Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday May 19, 2018 to Friday May 25, 2018

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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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

Williamsburg Bridge

There are four lanes of traffic in each direction on the bridge. Trucks are allowed on the outer roadways only. A single lane in each direction may be closed off peak hours as needed to facilitate NYCDOT bridge inspection and maintenance work. One lane at a time in either direction will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Mondays and/or Wednesdays through May 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges joint repairs.

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge

The North Inner Lower Roadway is Manhattan-bound with access from Queens Plaza North to Second Avenue and East 60th Street. The South Inner Lower roadway is Queens-bound with access from 2nd Avenue to Queens Plaza South. Trucks are allowed on the lower inner roadways only. Trucks are prohibited from the upper and outer roadways. The North Upper Roadway is Manhattan-bound at all times. Access is to East 62nd Street/East 63rd Street in Manhattan from Thomson Avenue, 21st Street at Queens Plaza North, and 11th Street at Queens Plaza South in Queens. The South Upper Roadway is Queens-bound except Monday to Friday from 6 am to 10 am when the roadway is reversed and accommodates the Manhattan bound high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane containing two or more people. Access is to East 58th Street/East 57th Street in Manhattan from Thomson Avenue or 21st Street at 43rd Avenue in Queens. The South Outer Roadway of the lower level is open to passenger cars only with access from westbound 59th Street off of 1st Avenue to Queens Plaza South (except 9 pm-6 am nightly when roadway is closed to traffic). One lane at a time in either direction will be closed on the lower roadway from Monday May 7, 2018 to Saturday July 28, 2018 between the hours of 12:01 am and 5 am to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges maintenance work. One lane on the lower roadways in either direction will be closed Monday May 21, 2018 from 9 pm to 5 am and ending Tuesday morning May 22, 2018. A single lane will be closed on the upper and lower roadway in either direction, Tuesday May 22, 2018 from 10 pm to 4 am and ending Wednesday morning. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times. This work is being done to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges conduct roadway cleaning.

Manhattan Bridge

There are five lanes westbound and two lanes eastbound. No trucks are permitted on the North Upper westbound roadway from 5 am to 10 am Monday to Friday. Two of three lanes on the westbound (Manhattan-bound) Lower Roadway will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday May 7, 2018 to Saturday July 28, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge maintenance. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. One lane will be closed on the upper level Monday May 21, 2018 to Friday May 25, 2018 from 11 pm to 5 am ending Tuesday morning. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. This work is being done to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges conduct roadway maintenance and lubrication.

Manhattan

West 31st Street between 9th Avenue and Dyer Avenue

West 31st Street west of 9th Avenue to the mid-block will be fully closed around-the-clock through July 2019. During this time, West 31st Street from the mid-block to Dyer Avenue will be converted to two-way traffic for deliveries to mid-block addresses only. Motorists should follow the posted detours.

West 33rd Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue

This street is fully closed to facilitate long term roadway reconstruction work.

West 155th Street between Bradhurst Avenue and Harlem River Drive Service Road

This roadway is fully closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6 pm through July 15, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs. Roadway and parking lanes will reopen after 6 pm and both sidewalks will be available to pedestrians at all times. Constituents may access the supermarket and other businesses at Frederick Douglass Boulevard (8th Avenue).

Battery Park Underpass between FDR Drive and Route 9A

There will be a single tube closure Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am and Saturday from 1 am to 8 am, and a double tube closure Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am through July 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges electrical rehabilitation. Motorists should follow the posted detours.

FDR Drive (northbound) Exit #1 to South Street

This exit ramp will be closed from 9 pm to 5:30 am Monday to Thursday, and from 12:01 am to 5 am Saturday and Sunday through May 2018, to facilitate NYSDOT viaduct painting operations. The entrance to the FDR Drive remains open.

FDR Drive (southbound) at East 74th Street

Starting May 8, 2018 through June 17, 2018 two of three southbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Tuesday to Friday, 2 am to 6 am Saturday and 2 am to 7 am Sunday. In addition the exit ramp to East 71st Street, on ramp from 79th Street and East 73rd Street will be closed during the above mentioned hours. These closures are to facilitate private work over the southbound FDR Drive.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Battery Place and Vesey Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 8:30 pm Friday to 8 am Saturday and 8:30 pm Saturday to 10:30 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am nightly. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 3 am to 8 am Saturday and 3 am to 9 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Vesey Street and Canal Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 10 pm Friday to 9 am Saturday and 10 pm Saturday to 9 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 11 pm Friday to 8 am Saturday and 11 pm Saturday to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 10 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday and 10 pm Saturday to 10 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 9 am Saturday and 2 am to 10 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Canal Street and 14th Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 8 pm Friday to 11:59 am Saturday and 9 pm Saturday to 1 pm Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 8 am Saturday and 1 am to 10 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 10 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 11:59 am Saturday and Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 3 am to 8 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 14th Street and 24th Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 9 am Saturday and 1 am to 10 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 3 am to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 9 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 10 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 6 am Saturday and 2 am to 8 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 42nd Street and 50th Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 9 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 7 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 10 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 1 pm Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 8 am Saturday and 2 am to 10 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 8 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 8 pm Friday to 9 am Saturday and 8 pm Saturday to 11 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 8 am Saturday and 1 am to 9 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 50th Street and 59th Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 10 am Saturday and 1 am to 11:59 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 9 am Saturday and 3 am to 10 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 8 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 11 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 7 am Saturday and 1 am to 8 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Harlem River Drive Southbound Exit #19 to Second Avenue

This exit ramp will be fully closed through 2018 to facilitate completion of the Harlem River Drive southbound roadway and reconstruction of the exit ramp by NYCDOT Bridges. Motorists may use the 116th Street exit as an alternate route.

Tenth Avenue between Dyckman Street and West 201st Street

One lane at a time will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm Monday to Friday through June 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs to the PS-5 pedestrian bridge. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Manhattan/Brooklyn

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

One tube will be closed nightly Monday to Friday between 8:30 pm and 5:30 am to facilitate tunnel repairs through 2018. Weekend-long single tube closures will begin Friday night from 9:30 pm 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

Gowanus Expressway/Belt Parkway Interchange between 86th Street and 45th Street

One of three lanes in each direction may be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate NYSDOT long term roadway rehabilitation work.

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway under Sackett Street Bridge

One of three lanes in each direction will be closed from 12:01 am to 1 am Monday to Friday, from 12:01 am to 1 am Saturday and from 12:01 am to 2 am and 7 am to 9 am Sunday. Two of three lanes in each direction will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 1 am to 6 am Saturday and from 2 am to 7 am Sunday. These closures are necessary through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges Sackett Street Bridge rehabilitation work.

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway between Atlantic Avenue and Cadman Plaza

A single lane in either direction will be closed through April 28 between the hours of 12:01 am to 5 am and a second lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times. This work is being done to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges drain cleaning.

Third Avenue between 54th Street and 5th Avenue/65th Street

One lane westbound is closed around-the clock on the inner roadway, and an additional lane may be closed from 8 pm to 2 pm Monday to Friday to facilitate NYSDOT long term work.

Manhattan/Queens

Queens Midtown Tunnel

One tube in either direction will be closed from 11 pm Friday nights to 5:30 am Monday mornings. The Manhattan-bound (north) tube is closed Monday through Thursday nights, from 9:30 pm to 5:30 am. This is to accommodate ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration work. One lane in each direction will always remain open in the other tube when one tube is closed.

Bronx

Major Deegan Expressway (1-87) Northbound Entrance Ramp #9 from West Fordham Road

This ramp will be fully closed to traffic from 10 pm to 10 am seven days per week through January 2019 to facilitate NYCDEP repairs to wastewater line. Motorists should follow the posted detour.

Hutchinson River Parkway under Westchester Avenue Bridge

Two of three lanes in each direction will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday to Friday to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges Westchester Avenue Bridge rehabilitation. The double-lane closures will be in effect from the East Tremont Avenue exit to the Pelham Parkway entrance ramp to the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway. One lane of traffic in each direction will remain open at all times.

Unionport Bridge (westbound) Ramp to Zerega Avenue

One of two lanes on the ramp will be closed through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges Unionport Drawbridge replacement project.

Williamsbridge Road over Amtrak CSX

One lane in either direction will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm Friday May 18, 2018 to Friday May 25, 2018. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times. This work is being done to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges conduct repairs.

Third Avenue Bridge

Starting Tuesday morning from 1 am to 4 am all lanes going westbound and in the west direction (Manhattan-bound) will be fully closed to facilitate hydraulic opening and testing.

Queens

Grand Central Parkway (Westbound) at LaGuardia Airport 94th Street Exit

This ramp will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday and from 10 pm Friday to 6 am Saturday and 10 pm Saturday to 6 am Sunday through June 2, 2018 to facilitate LaGuardia Airport reconstruction for the Port Authority of NY/NJ.

Staten Island

Forest Avenue between Crystal Avenue/Decker Avenue and Marianne Street

One lane will be closed in each direction from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday through June 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges drainage culvert reconstruction. One lane in each direction will be maintained for traffic at all times.

Amboy Road between Page Avenue and Richmond Valley Road

These streets will be fully closed from 7 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday through July 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC sewer installation. Motorists should follow posted detours.

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 the project. The closures are: Monday through Thursday from 7 pm to 5 am and 10 pm Friday to 3 pm Sunday. No weekend closures on Sunday and holiday weekends. Weekday full closures are from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday. 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.