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Street Closures and Expected Traffic Delays Relating to the United Nations General Assembly – Tuesday

September 25, 2018

The New York City Police Department today announces street closures and anticipated traffic delays relating to the United Nations General Assembly. The United Nations is located at 1st Avenue and 42nd Street. The use of public transportation for the duration of the General Assembly is highly encouraged.


TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25th, 2018

The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:
  • 1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open for passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.
  • 44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
  • 45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
  • 46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
  • 49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

  • 42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue
  • 57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue
  • 2nd Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:

  • 42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
  • 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session.

The following streets will have managed access and no vehicle parking permitted:

  • Battery Place from Little West Street to Second Place
  • 1st Place from Battery Place to Little West Street
  • Little West Street from Battery Place to 2nd Place
  • 50th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
  • 51st Street from Lexington Avenue to Park Avenue
  • 51st Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
  • 55th Street from Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue
  • 55th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
  • 56th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
  • 58th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
  • 58th Street from Plaza to 6th Avenue
  • 61st Street from Lexington Avenue to Park Avenue
  • 61st Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
  • 61st Street from Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue