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Tow Pounds

A vehicle might be towed by the Department's Traffic Enforcement Division and brought to one of the NYPD tow pounds listed below for several reasons, such as:

  • Double-parked car
  • Parked on a fire hydrant
  • Unpaid parking meter
  • Blocking an intersection or tunnel

NYPD tow pounds are closed on the following days and vehicles cannot be retrieved:

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Manhattan

Pier 76 at West 38th Street & 12th Avenue
Hours of Operation:
Open 24 hours a day. Closed only Sunday 5:00 AM until Monday 7:00 AM.
Telephone: 212-971-0771 or 212-971-0772
Pier 76 at West 38th Street & 12th Avenue

Bronx

745 East 141st Street between Bruckner Expressway & East River
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri: 8:00AM - 10:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM - 3:00PM
Sunday: Closed
Telephone: 718-585-1385 or 718-585-1391

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Navy Yard; entrance is at corner of Sands Street & Navy Street
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri: 8:00AM - 10:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM - 3:00PM
Sunday: Closed
Telephone: 718-237-3300

Queens

31-22 College Point Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11354
Hours of Operation:
Mon-Fri: 8:00AM - 10:00PM
Saturday: 8:00AM - 3:00PM
Sunday: Closed
Telephone: 718-359-6200