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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, May 1, 2009



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR THE WEEKEND OF MAY 2 AND 3

The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2009. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

The New York Police Department today announced areas in the city that will be impacted by events planned for Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3, 2009. To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people who are planning to come to the city this weekend to use public transportation.

SATURDAY, MAY 2ND

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Greenwich Street between Hubert & Christopher Streets;
Beach Street between Greenwich & Hudson Streets;
N. Moore Street between West & Hudson Streets;
Franklin Street between Greenwich & Hudson Streets;
Harrison Street between Hudson & West Streets
Jay, Duane and Reade Streets between Greenwich & Hudson Streets;
23rd Street between 8th & 9th Avenues
3rd Avenue between 11th & 12th Avenues
11th Street between 4th & Lexington Avenues
12th Street between 3rd & 4th Avenues:
The above streets will be closed

 

REVLON 5K WALK/RUN

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Formation: Times Square; 7th Avenue & 42nd Street

Route: 7th Avenue from 42nd Street into Central Park

The above streets will be closed for this event

Please note: The NYP parking areas on the west side of 6th Avenue between West 42nd Street and West 48th Street will be used as a drop off area only. No vehicles can be parked there.

 

ZIVA ROMANIAN FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Broadway between Fulton Street and Battery Place closed

 

GRAMMERCY VISITING NEIGHBORS

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

3rd Avenue between 14th and 23rd Streets closed

 

STRYCKERS BAY NEIGHBORHOOD SPRING FESTIVAL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

East Side of Broadway between 86th & 96th Streets closed

 

DANCE COMPANY 25th ANNIVERSARY GALA

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Harrison Street between Hudson Street & West Side Highway closed

 

MULBERRY STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mulberry Street between Canal & Broome Streets; Hester Street between Mott & Mulberry Streets closed

 

DANCE COMPANY 25th ANNIVERSARY GALA

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Harrison Street between Hudson Street & West Side Highway closed      

 

GOWANUS CANAL COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION STREET FESTIVAL

Brooklyn

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Court Street between Union & West 9th Street closed

 

SUNSET PARK MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION 5th AVENUE SALE

Brooklyn

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

5th Avenue between 38th & 64th Streets closed

 

DESFILE Y FESTIVAL LATINOS UNIDOS PARADE

Bronx

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Formation: Boston Road between 163rd & 164th Streets

Route: Boston Road from 163rd to Charlotte Streets

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 3RD

 

FIVE BOROUGH BIKE TOUR

Bridge and Highway Closures
On Sunday, May 3rd, the following bridges and highways will be closed to motorists during the times noted:

Manhattan to Bronx

·   3rd Avenue Bridge: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

·   Madison Avenue Bridge: 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Manhattan

·   Southbound Harlem River Drive into southbound FDR Drive (132nd Street to 63rd Street):    8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

·   Queensboro Bridge (Upper level/Manhattan-bound): 7:30 AM - 1:15 PM

Queens to Brooklyn

·         Pulaski Bridge (Southbound): 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Brooklyn

BQE Southbound (Tillary Street to Hamilton Ave): 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

·         Gowanus Expressway (Hamilton Ave to 65th Street Split): 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

·         Belt Parkway: (65th Street Split to 4th Ave exit.): 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Brooklyn to Staten Island

·         Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (Westbound lower level): 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Manhattan Street Closures
On Sunday, May 3rd, the following streets in Manhattan will be closed intermittently to motorists from 6:30 AM to 1:00 PM for the Five Boro Bike Tour:

·         Greenwich Street from Battery Park to Trinity Place

·         Trinity Place from Greenwich Street to Church Street

·         Church Street from Trinity Place to Franklin Street

·         6th Avenue from Franklin Street to 59th Street

·         7th Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard) from 110th (Central Park) to 135th Streets

·         135th Street from 7th Avenue (Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard) to Madison Avenue Bridge

·         116th Street from FDR Drive (Southbound) to Pleasant Avenue, Pleasant Avenue from 116th Street to 114th Street to FDR Drive (Southbound) to 63rd street Exit - ramp

·         York Avenue at 63rd Street (for the onramp to the Queensboro Bridge)

·         63rd Street from FDR to on-ramp of the Queensboro Bridge located between 1st and 2nd Avenues

Bronx Street Closures
On Sunday, May 3rd, the following streets in the Bronx will be closed to motorists from 7:30 AM to 12:15 PM for the Five Boro Bike Tour:

·         138th Street between Madison Avenue Bridge and Third Avenue Bridge

Queens Street Closures
On Sunday, May 3rd, the following streets in Queens will be closed intermittently to motorists from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM for the Five Boro Bike Tour:

·         21st Street from Queens Plaza North to Hoyt Avenue

·         Hoyt Avenue from 21st Street to 19th Street

·         Shore Boulevard from Astoria Park South to Ditmars Boulevard

·         14th Street from Astoria Park South to 31st Avenue

·         31st Avenue from 14th Street to Vernon Boulevard

·         Queens Plaza South from 34th Street to Vernon Boulevard

·         Vernon Boulevard from 31st Avenue to 44th Drive

·         44th Drive from Vernon Boulevard to 11th Street

·         11th Street from 44th Drive to Pulaski Bridge

Brooklyn Street Closures
On Sunday, May 3rd, the following streets in Brooklyn will be closed intermittently to motorists from 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM for the Five Boro Bike Tour:

·         McGuinness Boulevard from Pulaski Bridge to Greenpoint Avenue

·         Java Street from Greenpoint to Franklin Street

·         Greenpoint Avenue from McGuinness to Franklin Street

·         Franklin Street from Greenpoint Avenue to Kent Avenue

·         Kent Avenue from Franklin Street to Williamsburg Street

·         Williamsburg Street from Kent Avenue to Flushing Avenue

·         Flushing Avenue from Williamsburg Street to North Elliot Street

·         North Elliot Street from Flushing Avenue to Navy Street

·         Navy Street from North Elliot Street to Gold Street

·         Gold Street from York Street to Front Street

·         Front Street from Gold Street to Old Fulton Street (Cadman Plaza)

·         Old Fulton Street (Cadman Plaza) from Front Street to Furman Street

·         Furman Street from Old Fulton Street to Atlantic Avenue

·         Atlantic Avenue from Furman Street to Columbia Street

·         Columbia Street from Atlantic Avenue to the BQE Entrance Ramp

Staten Island Street Closures
On Sunday, May 3rd, the following streets in Staten Island will be closed intermittently to motorists from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM for the Five Boro Bike Tour:

·         Bay Street from Fort Wadsworth to Hylan Boulevard

·         Hylan Boulevard from Bay Street to Edgewater Street

·         Bay Street from Edgewater Street to Front Street

·         Edgewater Street from Bay Street to Front Street

·         Front Street from Bay Street to Murray Hulbert Avenue

·         Murray Hulbert Avenue from Front Street to Hannah Street

·         Hannah Street from Murray Hulbert Avenue to Bay Street

·         Bay Street from Hannah Street to St. George/Staten Island Ferry Terminal

 

MULBERRY STREET PEDESTRIAN MALL

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Mulberry Street between Canal & Broome Streets; Hester Street between Mott & Mulberry Streets closed

 

TURTLE BAY ASSOCIATION STREET FAIR

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

2nd Avenue between 43rd & 55th Streets closed

 

CINCO DE MAYO PARADE

Manhattan

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Formation: Central Park West between 109th & 110th Street

Route: Central Park West from 110th Street to 97th Street

The above streets will be closed for this event



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