Friday, April 18, 2014

Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – April 19-20

The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed Manhattan-bound from midnight Friday to 7 am Saturday. Motorists will be detoured to the Manhattan Bridge or may choose other crossings.

One of four lanes on the Williamsburg Bridge eastbound to Brooklyn will be closed on Saturday from 6 am to 2 pm to facilitate NYCDOT bridge maintenance.

The Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek will be closed on Saturday from 8 am to 1 pm to repair a damaged deck grating. Motorists can use Metropolitan Avenue as an alternate route.

The following streets in Manhattan will be closed on Sunday:
  • 5th Avenue between 47th Street and 57th Street will be closed from 10 am to 4 pm for Easter Sunday Mass.
  • Lafayette Street between Canal Street and Leonard Street will be closed from noon to 6 pm for the Downtown Independent Democrats Festival.

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:

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