Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday August 18, 2018 to Friday August 24, 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.

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 through Saturday September 29, 2018 between the hours of 12:01 am and 5 am to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges maintenance work. One of two lanes on the westbound (Manhattan-bound) lower roadway will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am (the following morning), and one of two lanes on the eastbound (Queens-bound) lower roadway will be closed from 11 pm to 5:30 am (the following morning), through August 25, 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges surveys. Closures ending on Saturday mornings will conclude at 7 am. One of two lanes on the eastbound (Queens-bound) Lower Inner roadway will be closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am, and Monday night to Friday morning from 11 pm to 5:30 am, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges deck replacement work.

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. One of three lanes on the westbound (Manhattan-bound) Lower Roadway will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am through Saturday September 29, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge maintenance. One of two lanes in either direction on the Upper Roadways will be closed Tuesday August 21, 2018 from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges maintenance. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times.

Manhattan

Washington Place between Washington Square East and Greene Street

This street will be closed from 7 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm Saturday and 9 am to 3 pm Sunday through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

West 4th Street between Greene Street and Mercer Street

This street will be closed from 7 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm Saturday and 9 am to 3 pm Sunday through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

West 4th Street between Washington Square East and Greene Street

This street will be closed from 7 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm Saturday and 9 am to 3 pm Sunday through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

Washington Square South between LaGuardia Place and Washington Square East

This street will be closed from 7 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm Saturday and 9 am to 3 pm Sunday through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

Washington Square East between Washington Square South and Washington Square North

This street will be closed from 7 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday, 8 am to 3 pm Saturday and 9 am to 3 pm Sunday through August 2018 to facilitate NYCDDC water main installation work.

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.

Battery Park Underpass between FDR Drive and Route 9A

The north tube will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am and Saturday from 1 am to 8 am. The south tube will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 am to 5 am. These closures are in effect through 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation.

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 through September 2018 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 through September 2018 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 through September 2018 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 through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound) between 34th Street and 42nd Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 10 am Saturday and from 12:01 am to 1 pm Sunday through August 2018 to facilitate NYSDOT and Jacob Javits Center construction.

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 through September 2018 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 through September 2018 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.

Henry Hudson Parkway (Northbound) Viaduct between West 72nd Street and West 82nd Street/ Henry Hudson Parkway (Northbound) Viaduct between West 94th Street and West 98th Street

One of three lanes will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 12 pm Midnight and from 5 am to 6 am. Two of three lanes will be closed Monday to Thursday from 12:01 am to 5 am. One of three lanes will be closed Friday from 11 pm to 1 am and from 6:31 am to 10 am. Two of three lanes will be closed Friday from 1:01 am to 6:30 am Friday. These lane closures are necessary through May 2019 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation work.

Macomb's Dam Viaduct between Harlem River Drive and Edgecombe Avenue

The viaduct will be fully closed from 11 pm Thursday to 5 am Friday, and from 11:59 pm Friday to 7 am Saturday to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macomb's Dam Bridge.

West 155th Street between Bradhurst Avenue and Frederick Douglass Boulevard;
West 155th Street between Frederick Douglass Boulevard and the Harlem River Drive Service Road

These streets will be fully closed from 7 am to 6 pm Monday to Friday through October 12, 2018, and from 9 pm to 7 am Thursday to Saturday through 2018 to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macomb's Dam Bridge.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Summer Streets

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm for Summer Streets at the discretion of NYPD.

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
  • 4th 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

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 (Eastbound/Queens-bound) between Atlantic Avenue and Cadman Plaza

One of three eastbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am, and two of three eastbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday, August 20, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges inspections. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times.

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.

Pennsylvania Avenue Bridge over the Belt Parkway

The rightmost eastbound lane of the bridge will be closed around-the-clock through September 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges protective coating of the bridge. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Manhattan/Queens

Queens Midtown Tunnel

One tube in either direction will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 6 am the next morning, and from 11 pm Friday to 7 am Saturday, to facilitate tunnel maintenance. During these times, one lane in each direction will be maintained in the other tube.

Roosevelt Island Bridge over the East Channel of the East River

One lane eastbound will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday through August 24, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs. There will be intermittent 15 minute full closures on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm, to facilitate NYCSDOT Bridges monthly testing.

Bronx

Leggett Avenue Bridge over Amtrak/CSX Railroad

The eastbound side of the bridge will be fully closed to traffic with two-way traffic maintained on the westbound side of the bridge from 10 pm to 6 am nightly, through August 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation.

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

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.

Shore Road (Pelham Bridge) over the Hutchinson River

Both northbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am weeknights through Friday, September 14, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges deck repairs. During these times, two-way traffic will maintained on the southbound side of the bridge.

Grand Concourse over the Metro-North Railroad (at East 151st Street)

One lane at a time in either direction will be closed from 9 am to 3 pm Monday to Friday through August 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Brooklyn/Queens

Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek

One lane in either direction will be closed Saturdays through August 25, 2018, from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Pulaski Bridge over Newtown Creek

This bridge will be fully closed to vehicles, pedestrians and bicyclists from 12:01 am to 5 am Tuesday to Friday starting Tuesday, August 14, 2018 through Friday, September 7, 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges pedestrian and bicycle improvements.

Queens

Long Island Expressway under the Grand Avenue Bridge and 69th Street Bridge

Continuing through August 2018, one eastbound lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and from 11 pm to 6 am the next day, Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am and Sunday from 12:01 am to 9 am. Two eastbound lanes will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 6 am, and Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. One westbound lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am the next day, 10 pm Friday night to 6 am Saturday morning, and from 11 pm Saturday night to 6 am Sunday morning. Two westbound lanes will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am and Sunday from 12:01 am to 6 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges protective coating of the bridges over the Long Island Expressway. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times.

Long Island Expressway under the Hamilton Place Bridge

As of Monday, May 14, 2018 and continuing through August 2018, one eastbound lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and from 11 pm to 6 am the next day, Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am and Sunday from 12:01 am to 9 am. Two eastbound lanes will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 6 am, and Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. One westbound lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am the next day, 10 pm Friday night to 6 am Saturday morning, and from 11 pm Saturday night to 6 am Sunday morning. Two westbound lanes will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am and Sunday from 12:01 am to 6 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges protective coating of the bridges over the Long Island Expressway. One lane of traffic will remain open at all times.

Whitestone Expressway/Cross Island Parkway Entrance Ramps

One lane will be closed on the Whitestone Expressway southbound exit ramp (Exit 16) to the Cross Island Parkway, and one lane will be closed on the access road (Exit 36S) from the northbound Cross Island Parkway to the southbound Whitestone Expressway on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:01 am to 5 am through August 24, 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges concrete deck repairs. At least one lane of traffic on each roadway will remain open at all times.

Whitestone Expressway (northbound) over the Cross Island Parkway

One of two lanes northbound will be closed 5 am to 10 am Saturdays and Sundays starting Saturday, August 18, 2018 through Sunday, September 16, 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges guiderail repairs. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times.

Grand Central Parkway between Northern Boulevard and 82nd Street

One eastbound lane will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 10 pm Friday to 7 am Saturday, from 10 am to 3 pm Saturday and from 10 pm Saturday to 3 pm Sunday. Two eastbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 12:01 am to 6 am Saturday and from 1 am to 9 am Sunday. One westbound lane will be closed from 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 10 pm Friday to 6 am Saturday, from 10 am to 3 pm Saturday and from 10 pm Saturday to 3 pm Sunday. Two westbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, from 12:01 am to 6 am Saturday and from 1 am to 9 am Sunday. These closures are necessary through 2018 to facilitate Port Authority of NY/NJ LaGuardia Airport reconstruction.

Grand Central Parkway under 49th Street

One of three lanes in each direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 12 midnight, and two of three lanes in each direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am through September 2018 to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges rehabilitation work.

Woodhaven Boulevard Bridge over Atlantic Avenue

Two of three lanes in either direction will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am (the following morning) Monday to Friday through August 2018, to facilitate NYCDOT Bridges repairs. At least one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

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.