Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday September 19, 2020 to Friday September 25, 2020

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:

East River Bridge Crossings

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge

Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be fully closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 5 am and single-lane will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane Queens-bound south upper roadway will be closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am and fully closed Monday to Thursday from 12:01 am to 6 am. 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 on the south upper roadway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am 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.

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.

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.

West 31 Street between 9 Avenue and Dyer Avenue

West 31 Street from mid-block to 9 Avenue will be closed and mid-block to Dyer Avenue will be converted to two-way traffic through 11/22/2020 with weekday working hours from 7 am to 6 pm to facilitate 31 Street bridge construction west of 9 Avenue viaduct.

Route 9A between West 34 Street and West 39 Street

Northbound curb lane and one adjacent lane will be closed to facilitate Javit 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.

Brooklyn/Queens

Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek

Bridge will be closed nightly, Sunday to Friday, from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and Saturdays from 7 am to 3 pm through 10/3/2020 to facilitate bridge maintenance. Saturday closures will begin 9/12/2020. Drivers are advised to use Metropolitan Avenue as an alternate route.

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.

Eastbound Rockaway Boulevard between Porter Road and Farmers Boulevard

Single-lane eastbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Eastbound Rockaway Boulevard between Farmers Boulevard and 146 Road

Double-lane eastbound will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm then single-lane will remain closed until 3 pm Monday to Friday by NY State DOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

Third Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal

Bridge will be closed Saturdays 9/12/2020 and 9/19/2020 from 7 am to 1 pm to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Washington Street under the Brooklyn Bridge

Northbound lane and east sidewalk will be closed. West side parking lane will be removed to provide single lane in each direction. These closures are necessary to facilitate reinforcement of the bridge abutment and will continue through 9/25/2020.

Bronx

Hutchinson River Parkway between East Tremont exit ramp and Pelham Parkway on ramp to southbound Hutchinson River Parkway

Lane closures on the Hutchinson River Parkway under the Westchester Avenue Bridge will take place Monday to Friday in both directions through 9/30/2020. Single-lane will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and double-lane will be closed from 12:01 am to 4 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate Westchester Avenue Bridge rehabilitation.

Westchester Avenue between Waters Place and Ericson Place

Single-lane will be closed westbound on weekdays from 9 pm to 6 am next morning through 9/30/2020, except weekends and Labor Day, to facilitate Westchester Avenue Bridge repairs.

Manhattan/Queens

Roosevelt Island Bridge over the East Channel of the East River

Bridge will be closed for 15 minutes at a time intermittently Friday between 10 am to 2 pm to facilitate bridge testing.

Queens

Nassau Expressway between North Hangar Road and Porter Road

Single-lane eastbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm by NY State DOT for soil borings until the COVID-19 Emergency is lifted.

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.

Staten Island

Richmond Avenue Bridge over Richmond Creek

Southbound outer lane will be partially closed and the sidewalk closed Monday to Saturday from 7 am to 7 pm through 1/5/2021 to facilitate bridge painting.

Hyland Boulevard Bridge

Southbound right lane will be closed Monday to Saturday from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday from 8 am to 6 pm through 10/9/2020 to facilitate bridge painting. Southbound sidewalk will remain closed and bike lanes will remain open throughout the construction period.

 

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