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May 5, 2023
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Traffic Advisory: DOT Encourages Alternate Travel Modes During Street Closures for Return of TD Five Boro Bike Tour This Sunday

Closures on major roadways & bridges will include FDR Drive, BQE, as well as the Queensboro and Verrazzano-Narrows Bridges

NEW YORK On Sunday, May 7th, Bike NY will host its annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour. The 40-mile, city-wide tour will lead to temporary closures of many New York City streets, roadways and bridges throughout the five boroughs.  Major closures are scheduled to include the FDR Drive, BQE/Gowanus, as well as the Ed Koch -Queensboro and Verrazzano-Narrows Bridges. Motorists are strongly advised to take mass transit or to seek alternative routes farther from the tour route.

Check out the map below or visit Maps ( Street closures are subject to change at the direction of the NYPD. For updates on MTA bus routes, visit

Map highlighting the route of the 2023 T D Five Boro Bike Tour.