Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday August 13, 2022 to Friday August 19, 2022

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 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. Vispit 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

Single-lane Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed 24/7 and double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 3 pm. During Manhattan-bound double-lane closure, single-lane Queens-bound will be reversed. Additionally, Queens-bound south outer roadway will be closed Sunday to Saturday from 12 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 Manhattan-bound north upper roadway will be closed Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 12 am and single-lane Brooklyn-bound south upper roadway will be closed Tuesday to Fri from 1 am to 5 am, to facilitate bridge structural strengthening.

Brooklyn Bridge

Single-lane Brooklyn-bound will be closed Monday to Friday from 2 am to 6 am. Single-lane Ramp A will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm-5 am. Ramp D will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am. These closures are to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south outer roadway will be closed Saturday 5 am to Monday 5 am and Wednesday to Friday from 5 am to 8 pm. Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south inner roadway will be closed Wednesday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. Single-lane Manhattan-bound north outer and inner roadways will be closed Wednesday to Friday from 8 pm to 5 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate Structural Strengthening.

Manhattan

FDR Drive between Montgomery Street and East 15 Street

Single-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am, Saturday from 12:10 am to 9 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 11 am. Double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 7 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am, except Saturday July 30, 2022, when double-lane will be closed from 12 am to 10 am.

FDR Drive in the vicinity of East 55 Street

Single-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 11 am. Double-lane northbound and/or southbound will be closed Tuesday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 2 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate building facade repairs and will continue through August 31, 2022.

FDR Drive Northbound between East 71 Street and East 73 Street

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5:30 am next morning, Saturday from 12:01 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. Double-lane northbound will be closed Tuesday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 1 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate construction of the column foundation for the building on the east side of FDR Drive and will continue through October 1, 2022.

FDR Drive Southbound between East 73 St and East 71 Street

FDR Drive southbound service road between East 73 and East 71 Street, FDR Exit Ramp (Exit 13 South) in the vicinity of East 73 Street, and East 71 Street Entrance Ramp to Southbound FDR Drive will be closed Monday to Friday from 9:30 pm to 5 am next morning through September 5, 2022, to facilitate construction of the building column foundations.

FDR Drive between East 80 St and East 89 Street

Northbound double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am to facilitate maintenance.

Rehabilitation of Riverside Drive Viaduct between West 153 Street and West 155 Street

Two northbound and one southbound lanes will be maintained on the west side. No left-turns from West 153 Street onto southbound Riverside Drive West. West sidewalk will be closed and temporary pedestrian walkway will be provided on the east side. The SBS and BX6 bus stop and fare machine will be temporarily relocated to the south end of Riverside Drive West and West 155 Street. This new configuration will remain in effect until December 2022. One northbound lane will be maintained and southbound traffic will be detoured through Broadway.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Percy Sutton Harlem 5K & Harlem Week Festival

The following streets will be fully closed for Percy Sutton Harlem 5K & Harlem Week Festival on Saturday, August 13, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
Formation:
  • Edgecomb Avenue between 135th Street and 136th Street
Route:
  • Edgecomb Avenue between 136th Street and 139th Street
  • 139th Street between Edgecomb Avenue and St. Nicholas Avenue
  • St. Nicholas Avenue between 139th Street and 155th Street
  • 141st Street between St. Nicholas Avenue and Convent Avenue
  • Convent Avenue between 141st Street and 135th Street
  • 135th Street between St. Nicholas Terrace and Convent Avenue
  • 127th Street between St. Nicholas Terrace and St. Nicholas Avenue
  • St. Nicholas Avenue between 127th Street and 138th Street
  • St. Nicholas Terrace between 135th Street and 127th Street
Dispersal:
  • St. Nicholas Avenue between 138th Street and 139th Street

Harlem Week

The following streets will be fully closed for Harlem Week on Saturday, August 13, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
  • 135th Street between St. Nicholas Avenue and Frederick Douglass Blvd

The Great 6th Avenue Festival

The following streets will be fully closed for The Great 6th Avenue Festival on Saturday, August 13, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 56th Street

Summer Streets

The following streets will be fully closed for Summer Streets on Saturday, August 13, 2022 from 7 am to 1 pm (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Embargo: Special Event Construction Embargo / July 25, 2022 – August 20, 2022

Location(s):
Route:
  • Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street
  • Lafayette Street between Reade Street and East 10th Street
  • Kenmare Street between Lafayette Street and Cleveland Place
  • Cleveland Place between Kenmare Street and Lafayette Street
  • Cooper Square between Astor Place and 4th Avenue
  • Fourth Avenue between Astor Place and East 15th Street
  • Union Square East between East 15th Street and East 17th Street
  • Park Avenue South between East 17th Street and East 32nd Street
  • Park Avenue between East 32nd Street and East 109thStreet
    (Including the viaduct between East 40th Street and East 46th Street)
Rest Stops:
  • Centre Street between Reade Street and Worth Street
  • Astor Place between Broadway and 4th Avenue
  • 4th Avenue between Astor Place and 9th Street
  • East 8th Street between Broadway and 4th Avenue
  • East 26th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 27th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 51st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 81st Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • East 109th Street between Madison Avenue and Lexington Avenue

The Broadway Community Festival

The following streets will be fully closed for The Broadway Community Festival on Sunday, August 14, 2022 from 10 am (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
  • Broadway between Liberty Street and Rector Street

A Great Day in Harlem

The following streets will be fully closed for A Great Day in Harlem on Sunday, August 14, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
  • Riverside Drive between West 120th Street and West 122nd Street

Dominican Day Parade

The following streets will be fully closed for the Dominican Day Parade on Sunday, August 14, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Location(s):
Formation:
  • 36th Street – 38th Street between Broadway and 5th Avenue
Route:
  • 6th Avenue between 36th Street and 52nd Street
Dispersal:
  • 52nd Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
Miscellaneous:
  • 6th Avenue between 35th and 36th Street
  • 38th Street between 7th Avenue and Broadway
  • 47th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 50th Street between 6th Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza
  • 39th Street between 5th Avenue and Broadway
  • 42nd Street between 5th Avenue and Broadway
  • 45th Street between 5th Avenue and Broadway
  • 48th Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 51st Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue

Rise Up NYC – 135th Street

Load In: Friday August 19, 2022

Shows: Saturday August 20, 2022 and Sunday August 21, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD)

Location(s):
  • 135 St between St. Nicholas Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Lenox Terrace between 135 St and Dead End

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Single-lane Manhattan-bound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm. Single-lane Bronx-bound and adjacent sidewalk will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 3 pm and double-lane will be closed from 10 am to 2 pm. At least one lane of traffic and one sidewalk will be accessible at all times. These closures are to facilitate electrical work.

Willis Avenue Bridge

Bridge will be fully closed Monday to Saturday from 1 am to 4 am through August 27, 2022 to facilitate electrical repairs and testing. Closure will be at most two nights a week.

Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (RFK Bridge)

Single-lane in each direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 10:30 pm to 5 am next morning, Saturday from 12 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 12 am to 11 am on the FDR Drive/Harlem River Drive (HRD) in the vicinity of RFK Bridge. Also, Willis Avenue ramp from the FDR Drive/HRD northbound will partially be closed during these times. These closures will continue through June 1, 2023 to facilitate New Pedestrian Walkway and Fender Rehabilitation.

Bronx

Major Deegan Expressway (northbound) between Exit 3 and Entrance ramp north of East 138 Street

Right-lane will become an exit only lane at Exit 3 24/7. Additional lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday night from 10 pm to 5 am next morning through 3/3/2025 to facilitate East 138 Street Bridge replacement. Full closure may occur Monday to Friday between 12 am and 5 am for demolition and erection of the superstructure.

Major Deegan Expressway (southbound) between Exit 3 and Entrance ramp south of East 138 Street

Right-lane will become an exit only lane at Exit 3 24/7. Additional lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Saturday and Sunday from 1 am to 8 am, and Sunday night from 10 pm to 5 am next morning through 3/3/2025 to facilitate East 138 Street Bridge replacement. Southbound exit ramp to 138 Street bridge will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am, Friday from 11 pm to 6 am next morning, Saturday from 11 pm to 9 am next morning, and Sunday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate water main connections.

Major Deegan Expressway (vicinity of West Fordham Road on-ramp to southbound Major Deegan Expressway)

Single-lane and right shoulder will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 10 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to 10 am next morning, and Saturday 10 pm to 12 pm next day, through 9/24/2022, to facilitate Electric Fault Repair.

Pelham Bay Bridge

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9 am. Single-lane in both direction will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 10 pm to 7 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate structure repairs to the trusses under deck and will continue through September 3, 2022.

Rehabilitation of East 169, East 175, and East 180 Street Bridges

Southeast corner of East 169 Street and Park Avenue northbound will be closed and approximately 10 parking spaces will be removed through August 2022 to facilitate rehabilitation of the East 169 Street bridge over the Metro North Railroad.

Rehabilitation of the Westchester Avenue Bridge between Waters Place and Ericson Place

Single-lane westbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 pm to 6 am next morning through 9/2/2022 to facilitate structural steel work. Center lane will remain closed 24/7.

Hutchinson River Parkway between East Tremont exit and Pelham Parkway on-ramp

Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 5 am and double-lane will be closed from 12:01 am to 4 am through 9/2/2022 to facilitate Westchester Avenue Bridge Rehabilitation. One travel lane in each direction will remain open at all times.

Shore Road Bridge over the Hutchinson River

Single-lane in both directions will be closed Wednesday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate bridge maintenance. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Brooklyn

Festivals, Parades and Events

Desfile y Fastival Latinos De NY

The following streets will be fully closed for Desfile y Fastival Latinos De NY on Sunday August 14, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Brooklyn.

Location(s):
Formation:
  • Graham Avenue between Metropolitan Avenue and Devoe Street
Route:
  • Graham Avenue between Metropolitan Avenue and Debevoise Street
Dispersal:
  • Graham Avenue between Debevoise Street and Broadway

Festa Di Santa Rosalia

The following streets will be fully closed for Festa Di Santa Rosalia on Thursday August 18, 2022 through Sunday August 28, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Brooklyn.

Location(s):
  • 18th Avenue between 67th Street and Bay Ridge Parkway

3rd Avenue Summer Stroll South

The following streets will be fully closed for the 3rd Avenue Summer Stroll South on Friday August 19, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Brooklyn.

Location(s):
  • 3rd Avenue between 82nd Street and Marine Avenue

Queens-Manhattan

Roosevelt Island Bridge over the East Channel of the East River

Partial single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm through 9/16/2022, to facilitate maintenance.

Queens

Long Island Expressway (I-495) between Clearview Expressway and Springfield Boulevard

Single-lane eastbound on the Long Island Expressway and eastbound Horace Harding Expressway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 11 pm to Saturday 7 am, and Saturday 11 pm to Sunday 11 am; 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. Single-lane westbound on the Long Island Expressway and westbound Horace Harding Expressway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 3 pm and 11 pm to 5 am next morning, Friday 10 pm to Saturday 6 am, and Saturday 10 pm to Sunday 11 am; double-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 1 am to 5 am, Saturday from 1 am to 6 am, and Sunday from 2 am to 9 am. These closures will continue through September 30, 2024 to facilitate Bridge Replacement and Mobility Improvement project.

Long Island Expressway (I-495)

On-ramp from Main Street to eastbound Long Island Expressway will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm and 11 pm to 6 am, Saturday from 12 am to 10 am, Sunday from 12 am to 11 am, and Sunday 10 pm to Monday 6 am, through 9/2/2022 to facilitate Safety Improvements.

Whitestone Expressway Service Road between 25 Avenue and 14 Avenue

Exit ramp from Whitestone Expressway northbound to 20 Avenue (Exit 15) will be partially closed through August 31, 2022 to facilitate the construction of Storm and Sanitary Sewers along the service road. Eleven-foot wide lane will be maintained for vehicular access at all times.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Rise Up NYC – Roy Wilkins Park

Load In: Friday, August 12, 2022

Shows: Saturday August 13, 2022 and Sunday August 14, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD)

Location(s): All streets within the following perimeters

  • Merrick Blvd between Baisley Blvd and Linden Blvd
  • Baisley Blvd between Merrick Blvd and Farmers Blvd
  • Farmers Blvd between Baisley Blvd and Linden Blvd
  • Linden Blvd between Farmers Blvd and Merrick Blvd

Staten Island

Festivals, Parades and Events

Staten Island Tri-duathlon

The following streets will be fully closed for the Staten Island Tri-duathlon on Sunday August 14, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Staten Island.

Location(s):
  • Father Capodanno Blvd between Sand Lane and Greeley Avenue

 

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