Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday January 18, 2020 to Friday January 24, 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 Manhattan-bound north inner roadway will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane Queens-bound south inner roadway will be closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway under Contract BRC-231F.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed 24/7. Also, South Upper Roadway will be fully closed Saturday from 1m to 7 am and Sunday from 1 am to 9 am, and single-lane will be closed Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am to 3 pm. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation under Contract BRC-156F. During South Upper Roadway closure, lower roadway will be reversed to accommodate Brooklyn-bound traffic. Single-lane in either direction on the upper roadway will be closed Wednesday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate drainage cleaning.

Manhattan

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.

Battery Park/West Street Underpasses

Both north and south tubes will be closed Sunday from 10 pm to 5 am to restore electrical and mechanical systems damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

Harlem River Drive southbound between 135 Street and 3 Avenue Bridge

There will be two 15 -minute full closure on the southbound Harlem River Drive between 135 Street and Third Avenue Bridge. Also, single-lane will be closed on the southbound Harlem River Drive from 135 Street off-ramp to Third Avenue Bridge and on the Third Avenue off-ramp to southbound Harlem River Drive. These closures will occur Monday to Friday from 2 am to 5 am to facilitate installation of permanent sign structures.

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.

Park Avenue between 39 Street and 40 Street

Left lane will be closed and curbside parking will be removed one direction at a time starting with northbound through 1/20/2020 to facilitate Safety Traffic Railing installation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Women’s March 2020

The following streets will be closed Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10 am to 3 pm for the Women’s March 2020

Formation
  • Central Park West between 61st Street and 77th Street
Route
  • Columbus Circle between Central Park West and 59th Street
  • 59th Street between Columbus Circle and 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue between 59th Street and 45th Street
Dispersal
  • 6th Avenue between 44th Street and 45th Street                 
  • 45th Street between Broadway and 5th Avenue
  • 44th Street between Broadway and 5th Avenue
  • 43rd Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue
Miscellaneous
  • 70th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • 62nd Street between Central Park West and Broadway

Manhattan/Bronx

Madison Avenue Bridge over the Harlem River

Bridge will be closed nightly from 12:01 am to 5 am through 1/19/2020 to facilitate rehabilitation of the electrical and mechanical systems.

Washington Bridge over the Harlem River (181 Street)

Manhattan-bound center lane will be closed 24/7 and right Bronx-bound lane will be closed on weekdays from 5 am to 2 pm through 1/31/2020 to facilitate repairs. The bridge's south pedestrian walkway will also be closed during these hours.

Manhattan/Queens

Roosevelt Island Bridge over East Channel of the East River

Bridge will be closed intermittently for 15 minutes on Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm to facilitate routine monthly testing.

Brooklyn/Queens

Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills

Queens-bound will be closed Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm and single lane in each direction will be maintained on the Brooklyn-bound to facilitate bridge repairs.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Queens Expressway westbound between Old Fulton Street and Joralemon Street

Single-lane will be closed beginning 12:01 am then additional lane will be closed 1 am until 5 am to facilitate safety condition repairs.

Bronx

East 156 Street Bridge between Brook Avenue and Ann's Avenue

East 156 Street Bridge between Brook Avenue and Hegney Place and the north sidewalk will be fully closed beginning 1/20/2020 until 3/27/2020 as part of the Filling Five Bridges Over Abandoned CSX Line project.

East 163 Street Bridge between Brook Avenue and Melrose Avenue

East 163 Street between Brook and Melrose Avenues will be fully closed and the south sidewalk near Brook Avenue will be closed beginning 12/11/2019 until 3/6/2020 as part of the Filling Five Bridges Over Abandoned CSX Line project.

Bruckner Expressway between RFK Bridge and Sheridan Expressway

Northbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 2 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 11 pm to Saturday 3 pm, Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 3 pm, and Sunday 10 pm to Monday 5 am; Southbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am, Friday from 10 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday from 10 pm to Sunday 2 pm; Double-lane will be closed in either direction Tuesday 1 am to Friday 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday 2 am to 9 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate deck replacement.

Hutchinson River Parkway between E. Tremont exit and Pelham Parkway on ramp to the southbound Hutchinson River Parkway

Double-lane will be closed in both directions weeknights from 12:01 am to 4 am to facilitate rehabilitation of the Westchester Avenue Bridge.

 

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