Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday October 23, 2021 Friday October 29, 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 and BQE Alert

Lane closings may also occur due to circumstances beyond NYC 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. NYC 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 NYC 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

Ed Koch/Queensboro Bridge

Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 5 am, then single-lane will remain closed to 7 am. Single-lane Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning. Single-lane Queens-bound south upper 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 Queens-bound north upper roadway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south upper roadway will be closed Monday to Thursday from 7 pm to 5 am next morning and lower roadway will be reversed from 3 pm to 5 am next morning to accommodate Brooklyn-bound traffic. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Brooklyn Bridge

Brooklyn-bound Ramp B, Pearl Street entrance ramp, will be closed Saturday from 1 am to 7 am, Sunday from 1 am to 9 am, and Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. Motorists are advised to use the northbound Park Row ramp as alternate route. Also, single-lane at a time in either direction will be closed Monday to Wednesday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and single-lane Manhattan-bound will be closed Thursday from 10 pm to 3 pm to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Manhattan

Battery Park Underpass

Single-tube at a time will be closed nightly from 11 pm to 5 am next morning through 11/1/2021 to facilitate paving.

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.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive 84 Street Underpass between 80 Street and 90 Street

One night between 10/18/2021 and 10/22/2021, southbound single-lane will be closed from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning and double-lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am. One night between 10/25/2021 and 10/29/2021, northbound single-lane will be closed from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate preventative maintenance of the ventilation system.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Drive in the vicinity of East 76 Street

Single-lane in both direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning and double-lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am. Single-lane in both direction will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 6:30 am and double-lane will be closed from 2 am to 6 am. Single-lane in both direction will be closed Sunday from 1 am to 11 am and double-lane will be closed from 2 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate graffiti removal and securement of lagging panel and continue through 10/31/2021.

Intersection of Park Avenue and East 34th Street

Single-lane in both direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning and double-lane will be closed from 1 am to 5 am. Single-lane in both direction will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 6:30 am and double-lane will be closed from 2 am to 6 am. Single-lane in both direction will be closed Sunday from 1 am to 11 am and double-lane will be closed from 2 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate graffiti removal and securement of lagging panel and continue through 10/31/2021.

Festivals, Parades and Events

6th Avenue Fall Festival

The following streets will be closed Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm for the 6th Avenue Fall Festival for full street closure.

Location(s):
  • 6th Avenue between 23rd Street and 34th Street
Hells Kitchen Fall Fair

The following streets will be closed Saturday , October 23, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm for the Hells Kitchen Fall Fair for full street closure.

Location(s):
  • 8th Avenue between 42nd Street and 52nd Street
Lexington Avenue Fall Festival

The following streets will be closed Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm for Lexington Avenue Fall Festival for full street closure.

Location(s):
  • Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street
29th Annual Fall Symphony Fair

The following streets will be closed on Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 10 am to 6 pm for the 29th Annual Fall Symphony Fair Full street closure.

Location(s):
  • Broadway between 96th Street and 86th Street (southbound side only)

Brooklyn/Queens

Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek

Bridge will be fully closed Sunday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and Saturday from 7 am to 3 pm through 10/30/2021 to facilitate bridge maintenance. Metropolitan Avenue may be used as an alternate route.

Pulaski Bridge over Newtown Creek

Single-lane in both direction will be closed Saturdays and Sundays from 7 am to 2 pm through 10/31/2021 to facilitate bridge maintenance.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn-Queens Expressway over Nassau Street

Double-lane on the eastbound expressway over Nassau Street will be closed Monday to Saturday from 9 pm to 5 am next morning through 11/13/2021 to facilitate maintenance.

Third Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal

Bridge will be fully closed nightly from 11 pm to 5 am next morning through 10/29/2021 to facilitate bridge maintenance. Ninth Street or Union Street bridges can be used as alternative routes.

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Single-lane in both direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm to facilitate electrical work on the bridge.

University Heights Bridge over the Harlem River (207th Street)

Single-lane in either direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 3 pm and double-lane will be closed from 10 pm to 6 am next morning. Double-lane will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 12 am to 5 am. The partial sidewalk closure is still in effect. These closures are to facilitate bridge work and will continue through 10/25/2021.

Bronx

East 169 Street Bridge over Metro North

Roadway will be partially closed and approximately 12 parking spaces will be removed on the bridge through December 2021 to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. Traffic will be shifted to the south side of the bridge and north sidewalk will be closed.

East 175 Street Bridge over Metro North

Single-lane on the north side of the bridge and north sidewalk will be closed and the vehicular traffic will be shifted to the south side. Approximately ten parking spaces on Park Avenue will be removed and bicycle traffic will be redirected. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation and will continue through 12/10/2021.

Rehabilitation of the Westchester Avenue Bridge

Single-lane southbound Hutchinson River Parkway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning and will be fully closed from 12:01 am to 4 am. During Hutchinson River Parkway southbound full closure, motorists are advised to detour via Waters Place and Westchester Avenue. Also, single-lane westbound on the Westchester Avenue Bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 pm to 6 am next morning through 10/29/2021. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge repair and steel erection.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Bronx Halloween Parade

The following streets will be closed on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 1 pm to 4 pm for the Bronx Halloween Parade for full street closure.

Location(s):
Formation
  • Simpson Street between East 163rd Street and Westchester Avenue
  • Tiffany Street between West 163rd Street and Westchester Avenue
Route
  • Westchester Avenue between Tiffany Street and Southern Boulevard
  • Southern Boulevard between Westchester Avenue and Longwood Avenue
  • Longwood Avenue between Southern Boulevard and Beck Street
  • Beck Street between Intervale Avenue and Beck Street
Dispersal
  • Tiffany Street between Beck Street and Southern Boulevard

Queens

Cross Island Parkway under Throgs Neck Bridge

Single-lane will be closed both direction and service road between Exit 32 and Exit 35 Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning through 12/31/2021 to facilitate bridge inspection.

Cross Island Parkway Southbound from Grand Central Parkway to Southern State Parkway/Belt Parkway

The southbound Cross Island Parkway will have one of three lanes closed starting 10 pm Saturday, October 23, 2021. Two of three lanes will be closed starting 11 pm Saturday and a full closure will start at 12:01 am Sunday, October 24, 2021. A single southbound lane will be reopened by 6 pm Sunday, and the full southbound roadway will be reopened to traffic by 7 pm Sunday, October 24, 2021. These closures are to facilitate the MTA/LIRR steel beam installation.

Cross Island Parkway Northbound from southern State Parkway/Belt Parkway to Grand Central Parkway

The northbound Cross Island Parkway will have one of three lanes closed starting 12:01 am Sunday, October 24, 2021. Two of three lanes will be closed starting 1 am Sunday and a full closure will start at 3 am Sunday. A single northbound lane will be reopened by 9 am Sunday, two lanes will be reopened by 1 pm Sunday and the full northbound roadway will be reopened to traffic by 8 pm Sunday, October 24, 2021. These closures are to facilitate the MTA/LIRR steel beam installation.

Grand Central Parkway between Francis Lewis Boulevard and 188 Street

Eastbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 11 pm to 7 am next morning, Saturday 10 am to 3 pm and 11 pm to 3 pm next day. Eastbound double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 7 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 9 am. Westbound single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to 6 am next morning, Saturday 10 am to 3 pm and from 10 pm to 3 pm next day. These closures will continue through 10/24/2021 to facilitate safety improvements.

Rehabilitation of I-678 Southbound to Cross Island Parkway Eastbound over Access Road I-678

Single-lane eastbound Cross Island Parkway, between Exit 16 and Exit 35, will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 12 am to 9 am and from 11 pm to 10 am next morning. Single-lane westbound Cross Island Parkway, between Exit 36S and the gore area of Whitestone Expressway, will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday from 10 pm to 7 am next morning, and Saturday from 11 pm to 8 am next morning. These closures will continue through 1/14/2022.

Van Wyck Expressway between Jamaica Avenue and John F. Kennedy Airport

Single-lane in both direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 12:01 am to 10 am through 3/4/2022 to facilitate Air train Guideway structure inspection.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Rolling Loud

The following streets will be closed from Thursday, October 28 to Saturday, October 30, 2021 for the Rolling Loud at the discretion of the NYPD.

Location(s)
  • 126th Street between Shea Road and Roosevelt Avenue
  • Roosevelt Avenue between 114th Street and Main Street
  • Shea Road between 126th Street and Meridian Road

 

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