New York City Police Department

Translate this Page
Press Release | Traffic Advisory UNGA 2015

Printer Version Printer Friendly Format

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, September 18, 2015



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS RELATING TO THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS RELATING TO THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays relating to the United Nations General Assembly. The United Nations is located at 1st Avenue and 42nd Street. The use of public transportation for the duration of the General Assembly is highly encouraged.

 

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd, 2015

 

Beginning at approximately 10 p.m. the following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48 Street will remain open

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2015

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd  Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open for passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

 

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th, 2015

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open for passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd  Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session.

  

On Thursday the FDR DRIVE will be subject to intermittent closures:

•           Southbound at 63rd Street

•           Northbound at South Ferry

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th, 2015

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open for passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd  Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           The 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

•           These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26th, 2015

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd   Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           The 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

•           These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session

 

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27th, 2015

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd   Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           The 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

•           These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session

 

On Sunday the FDR DRIVE will be subject to intermittent closures:

•           Southbound at 63rd Street

•           Northbound at South Ferry

 

Additional intermittent closures to vehicular traffic for Sunday include:

•           50th Street from Park Avenue to 1st Avenue

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 50th Street

 

The following streets will be completely closed to traffic beginning Sunday, September 28th at 10 a.m. until approximately 10 p.m. Tuesday, September 29th    :

·            49th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue

·            50th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue

 

Please note: Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access:

•         Park Avenue from 48th Street to 52nd Street

·              Madison Avenue 48th Street to 52nd Street

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28th, 2015

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open for passenger cars but will be subject to intermittent closures. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd  Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

 The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session

 

Additional intermittent closures to vehicular traffic for Monday include:

•           50th Street from Park Avenue to 1st Avenue

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 50th Street

 

Please note: Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access:

•          Park Avenue from 48th Street to 52nd Street

·                Madison Avenue 48th Street to 52nd Street

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th, 2015

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41 st Street to 48th Street will remain open for passenger cars but will be subject to intermittent closures. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd  Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

 The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session

 

Additional intermittent closures to vehicular traffic for Monday include:

•           50th Street from Park Avenue to 1st Avenue

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 50th Street

 

Please note: Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access:

•          Park Avenue from 48th Street to 52nd Street

·                Madison Avenue 48th Street to 52nd Street

 

On Tuesday the FDR DRIVE will be subject to intermittent closures:

•           Southbound at 63rd Street

•           Northbound at South Ferry

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30th, 2015

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd  Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open for passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

 

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 1st, 2015

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd  Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41 st Street to 48th Street will remain open for passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

 

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2nd, 2015

 

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

·                      42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue

·                      2nd  Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

 

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:

•           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th  Street will remain open for passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.

•           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

•           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

 

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

•           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue

•           42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session.

 

###



    Email a Friend