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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 23, 2013



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR AUGUST 24th & 25th, 2013

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of August 24th & 25th, 2013. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

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

Saturday, August 24

PERCY SUTTON 5K & ANTI-GUN VIOLENCE WALK
Manhattan: 1330 x 1530
Formation:

Edgecombe Avenue between 135th Street and 136th Street
Route:
Edgecombe Avenue between 155th Street and 136th Street
Saint Nicholas Place between 150th Street and 155th Street
150th Street between Saint Nicholas Avenue and Convent Avenue
Convent Avenue between Saint Nicholas Terrace and 127th Street
127th Street between Convent Avenue and Saint Nicholas Avenue
Saint Nicholas Avenue between 127th Street and 138th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event

US TENNIS OPEN
Saturday, August 24 through Sunday, September 8, 2013
Queens: 1100 x 2300
Closure: None
Location(s):
Queens Arterials (Entire length)
Grand Central Parkway
Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
Cross Island Parkway
Long Island Expressway
Whitestone Expressway
Van Wyck Expressway
Queens Local Streets:
Northern Boulevard between Junction Boulevard and Clearview Expressway
Roosevelt Avenue between Main Street and 104th Street
College Point Boulevard between 31st Avenue and Horace Harding Boulevard
126th Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Northern Boulevard
111th Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Horace Harding Boulevard
Astoria Boulevard between Triboro Bridge Plaza and 114th Street
Motorists may experience extra traffic volume on these roadways during this event

Sunday, August 25

PAKISTAN DAY PARADE AND FAIR
Manhattan:
Parade: 1300 x 1500
Festival: 1200 x 1800
Formation:

38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route:
Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 27th Street
Dispersal:
27th Street between Madison Ave and Park Avenue
Festival:
Madison Avenue between 27th Street and 23rd Street
Miscellaneous:
29th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
30th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
36th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
24th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
25th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
26th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event

NYC POLICE MUSEUM FAIR
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location:
Broad St between Water St & South St
Closure: Same as above
The above streets will be closed for this event

GOODDARD RIVERSIDE ST MATTHEW & ST TIMOTHY AMSTERDAM AVENUE FAIR
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
Amsterdam Ave between 79 St & 86 St
Closure: Same as above
The above streets will be closed for this event

BROOKLYN DOMINICAN PARADE
Brooklyn: 1300 x 1445
Closure:
Same as location
Metropolitan and Grand Avenues
Route:
Graham Avenue between Grand Street and Broadway
Dispersal: Included within route
The above streets will be closed for this event

2013 VMA’S AT BARCLAY’S CENTER
Brooklyn: 0600 to 1200
Closure:
Intermittent closure at NYPD Discretion
Locations:
Brooklyn Bridge
Manhattan Bridge
Atlantic Ave between BQE & Washington Ave
Flatbush Ave between Manhattan Bridge & Grand Army Plaza
Carlton Ave between Flatbush Ave and Atlantic Ave
6th Ave between Atlantic Ave and Flatbush Ave
Pacific St between Flatbush and Carlton Ave
Dean St between Flatbush Ave and Carlton Ave
Bergen St between Flatbush Ave and Carlton Ave
St Marks Ave between Flatbush Ave and Carlton Ave
Prospect Place between Flatbush Ave and Carlton Ave
4th Ave between Atlantic Ave and Carroll St
5th Ave between Atlantic Ave and Carroll St

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