NYC Weekend Bridge and Street Closures

Submitted by ub on Fri, 11/15/2013 - 22:58

The Brooklyn Bridge will be fully closed Manhattan-bound from 12:01 am to 7 am Saturday. One of three Brooklyn-bound lanes will be closed from 6 am to 2 pm Saturday to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance.

The southbound FDR Drive exit to the Civic Center/Pearl Street will be closed from 12:01 am Saturday to 6 am Monday. Access onto the Brooklyn Bridge is not affected. Motorists destined for local streets should use the prior South Street Exit 3 and follow posted the detour to Pearl Street.

One tube of the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will be closed from 9 pm Friday through 5 am Monday. One lane will be open in each direction in the remaining tube. Motorists should expect delays.

Two southbound lanes and one northbound lane on West Street/9A in the vicinity of the Vesey Street Pedestrian Bridge will be maintained from 10 am to 10 pm on Saturday and Sunday. One lane in each direction will be open to traffic from 10 pm Friday to 10 am Saturday, from 10 pm Saturday to 10 am Sunday and from 10 pm Sunday to 5 am Monday to facilitate a NY State DOT overhead bridge removal operation. Motorists exiting the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel into Manhattan and destined for northbound West Street will be detoured to Trinity Place to Church Street.

Two lanes of traffic on the westbound Staten Expressway between Fingerboard Road and Clove Road and the westbound entrance ramp from Lily Pond Avenue/School Road will be closed, while two lanes of traffic are maintained (HOV lane will be open to all traffic) from 10 pm Friday to 3 pm Saturday, and again from 10 pm Saturday until 1 pm Sunday to facilitate NY State DOT roadway resurfacing.

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