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NYC DOT to Conduct Winter Pavement Maintenance Work Along The FDR Drive

Work will involve intermittent closures along various sections of the FDR Drive, though the traffic will be maintained in all directions. Motorists can expect delays.

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) is undertaking winter pavement maintenance work along the FDR Drive beginning Tuesday, January 20th through the month of February. This work will occur during the overnight hours on various sections of the highway. It will involve one or more lane closures each night.

The work will start on Tuesday night (January 20th) and continue nightly each week through the month of February.

During this project, motorists should expect delays in vicinity of the work zone. DOT is coordinating traffic planning with NYPD.

All work is weather dependent.

Details for the week of January 20th:
Work Zone:
Southbound section from East 78th – East 74th Streets

Hours: Approximately 11:30 pm – 5:00 am, Tuesday – Friday (weather permitting)

Closures: The entrances from 92nd St. and East 79th St. will be closed during this time

Stay up to date on the schedule by checking back here for specific locations and hours.