Weekend Traffic Advisory

Friday July 03, 2015 to Sunday July 05, 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

12th Avenue between West 58th Street and West 59th Street

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

West 59th Street between 12th Avenue and West End Avenue

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

Spring Street between West Broadway and Wooster Street

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

Festivals, Parades and Events

Community Board #1 Summer Fair

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm for the Community Board #1 Summer Fair on Fulton as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Fulton Street between Water Street and Gold Street

Vanderbilt YMCA Lexington Avenue Festival

The following streets will be closed Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm for the Vanderbilt YMCA Lexington Avenue Festival as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

  • Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 53rd Street

Macy's 4th of July Annual Fireworks Celebration

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 3:30 pm to 11:59 pm for the Macy's 4th of July Annual Fireworks Celebration as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

    Manhattan Locaitons:

  • FDR Drive between Brooklyn Battery Underpass and East 63rd Street
  • South Street between Whitehall Street and Robert F. Wagner Sr. Place
  • FDR Driver Service Roads between Cherry Street and 63rd Street
  • Water Street between Whitehall Street and Fulton Street
  • Pearl Street between Fulton Street and Robert F. Wagner Sr. Place
  • Whitehall Street between Water Street and South Street
  • Broad Street between Water Street and South Street
  • Old Slip between Water Street and South Street
  • Robert F. Wagner Sr. Place between Pearl Street and South Street
  • Cherry Street between Jackson Street and FDR Drive
  • Delancey Street between Lewis Street and FDR Drive
  • East Houston Street between Baruch Place and FDR Drive
  • Avenue C between 13th Street and Avenue C Entrance Ramp to FDR
  • Avenue C Entrance Ramps
  • East 6th Street between Avenue D and FDR Drive
  • East 10th Street between Avenue D and FDR Drive
  • 14th Street between Avenue C and Avenue B
  • Avenue C between East 16th Street and East 20th Street
  • East 20th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C
  • East 23rd Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C
  • East 26th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C
  • East 30th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue C
  • 30th Street Entrance Ramps
  • East 33rd Street between 1st Avenue and 3rd Avenue
  • East 34th Street between 2nd Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 34th Street Entrance Ramps
  • East 37th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 38th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 41st Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 42nd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 42nd Street Entrance Ramps
  • East 48th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 53rd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive
  • Brooklyn Locations:

  • Area bounded by Atlantic Avenue on the South; Old Fulton Street on the North; Hicks Street on the East; East River on the West (All Inclusive)
  • Old Fulton Street between Hicks Street and Prospect Street
  • Cadman Plaza West between Prospect Street and Tillary Street
  • Front Street between Old Fulton Street and Jay Street
  • Water Street between Old Fulton Street and Jay Street
  • Queens Locations:

  • Area bounded by 44th Drive on the North; Borden Avenue on the South; Vernon Boulevard on the East; East River on the West (All Inclusive)
  • Center Boulevard between Borden Avenue and 54th Avenue
  • 2nd Street between Borden Avenue and Newtown Creek / Dead End
  • Vernon Boulevard between 54th Avenue and Newtown Creek / Dead End
  • 54th Avenue between Center Boulevard and Vernon Boulevard

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
Friday night/Saturday morning Midnight* to 7 am
Saturday night/Sunday morning Midnight* to 9 am
Note: No closures will occur from Noon July 2 through morning of July 6, 2015

* 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.

Queens

31st Place between 48th Avenue and 47th Avenue

This street will be closed Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm to facilitate crane operation.

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.

Staten Island

Festivals, Parades and Events

Travis 4th of July Celebration Parade

The following streets will be closed Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 3 pm for the Travis 4th of July Celebration Parade as permitted by NYPD.

    Formation:

  • At Showplace Center - East Service Road between Victory Boulevard and Glen Street
  • Route:

  • Glen Street between Victor Boulevard and Cannon Avenue
  • Cannon Avenue between Glen Street and Victory Boulevard
  • Victory Boulevard between Cannon Avenue and Glen Street
  • Dispersal:

  • At Showplace Center - East Service Road between Victory Boulevard and Glen Street

Arielle Newman/Pepper Martin Foot Race

The following streetss will be closed Saturday from 9 am to 11 am for the Arielle Newman/Pepper Martin Foot Race as permitted by the Mayor’s Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).
  • Clove Road between Martling Avenue and Forest Avenue
  • Forest Avenue between Victory Boulevard and Manor Road

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