Weekend Street Closures, Traffic Delays in NYC Sept. 8-9

The New York Century Bike Tour and other events will cause closures and delays

The New York City Police Department announced street closures and anticipated traffic delays for this weekend, Sat., Sept. 8 and Sun., Sept. 9. If you plan on driving to the neighboring boroughs or have to drive through them to get away for the weekend, expect delays in the following areas:


U.S. Tennis Open

Sat., Aug. 25 through Sun., Sept. 9


 Queens Arterials (Entire length)

  • Grand Central Parkway
  • Brooklyn-Queens Expressway
  • Cross Island Parkway
  • Long Island Expressway
  • Whitestone Expressway
  • Van Wyck Expressway

Queens Local Streets:                                                          

  • Northern Boulevard between Junction Boulevard and Clearview Expressway
  • Roosevelt Avenue between Main Street and 104th Street
  • College Point Boulevard between 31st Avenue and Horace Harding Boulevard
  • 126th Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Northern Boulevard
  • 111th Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Horace Harding Boulevard
  • Astoria Boulevard between Triboro Bridge Plaza and 114th Street
  • Motorists may experience extra traffic volume on these roadways during this event


Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Show

Thurs., Sept. 6 through Thurs., Sept. 13

Area bounded by:

  • West 72nd Street on the North
  • West 57th Street on the South
  • Central Park West/ Columbus Circle/ 8th Avenue on the East
  • Amsterdam Avenue/ 10th Avenue on the West


Sat., Sept. 8

NYC Central Labor Council Parade


  • 44th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and Broadway
  • 45th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and Broadway
  • 46th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • 47th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 48th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • Vanderbilt Avenue (West side) between 43rd Street and 47th Street


  • 5th Avenue between 42nd Street and 67th Street


  • 5th Avenue between 67th Street and 72nd Street

The above streets will be closed for this event


Albano Republican Club- Stuyvesant Park Neighborhood Festival


  • 3rd Avenue between 14th Street and 23rd Street closed


Woodside on the Move Woodside Ave. Festival



  • Woodside Avenue between Roosevelt Avenue and 65th Place
  • 61st Street between Roosevelt Avenue and Woodside Avenue

The above streets will be closed for this event


Sun., Sept. 9 

Manhattan Chamber of Commerce 3rd Ave Community Benefit Festival


  • 3rd Avenue between 86th Street and 66th Street closed


Susan G. Komen Run Walk


  • Central Park West between 75th Street and 90th Street closed


Broadway on Broadway



  • Broadway between 45th Street and 47th Street       
  • 7th Avenue between 46th Street and 47th Street (Curb Lane Only)
  • 46th Street between 6th Avenue and 8th Avenue

The above streets will be closed for this event


Summer Space (DOT Weekend Walks)


  • Montague Street between Clinton and Hicks Streets closed


Sunset Park 5th Ave. Street Festival


  • 5th Avenue between 44th Street and 59th Street closed


Intl. Honduran and Central American Parade



  • Southern Boulevard between East Tremont Avenue and Boston Road
  • Boston Road between Southern Boulevard and Charlotte Street
  • Charlotte Street between Crotona Park East and Boston Road

The above streets will be closed for this event


Bronx Ten Mile



  • East 161st Street between Macombs Dam Bridge and Grand Concourse
  • Grand Concourse between East 161st Street and Mosholu Parkway
  • Mosholu Parkway between Paul Avenue and Van Cortlandt Avenue E
  • Paul Avenue between Mosholu Parkway and Bedford Park Boulevard
  • Bedford Park Boulevard between Paul Avenue and Goulden Avenue
  • Goulden Avenue between Bedford Park Boulevard and West 205th Street
  • West 205th Street between Goulden Avenue and Paul Avenue

The above streets will be closed for this event


NYC Century Bike Tour

Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens:   

Manhattan:  Start/Finish in Central Park

Route- Section A

  • West 110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Riverside Drive
  • Riverside Drive between West 110th Street and West 74th Street
  • West 74th Street between Riverside Drive and Broadway
  • Broadway between West 74th Street and Columbus Avenue / 9th Avenue
  • 9th Avenue between Broadway and Hudson Street          
  • Hudson Street between 9th Avenue and Bleecker Street
  • Bleecker Street between Hudson Street and Mott Street
  • Mott Street between Bleecker Street and Hester Street
  • Hester Street between Mott Street and Baxter Street
  • Baxter Street between Hester Street and Leonard Street
  • Leonard Street between Baxter Street and Lafayette Street
  • Lafayette Street between Worth Street and Centre Street
  • Centre Street between Lafayette Street and Brooklyn Bridge

Route- Section F

  • 103rd Street (Pedestrian Bridge)
  • FDR Drive (Bike Path)
  • 1st Avenue between East 105th Street and East 111th Street
  • East 111th Street between 1st Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • West 111th Street between 5th Avenue and Lenox Avenue

Route- Section K

  • Broadway between 9th Avenue and West 218th Street
  • West 218th Street between Broadway and Seaman Avenue (Bike Lane)
  • Seaman Avenue between 218th Street and Riverside Drive
  • Riverside Drive between Seaman Avenue and Dyckman Street
  • Dyckman Street between Riverside Drive and 10th Avenue (Bike Signal)
  • Harlem River Drive between 10th Avenue and FDR Highway (Service Road)
  • 8th Avenue between FDR Highway (Service Road) and 154th Street
  • 154th Street between 8th Avenue and Bradhurst Avenue
  • Bradhurst Avenue between 154th Street and 145th Street
  • 145th Street between Bradhurst Avenue and Edgecombe Avenue
  • Edgecombe Avenue between 145th Street and 139th Street
  • 139th Street between Edgecombe Avenue and Saint Nicholas Avenue
  • Saint Nicholas Avenue between 139th Street and 124th Street
  • Saint Nicholas Avenue between Manhattan Avenue and 7th Avenue
  • Saint Nicholas Avenue between 7th Avenue and 110th Street



Route- Section A

  • Brooklyn Bridge
  • Brooklyn Bridge Boulevard between Tillary Street and Sands Street
  • Sands Street between Adams Street and Navy Street                   
  • Navy Street between Sands Street and Flushing Avenue
  • Flushing Avenue between Flushing Avenue and Vanderbilt Avenue
  • Vanderbilt Avenue between Flushing Avenue and Plaza Street East (Plaza Street West)
  • Plaza Street East between Vanderbilt Avenue and Prospect Plaza West
  • Prospect Park West between Plaza Street West and 3rd Street (West Drive)
  • West Lake Drive (Entire Length)                                       
  • South Lake Drive (Entire Length)  
  • East Lake Drive(Entire Length)
  • Road to Carousel

Route- Section D

  • St John’s Place between Plaza Street East and Bedford Avenue
  • Grand Army Plaza

Route- Section E

  • Bedford Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Division Avenue
  • Division Avenue between Bedford Avenue and Kent Avenue
  • Kent Avenue between Division Avenue and Franklin Street
  • Franklin Street between Kent Avenue and Eagle Street
  • Eagle Street between Franklin Street and McGuinness Boulevard
  • McGuinness Boulevard between Eagle Street and Pulaski Bridge (Bike Path)

Route- Section G

  • Ocean Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and Caton Avenue
  • Caton Avenue between Ocean Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway
  • Fort Hamilton Parkway between Caton Avenue and 41st Street
  • 41st Street between Fort Hamilton Parkway and 7th Avenue
  • 7th Avenue between 41st Street and 67th Street
  • 67th Avenue between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 5th Avenue between 67th Street and 68th Street
  • 68th Street between 5th Avenue and Narrows Avenue
  • Narrows Avenue between 68th Street and Bay Ridge Avenue
  • Bay Ridge Avenue between Narrows Avenue and Shore Parkway (Bike Path)
  • Bay Ridge Avenue between Shore Parkway (Service Road) and Bay 52nd Street
  • Bay 52nd Street between Shore Parkway (Service Road) and Cropsey Avenue
  • Cropsey Avenue between Bay 52nd Street and Neptune Avenue
  • West 17th Street between Neptune Avenue and Surf Avenue
  • Surf Avenue between West 17th Street and West 5th Street
  • West 5th Street between Surf Avenue and Neptune Avenue
  • Neptune Avenue between West 5th Street and Emmons Avenue
  • Emmons Avenue between Neptune Avenue and Knapp Avenue
  • Knapp Avenue between Emmons Avenue and Gerritsen Avenue
  • Gerritsen Avenue between Knapp Avenue and Avenue U (Marine Park)
  • Avenue U between Gerritsen Avenue and East 36th Street

Route- Section H

  • Avenue U between East 36th Street and Avenue T
  • Avenue T between Avenue U and East 56th Street
  • East 56th Street between Avenue T and Avenue I
  • Avenue I between East 56th Street and Ocean Avenue
  • Ocean Avenue between Avenue I and Foster Avenue
  • Foster Avenue between Ocean Avenue and Eastern Parkway

Route- Section J

  • Avenue U between 36th Street and Ryder Street
  • Ryder Street between Avenue U and Avenue V
  • Avenue V between Avenue U and Hendrickson Street
  • Hendrickson Street between Avenue V and Hendrickson Place
  • Hendrickson Place between Hendrickson Street and Flatbush Avenue (Bike Path)
  • Flatbush Avenue between Hendrickson Place and Marine Parkway (Gil Hodges) Bridge
  • Stanley Avenue between 79th Street and Amber Street
  • Amber Street between Stanley Avenue and Loring Avenue
  • Loring Avenue between Amber Street and Linden Boulevard
  • Linden Boulevard between Loring Avenue and Logan Street
  • Logan Street between Linden Boulevard and Etna Street
  • Etna Street between Logan Street and Force Tube Avenue
  • Force Tube Avenue between Etna Street and Highland Boulevard
  • Highland Boulevard between Jamaica Avenue and Vermont Place
  • Vermont Place between Highland Boulevard and Cypress Avenue


Route- Section K

  • Cypress Avenue between East 133rd Street and East 132nd Street
  • East 132nd Street between Cypress Avenue and Saint Anns Avenue
  • Saint Anns Avenue between East 132nd Street and East 141st Street
  • East 141st Street between Saint Anns Avenue and Jackson Avenue
  • Jackson Avenue between East 141st Street and East 142nd Street
  • East 142nd Street between Jackson Avenue and Concord Avenue
  • Concord Avenue between East 142nd Street and East 150th Street
  • East 150th Street between Concord Avenue and Prospect Avenue
  • Prospect Avenue between East 150th Street and Boston Road
  • Crotona Avenue between Boston Road and East Tremont Avenue
  • East Tremont Avenue between Crotona Avenue and Belmont Avenue
  • Belmont Avenue between East Tremont Avenue and East 182nd Street
  • East 182nd Street between Belmont Avenue and Adams Place
  • Arthur Avenue between Adams Place and Crescent Avenue
  • Crescent Avenue between Arthur Avenue and Hughes Avenue
  • Hughes Avenue between Crescent Avenue and East 187th Street
  • East 187th Street between Hughes Avenue and Marion Avenue
  • Marion Avenue between East 187th Street and East Fordham Road
  • East Fordham Road between Marion Avenue and Bainbridge Avenue
  • Bainbridge Avenue between East Fordham Road and Mosholu Parkway (Bike Path)
  • Mosholu Parkway between Bainbridge Avenue and West Gun Hill Road
  • West Gun Hill Road between Mosholu Parkway and Dickinson Avenue
  • Van Cortlandt Park South between Dickinson Avenue and Dead End (Van Cortlandt Park Golf House)
  • West 242nd Street between Broadway and Manhattan College Parkway
  • Manhattan College Parkway between West 242nd Street and Waldo Avenue (Bike Path)
  • 240th Street between Irwin Avenue and Tibbett Avenue
  • Tibbett Avenue between West 240th Street and West 230th Street
  • West 230th Street between Tibbett Avenue and Marble Hill Avenue
  • Marble Hill Avenue between West 230th Street and West 228th Street
  • West 228th Street between Marble Hill Avenue and Terrace View Avenue
  • Terrace View Avenue between West 228th Street and West 225th Street
  • West 225th Street between Terrace View Avenue and Broadway


Route- Section E

Pulaski Bridge (Bike Path)

Pulaski Bridge between 11th Street and 51st Avenue (Bike Path)

51st Avenue between 11th Street and Vernon Boulevard

Vernon Boulevard between 51st Avenue and 8th Street

8th Street between Vernon Boulevard and 27th Avenue

27th Avenue between 8th Street and 12th Street

12th Street between 27th Avenue and Shore Boulevard

Astoria Park

Route- Section J

  • Rockaway Point Boulevard / State Road between Marine Parkway Bridge and Heinzelman Road
  • Heinzelman Road between State Road and Barret Road  
  • Barret Road between Heinzelman Road and Beach 169th Street
  • Beach 169th Street between Barret Road and Dead End (To Pedestrian Path)
  • Rockaway Beach Boulevard between Beach Channel Drive and Beach 108th Street
  • Beach 108th Street between Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Shore Front
  • Parkway
  • Shore Front Parkway between Beach 108th Street and Beach 94th Street
  • Beach 94th Street between Shore Front Parkway and Beach Channel Drive
  • Beach Channel Drive between Beach 94th Street and Cross Bay Boulevard (Bike Path)
  • Van Brunt Road between Dead End and E 21st Road
  • E 21st Road between Van Brunt Road and Cross Bay Boulevard
  • Cross Bay Boulevard between E 21st Road and 165th Avenue
  • 165th Avenue between Cross Bay Boulevard and 92nd Street
  • 92nd Street between 165th Avenue and 157th Avenue
  • 157th Avenue between 92nd Street and 84th Street
  • 84th Street between 157th Avenue and 156th Avenue
  • Shore Parkway Service Drive between 156th Avenue and 84th Street
  • 84th Street between Shore Parkway Service Drive and 151st Avenue
  • 151st Avenue between 84th Street and 79th Street
  • Cypress Avenue between Vermont Place and Cypress Hills Street
  • Cypress Hills Street between Cypress Avenue and Cooper Avenue
  • Cooper Avenue between Cypress Hills Street and 73rd Place
  • 73rd Place between Cooper Avenue and 78th Avenue
  • 78th Avenue between 73rd Place and 79th Street
  • 79th Street between 78th Avenue and Myrtle Avenue
  • Myrtle Avenue between 79th Street and Forest Park Drive
  • Forest Park Drive and Woodhaven Boulevard
  • Forest Park Drive between Metropolitan Avenue and Park Lane
  • Markwood Road between Union Turnpike and Greenway North
  • Greenway North between Markwood Road and Ascan Avenue
  • Ascan Avenue between Greenway N and Queens Boulevard (Service Road)
  • Queens Boulevard between Ascan Avenue and 102nd Street
  • 102nd Street between Queens Boulevard and 67th Avenue
  • 67th Avenue between 102nd Street and Yellowstone Boulevard
  • Yellowstone Boulevard between 67th Avenue and 63rd Avenue
  • 63rd Avenue between Yellowstone Boulevard and 108th Street
  • 108th Street between 63rd Avenue and 52nd Avenue
  • 52nd Avenue between 108th Street and 111th Street
  • 111th Street between 52nd Avenue and Cornoa Avenue
  • Cornoa Avenue between 111th Street and Horace Harding Expressway (Pedestrian Overpass)
  • Grand Central Parkway Service Road between 62nd Avenue and Meadow Lake Promenade
  • Harry Van Arsdale Jr Avenue between Meadow Lake Road and 164th Street
  • 164th Street between  Harry Van Arsdale Jr Avenue and Underhill Avenue

Route- Section F

Astoria Park (Rest Stop)                                                     

19th Street between 23rd Road and 24th Avenue

24th Avenue between 19th Street and 27th Street

27th Street between 24th Avenue and Robert F. Kennedy Bridge (Bike Path into Randalls Island)

Route- Section M

164th Street between Metclaf Avenue and Oak Avenue

Oak Avenue between 164th Street and Parsons Boulevard           

Parsons Boulevard between Oak Avenue and 35th Avenue

Route- Section N   

  • 164th Street between Metcalf Avenue and Underhill Avenue
  • Underhill Avenue between 164th Street and 170th Street
  • 170th Street between Underhill Avenue and Lithonia Avenue / Underhill Avenue
  • Underhill Avenue between 170th Street and Horace Harding Expressway
  • Cunningham Park Greenway
  • 69th Avenue between 210th Street and Bell Boulevard
  • 69th Avenue between Springfield Boulevard and 230th Street
  • 230th Street between 69th Avenue and 67th Avenue
  • 67th Avenue between 230th Street and 233rd Street
  • 233rd Street between 67th Street and West Alley Road
  • East Hampton Boulevard between West Alley Road and 232nd Street
  • 232nd Street between East Hampton Boulevard and 50th Avenue
  • 50th Avenue between 232nd Street and Horatio Parkway
  • Horatio Parkway between 50th Avenue and Cloverdale Boulevard
  • Cloverdale Boulevard between Horatio Parkway and 223rd Street
  • 223rd Street between Cloverdale Boulevard and Northern Boulevard
  • Northern Boulevard between 223rd Street and Joe Michaels Mile
  • Joe Michaels Mile between Northern Boulevard and Totten Avenue
  • Utopia Parkway between Totten Street and 26th Avenue
  • 26th Avenue between Utopia Parkway and 154th Street
  • 154th Street between 26th Avenue and 32nd Avenue
  • 32nd Avenue between 154th Street and Parsons Boulevard
  • Parsons Boulevard between 32nd Avenue and 35th Avenue

Route- Section P

  • 35th Avenue between Parson Boulevard and Prince Street
  • Prince Street between 35th Avenue and Northern Boulevard
  • Northern Boulevard between Prince Street and Van Wyck Expressway
  • Flushing Bay Promenade
  • 27th Avenue between Ditmars Boulevard and Gilmore Street
  • Gilmore Street between 27th Street and 24th Avenue
  • 24th Avenue between Gilmore Street and 92nd Street
  • 92nd Street between 24th Avenue and 23rd Street
  • 23rd Avenue between 92nd Street and Ditmars Boulevard
  • Ditmars Boulevard between 23rd Avenue and 81st Street
  • 81st Street between Ditmars Boulevard and 19th Avenue
  • 19th Avenue between 81st Street and 49th Street                         
  • 49th Street between 19th Avenue and 20th Avenue
  • 20th Avenue between 49th Street and Shore Boulevard


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