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NYC TRAFFIC ADVISORY MAY 16-18

 

NEW YORK CITY TRAFFIC ADVISORY:  FRIDAY MAY 16, 2014 TO SUNDAY MAY 18, 2014

 

 

NEW YORK/NEW JERSEY

BAYONNE BRIDGE CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN NEW YORK AND NEW JERSEY

Where

When

Why

Bayonne Bridge will be closed

ENTIRE WEEKEND from 9 pm Friday to 5 am Monday

To facilitate PANY/NJ bridge construction activity

 

MANHATTAN- BROOKLYN

  BROOKLYN BRIDGE – INBOUND. MANHATTAN/BROOKLYN CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN AND BROOKLYN

Where

When

Why

BROOKLYN BRIDGE full closure for traffic proceeding Manhattan bound/westbound

Friday night/Saturday morning Midnight* to 7 am

Due to facilitation rehabilitation and repainting work

BROOKLYN BRIDGE full closure for traffic proceeding Manhattan bound/westbound

Saturday Night/Sunday morning Midnight* to 9 am

Due to facilitation rehabilitation and repainting work

BROOKLYN BRIDGE full closure for traffic proceeding Manhattan bound/westbound

Monday – Thursday nights: 11 pm* to 6 am *

Due to facilitation rehabilitation and repainting work

* 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.

Drivers proceeding inbound/northbound from south Brooklyn via the Belt Parkway and Gowanus Expressway should use 3rd Avenue/Hamilton Avenue into the toll facility Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel as the best route into lower Manhattan.

Drivers proceeding inbound/westbound from Queens/Long Island should consider the Williamsburg Bridge, or the toll facilities at the Robert F Kennedy Bridge or Queens Midtown Tunnel, for best route into Manhattan.

Throughout this closure the Manhattan Bridge will accommodate 5 lanes of traffic inbound/westbound and two lanes outbound/eastbound.

One of four lanes eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm        To facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance.

 

WILLIAMSBURG BRIDGE CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN AND BROOKLYN

Where

When

Why

Williamsburg Bridge. One of four lanes eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed

Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm

To facilitate bridge maintenance.

 

BRONX/MANHATTAN

WILLIS AVENUE BRIDGE CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN BRONX AND MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

Willis Avenue Bridge full closures

Tuesday, May 13, through Saturday, May 17, and continuing on Tuesday, May 20 through Saturday, May 24

The closures will occur between 1:00 AM AND 5:30 AM on TUESDAYS THROUGH FRIDAYS.

Willis Avenue Bridge swing span testing

Willis Avenue Bridge full closures

Tuesday, May 13, through Saturday, May 17, and continuing on Tuesday, May 20 through Saturday, May 24

The closures will occur between from 2:00 AM AND 6:00 on SATURDAYS.

Willis Avenue Bridge swing span testing

These closures will begin no earlier than two hours after the end of New York Yankees home games.

When the Willis Avenue Bridge is closed, drivers will be detoured to the Madison Avenue Bridge by signs and traffic control agents. The Third Avenue Bridge will also be open. The Bx15 Bus will be detoured, for more information visit mta.info or call 511.

 

BROOKLYN/QUEENS

PULASKI BRIDGE OVER NEWTOWN CREEK CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN BROOKLYN AND QUEENS

Where

When

Why

Pulaski Bridge over Newtown Creek. One of three lanes in each direction may be closed

Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm

To facilitate bridge repair work.

 

MANHATTAN

MANHATTAN CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA

Where

When

Why

West 12th Street between Greenwich Avenue and 7th Avenue

Sunday from 7 am to 7 pm

To facilitate roadway crane operation.

West 13th Street between Greenwich Avenue and 7th Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 7 am to 7 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

West 17th Street between 8th Avenue and 7th Avenue

Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

East 19th Street between Broadway and Park Avenue South

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

West 20th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

West 28th Street between Broadway and 5th Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

West 48th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

East 49th Street between 2nd Avenue and 1st Avenue

Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

West 52nd Street between 10th Avenue and 9th Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

East 61st Street between 1st Avenue and York Avenue

5 am Saturday to 9 pm Sunday

To facilitate crane operation.

East 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

West 67th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

East 76th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 4 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

East 94th Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue

Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

East 100th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

Saturday and/or Sunday from 7 am to 3 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

East 102nd Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive

Saturday and/or Sunday form 7 am to 3 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

FDR Service Road between East 100th Street and East 102nd Street

Saturday and/or Sunday from 7 am to 3 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

Wooster Street between Broome Street and Grand Street

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

FESTIVALS, PARADES AND EVENTS IN MANHATTAN

NINTH AVENUE INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

9th Avenue between West 42nd Street and West 57th Street

Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 5 pm

Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

 

DANCE PARADE CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

21st Street between Park Avenue South and 5th Avenue Formation

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

22nd Street between Park Avenue South and 5th Avenue Formation

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

Broadway between 23rd Street and 17th Street Route

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

Union Square West between 17th Street and 14th Street Route

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

University Place between 14th Street and 8th Street Route

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

8th Street between University Place and Cooper Square Route

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

St. Marks Place between 3rd Avenue and Avenue A Route

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

Avenue A between 7th Street and 12th Street Dispersal

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

10th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B Dispersal

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

7th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue B Dispersal

Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm

the Dance Parade

 

FEDERATION OF TURKISH AMERICAN DAY PARADE CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

51st Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue Formation

Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 2 pm

the Federation of Turkish American Day Parade

52nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue Formation

Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 2 pm

the Federation of Turkish American Day Parade

53rd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue Formation

Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 2 pm

the Federation of Turkish American Day Parade

Madison Avenue between 53rd Street and 47th Street Route

Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 2 pm

the Federation of Turkish American Day Parade

47th Street between Madison Avenue and 2nd Avenue (into Dag Hammarskjold Plaza) Route

Saturday from 12:00 pm Noon to 2 pm

the Federation of Turkish American Day Parade

 

TASTE OF TRIBECA CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

Duane Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street

Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm

the Taste of Tribeca

Greenwich Street between Reade Street and Jay Street

Saturday from 11 am to 3 pm

the Taste of Tribeca

 

 

TWO BRIDGES NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL-ST. STEPHEN OUR LADY OF SCAPULAR CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

3rd Avenue between Astor Place and 14th Street

Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm

The Two Bridges Neighborhood Council-St. Stephen Our Lady of Scapular

Cooper Square between St. Marks Place and 7th Street

Saturday from 11 am to 6 pm

The Two Bridges Neighborhood Council-St. Stephen Our Lady of Scapular

 

YE OLD VILLAGE FAIR AND CHRISTOPHER STREET BLOCK PARTY CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

Barrow Street between 7th Avenue South and Hudson Street

Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm

the Ye Old Village Fair and Christopher Street Block Party

Bedford Street between Christopher Street and Morton Street

Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm

the Ye Old Village Fair and Christopher Street Block Party

Christopher Street between 7th Avenue South and Hudson Street

Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm

the Ye Old Village Fair and Christopher Street Block Party

Commerce Street between 7th Avenue South and Barrow Street

Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm

the Ye Old Village Fair and Christopher Street Block Party

 

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION AWARENESS WALK CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

Worth Street between Lafayette and Centre Street Formation

Saturday from 10 am to 11:30 am

the Arthritis Foundation Awareness Walk

Centre Street between Worth Street and Park Row Route

Saturday from 10 am to 11:30 am

the Arthritis Foundation Awareness Walk

Brooklyn Bridge Pedestrian Walkway Route

Saturday from 10 am to 11:30 am

the Arthritis Foundation Awareness Walk

Foley Square Dispersal

 

NYPD RUNNING CLUB RACE CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

Liberty Street and West Side Highway Formation

Sunday 9 am to 1 pm

the NYPD Running Club Race

West Side Highway between Liberty Street and West 12th Street Route

Sunday 9 am to 1 pm

the NYPD Running Club Race

West 12th Street between West Side Highway and 7th Avenue (turn around) Route

Sunday 9 am to 1 pm

the NYPD Running Club Race

West Side Highway between West 12th Street and Chambers Street Route

Sunday 9 am to 1 pm

the NYPD Running Club Race

West Side Highway and Chambers Street Dispersal

Sunday 9 am to 1 pm

the NYPD Running Club Race

 

AIDS WALK NEW YORK CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

In Central Park at Dead Road Formation

Sunday from 6 am to 6 pm

the Aids Walk New York

110th Street between 7th Avenue and Riverside Drive Route

Sunday from 6 am to 6 pm

the Aids Walk New York

Riverside Drive between 110th Street and 85th Street Route

Sunday from 6 am to 6 pm

the Aids Walk New York

85th Street between Riverside Drive and Central Park West Route

Sunday from 6 am to 6 pm

the Aids Walk New York

 

AMSTERDAM AVENUE FESTIVAL CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

Amsterdam Avenue between West 77th Street and West 90th Street

Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 5 pm

the Amsterdam Avenue Festival

 

369TH VETERAN’S DAY PARADE CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN MANHATTAN

Where

When

Why

St. Nicholas Avenue between 115th Street and 116th Street Formation

Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

the 369th Veteran’s Day Parade

7th Avenue between 116th Street and 134th Street (North Bound Side) Route

Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

the 369th Veteran’s Day Parade

West 134th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue: Dispersal

Sunday from 10:00 am to 3:30 pm

the 369th Veteran’s Day Parade

 

BROOKLYN

CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THEAREA IN BROOKLYN

Where

When

Why

2nd Street between 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

Bridge Street between Willoughby Street and Metro Tech/Johnson Street

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

Southbound Ocean Parkway Service Roadway between Albemarle Road and Caton Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

Walworth Street between Dekalb Avenue and Willoughby Avenue

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

Hoyt Street between Livingston Street and Fulton Street

Saturday and/or Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm

To facilitate crane operation.

 

FESTIVALS, PARADES AND EVENTS IN BROOKLYN

BROOKLYN HALF MARATHON CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN BROOKLYN

Where

When

Why

Washington Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Empire Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Flatbush Avenue Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Flatbush Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Grand Army Plaza Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Grand Army Plaza (Entire Circle) Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Ocean Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Parkside Avenue Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Parkside Avenue between Ocean Avenue and Park Circle Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Prospect Park West Lake Drive between East Drive and South Lake Drive Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Prospect Park South Lake Drive between West Lake Drive and East Lake Drive Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Prospect Park East Lake Drive between South Lake Drive and East Drive Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Prospect Park West Drive between East Drive and West Lake Drive Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Park Circle between South Lake Drive and Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Ocean Parkway between Ocean Parkway entrance ramp an Surf Avenue Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Surf Avenue between Ocean Parkway and West 12th Street Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

Boardwalk between West 10th Street and Stillwell Avenue Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

West 10th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk Route

Saturday from 7 am to 10:30 am

the Brooklyn Half Marathon

 

BAY FESTIVAL CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN BROOKLYN

Where

When

Why

Emmons Avenue between 28th Street and Ocean Avenue

Sunday from 12:00 pm to 6 pm

the Bay Festival

 

PARK SLOPE 5TH AVENUE DISTRICT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION FABULOUS 5TH FESTIVAL CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN BROOKLYN

Where

When

Why

5th Avenue between Sterling Place and 12th Street

Sunday from 12:00 pm to 6 pm

Park Slope 5th Avenue District Management Association Fabulous 5th Festival

 

NORWEGIAN-AMERICAN DAY PARADE CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN BROOKLYN

Where

When

Why

3rd Avenue between 86th Street and 79th Street Formation

Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm

the Norwegian-American Day Parade

3rd Avenue between 79th Street and 60th Street Route

Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm

the Norwegian-American Day Parade

69th Street between 3rd Avenue and 5th Avenue Route

Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm

the Norwegian-American Day Parade

5th Avenue between 69th Street and 66th Street Route

Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm

the Norwegian-American Day Parade

67th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue Route

Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm

the Norwegian-American Day Parade

67th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue Festival

Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm

the Norwegian-American Day Parade

Into Lief Ericson Park Dispersal

Sunday from 1:30 pm to 4 pm

the Norwegian-American Day Parade

 

BRONX

FESTIVALS, PARADES AND EVENTS IN THE BRONX

BRONX WEEK PARADE AND FOOD FESTIVAL CLOSURES MEANS LIKELY CONGESTION AND INTERRUPTION THE NORMAL FLOW OF TRAFFIC IN THE AREA IN THE BRONX

Where

When

Why

Mosholu Parkway North between Dr. Theodore Kazimiroff (Southern Boulevard) and Grand Concourse Parade

Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm

the Bronx Week Parade and Food Festival

Mosholu Parkway South between Hull Avenue (Marion Avenue) and East 206th Street Festival

Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm

the Bronx Week Parade and Food Festival

Mosholu Parkway North between Jerome Avenue and Van Cortlandt Park South (West Gun Hill Road) Miscellaneous

Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm

the Bronx Week Parade and Food Festival

Mosholu Parkway South between 206th Street and Grand Concourse Miscellaneous

Sunday from 12:00 pm Noon to 6 pm

the Bronx Week Parade and Food Festival

For up-to-date NYC traffic advisory go to http://www.mynytaxi.com/nyc-weekend-traffic-advisory/

This information is subject to change without further notice.

This traffic information comes from many different sources

Main source of this information is The New York City Department of Transportation

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