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Street Closures for UN General Assembly

 

Updated:9/21/2016

Street Closures for UN General Assembly.

Because of dignitaries from allover the world come on the city, various streets on the East Side will be closed to accommodate their travel around the United Nations building and hotels.

A few East site streets will be closed to accommodate travel around the United Nations building.

A few East site streets will be closed to accommodate travel around the United Nations building.

There may be street closures in the following area of Manhattan during the UN General Assembly session  September 13-26, 2016 to be determined by the Police Department.

Areas bounded by

  • 60th Street on the North
  • 34th Street on the South
  • 1st Avenue on the East
  • 3rd Avenue on the West
  • 51st Street on the North
  • 48th Street on the South
  • 1st Avenue on the East
  • Madison Avenue on the West

All Inclusive

  • 34th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 42nd Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 50th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 53rd Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 54th Street between 3rd Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 57th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 48th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road
  • 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road
  • FDR Drive Service Road between 48th Street and 49th Street
  • 51st Street between 6th Avenue and 3rd Avenue
  • 51st Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 56th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 52nd Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 6th Avenue between West 53rd Street and West 55th Street
  • West 54th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 59th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 58th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • FDR Drive between Whitehall Street and Willis Avenue Bridge / RFK Bridge

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

From Tuesday, September 13 through Monday, September 26 from 7 am to 8 pm the West Channel of the East River will be closed to marine traffic. Vessels will be diverted to the East Channel, between Roosevelt Island and Queens. The Roosevelt Island Bridge will therefore be intermittently closed to all vehicular, pedestrian and bicycle traffic for up to 15 minutes at a time to accommodate marine traffic.

For the full list of streets activities go to The Latest NYC Weekend Traffic Advisory

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