Infrastructure

Construction Embargoes

DOT imposes construction embargoes during significant special events, including the New York City Marathon, parades, and for the winter holiday season. During embargoes, all active permits in the affected area(s) are suspended and no new permits may be approved, unless a waiver for the work is granted by DOT. Read more about embargoes in the Street Works Manual

 

2018 Disability Pride Parade Construction Embargo – July 13 – 15, 2018

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for the Disability Pride Parade from 12:01 am Friday, July 13th through 11:59 pm Sunday, July 15th. During this time frame, only emergency work may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any non-emergency permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the dates and locations indicated below. Utility cover openings are also restricted unless an emergency authorization number has been obtained from the Department of Transportation. There will be strict enforcement of this embargo and violators are subject to be summonsed. The embargoed dates and locations in Manhattan are as follows: (See map):

To apply for a waiver, please email specialevents@dot.nyc.gov. In the subject line include “event name / waiver request”. In the body of your email, please describe in detail the scope and timeline of work and attach any relevant drawings. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Special Events: (212) 839-6620

Locations:

Formation
  • Madison Avenue between 24th Street and 27th Street
  • 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue South
  • 26th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue South
Route
  • 5th Avenue between 26th Street and 24th Street
  • Broadway between 24th Street and 17th Street
Dispersal
  • 17th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue South
  • 16th Street between 5th Avenue and Union Square West
  • 15th Street between 5th Avenue and Union Square West
  • Union Square West between 17th Street and 15th Street

 

Summer Streets 2018 – July 30 – August 18, 2018

A Special Event Construction Embargo is in effect for Summer Streets. During this time frame, only emergency work may be performed provided an emergency number is received from the New York City Department of Transportation. Any non-emergency permits issued prior to the date of this notice are hereby suspended for the dates and locations indicated below. Utility cover openings are also restricted unless an emergency authorization number has been obtained from the Department of Transportation. There will be strict enforcement of this embargo and violators are subject to be summonsed. The embargoed dates and locations in Manhattan are as follows: (See map):

To apply for a waiver, please email specialevents@dot.nyc.gov. In the subject line include “event name / waiver request”. In the body of your email, please describe in detail the scope and timeline of work and attach any relevant drawings. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Special Events: (212) 839-6620

Embargo Dates & Times:

Monday, July 30th (12:01 AM) – Saturday, August 18th (11:59 PM) 2018

Embargoed Locations:

Route
  • Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street
  • Lafayette Street between Reade Street and East 10th Street
  • Cooper Square between Astor Place and 4th Avenue
  • Fourth Avenue between Astor Place and East 15th Street
  • Union Square East between East 15th Street and East 17th Street
  • Park Avenue South between East 17th Street and East 32nd Street
  • Park Avenue between East 32nd Street and East 72nd Street (Including the viaduct between East 40th Street and East 46th Street)
  • East 72nd Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
Rest Stops
  • Centre Street between Reade Street and Worth Street
  • Cleveland Place between Kenmare Street and Spring Street
  • Kenmare Street between Lafayette Street and Mulberry Street
  • Astor Place between Broadway and 4th Avenue
  • East 8th Street between Broadway and 3rd Avenue
  • East 24th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 25th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 52nd Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
Event Day Embargo:
Date(s)
  • Saturdays, August 4, August 11 and August 18, 2018 from 12:01 AM to 6:00 PM
Additional Embargo Locations
  • Area bounded by East 72nd Street on the North, East 8th Street on the South, 3rd Avenue on the East, 5th Avenue on the West (All Inclusive)
  • Area bounded by East 8th Street on the North, Park Row on the South, Cooper Square / Bowery / Chatham Square / Park Row on the East, Broadway on the West (All Inclusive)
  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Manhattan Bridge
  • Reade Street (entire length)
  • Warren Street between West Street and Broadway
  • Chambers Street between West Street and Centre Street
  • Worth Street (entire length)
  • Leonard Street (entire length)
  • Canal Street (entire length)
  • Broome Street between Chrystie Street and 6th Avenue
  • East Houston Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 8th Street between 6th Avenue and Avenue A
  • 9th Street between 6th Avenue and Avenue A
  • 14th Street (entire length)
  • 23rd Street (entire length)
  • 30th Street (entire length)
  • 34th Street (entire length)
  • East 36th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • East 37th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 42nd Street (entire length)
  • East 49th Street (entire length)
  • East 50th Street (entire length)
  • East 53rd Street (entire length)
  • East 54th Street (entire length)
  • 57th Street (entire length)
  • East 59th Street between 5th Avenue and Sutton Place
  • East 60th Street between 3rd Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 65th Street (entire length)
  • 66th Street (entire length)
  • East 72nd Street between 5th Avenue and York Avenue