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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 12, 2011



NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES STREET CLOSURES AND EXPECTED TRAFFIC DELAYS FOR AUGUST 13th & 14th, 2011

The New York City Police Department today announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for the weekend of August 13th  and 14th, 2011.  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 13th 

SUMMER STREETS

Manhattan: 0700 x 1300 (Aug 6, 13, 20)
A car-free route will be in place each Saturday from the Brooklyn Bridge to 72nd Street from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Vehicular traffic will not be permitted from Centre Street north to Lafayette Street and continuing north to 4th Avenue and Park Avenue to E. 72nd Street where the closure will extend west into Central Park along the southern half of 72nd Street. Major cross-town streets will remain open for vehicles that need to cross the route. These streets are:

Major cross-town streets will remain open for vehicles to cross the route. These streets are:

Chambers Street
Worth Street
Canal Street
Broome Street
East Houston Street
E. 8th Street
14th Street
23rd Street
34th Street
36th/37th Streets
42nd Street
49th/50th Streets
53rd/54th Streets
57th Street
59th Street

SEAPORT COMMUNITY COALITION SUMMER SEAPORT FESTIVAL
Manhattan:        1100 x 1800

Water Street between Fulton & Broad Streets closed

6 MILLION YOUTH RALLY
Manhattan:            1000 x 1600

Lenox Avenue between 112th & 115th Streets closed

SUNSET PARK 5th AVENUE SIDEWALK SALES DAYS
Brooklyn:                1100 x 1800

5th Avenue between 38th & 64th Streets closed

SUNNYSIDE SUMMER STREETS (DOT Weekend Walks)
Queens:                   1100 x 1800

46th Street between Queens Boulevard and Greenpoint Avenue closed

VAN DUZER DAYS (DOT Weekend Walks)
Staten Island: 1100 x 1800
Van Duzer Street between Beach & Wright Streets closed

 

Sunday, August 14th 

GRAMERCY STUYVESANT INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATS FESTIVAL
Manhattan:            1100 x 1800
3rd Avenue between 34th & 23rd Streets closed

CHABAD OF WALL STREET CIVIC COMMUNITY FAIR
Manhattan:            1100 x 1800
Liberty Street between Broadway & Trinity Place closed

DOMINICAN AMERICAN NATIONAL PARADE
Manhattan:            1000 x 1700
Formation: 37th & 38th Streets between Broadway & Madison Avenue
Route: 6th Avenue between 37th & 52nd Streets
Dispersal: 52nd Street between 5th & 7th Avenues
The above streets will be closed for this event

TRANSFIGURATION CHURCH PARADE
Manhattan:            1300 x 1630
Formation: Mott Street between Bayard & Worth Streets
Route: Worth Street between Baxter Street & Park Row; E Broadway between Catherine & Market Streets; E Broadway between Forsyth & Rutgers Streets; Rutgers Street between Henry & Madison Streets; Madison Street between Manhattan Bridge & Market Street; Market Street between Madison & Monroe Street; Catherine Street between Madison & Monroe Streets; Madison Street between James Street & Saint James Place; Saint James Place between James & Oliver Streets
The above streets will be closed for this event

ASTORIA PARK ALLIANCE (DOT Weekend Walks)
Queens:                   1100 x 1800
Shore Boulevard between Astoria Park South & Ditmars Boulevard closed

 

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