NYC Bridge and Street Closures – August 10-11

Submitted by ub on Fri, 08/09/2013 - 12:29

The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am on Sunday to 5 am on Monday for rehabilitation work. Motorists should consider using the Williamsburg Bridge or the toll facilities at the Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn Battery) Tunnel, RFK Bridge or Queens Midtown Tunnel. Throughout this closure the Manhattan Bridge will accommodate 5 lanes of traffic inbound/westbound and two lanes outbound/eastbound.

The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Saturday from 7 am to 1 pm for DOT Summer Streets:
* Centre Street between Brooklyn Bridge exit and Reade Street/Lafayette Street
* Lafayette Street between Reade Street/Centre Street and Fourth Avenue
* Fourth Avenue between Lafayette Street and 15th Street
* Union Square East between 15th Street and 17th Street
* Park Avenue South between 17th Street and 32nd Street
* Park Avenue between 32nd Street and 72nd Street (Including the viaduct between 40th Street and 46th Street)
* 72nd Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
These closures for Summer Streets will also take place on Saturday, August 17. More details on Summer Streets activities are available at

The Park Avenue Underpass between East 33rd Street and East 40th Street will be closed from 10 pm Friday to 5:30 pm Saturday to facilitate Summer Streets and NYCDOT maintenance.

The 86th Street Central Park Transverse Roadway between 5th Avenue and Central Park West will be closed on Sunday from 12:01 am to 6 am to facilitate NYCDOT bridge inspection.

One of two lanes of the Battery Park Underpass from 9A/West Street to the northbound FDR Drive may be closed on Saturday from 5:30 am to 11:30 am to facilitate NYCDOT underpass maintenance.

The Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek will be closed from 8 am to 2 pm on Saturday to facilitate NYCDOT bridge repairs. Vehicular and pedestrian traffic will be detoured to the adjacent Metropolitan Avenue Bridge.

The Outer-bridge Crossing will be closed in both directions between 10 pm to 5 am Monday nights through Friday mornings and from 11:59 pm Friday to 7 am on Saturdays through October to facilitate Port Authority roadway repairs and paving. Motorists should plan alternate routes or follow posted detours to the Goethals Bridge.

Mulberry Street between Canal Street and Broome Street and Hester Street between Mott Street and Baxter Street will be closed for the Mulberry Street Pedestrian Mall from 5:30 pm to 9 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday through September 9.

The following streets in Queens will be closed on Saturday:
* 46th Street between Greenpoint Avenue and Queens Boulevard will be closed from noon to 7 pm for DOT Weekend Walks Sunnyside Strolls.
* 82nd Street between 37th Avenue and Baxter Avenue will be closed from noon to 6 pm for DOT Weekend Walks 82nd Street Walks.

The following streets will be closed on Sunday:
* 3rd Avenue between 23rd Street and 34th Street in Manhattan will be closed from 11 am to 6 pm for the Church of the Good Shepherd & Gustavos Adolphus Lutheran Church Fair.
* 6th Avenue between 37th Street and 52nd Street, 37th Street and 38th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue, and 52nd Street between 5th Avenue and 7th Avenue in Manhattan will be closed from 2 pm to 5 pm for the Dominican American National Parade.
* East 204 Street between Bainbridge Avenue and Decatur Avenue in the Bronx will be closed from 11 am to 6 pm for the DOT Weekend Walks Summer Streets on 204th.
* Shore Boulevard between Astoria Park South and Ditmars Boulevard in Queens will be closed from 1 pm to 6:30 pm for the DOT Summer Street Astoria Park Shore Fest.
* Father Capodanno Boulevard between Greeley Avenue and Sand Lane in Staten Island will be closed from 8 am to 10 am for the Staten Island Triathlon.

The times listed for closures for street fairs are for the actual times of the street fairs themselves. The streets may be closed longer to allow for set-up and breakdown. Street fair organizers are generally permitted to begin set-up at 8 am and breakdown must be completed by 7 pm.

Detailed information on weekend street closures will be available on the DOT web site at: