Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday May 18, 2019 to Friday May 24, 2019

This traffic alert details road construction and other events that will affect the flow of traffic this week. Check the Weekend Traffic Advisory Check the Special Traffic Advisory

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 supplementary Weekend 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.
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The City of New York's Department of Transportation issued a traffic alert for this week providing the locations of road construction and events where lane and street closings will affect the flow of traffic. Lane closings may also occur due to circumstances beyond our control. Major road, lane and street closings for the coming week are as follows:

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East River Bridge Crossings

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge

Single-lane will be closed Manhattan-bound north inner roadway on Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am. Single-lane will be closed Queens-bound south inner roadway on Saturday from 1 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway under Contract BRC-231F and will be coordinated with the bridge maintenance operation.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound Lower Roadway will be closed 24/7 on Saturday and Sunday and single-lane on the South Upper Roadway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate bridge rehabilitation under Contract BRC-156F. During this time, Lower Roadway (2 lanes) will operate in the Brooklyn-bound direction.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane at a time in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate bridge maintenance operation.

Manhattan

West 33 Street between 10 Avenue and 11 Avenue

This street is fully closed to facilitate long term roadway reconstruction work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Battery Place and Vesey Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 8:30 pm Friday to 8 am Saturday and 8:30 pm Saturday to 10:30 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am nightly. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 3 am to 8 am Saturday and 3 am to 9 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Vesey Street and Canal Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 10 pm Friday to 9 am Saturday and 10 pm Saturday to 9 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 11 pm Friday to 8 am Saturday and 11 pm Saturday to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 5 am Monday to Friday, 10 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday and 10 pm Saturday to 10 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 5 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 9 am Saturday and 2 am to 10 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between Canal Street and 14 Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 8 pm Friday to 11:59 am Saturday and 9 pm Saturday to 1 pm Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 8 am Saturday and 1 am to 10 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 10 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 11:59 am Saturday and Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 1 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 3 am to 8 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 14 Street and 24 Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 9 am Saturday and 1 am to 10 am Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 7 am Saturday and 3 am to 8 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 9 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 9 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 10 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 1 am to 6 am Saturday and 2 am to 8 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Route 9A/West Street (northbound/southbound) between 42 Street and 50 Street

One northbound lane will be closed from 9 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 7 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 10 am Saturday and 12:01 am to 1 pm Sunday. Two northbound lanes will be closed from 12:01 am to 6 am Monday to Friday, 2 am to 8 am Saturday and 2 am to 10 am Sunday. One southbound lane will be closed from 8 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 8 pm Friday to 9 am Saturday and 8 pm Saturday to 11 am Sunday. Two southbound lanes will be closed from 11 pm to 6 am Monday to Friday, 12:01 am to 8 am Saturday and 1 am to 9 am Sunday. These lane closures are necessary through June 2019 to facilitate NYSDOT roadway rehabilitation work.

Henry Hudson Parkway northbound on-ramp at 79 Street between Harlem River Drive and Edgecombe Avenue

The ramp will be reduced to 12-foot lane until November as part of Henry Hudson Parkway Viaduct Rehabilitation between West 72 and West 82 Streets.

Henry Hudson Parkway southbound off-ramp at 95th Street

The ramp will be closed weeknights from 11 pm to 5 am beginning May 21, 2019 for approximately two weeks as part of Henry Hudson Parkway Viaduct Rehabilitation between West 94 and West 98 Streets.

Macombs Dam Viaduct between Harlem River Drive and Edgecombe Avenue

The viaduct will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning and Friday to Saturday from 11:59 am to 7 am to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

West 155th Street between Bradhurst Avenue and Harlem River Drive Service Road

These streets will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 9 pm to 5 am next morning and Friday to Saturday from 10 am to 7 am to facilitate long term NYCDOT Bridges structural steel repairs of the West 155th Street viaduct of the Macombs Dam Bridge.

FDR Drive southbound near East 14th Street

Southbound FDR Drive will be fully closed Sunday, May 19, 2019, from 2 am to 5 am to facilitate Con Edison work. One of three southbound lanes will be maintained from 1 am to 2 am (prior to the full southbound closure), and again from 5 am to 6 am (following the full southbound closure). Additionally, the entrance ramp to the southbound FDR Drive at Avenue C will be fully closed from 1 am to 6 am. Motorists wishing to continue southbound should follow the posted detour from the 23rd Street exit to 2nd Avenue southbound to East Houston Street, where they can re-enter the southbound FDR Drive.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Stone Street Pedestrian Mall (Daily)

The following streets will be closed Thursday March 14 through Friday November 15, 2019 from 11 am – 10 pm for Stone Street Pedestrian Mall (Daily) as permitted by the Mayor's Street Activity Permit Office (SAPO).

Location(s):
  • Stone Street between Hanover Square and Broad Street (Pedestrian Street)
  • Mill Lane between Stone Street and South William Street (Pedestrian Street)
Ninth Avenue International Food Festival

The following streets will be closed Saturday May 18, 2019 and Sunday May 19, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Ninth Avenue International Food Festival at the discretion of NYPD.

Location(s):
  • 9th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street
Dance Parade

The following street will be closed Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 1:00 pm– 4:00 pm for the Dance Parade at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • 22nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue South
  • 21st Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue South
  • Broadway between 23rd Street and 21st Street
Route
  • Broadway between 21st Street and 17th Street
  • Union Square West between 17th Street and 14th Street
  • University Place between 14th Street and 8th Street
  • 8th Street between University Place and 3rd Avenue
  • St. Mark’s Place between 3rd Avenue and Avenue A
  • Avenue A between St. Mark’s Place and 10th Street
  • Astor Place between 4th Avenue and 3rd Avenue
Dispersal
  • Avenue A between 10th Street and 12th Street
  • 10th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
  • 7th Street between Avenue A and Avenue B
Turkish Day Parade & Festival

The following street will be closed Saturday May 18, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Turkish Day Parade & Festival at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • 53rd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 52nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
Route
  • Madison Avenue between 53th Street and 47th Street
  • 47th Street between Madison Avenue and 2nd Avenue (Into Dag Hammarskjold Plaza)
Dispersal
  • 47th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue
  • 45th Street between 2nd Avenue and 3rd Avenue
Taste of Tribeca

The following street will be closed Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm for the Taste of Tribeca.

Location(s):
  • Duane Street between Greenwich Street and Hudson Street
  • Greenwich Street between Reade Street and Jay Street
Romania Day Festival

The following street will be closed Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Romania Day Festiva.

Location(s):
  • Broadway between Liberty Street and Battery Place
  • Whitehall Street between Stone Street and Morris
Village Fair & Expo

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Village Fair & Expo.

Location(s):
  • University Place between Waverly Place and 14th Street
Nepal Day Parade & Festival

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm for the Nepal Day Parade & Festival at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • 38th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 37th Street between Madison Avenue and Park Avenue
Route
  • Madison Avenue between 38th Street and 27th Street
Dispersal
  • 27th Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue South
Festival
  • Madison Avenue between 24th Street and 25th Street
18th Annual NYPD Memorial 5K Run

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 6:00 am – 4:00 pm for the 18th Annual NYPD Memorial 5K Run at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • Liberty Street between South End Avenue and West Street
  • Albany Street between South End Avenue and West Street
  • South End Avenue between Liberty Street and Albany Street
Route
  • West Street between Albany Street and West 12th Street (Southbound Lanes Only)
Dispersal
  • West Street between Chambers Street and North Moore Street
AIDS Walk New York

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm for the AIDS Walk New York at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • In Central Park at Dead End
Route
  • East Drive between Dead End and 110th  Street (Inside Central Park)
  • 110th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr Boulevard and Riverside Drive
  • Riverside Drive between 111th Street and 74th Street
  • 74th Street between Riverside Drive and Central Park West
  • Central Park West between 74th Street and 72nd Street
  • 72nd Transverse between Central Park West and 5th Avenue
Dispersal
  • In Central Park at Band Shell
DOT Weekend Walks APA & ADA Weekend Walks

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 11:00 am – 5:00 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks APA & ADA Weekend Walks.

Location(s):
  • Mott Street between Canal Street and Worth Street
Fleet Week NYC

The following street will be closed Wednesday, May 22 through Tuesday, May 28, 2019 for the Fleet Week NYC at the discretion of NYPD.

Location(s):
  • 42nd Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 43rd Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 44th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 45th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 46th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 47th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 48th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 49th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 50th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 51st Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 52nd Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 53rd Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 54th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 55th Street between 12th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 11th Avenue between 42nd Street and 55th Street
  • 12th Avenue between 42nd Street and 55th Street
Little Italy Pedestrian Mall (Weekends Only – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday)

The following street will be closed Friday, May 24 through Sunday, September 8, 2019 for the Little Italy Pedestrian Mall (Weekends Only – Friday, Saturday, and Sunday).

Time(s):

Fridays 5:00 pm – Midnight
Saturdays 11:30 am – Midnight
Sundays 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

Location(s):
  • Mulberry Street between Canal Street and Broome Street
  • Hester Street between Mott Street and Baxter Street

Brooklyn

Brooklyn Queens Expressway between Old Fulton Street and Joralemon Street

On the westbound Brooklyn Queens Expressway, single-lane will be closed from 12:01 am to 1 am. A double-lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am to facilitate repairs on the expressway. This closure will occur one night a week on either Tuesday or Thursday.

Brooklyn Queens Expressway by Union Street and Sacket Street Bridges

Single-lane at a time in either direction of the expressway will be closed weeknights from 12:01 am to 1 am and double-lane in one direction will be closed from 1 am to 5 am to facilitate maintenance of both bridges.

Gowanus Expressway/Belt Parkway Interchange between 86 Street and 45 Street

One of three lanes in each direction may be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm to facilitate NYSDOT long term roadway rehabilitation work.

Mill Basin Bridge on Belt Parkway

Single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 1 am and double-lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am; Single-lane will be closed Friday 11 pm to Saturday 2 am and double-lane will be closed Saturday 2 am to 6 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate milling and paving operation.

Third Avenue between 54 Street and 5 Avenue/65 Street

One lane westbound is closed around-the clock on the inner roadway, and an additional lane may be closed from 8 pm to 2 pm Monday to Friday to facilitate NYSDOT long term work.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Brooklyn Half Marathon

The following street will be closed Saturday, May 18, 2019 for the Brooklyn Half Marathon at the discretion of NYPD.

Location(s):
  • Eastern Parkway between Grand Army Plaza and Bedford Avenue
  • Washington Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
  • Empire Boulevard between Washington Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
  • Flatbush Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Grand Army Plaza
  • Grand Army Plaza (Entire Circle)
  • Ocean Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Parkside Avenue
  • Parkside Avenue between Ocean Avenue and Park Circle
  • West Lake Drive between East Drive and South Lake Drive
  • South Lake Drive between West Lake Drive and East Lake Drive
  • East Lake Drive between South Lake Drive and East Drive
  • West Drive between East Drive and West Lake Drive
  • Park Circle between South Lake Drive and Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp
  • Ocean Parkway between Ocean Parkway Entrance Ramp and Surf Avenue
  • Surf Avenue between Ocean Parkway and West 19th Street
  • West 10th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk
  • West 15th Street between Surf Avenue and Boardwalk
Graham Avenue Fiesta

The following streets will be closed Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Graham Avenue Fiesta.

Location(s):
  • Graham Avenue between Broadway and Boerum Street
DOT Weekend Walks Kingston Avenue Festival

The following streets will be closed Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Kingston Avenue Festival.

Location(s):
  • Kingston Avenue between Bergen Street and Pacific Street
67th Annual Norwegian Day Parade

The following streets will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm for the 67th Annual Norwegian Day Parade at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • 3rd Avenue between 85th Street and 82nd Street
Route
  • 3rd Avenue between 82nd Street and Bay Ridge Avenue
Dispersal
  • Bay Ridge Avenue between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
Park Slope 5th Avenue District Mgmt. Assoc. Fabulous 5th Festival

The following streets will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Park Slope 5th Avenue District Mgmt. Assoc. Fabulous 5th Festival.

Location(s):
  • 5th Avenue between Sterling Place and 12th Street
Bayfest

The following streets will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Bayfest.

Location(s):
  • Emmons Avenue between East 28th Street and Ocean Avenue (Eastbound Lanes Only)
DOT Weekend Walks Willoughby Walks

The following streets will be closed Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Willoughby Walks.

Location(s):
  • Willoughby Street between Bridge Street and Jay Street
  • Lawrence Street between Willoughby Street and Fulton Street

Bronx

Boston Road over the Hutchinson River

Single-lane will be closed in both directions weekdays Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm and Friday from 10 am to 1 pm to conduct repairs.

East 174 Street underneath Grand Concourse overpass

Parking lane of approximately 15 parking spaces along the north curb of East 174 Street underneath Grand Concourse overpass will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 4 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm to facilitate bridge component rehabilitation project (HBCR03A).

Bruckner Expressway between RFK Bridge and Sheridan Expressway

Northbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 2 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 11 pm to Saturday 3 pm, Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 3 pm, and Sunday 10 pm to Monday 5 am; Southbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am, Friday from 10 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday from 10 pm to Sunday 2 pm; Double-lane will be closed in either direction Tuesday 1 am to Friday 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday 2 am to 9 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate deck replacement.

Major Deegan Expressway under the Cross Bronx Expressway

Close single-lane northbound Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 11 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 3 pm. Close single-lane southbound Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 3 pm, Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to Saturday 6:30 am, and Saturday 10 pm to Sunday 2 pm. These closures are necessary to facilitate rehabilitation of the Major Deegan Expressway and Cross Bronx Expressway interchange.

Shore Road Bridge over the Hutchinson River

Double-lane will be closed from 11 pm to 5 am twice weekly to facilitate maintenance work on the bridge. Single-lane northbound or southbound will be repurposed to allow traffic to continue in both directions.

Unionport Road Bridge over Amtrak and CSX

Northbound of Unionport Bridge between White Plains Road and East Tremont Avenue will be closed 24/7 for approximately 6 weeks, beginning May 13, 2019, to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Bronx Week Festival and Unity Parade

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm for the Bronx Week Festival and Unity Parade at the discretion of NYPD.

Formation
  • Mosholu Parkway between Southern Boulevard and Hull Avenue
Route
  • Mosholu Parkway between Hull Avenue and Van Cortlandt Avenue
Dispersal
  • Mosholu Parkway between Van Cortlandt Avenue and Gun Hill Road
Festival
  • Mosholu Parkway between Bainbridge Avenue and Van Cortlandt Avenue East (Southbound – Main Road Only)
DOT Weekend Walks Roberto Clemente Plaza

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Roberto Clemente Plaza.

Location(s):
  • Willis Avenue between 147th Street and 148th Street
DOT Weekend Walks Taste of Mott Haven

The following street will be closed Friday, May 24, 2019 from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Taste of Mott Haven.

Location(s):
  • Alexander Avenue between 135th Street and Bruckner Boulevard

Queens

Braddock Avenue Bridge over the Cross Island Parkway

Double-lane will be closed on the Cross Island Parkway through May 2019 weeknights from 1 am to 6 am approximately 300 feet before and after the bridge to facilitate bridge structural repairs.

Van Wyck Expressway under the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge

[Northbound] Single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 2 pm and from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 9 pm to Saturday 12 pm, and Sat from 8 pm to Sunday 12 pm, double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5:30 am, Sat from 1 am to 6 am, and Sun from 1 am to 7:30 am; [Southbound] Single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 2 pm and from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 9 pm to Saturday 3 pm, and Saturday from 8 pm to Sunday 3 pm, double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 6 am, Saturday from 1 am to 5 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 9 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate reconstruction of the Roosevelt Avenue Bridge under contract HBQ1203.

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Bell Boulevard Food & Music Fest

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Bell Boulevard Food & Music Fest.

Location(s):
  • Bell Boulevard between 38th Avenue and 43rd Avenue
  • 41st Avenue between 214th Place and 213th Street

Staten Island

Festivals, Parades and Events

DOT Weekend Walks Taste of Forest Avenue

The following street will be closed Sunday, May 19, 2019 for the DOT Weekend Walks Taste of Forest Avenue at the discretion of NYPD.

Location(s):
  • Forest Avenue between City Boulevard and Oakwood Avenue

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