Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday April 24, 2015 to Sunday April 26, 2015

This traffic alert details the locations of road construction and other events that will affect the flow of traffic this weekend. This information is subject to change. Check the Weekly Traffic Advisory Check for special traffic advisories

Lane closings may also occur due to circumstances beyond DOT's control. Schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather, security alerts and other emergencies. For up-to-the-minute information, visit 511NY, New York State's official traffic and travel information source. Visit the Office of Emergency Management and NYPD for emergency street closure updates. DOT also issues Weekly Traffic Advisories and Special Alerts. Subscribe to traffic advisory email updates Visit the NYC Street Closures Map

Other state and local agencies are responsible for street construction work in New York City. Visit the Department of Design and Construction, the New York State Department of Transportation, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and MTA for more construction and traffic information. Check who operates bridges and tunnels

The times listed for closures for street fairs are for the actual times of the street fairs themselves. The streets may be closed for longer to allow for set-up and breakdown. Street fair organizers are generally permitted to begin set-up at 8 am and breakdown must be completed by 7 pm.

As part of its citywide traffic improvement program, the New York City Department of Transportation has compiled a list of areas where Street construction or Street events will impede the normal flow of traffic this weekend.

Manhattan

12th Avenue between West 58th Street and West 59th Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 6 am to 9 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 20th Street between West Side Highway and 10th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 21st Street between 11th Avenue and 10th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 22nd Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 24th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

This street will be closed 5 am to 9 pm Saturday and/or Sunday to facilitate overhead bridge removal.

West 30th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 12:01 am to 9 am to facilitate crane operation.

West 31st Street between Dyer Avenue and 9th Avenue

This street will be closed 6 am Saturday to 9 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

East 35th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 35th Street between 9th Avenue and 8th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 4 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 38th Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 44th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 12:01 am to 8 am to facilitate crane operation.

East 50th Street between Lexington Avenue and 3rd Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 54th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 55th Street between Park Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 7 am to 12:01 am to facilitate crane operation.

East 56th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 12:01 am to 8 am to facilitate crane operation.

West 58th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 59th Street between 12th Avenue and West End Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 6 am to 9 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 64th Street between 2nd Avenue and 1st Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 64th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 68th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 69th Street between York Avenue and 1st Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 6 am to 9 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 70th Street between Broadway and Columbus Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 73rd Street between Park Avenue and Lexington Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 77th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 80th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 84th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 87th Street between West End Avenue and Broadway

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 124th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 3 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 132nd Street between 12th Avenue and Broadway

This street will be closed 10 pm Friday to 5 am Monday to facilitate crane operation.

Chittenden Avenue between West 186th Street and West 187th Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Renwick Street between Spring Street and Canal Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6m to facilitate crane operation.

Spring Street between Crosby Street and Broadway

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Front Street between Fletcher Street and John Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Gouverneur Lane between Front Street and South Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Franklin Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Liberty Street between Greenwich Street and Trinity Place

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Greene Street between Grand Street and Broome Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Thompson Street between Spring Street and Broome Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Leroy Street between Hudson Street and 7th Avenue South

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Pearl Street between Centre Street and Cardinal Hayes Place

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Mulberry Street between Prince Street and Jersey Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Mulberry Street between Jersey Street and East Houston Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Ann Street between Nassau Street and William Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Tribeca Film/Family Festival

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm for the Tribeca Film/Family Festival as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Greenwich Street between Chambers Street and Hubert Street
  • Beach Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • North Moore Street between West Street and Hudson Street
  • Franklin Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • Harrison Street between West Street and Hudson Street
  • Jay Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • Duane Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • Reade Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street

6th Avenue Street Festival

This street will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm for the 6th Avenue Street Festival as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 6th Avenue between 23rd Street and 32nd Street

Stone Street Pedestrian Mall event

The following streets will be closed Friday through November 15, 2015 from 11 am to 10 pm for the Stone Street Pedestrian Mall event as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Route:
  • Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street
  • Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street

Sikh Cultural Society Parade

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the Sikh Cultural Society Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 37th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 36th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 38th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
Route:
  • Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 26th Street
Dispersal:
  • 27th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 26th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
Miscellaneous:
  • 24th Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway
  • Park Avenue between 23rd Street and 27th Street
  • Park Avenue between 24th Street and 25th Street
Festival:
  • Madison Avenue between 23rd Street and 26th Street

Falun Gong Parade

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 3:30 pm for the Falun Gong Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 40th Road between Main Street and Prince Street
Route:
  • Main Street between 40th Road and Franklin Avenue
  • Franklin Avenue between Main Street and Kissena Boulevard
  • Kissena Boulevard between Franklin Avenue and Main Street
Dispersal:
  • Kissena Boulevard between Franklin Avenue and Main Street

100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 2 pm for the 100th Anniversary of Armenian Genocide as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

��Formation:
  • East 35th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 2nd Avenue between East 34th Street and East 35th Street
Route:
  • East 35th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue
  • 3rd Avenue between East 35th Street and East 42nd Street
  • East 42nd Street between 3rd Avenue and 6th Avenue
Commemoration:
  • Broadway between East 44th Street and East 42nd Street

Peace and Planet Mobilization

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the Peace and Planet Mobilization as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation:
  • Union Square Park
Route:
  • East 15th Street between Park Avenue South and 3rd Avenue
  • East 16th Street between Park Avenue South and 3rd Avenue
  • 3rd Avenue between East 15th Street and East 47th Street
  • 3rd Avenue between East 16th Street and East 47th Street
  • East 47th Street between 3rd Avenue and 1st Avenue
Dispersal:
  • Dag Hammarskjold Plaza

NYC Fire Dept. Holy Name Society Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 11:15 am to 12:00 pm Noon for the NYC Fire Dept. Holy Name Society Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • 51st Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
Route:
  • 6th Avenue between 51st Street and 54th Street
Dispersal:
  • 6th Avenue between 54th Street and 55th Street

24th Annual West Side Spring Festival

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the 24th Annual West Side Spring Festival as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Broadway between 102nd Street and 106th Street
  • Broadway between 96th Street and 102nd Street

March of Dimes-March for Babies

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 10 am to 11:30 am for the March of Dimes-March for Babies as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Formation:
  • Columbus Avenue between West 65th Street and West 62nd Street
  • 62nd Street between Columbus Avenue and Broadway
  • 63rd Street between Columbus Avenue and Broadway
Route:
  • 65th Street between Broadway and Lexington Avenue
  • Lexington Avenue between 65th Street and 26th Street
  • 26th Street between Lexington Avenue and Madison Avenue
Dispersal:
  • Into Madison Park
Festival:
  • Madison Avenue between 23rd Street and 26th Street

9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Block Party

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm for the 9/11 Memorial 5K Run/Walk and Block Party as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Route:
  • Battery Place between 3rd Place and Greenwich Street
  • Greenwich Street between Battery Place and Liberty Street
Block Party
  • Greenwich Street between Courtland Street and Liberty Street
  • Liberty Street between Greenwich Street and Trinity Place

Manhattan/Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge

Due to the Brooklyn Bridge Ramps Rehabilitation Project, several lane closures may affect motorists travelling between Manhattan and Brooklyn. Local streets may experience single lane closures as needed and Manhattan-bound lane closures continue overnight throughout the duration of the project. Any other closures, including Manhattan-bound closures that extend into daytime hours during selected weekends, will be highlighted below. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained throughout the project as will the span���s pedestrian and cycling path. During Manhattan-bound closures, motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge or may choose other crossings.

Unless otherwise notified of specific occurrences, nighttime closures are as follows:

Overnight Detours for Manhattan-Bound Traffic
Friday night/Saturday morning Midnight* to 7 am
Monday - Thursday nights: 11 pm* to 6 am

* To allow traffic to clear before the reversal begins, the eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier, the northbound FDR Drive exits close up to an hour earlier, and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier. As of March 26th, 2015 and lasting through December 2015 the Brooklyn Bridge promenade will be reduced in width for pedestrians and cyclists at various locations. At the towers, the work zone will be in effect continuously during this period. On the Brooklyn approach work will be conducted only during overnight hours. Pedestrians and cyclists will be directed to cautiously share the narrowed pathway.

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

One tube will be closed nightly Monday to Friday between 9:30 pm and 5:30 am to facilitate tunnel repairs through 2018. Weekend-long single tube closures will begin Friday night from 9:30p;m and continue through 5:30 am Monday morning. In addition one tube will be closed for routine maintenance work Sunday night beginning at 11 pm through 5:30 am Monday. During these times there will be one lane in each direction in the remaining tube.

Brooklyn

Third Street Bridge over Gowanus Canal

One of two lanes will be closed in either direction Saturday and Sunday from 7 am to 1 pm until April 25, 2015 for bridge repair work.

49th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Havemeyer Street between Broadway and Division Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Nevins Street between Schermerhorn Street and Livingston Street

This street will be closed Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Remsen Street between Hicks Street and Henry Street

This street will be closed Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Gowanus Expressway (westbound) Ramp to 39th Street

This ramp will be closed from 8 pm Friday night through 5 am Monday morning to facilitate NYSDOT roadway construction. Motorists will be detoured at the Hamilton Avenue Exit 26 and at the 6th Avenue/65th Street Exit 20 during these times.

Bronx

Cauldwell Avenue between Westchester Avenue and east 156th Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Walton Avenue between East 182nd Street and East 183rd Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Queens

39th Avenue between 138th Street and Union Street

This street will be closed 6 am Saturday to 9 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Bayside Village Street Walk

This street will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm to 5 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Bayside Village Street Walk as permitted by the Mayor���s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Bell Boulevard between 69th Street and 41st Avenue

Staten Island

Festivals, Parades and Events

March of Dimes Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 9:30 am to 1 pm for the March of Dimes Parade as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • Staten Island Mall Parking Lot
Route:
  • Richmond Avenue between Platinum Avenue and Christopher Lane
  • Christopher Lane between Richmond Avenue and Victory Boulevard
  • Victory Boulevard between Christopher Lane and Morani Street
  • Through Willowbrook Park
  • Eton Place between Willowbrook Park and Richmond Avenue
  • Richmond Avenue between Eton Place and Platinum Avenue
Dispersal:
  • Staten Island Mall Parking Lot

Staten Island/New Jersey Crossings

Bayonne Bridge

One of two lanes in each direction is open to traffic for PANY/NJ long term navigational clearance project. No oversized or overweight vehicles are permitted. Overnight Bridge closures started January 8th, 2014 and continue through the duration of this long term project. The closures are: Monday through Thursday from 9 pm to 5 am and Friday midnight to 11:59 pm Saturday. No weekend closures on Sunday and holiday weekends. During closures, motorists should use the Goethals Bridge as an alternate.

Information about scheduled maintenance and construction on MTA Bridges and Tunnels can be found on the MTA Web site.