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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 6, 2013



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR SEPTEMBER 7th & 8th, 2013

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of September 7th and 8th, 2013. Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:



Saturday, September 7th, 2013

GRAMERCY PARK / STUYVESANT PARK NEIGHBORHOOD FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
3rd Avenue between 14th Street and 23rd Street
The above streets will be closed for this event.

SEAPORT ALLIANCE RESTAURANT MALL
Manhattan: 1100 x 2100
Location(s):
Front Street between Peck Slip and Dover Street
Water Street between Peck Slip and Dover Street
Peck Slip between South Street and Water 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: 1100 x 2300 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.

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

NYC CENTURY BIKE TOUR
5 Boros: 0600 x 1800
Route:
19 various sections throughout all five boroughs
Closures: No closures are expected however higher than normal traffic volume is anticipated.

ANDIAMO BENEFIT MOTORCYCLE RUN
Manhattan/Bronx: 1030 x 1200
Location(s):
George Washington Bridge Upper Level
Formation: 400 – 500 Motorcycles will form up in NJ on the Palisades Pkwy
Route: NJ-Hudson Terrace ramp to GWB Upper Level Eastbound
GWB Upper Level Eastbound to Bus Turnaround (below St Nicholas Ave overpass)
Bus Turnaround to GWB Upper Level Westbound
Traffic will be held Eastbound until entire group is on the bridge and all Westbound traffic will be held as well as the Henry Hudson Pkwy ramp, the 179th Street ramp, and the westbound bus ramp until entire group clears the bus turnaround onto the Westbound side. Lower Level will NOT see any closures however, expect heavy volume during movements.

MANHATTAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 3RD AVE COMMUNITY BENEFIT FEST
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
3rd Avenue between E 66th Street to E 86th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event.

SUSAN G. KOMAN RUN WALK
Manhattan: 0900 x 1100
Location(s):
Central Park West between W 77th Street and W 90th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event.

DOT WEEKEND WALKS – MANHATTAN VALLEY FAMILY DAYS
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
Amsterdam Avenue between W 106th Street and W 110th Street
The above streets will be closed for this event.

COMMUNITY BOARD #1 FULTON STREET FAIR
Manhattan: 1100 x 1800
Location(s):
Fulton Street between Water Street and William 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.

INTERNATIONAL HONDURAN & CENTRAL AMERICAN PARADE
Bronx: 1200 x 1430
Route:
Southern Boulevard between East Tremont Avenue and Boston Road
Boston Road between Southern Boulevard and Charlotte Street
Charlotte Street between Crotona Park East and Boston Road
The above streets will be closed for this event.

US TENNIS OPEN – FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK
Queens: 1100 x 2300 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.

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

9/11 CEREMONY

Manhattan:
Location(s):
Areas bounded by Vesey Street to Battery Place & Broadway to West Street
State Street between Battery Place to Whitehall Street
The following area will be closed on Tuesday, Sept 10 for preparation:
Areas bounded by Chambers Street to Vesey Street & Broadway to West Street

Streets in the above area will be closed for this ceremony

SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL MANHATTAN VALLEY FAMILY DAYS
Manhattan:
Location(s):
Riverside Drive between W 94th Street and W 104th Street
Above streets will be closed for this event

SAN GENNARO FESTIVAL
Manhattan: 1130 x 2300 Thursday September 12 thru Sunday September 22
Location(s):
Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
Grand Street between Mott Street and Centre Street
Hester Street between Mott Street and Centre Street

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