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Weekend Street Closures, Traffic Delays in NYC Sept. 29-30

Avoid these routes if you don't want to encounter delays

 

The New York City Police Department announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for Sept. 29 and 30. 

Drivers should expect delays in the following areas:

 

Special Notice: Barclays Center Opening Weekend

 The Barclays Sports Center, located at the corner of Atlantic & Flatbush Avenues, is celebrating its opening with concerts by Jay Z Friday, Saturday & Sunday, all at 8 p.m. Drivers should expect heavy delays, and people planning to attend these events are advised to use mass transit.

 

Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run

Brooklyn Battery Tunnel closures:

One tube closed beginning Saturday, Sept. 29 11 p.m. until approximately 3 p.m. Sun. Sept. 30. Two - way traffic operations will be in effect in the remaining tube.

The BBT will be completely closed Sunday at 8 a.m. until approximately 1 p.m.  Motorists are advised to use alternate routes. Race route and Brooklyn & Manhattan locations are noted below in the Sunday portion of the post. 

 

Sept. 24-28

 

United Nations General Assembly

Streets subject to intermittent closures at the discretion of NYPD:

  • W 34 St to E 57 St from 1 Avenue to 2 Ave (all inclusive)
  • E 50 St between FDR Dr and 6 Ave
  • E 43 St, 44, 45, 46 and 47 St from 1 Ave to 3 Ave
  • E 45 St and 46 St from Madison Ave to Vanderbilt Ave (all inclusive)
  • E 48 St, 49 and 51 St from Madison Ave to 1 Ave
  • E 48, 49, 50, and 51 St from Lexington Ave to Madison Ave (all inclusive)
  • W 52 St and 53 St from 6 Ave to 7 Ave
  • W 54 St from 6 Ave to 7 Ave
  • 6 Ave from W 54 St to W 55 St

 

Fri., Sept. 28 through Sun., Sept. 30 

DUMBO Arts Festival            

Brooklyn:     

  • Water Street between Adams Street & Anchorage Place
  • Water Street between New Dock Street & Adam Street
  • Main Street between Front Street & Plymouth Street
  • Plymouth Street between Main Street & Anchorage Place
  • Anchorage Place between Pearl Street & Plymouth Street
  • Pearl Street between Water Street & Front Street
  • Dock Street between Front Street & Water Street (Sidewalk & curb lane)
  • Pearl Street between Front Street & York Stree (Sidewalk &curb lane)
  • Adams Street between Plymouth Street & John Street (Sidewalk & curb lane)

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

Sat., Sept. 29   

 

Harlem Children's Society Parade

Manhattan: 

Formation:

  • 115th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard

Route:

  • Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard between 115th Street and 129th Street

Dispersal:                                                                                                                                                        

  • 129th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

Big Apple Performing Arts and Innovative Community Festival

Manhattan: 

  • 6th Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

 

Ragamuffins Children's Parade

Brooklyn:    

  • 3rd Avenue between 76th Street and 92nd Street closed

 

Sun., Sept. 30

 

Stephan Siller Tunnel to Towers Run and Festival 

Manhattan: 

Brooklyn Portion:

  • Richards Street between King Street and Bowne Street / Hamilton Avenue
  • Bowne Street between Richards Street and Hamilton Avenue
  • Dwight Street between King Street and Commerce Street / Columbia Street
  • Hamilton Avenue between Henry Street and the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (Woodhull Street)                

Manhattan Portion:

  • Battery Park Underpass                                                      
  • West Street between Battery Place and Warren Street
  • West Thames Street between West Street and Dead End (Battery Park
  • Esplanade)
  • South End Avenue between West Thames Street and Liberty Street
  • Liberty Street between West Street and Battery Park Esplanade
  • Murray Street between North End Avenue and West Street         
  • Warren Street between West Street and River Terrace
  • North End Avenue between Warren Street and Vesey Street
  • Vesey Street between West Street and River Terrace
  • River Terrace between Warren Street and Vesey Street
  • Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (Entire Length)

The above streets will be closed for this event

 

Cathedral High School East Side Rezoning Festival 

Manhattan: 

  • Lexington Avenue between 42nd Street and 57th Street closed

 

24th ANNUAL UPPER BROADWAY HARVEST FESTIVAL

Manhattan: 

  • Broadway (Southbound) between 96th Street and 106th Street closed

 

3rd AVENUE FESTIVAL

Brooklyn:   

  • 3rd Avenue between Bay Ridge Avenue and 94th Street closed

 

Atlantic Antic 

 Brooklyn:    

  • Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 4th Avenue closed

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