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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 30, 2013



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR AUGUST 31ST THROUGH SEPTEMBER 2nd

Expect delays in the following areas:

Saturday, August 31

Saturday, August 31MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK
Manhattan:    Daily through September 23
Closures:        Area Bounded By
W 65th Street to W 60th Street
Columbus Avenue / 9th Avenue to Amsterdam Avenue
Streets in the above area will have intermittent closures as necessary for this event.

US TENNIS OPEN – FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK
Queens:          11 a.m. to 11 p.m. through September 9
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

Closures:
No closures are expected however higher than normal traffic volume is anticipated.
1st PRECINCT LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPLORERS BLOCK PARTY
Manhattan:    11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location(s):    Liberty Street between Broadway and Trinity Place
The above streets will be closed for this event.

WEST INDIAN AMERICAN DAY CARNIVAL CHILDREN’S PARADE
Brooklyn:       10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Formation:
St John’s Place and Kingston Avenue
Route:            
St John’s Place between Kingston Avenue and Franklin Avenue
Franklin Avenue between St John’s Place and President Street
President Street between Franklin Avenue and Washington Avenue
Brooklyn Museum Yard

ANNUAL CELIC RUN
Staten Island: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Route:
Clove Road between Victory Boulevard and Forest Avenue
Martling Avenue between Clove Road and Slosson Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event.

Sunday, September 1

BRAZILIAN AMERICAN CULTURAL AND GLOBAL ROLE MODELS FAIR
Manhattan: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location(s): 6th Avenue between W 42nd Street and W 56th Street
46th Street between Madison Avenue and 7th Avenue
The above streets will be closed for this event.

GREENWICH VILLAGE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BROADWAY FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location(s): Broadway between Waverly Place and E 14th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event.

MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK
Manhattan: Daily through September 23
Closures: Area Bounded By
W 65th Street to W 60th Street
Columbus Avenue / 9th Avenue to Amsterdam Avenue
Streets in the above area will have intermittent closures as necessary for this event.

US TENNIS OPEN - FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK
Queens:
11 a.m. to 11 p.m. through September 9
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
Closures:
No closures are expected however higher than normal traffic volume is anticipated.

Monday, September 2

WEST INDIAN AMERICAN DAY PARADE AND FESTIVAL
Brooklyn:
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Formation:
Buffalo Avenue between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue
Rockaway Parkway between East New York Avenue and Rutland Road
Ralph Avenue between Eastern Parkway and East New York Avenue
East New York Avenue between Howard Avenue and Utica Avenue
Route:
Eastern Parkway between Howard Avenue and Grand Army Plaza
Dispersal:
Flatbush Avenue between Grand Army Plaza and Caton Avenue
Miscellaneous:
Ocean Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Parkside Avenue
Butler Place between Grand Army Plaza and Sterling Place
St. John's Place between Underhill Avenue and Grand Army Plaza
Rochester Avenue between E New York Avenue and Sterling Place
Parkside Ave between Park Circle and Flatbush Avenue
Bedford Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
Empire Boulevard between Flatbush Avenue and Nostrand Ave
The above streets will be closed for this event.

MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK
Manhattan:
Daily through September 23
Closures:
Area Bounded By
W 65th Street to W 60th Street
Columbus Avenue / 9th Avenue to Amsterdam Avenue
Streets in the above area will have intermittent closures as necessary for this event

US TENNIS OPEN - FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK
Queens:
11 a.m. to 11 p.m. through September 9
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
Closures:
No closures are expected however higher than normal traffic volume is anticipated.

30TH AVENUE BUSINESS ASSOCIATION FESTIVAL
Queens:
11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location(s):
30th Avenue between 29th Street and 41st Street
The above streets will be closed for this event.



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