Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday July 24, 2015 to Sunday July 26, 2015

This traffic alert details the locations of road construction and other events that will affect the flow of traffic this weekend. This information is subject to change. Check the Weekly Traffic Advisory Check for special traffic advisories

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 Weekly 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. Check who operates bridges and tunnels

The times listed for closures for street fairs are for the actual times of the street fairs themselves. The streets may be closed for longer to allow for set-up and breakdown. Street fair organizers are generally permitted to begin set-up at 8 am and breakdown must be completed by 7 pm.

As part of its citywide traffic improvement program, the New York City Department of Transportation has compiled a list of areas where Street construction or Street events will impede the normal flow of traffic this weekend.

Manhattan

East 49th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 12:01 am to 3 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 54th Street between 8th Avenue and Broadway

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 1 am to 11 am to facilitate crane operation.

East 56th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 12:01 am to 10 am to facilitate crane operation.

East 82nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 87th Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

East 92nd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 93rd Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

West 114th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Morningside Drive

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Beekman Street between South Street and Front Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Greenwich Street between Carlisle Street and Rector Street

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Greenwich Street between Cedar Street and Thames Street

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Greenwich Street between Liberty Street and Cedar Street

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Greenwich Street between Albany Street and Carlisle Street

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Greenwich Street between Thames Street and Albany Street

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Albany Street between Washington Street and Greenwich Street

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Thames Street between Greenwich Street and Trinity Place

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Cedar Street between Greenwich Street and Trinity Place

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Carlisle Street between Washington Street and Greenwich Street

This street will be closed 7 am Saturday to 10 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation.

Reade Street between West Broadway and Church Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Horatio Street between 8th Avenue and Greenwich Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Maiden Lane between William Street and Gold Street

This street will be closed 9 am to 5 pm Saturday to facilitate crane operation.

William Street between Maiden Lane and Liberty Street

This street will be closed 9 am to 5 pm Saturday to facilitate crane operation.

Pearl Street between Moore Street to Broad Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Washington Street between West 13th Street and West 14th Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Avenue of the Americas Festival

The following street will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm for the Avenue of the Americas Festival as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 56th Street

McBurney YMCA 6th Avenue Festival

The following street will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm for the McBurney YMCA 6th Avenue Festival as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 6th Avenue between 14th Street and 23rd Street

A Great Day in Harlem

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 9 pm for A Great Day In Harlem event as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Perimeter of Grant’s Tomb
  • Riverside Drive between 120th Street and Tiemann Place
  • Claremont Avenue between 122nd Street and Tiemann Place
  • 122nd Street between Riverside Drive and Claremont Avenue

Church of Good Shepherd Gustavus Adolphus Fair

The following street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm for the Church of Good Shepherd Gustavus Adolphus Fair as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 34th Street

DOT Weekend Walks Chinatown BID Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Chinatown BID Festival as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Mott Street between Canal Street and Worth Street

Manhattan/Brooklyn

Brooklyn Bridge

Due to the Brooklyn Bridge Ramps Rehabilitation Project, several lane closures may affect motorists travelling between Manhattan and Brooklyn. Local streets may experience single lane closures as needed and Manhattan-bound lane closures continue overnight throughout the duration of the project. Any other closures, including Manhattan-bound closures that extend into daytime hours during selected weekends, will be highlighted below. Brooklyn-bound traffic will be maintained throughout the project as will the span’s pedestrian and cycling path. During Manhattan-bound closures, motorists will be detoured to the nearby Manhattan Bridge or may choose other crossings.

Unless otherwise notified of specific occurrences, nighttime closures are as follows:

Overnight Detours for Manhattan-Bound Traffic
Monday - Thursday nights: 11 pm* to 6 am
Saturday 12:01 am* to 5 am Monday

* To allow traffic to clear before the reversal begins, the eastbound BQE exit onto the bridge closes 30 minutes earlier, the northbound FDR Drive exits close up to an hour earlier, and other Brooklyn ramps onto the bridge shut down 5-15 minutes earlier.

As of March 26th, 2015 and lasting through December 2015 the Brooklyn Bridge promenade will be reduced in width for pedestrians and cyclists at various locations. At the towers, the work zone will be in effect continuously during this period. On the Brooklyn approach work will be conducted only during overnight hours. Pedestrians and cyclists will be directed to cautiously share the narrowed pathway.

Brooklyn

38th Street between 12th Avenue and 13th Avenue

This street will be closed Sunday from 9 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Rockwell Place between Lafayette Avenue and Fulton Street

This street will be closed Saturday from 6 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Livingston Street between Clinton Street and Court Street

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Vandervoort Avenue between Eastbound Meeker Avenue and Westbound Meeker Avenue

This street will be closed from 12:01 am Saturday to 11:59 pm Sunday to facilitate NYSDOT BQE viaduct demolition work.

Metropolitan Avenue Bridge over English Kills

This bridge will be fully closed from 1 am to 6 am Saturday to facilitate NYCDOT Bridge repairs.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Summer Stroll

The following street will be closed Friday 5 pm to 10:30 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Summer Stroll on 3rd Avenue as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO)./p>

  • 3rd Avenue between 80th Street and 90th Street

DOT Weekend Walks South Slope Summer Strolls

The following street will be closed Saturday from 5 pm to 9 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks South Slope Summer Strolls as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 5th Avenue between 12th Street and 18th Street

DOT Weekend Walks Federation of Italian American Organizations

The following street will be closed Sunday from 1 pm to 6 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Federation of Italian American Organizations as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 18th Avenue between 63rd Street and 85th Street

DOT Weekend Walks Flatbush Junction

The following street will be closed Saturday from 2 pm to 7 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Flatbush Junction as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Glenwood Road between Flatbush Avenue and Nostrand Avenue

Brooklyn/Queens

Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek

This bridge will be fully closed Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs. Motorists should follow the detour to the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge during this time.

Bronx

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Bronx Summer Walks

The following street will be closed Saturday from 11 am to 5 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Bronx Sumer Walks on Burnside Avenue as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • West Burnside Avenue between Davidson Avenue and Jerome Avenue

Gran Parada Dominicana del Bronx

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 1:45 pm to 5 pm for the Gran Parada Dominicana del Bronx event as permitted by NYPD.

Formation:
  • Grand Concourse between East 176th Street and East 181st Street
Route:
  • Grand Concourse between East 176th Street and East 167th Street
Dispersal:
  • East 167th Street between Grand Concourse and Jerome Avenue

DOT Weekend Walks Arthur Avenue

The following street will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Arthur Avenue as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Arthur Avenue between East 187th Street and Crescent Avenue

DOT Weekend Walks 204th Summer Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks 204th Summer Festival as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • 204th Street between Bainbridge Avenue and Decatur Avenue

Queens

65th Street between Otto Road and Shaler Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

84th Street between 34th Avenue and Northern Boulevard

This street will be closed Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate crane operation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Friends of CB #1 30th Avenue Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday from 12:00 pm to 6 pm for the Friends of CB #1 30th Avenue Festival as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO)

  • 30th Avenue between 29th Street and 41st Street

Staten Island

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Castleton Collective

The following street will be closed Saturday from 12:00 pm to 6 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Castleton Collective as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Castleton Avenue between Davis Avenue and Oakland Avenue

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 this long term project. The closures are: Monday through Thursday from 9 pm to 5 am and Friday midnight to 11:59 pm Saturday. No weekend closures on Sunday and holiday weekends. 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.