: Centre Street between Reade Street / Lafayette Street and Worth Street
Cleveland Place between Kenmare Street and Spring Street
Spring Street between Crosby Street and Mulberry Street
Kenmare Street between Lafayette Street and Cleveland Place
Astor Place between Broadway and 4th Avenue
East 12th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 24th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 26th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
East 32nd Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 40th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
East 52nd Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue

ANCIENT ORDER OF HIBERNIANS STREET FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
6th Avenue between W 42nd Street and W 56th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

HARLEM WEEK FESTIVAL – SUMMER IN THE CITY
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
W 135th Street between 5th Avenue and St Nicholas Avenue
Lenox Terrace Pl between W 134th Street and W 135th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

OT WEEKEND WALKS – SUNNYSIDE STROLLS
Queens: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
46th Street between Greenpoint Avenue and Queens Boulevard
The above streets will be closed for this event

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

FEDERATION OF INDIAN ASSOCIATION PARADE AND FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1230 x 1530
Formation:
E 37th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
E 38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route: Madison Avenue between E 27th Street and E 38th Street
Dispersal: E 27th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
Festival: 1200 x 1600
Madison Avenue between E 23rd Street and E 27th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

DAYTOP MADISON AVENUE FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
Madison Avenue between E 42nd Street and E 55th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

DOT SUMMER STREET – ASTORIA PARK SHORE FEST
Queens: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
Shore Boulevard between Astoria Park South and Ditmars Boulevard
The above streets will be closed for this event

MYRTLE AVENUE FESTIVAL
Queens: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
Myrtle Avenue between Fresh Pond Road and Forest Avenue

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