Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday September 24, 2022 to Friday September 30, 2022

This traffic alert details road construction and other events that will affect the flow of traffic this week.Check the Weekend Traffic Advisory Check the Special Traffic Advisory

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The City of New York's Department of Transportation issued a traffic alert for this week providing the locations of road construction and events where lane and street closings will affect the flow of traffic. Lane closings may also occur due to circumstances beyond our control. Major road, lane and street closings for the coming week are as follows:

East River Bridge Crossings

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed 24/7 and double-lane will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 9:30 am to 3 pm, Tuesday to Thursday from 8 pm to 5 am, and Friday 8 pm to Saturday 2 pm. Additionally, Queens-bound south outer roadway will be closed Sunday to Saturday from 12 am to 6 am. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway.

Brooklyn Bridge

Single-lane Brooklyn-bound will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 2 pm and 12:01 am to 6 am. Single-lane Ramp A will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm-5 am. Ramps D will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am. These closures are to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed 24/7. Single-lane Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed Tuesday to Thursday from 10 am to 12 am and single-lane Brooklyn-bound south upper roadway will be closed from 1 am to 5 am, to facilitate bridge structural strengthening.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south outer roadway will be closed Saturday 5 am to Monday 5 am, Tuesday from 6 am to 8 pm, and Wednesday to Friday from 5 am to 8 pm. Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south inner roadway will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. Single-lane Manhattan-bound north outer and inner roadways will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 8 pm to 5 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate Structural Strengthening.

Manhattan

Battery Park Underpass (BPU) between Route 9A/West Street and FDR Drive

One tube in either direction will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning through December 30, 2022, to facilitate electrical, lighting, and fire-detection repairs.

FDR Drive between Montgomery Street and East 15 Street

Single-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday from 12:10 am to 9 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 11 am. Double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 7 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am, except Saturday July 30, 2022, when double-lane will be closed from 12 am to 10 am.

FDR Drive Northbound entrance ramp at Montgomery Street

Ramp will be closed from Saturday, September 24, 2022, 1 am to Monday, September 26, 2022 5 am to facilitate sewer replacement.

FDR Drive in the vicinity of East 55 Street

Single-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 11 am. Double-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 2 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate building facade repairs and will continue through August 31, 2022.

FDR Drive Northbound between East 71 Street and East 73 Street

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. Double-lane northbound will be closed Tuesday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 1 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate construction of the column foundation for the building on the east side of FDR Drive and will continue through October 1, 2022.

FDR Drive Southbound between East 73 St and East 71 Street

FDR Drive southbound service road between East 73 and East 71 Street, FDR Exit Ramp (Exit 13 South) in the vicinity of East 73 Street, and East 71 Street Entrance Ramp to Southbound FDR Drive will be closed Friday from 11 pm to 10 am next morning and Saturday from 11 pm to 11 am next morning, through September 28, 2022 to facilitate construction of the building column foundations.

Harlem River/FDR Drives in the vicinity of RFK Bridge

Single-lane both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10:30 pm to 5 am, Saturday from 12 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 12 am to 11 am through November 30, 2022, to facilitate concrete repair.

Rehabilitation of Riverside Drive Viaduct between West 153 Street and West 155 Street

Two northbound and one southbound lanes will be maintained on the west side. No left-turns from West 153 Street onto southbound Riverside Drive West. West sidewalk will be closed, and temporary pedestrian walkway will be provided on the east side. The SBS and BX6 bus stop and fare machine will be temporarily relocated to the south end of Riverside Drive West and West 155 Street. This new configuration will remain in effect until December 2022. One northbound lane will be maintained, and southbound traffic will be detoured through Broadway.

Route 9A/West Street between Canal Street and Clarkson Street

Single-lane in both direction will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 9 am, and Sunday from 12:01 am to 10 am. Double-lane will be closed in either direction Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 10 am. These closures are to facilitate pavement operation, which will continue through November 1, 2022.

Festivals, Parades and Events

San Gennaro Feast

The following streets will be closed for the San Gennaro Feast:

Set Up: Monday, September 12, 2022 – Wednesday, September 14, 2022 (At the discretion of NYPD), Manhattan

Event: Thursday, September 15, 2022 – Sunday, September 25, 2022

Breakdown: Monday, September 26, 2022

Embargo: Special Event Construction Embargo / September 12, 2022 – September 26, 2022

Location(s):
  • Mott Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
  • Mulberry Street between Canal Street and East Houston Street
  • Baxter Street between Canal Street and Broome Street
  • Centre Market Place between Grand Street and Broome Street
  • Centre Street between Canal Street and Broome Street
  • Lafayette Street between Spring Street and East Houston Street
  • Canal Street between Bowery and Centre Street
  • Hester Street between Mott Street and Centre Street
  • Grand Street between Elizabeth Street and Centre Street
  • Broome Street between Mott Street and Centre Street/Cleveland Place
  • Kenmare Street between Mott Street and Cleveland Place
  • Spring Street between Mott Street and Cleveland Place/Lafayette Street
  • Prince Street between Mott Street and Lafayette Street
  • Jersey Street between Mulberry Street and Lafayette Street

UN General Assembly

The following streets will be closed for the UN General Assembly (at the discretion of NYPD):

Embargo: Special Event Construction Embargo / September 12, 2022 – September 29, 2022

Location(s):
  • FDR Drive between Whitehall Street and 42nd Street
  • Area bounded by 60th Street on the North, 34th Street on the South, 1st Avenue on the East and 3rd Avenue on the West; All inclusive
  • Area bounded by 54th Street on the North, 48th Street on the South,1st Avenue on the East and Madison Avenue on the West; All inclusive
  • 6th Avenue between West 50th Street and West 59th Street
  • 5th Avenue between East 55th Street and East 50th Street
  • Grand Army Plaza between 58th Street and 60th Street
  • Grand Army Plaza between East Drive and 5th Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between East 42nd Street and East 58th Street
  • Park Avenue between East 62nd Street and East 45th Street
  • Vanderbilt Avenue between 42nd Street and 47th Street
  • Lexington Avenue between East 57th Street and East 42nd Street
  • FDR Drive Service Road between 48th Street and 49th Street
  • East 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • East 62nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • East 61st Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • West 59th Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • West/East 58th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue
  • West/East 57th Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 56th Street between 7th Avenue and 1st Avenue
  • 55th Street between 7th Avenue and 1st Avenue
  • 54th Street between 7th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 53rd Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 52nd Street between 7th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 51st Street between 7th Avenue and 1st Avenue
  • 50th Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road
  • East 48th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road
  • East 47th Street between 3rd Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 42nd Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 45th Street between Madison Avenue and 1st Avenue
  • 34th Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive

United Muslim Day Parade and Festival

The following streets will be closed for the Sunday, September 25, 2022, (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
Formation:
  • 37th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between 37th Street and 38th Street
Route:
  • Madison Avenue between 37th Street and 27th Street
Dispersal:
  • Madison Avenue between 26th Street and 27th Street
  • 27th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
Festival:
  • Madison Avenue between 24th Street and 26th Street
Global Citizen Festival

The following streets will be closed for the Global Citizen Festival on Sunday, September 25, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
  • Central Park West between 85th Street and 90th Street

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Single-lane Manhattan-bound and adjacent sidewalk will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm. Single-lane Bronx-bound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm. Alternating double-lane in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. At least one lane of traffic and one sidewalk will be accessible at all times. These closures are to facilitate electrical work.

Madison Avenue Bridge over Harlem River

Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 6 am and Saturday from 10 pm to 7 am. Bridge will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am. Bronx-bound will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am and Manhattan-bound will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am. In addition, single-lane in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm. These closures will continue through October 31, 2022 and are necessary to facilitate testing and rehabilitation. Motorists are advised to use 145 Street Bridge as an alternate route.

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (RFK Bridge)

Single-lane in each direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10:30 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 12 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 12 am to 11 am on the FDR Drive/Harlem River Drive (HRD) in the vicinity of RFK Bridge. Also, Willis Avenue ramp from the FDR Drive/HRD northbound will partially be closed during these times. These closures will continue through June 1, 2023 to facilitate New Pedestrian Walkway and Fender Rehabilitation.

Bronx

East 174 Street Bridge

Bridge will be closed between September 19, 2022 and October 28, 2022, Monday to Saturday from 10 pm to 5 am for one night only to facilitate repairs. Motorists are advised to use East Tremont Avenue or Westchester Avenue as an alternate route.

East 175 Street Bridge over Metro North Railroad

Intersection of Park Avenue northbound and East 175 Street will be closed Friday, September 23, 2022, 9 pm through Monday, September 26, 2022, 5 am to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Major Deegan Expressway (northbound) between Exit 3 and Entrance ramp north of East 138 Street

Right-lane will become an exit only lane at Exit 3 24/7. Additional lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday night from 10 pm to 5 am next morning through March 3, 2025 to facilitate East 138 Street Bridge replacement. Full closure may occur Monday to Friday between 12 am and 5 am for demolition and erection of the superstructure.

Major Deegan Expressway (southbound) between Exit 3 and Entrance ramp south of East 138 Street

Right-lane will become an exit only lane at Exit 3 24/7. Additional lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday night from 10 pm to 5 am next morning through March 3, 2025 to facilitate East 138 Street Bridge replacement. Southbound exit ramp to 138 Street bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Friday from 11 pm to 6 am next morning, Saturday from 11 pm to 9 am next morning, and Sunday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate water main connections.

Major Deegan Expressway (vicinity of West Fordham Road on-ramp to southbound Major Deegan Expressway)

Single-lane and right shoulder will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to 10 am next morning, and Saturday 10 pm to 12 pm next day, through September 24, 2022, to facilitate Electric Fault Repair.

Pelham Bay Bridge

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9 am. Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and 10 pm to 7 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate structure repair and will continue through December 31, 2022.

Rehabilitation of the Westchester Avenue Bridge

Hutchinson River Parkway northbound between Exit 1B (East Tremont Avenue/Westchester Avenue) and entrance ramp from Hutchinson River Parkway East, and southbound between Exit 3E (Pelham Parkway) and entrance ramp from Westchester Avenue will be closed to facilitate steel girder removal and will continue through October 7, 2022. Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and will be fully closed from 12:30 am to 4 am.

Manhattan/Brooklyn

Festivals, Parades and Events

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run & Festival

The following streets will be fully closed for the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run & Festival:

Set Up: Saturday, September 24, 2022

Event: Sunday, September 25, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Embargo: Special Event Construction Embargo / September 23, 2022 – September 25, 2022

Location(s):
Manhattan:
  • Battery Park Underpass
  • West Street between Battery Place and Warren Street
  • West Thames Street between West Street and Dead End (Battery Park Esplanade)
  • South End Avenue between West Thames Street and Liberty Street
  • Liberty Street between West Street and Battery Park Esplanade
  • Murray Street between North End Avenue and West Street
  • Warren Street between West Street and River Terrace
  • North End Avenue between Warren Street and Vesey Street
  • Vesey Street between West Street and River Terrace
  • River Terrace between Warren Street and Vesey Street
Brooklyn:
  • Richards Street between King Street and Bowne Street/Hamilton Avenue
  • Van Brunt Street between Visitation Place and Hamilton Avenue
  • Bowne Street between Van Brunt Street and Richards Street
  • Seabring Street between Van Brunt Street and Columbia Street
  • Commerce Street between Van Brunt Street and Columbia Street
  • Delevan Street between Van Brunt Street and Columbia Street
  • Verona Street between Van Brunt Street and Columbia Street
  • Visitation Place between Van Brunt Street and Richards Street
  • Dwight Street between Beard Street and Commerce Street/Columbia Street
  • Hamilton Avenue between Henry Street and the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (Woodhull Street)
  • Columbia Street between Verona Street and Hamilton Avenue
  • Beard Street between Richards Street and Dwight Street

Brooklyn

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway between Atlantic Avenue and Cadman Plaza

Single-lane Staten Island-bound will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am through October 7, 2022, to facilitate maintenance.

Third Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal

Bridge will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, starting Tuesday September 6, 2022, through October 28, 2022 to facilitate bridge maintenance. Union Street Bridge or Ninth Street Bridge may be used as an alternate route.

Union Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal

Parking lane and adjacent sidewalk on either side will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 4 pm through November 30, 2022, to facilitate sidewalk replacement.

Queens

Grand Central Parkway in the vicinity of LaGuardia Airport

Double-lane will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am, Friday from 10 pm to 7 am, Saturday from 11 pm to 9 am, and Sunday from 10 pm to 5 am for westbound. Double-lane will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 6 am, Friday from 10 pm to 8 am, Saturday from 10 pm to 10 am, and Sunday from 10 pm to 5 am for eastbound. These closures are to facilitate demolition of the flyover and will continue through November 15, 2022.

Grand Central Parkway near 102 and 94 Streets by LaGuardia Airport

Single or double-lane in one or both directions will be closed. Single-lane eastbound will be Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 10 pm to 7 am next morning, and Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 3 pm Sunday. Single-lane westbound will be Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 10 pm to 6 am next morning, and Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 3 pm Sunday. Double-lane eastbound will be Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 9 am. Double-lane westbound will be Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 9 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate Biennial Inspection.

Van Wyck Expressway

Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm, Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 6 am, Friday from 11:59 pm to 8 am, Saturday from 11 pm to 10 am, and Sunday from 10 pm to 6 am. Double-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 4 am and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. Double-lane will be closed Friday from 11 pm to 7 am for northbound and from 11 pm to 5 am for southbound. Also, the exit and entrance ramps along the north and southbound of the expressway may also be closed. These closures will continue through July 2025 and are necessary to facilitate roadway widening.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Jamaica Q 5.5K Walk/Run

The following streets will be closed for the Jamaica Q 5.5K Walk/Run on Saturday, September 24, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Queens.

Location(s):
Formation:
  • York College Parking Lot
Route:
  • Guy R. Brewer Blvd between Archer Avenue and Liberty Avenue
  • Liberty Avenue between Guy R. Brewer Blvd and 168th Street
  • 168th Street between Liberty Avenue and Jamaica Avenue
  • Jamaica Avenue between 153rd Street and 181st Street
  • 153rd Street between Jamaica Avenue and 89th Avenue
  • 89th Avenue between 153rd Street and Sutphin Blvd
  • Sutphin Blvd between 89th Avenue and Jamaica Avenue
  • Jamaica Avenue between 150th Street and Sutphin Blvd
Dispersal:
  • Into Park

 

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