Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday March 6, 2021 to Friday March 12, 2021

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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Permits for parades, block parties, major street fairs and other public street events are not issued by DOT, and are listed on the Citywide events calendar.

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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:

East River Bridge Crossings

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn-bound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 12 am to 6 am and double-lane will be closed from 2 am to 6 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound north lower roadway will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane Queens-bound south lower roadway will be closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am and Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning. These lane closures are necessary to facilitate replacement of upper roadway.

Manhattan Bridge

Single-lane Manhattan-bound lower roadway will be closed 24/7. Single-lane south upper roadway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 3 pm. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. During South Upper Roadway closure, lower roadway will be reversed to accommodate Brooklyn-bound traffic.

Manhattan

Henry Hudson Parkway (between George Washington Bridge and Henry Hudson Bridge)

One northbound lane will be closed weekdays from 9 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 7 am, and weekends from 11 pm to 2 pm the next day. One southbound lane will be closed weekdays from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, 10 pm Friday night to 7 am Saturday, and 10 pm Saturday night to 2 pm Sunday. Two lanes either northbound or southbound will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday 1 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday 2 am to 9 am, to facilitate general repairs by MTA Bridges and Tunnels from May 14, 2018 to March 21, 2021.

Route 9A between West 34 Street and West 39 Street

Northbound curb lane and one adjacent lane will be closed on an as needs basis to facilitate Javits Center Emergency Hospital until end of COVID-19 Emergency.

Route 9A between Battery Place and West 59 Street

Double-lane northbound and southbound will be closed daily from 8 am to 4:30 pm and nightly Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 10 pm to 6 am by NY State DOT for pavement restoration until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Frankfort Street between Pearl Street and Gold Street

This street will be reduced to only single-lane in each direction until further notice to facilitate rehabilitation of the Brooklyn Bridge's approach arches.

Riverside Drive West between West 153 Street and West 155 Street

Intermittent roadway closure will take place two to four times daily Monday to Friday from 9 am to 12 pm through 3/31/2021 to facilitate deck repair. Subsequent closures will only take place after existing queue has been dissipated.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Javits Center COVID-19 Vaccination Response Embargo

The following streets will be closed Wednesday, January 13, 2021 through Wednesday, March 31, 2021 for the Javits Center COVID-19 Vaccination Response Embargo at the discretion of the NYPD.

Location(s):
  • 12th Avenue between West 32nd Street and West 41st Street
  • 11th Avenue between West 32nd Street and West 41st Street
  • West 41st Street between 12th Avenue and 10th Avenue
  • West 40th Street between 12th Avenue and 10th Avenue
  • West 34th Street between 12th Avenue and 9th Avenue
  • West 33rd Street between 12th Avenue and 10th Avenue

Brooklyn/Queens

Greenpoint Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek

Single-lane at a time in either direction will be closed Monday from 7 am to 3 pm to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway between Metropolitan Avenue and Gowanus Expressway

single-lane in either direction will be closed nightly Sunday nights through Friday mornings from 11 pm to 6 am by NY State DOT for pavement restoration until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Prospect Expressway between Gowanus Expressway and Fort Hamilton Parkway

Single-lane in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for wall restoration and maintenance until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Right lanes in both directions and Bronx-bound sidewalk will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm to facilitate underdeck shield installation.

Major Deegan Expressway under the Washington Bridge

Left-lane on the southbound Major Deegan Expressway under the Washington Bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am and Saturday and Sunday from 12:01 am to 8 am. These closures will continue through mid-March to facilitate installation of work platform on the bridge.

Bronx

East 156 Street between Brook Avenue and Hegney Place

Eastbound traffic lane and south sidewalk will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 6 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 6 pm through 3/31/2021 to facilitate water main installation as part of the Filling of Five Bridges over the Abandoned CSX Line Project. Approximately 10 parking spaces will be eliminated. Westbound traffic lane and north sidewalk will be maintained at all times.

Pelham Bay Bridge

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9 am. Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and 10 pm to 7 am next morning. These closures are necessary through 3/27/2021 to facilitate structure repairs.

Queens

Long Island Expressway between Queens Midtown Tunnel and City Line

Single-lane eastbound and westbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for wall restoration and maintenance until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

 

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