Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday October 24, 2020 to Friday October 30, 2020

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

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 supplementary Weekend 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.
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Permits for parades, block parties, major street fairs and other public street events are not issued by DOT, and are listed on the Citywide events calendar.

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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 on the Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 5 am and Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Queens-bound south upper roadway will be fully closed Saturday from 2 am to 7am and Monday to Thursday from 12:01 am to 5:30 am. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed 24/7. South upper roadway will be fully closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am and Sunday from 1 am to 9 am. Single-lane on the south upper roadway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. During South Upper Roadway closure, lower roadway will be reversed to accommodate Brooklyn-bound traffic.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane at a time in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Manhattan

Henry Hudson Parkway (between George Washington Bridge and Henry Hudson Bridge)

One northbound lane will be closed weekdays from 9 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 7 am, and weekends from 11 pm to 2 pm the next day. One southbound lane will be closed weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, 10 pm Friday night to 7 am Saturday, and 10 pm Saturday night to 2 pm Sunday. Two lanes either northbound or southbound will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday 1 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday 2 am to 9 am, to facilitate general repairs by MTA Bridges and Tunnels from May 14, 2018 to March 21, 2021.

Henry Hudson Parkway (Southbound and Northbound) Bridge over Ramp to 96 Street

South sidewalk and right lane will be closed at off ramp under the bridge Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm, through 10/29/2020, as part of the Component Rehabilitation of Ten Bridges Citywide Project.

West 31 Street between 9 Avenue and Dyer Avenue

West 31 Street from mid-block to 9 Avenue will be closed and mid-block to Dyer Avenue will be converted to two-way traffic through 11/22/2020 with weekday working hours from 7 am to 6 pm to facilitate 31 Street bridge construction west of 9 Avenue viaduct.

Frankfort Street between Pearl Street and Gold Street

This street will be reduced to only single-lane in each direction until further notice to facilitate rehabilitation of the Brooklyn Bridge's approach arches.

Route 9A (West St/11 Avenue) between West 14th and West 23rd Streets

Two lanes northbound or southbound will be closed, one direction at a time only, Monday Nights to Friday Mornings 10 pm to 5 am by a private company to install fiber optic cable and restore roadway pavement panels for a new building until December 31, 2020.

Route 9A between West 34 Street and West 39 Street

Northbound curb lane and one adjacent lane will be closed to facilitate Javit Center Emergency Hospital until end of COVID-19 Emergency.

Route 9A between Battery Place and West 59 Street

Double-lane northbound and southbound will be closed daily from 8 am to 4:30 pm and nightly Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 10 pm to 6 am by NY State DOT for pavement restoration until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Thanksgiving Day Parade

The following streets will be closed on Thursday, November 26, 2020 for the Thanksgiving Day Parade at the discretion of the NYPD.

Location(s):
  • Area bounded by West 42nd Street on the North; 6th Avenue on the East; West 32nd Street on the South, 8th Avenue on the West (All inclusive)
  • West 34th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue

Brooklyn/Queens

Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek

Bridge will be closed nightly, Sunday to Friday, from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and Saturdays from 7 am to 3 pm through 10/31/2020 to facilitate bridge maintenance. Saturday closures will begin 10/10/2020. Drivers are advised to use Metropolitan Avenue as an alternate route.

Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills

Single-lane in either direction will be partially closed Monday from 9 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway between Metropolitan Avenue and Gowanus Expressway

Single-lane in either direction will be closed nightly Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 11 pm to 6 am by NY State DOT for pavement restoration until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Prospect Expressway between Gowanus Expressway and Fort Hamilton Parkway

Single-lane in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for wall restoration and maintenance until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Eastbound Rockaway Boulevard between Porter Road and Farmers Boulevard

Single-lane eastbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Eastbound Rockaway Boulevard between Farmers Boulevard and 146 Road

Double-lane eastbound will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm then single-lane will remain closed until 3 pm Monday to Friday by NY State DOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Knapp Street Bridge over the Belt Shore Parkway

Northbound right lane on Knapp Street will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 pm to 5 am. Two eastbound, right lanes on the Belt Parkway will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am. These closures are necessary as part of the Component Rehabilitation of Ten Bridges Citywide Project and will continue through 10/29/2020.

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Single-lane Bronx-bound will be closed Wednesday from 7 am to 3 pm to facilitate elevator maintenance.

Bronx

174 Street Bridge over the Sheridan Expressway

Bridge will be fully closed Tuesday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate bridge repairs. Drivers are advised to use East Tremont Avenue or Westchester Avenue as alternate routes.

Shore Road Bridge over the Hutchinson River

Double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm through 11/6/2020 to facilitate bridge maintenance. Flaggers will maintain at least one lane in each direction at all times.

Hutchinson River Parkway between East Tremont exit to the Pelham Parkway on ramp and Southbound Hutchinson River Parkway

Single-lane will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and double-lane will be closed from 12:01 am to 4 am Monday to Friday in both directions through 11/6/2020 to facilitate rehabilitation of the Westchester Avenue Bridge. At least one travel lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Westchester Avenue Bridge between Waters Place and Ericson Place

Single-lane westbound will be closed weekdays from 9 pm to 6 am next morning through 11/6/2020 to facilitate bridge repairs.

Manhattan/Queens

Roosevelt Island Bridge over the East Channel of the East River

Intermittent 15-minute closures of the bridge will take place Friday from 10 am to 2 pm to facilitate bridge testing.

Queens

Northbound Cross Island Parkway under the 147 Street Bridge

Single-lane will be closed beginning 10 pm and additional lane will be closed 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday through 10/29/2020 to facilitate rehabilitation of the 147 Street bridge as a part of the Component Rehabilitation of Ten Bridges Citywide Project.

Nassau Expressway between North Hangar Road and Porter Road

Single-lane eastbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Long Island Expressway between Queens Midtown Tunnel and City Line

Single-lane eastbound and westbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for wall restoration and maintenance until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted

Van Wyck Expressway under Roosevelt Avenue Bridge

Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 2 pm. Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm, with second lane closing from 11:59 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane in both directions will be closed Friday into Saturday from 11 pm with second lane closing from 1 am to 5 am. Single-lane in both directions will be closed Saturday into Sunday from 11 pm to 7 am with second lane closing between 1 am and 6 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate rehabilitation of the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge and will continue through 10/31/2020. At least one lane will remaining open at all times with occasional full 15-minute closure between 2 am and 5 am.

Staten Island

Richmond Avenue Bridge over Richmond Creek

Southbound outer lane will be partially closed and the sidewalk closed Monday to Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm through 1/5/2021 to facilitate bridge painting.

 

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