Weekly Traffic Advisory

Saturday November 26, 2022 to Friday December 2, 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. 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

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 and 8 pm to 5 am next morning. 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 Tuesday from 10 am to 12:59 am (15 hours). Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south upper roadway will be closed Tuesday to Saturday from 1 am to 5 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge structural strengthening.

Williamsburg Bridge

Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south outer roadway will be closed from Wednesday, November 23, 2022, 8 pm to Monday, November 28, 2022, 5 am, and Monday to Thursday from 5 am to 5 am (24 hours). Single-lane Brooklyn-bound south inner roadway will be closed Monday to Tuesday from 10 am to 3 pm and 11 pm to 5 am, and Thursday to Friday from 12 am to 5 am. These closures are necessary to facilitate Structural Strengthening.

Manhattan

Battery Park Underpass (BPU) between Route 9A/West Street and FDR Drive

One tube in either direction will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning through December 30, 2022, to facilitate electrical, lighting, and fire-detection repairs.

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. These closures are necessary to facilitate median reconstruction and will continue through August 15, 2026.

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 December 31, 2022.

Harlem River/FDR Drives in the vicinity of RFK Bridge

Single-lane both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10:30 pm to 5 am, Saturday from 12 am to 6:30 am, and Sunday from 12 am to 11 am through November 30, 2022, to facilitate concrete repair.

Henry Hudson Parkway Northbound between Exit 14 (Riverside Dr) and Exit 17 (Dyckman St)

Single-lane will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 7 am next morning, Friday 11 pm to 3 pm Saturday, and Saturday 11 pm to 2 pm Sunday, through January 2, 2023, to facilitate retaining wall reconstruction and bikeway improvements.

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.

Route 9A/West Street Northbound between West Houston Street and Charles Street

Double-lane will be closed Monday to Thursday from 9 pm to 5 am next morning, through December 31, 2022, to facilitate sewer and water installation.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Winter's Eve at Lincoln Square

The following streets will be closed for the Winter’s Eve at Lincoln Square on Monday, November 28, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Embargo: Special Event Construction Embargo / November 26th – November 28th, 2022

Location(s):
  • Columbus Avenue between West 67th Street and West 62nd Street
  • Broadway between West 63rds Street and Columbus Circle
  • Central Park West between West 61st Street and Columbus Circle
  • Columbus Circle between West 60th Street and West 58th Street
  • West 61st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • West 62nd Street between Broadway and Amsterdam Avenue
  • West 63rd Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • West 64th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
  • West 65th Street between Central Park West and Amsterdam Avenue
  • West 67th Street between Central Park West and Amsterdam Avenue

Rockefeller Tree Lighting Ceremony

The following streets will be closed for the Rockefeller Tree Lighting Ceremony on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 (at the discretion of NYPD) in Manhattan.

Embargo: Special Event Construction Embargo / November 27th – November 30th, 2022

Location(s):
  • 46th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 47th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 48th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 49th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 50th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 51st Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 52nd Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • Rockefeller Plaza between 48th Street and 51st Street
  • 6th Avenue between 46th Street and 52nd Street
  • 5th Avenue between 46th Street and 52nd Street

Event Day Embargo

Date(s):

  • Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 12:00 AM through 11:59 PM
Location(s):
  • Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street
  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street
  • 5th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street

Bronx/Manhattan

Broadway Bridge over the Harlem River

Single-lane Manhattan-bound and adjacent sidewalk will be closed Monday to Wednesday from 7 am to 3 pm. Single-lane Bronx-bound will be closed Monday to Wednesday 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.

Madison Avenue Bridge over Harlem River

Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 pm to 6 am and Saturday from 10 pm to 7 am. Bridge will be fully closed Monday to Friday from 12:01 am to 5 am. Bronx-bound will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 6 am and Manhattan-bound will be closed Saturday from 12:01 am to 7 am. These closures will continue through December 31, 2022. These closures are necessary to facilitate testing and rehabilitation. Motorists are advised to use 145 Street Bridge as an alternate route.

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.

University Heights Bridge (207 Street)

Single-lane will be closed Monday to Friday from 11 pm to 5 am next morning to facilitate repairs and bridge will be fully closed between 1 am and 5 am, for one hour at a time, to facilitate testing. These closures begins on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 and will continue through December 30, 2022. Motorists are advised to use Macombs Dam Bridge as an alternate route.

Bronx

174 Street Bridge over the Sheridan Expressway/Bronx River/Amtrak

Bridge will be fully closed Tuesday from 11 pm to 5 am to facilitate bridge maintenance.

East 175 Street Bridge over Metro North Railroad

South sidewalk and single-lane adjacent to it on the East 175 Street Bridge will be closed through December 30, 2022, 5 am to facilitate bridge rehabilitation. Traffic will be shifted to the north side and approximately five parking spaces immediate to the intersection will be removed.

East 180 Street Bridge over Metro North Railroad

Park Avenue southbound between East 180 and 179 Streets will be closed Tuesday from 9 pm to 5 am through November 29, 2022. Park Avenue northbound between East 179 and 180 Streets will be closed Monday and Wednesday from 9 pm to 5 am through November 30, 2022. These closures are necessary to facilitate bridge rehabilitation.

Grand Concourse Bridge over Metro North Railroad Hudson Line between 151 Street and 153 Street

Traffic lanes will be shifted while the construction progresses from northbound lanes to southbound lanes Monday to Friday from 7 pm to 3 am through December 16, 2022, to facilitate electrical work. One crosswalk at a time will be closed at the intersection. Two lanes of traffic will be maintained at all times.

Hutchinson River Parkway Northbound between Exit 1B (E Tremont/Westchester Avenue) and Entrance Ramp from Hutchinson River Parkway East

Single-lane will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am and will be fully closed from 12:30 am to 4:30 am to facilitate rehabilitation of the Westchester Avenue Bridge. Closure will begin December 2, 2022 and continue through December 16, 2022. Motorists are advised to detour via East Tremont Avenue and Ericson Place.

Hutchinson River Parkway Southbound between Exit 3E (Pelham Parkway) and Entrance Ramp from Westchester Avenue

Single-lane will be closed from 10 pm to 5 am and will be fully closed from 12:01 am to 4 am to facilitate rehabilitation of the Westchester Avenue Bridge. Closure will begin December 2, 2022 and continue through December 16, 2022. Motorists are advised to detour via Waters Place and Westchester Avenue.

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 March 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 March 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.

Pelham Bay Bridge

Single-lane northbound will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 9 am. Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and 10 pm to 7 am next morning. These closures are necessary to facilitate structure repair and will continue through December 31, 2022.

Shore Road Bridge over the Hutchinson River

Single-lane in each direction will be closed Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 1 pm and 11 pm to 5 am to facilitate maintenance. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times.

Brooklyn

Union Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal

Parking lane and adjacent sidewalk on either side will be closed Monday to Friday from 7 am to 4 pm through November 30, 2022, to facilitate sidewalk replacement.

Queens

Van Wyck Expressway

Single-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Friday from 10 am to 2 pm, Monday to Thursday from 10 pm to 6 am, Friday from 11:59 pm to 8 am, Saturday from 11 pm to 10 am, and Sunday from 10 pm to 6 am. Double-lane in both directions will be closed Monday to Thursday from 11 pm to 4 am and Sunday from 1 am to 7 am. Double-lane will be closed Friday from 11 pm to 7 am for northbound and from 11 pm to 5 am for southbound. Also, the exit and entrance ramps along the north and southbound of the expressway may also be closed. These closures will continue through July 2025 and are necessary to facilitate roadway widening.

Festivals, Parades and Events

Astoria's Christmas Parade

The following streets will be closed for the Astoria’s Christmas Parade on Thursday, December 1, 2022 (4:00pm – 8:00pm, Full Street Closure) in Queens.

Location(s):
  • 30th Avenue between 30th Street– 49th Street

Staten Island

Arthur Kill Road Bridge over Staten Island Rapid Transit

Single-lane will be closed Monday from 8 pm to 11:59 pm to facilitate final contract work. Single-lane in each direction will be maintained at all times.

 

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