Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – January 7-8
One tube in either direction of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed from 11 pm Friday to 5:30 am Monday to accommodate ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration work. One lane in each direction will always remain open in the other tube.
There will be lane closures on the northbound FDR Drive between 42nd and 49th Streets on Saturday between 12:01 am and 6:30 am and on Sunday between 1 am and 11 am for inspections. One lane will remain open at all times except for occasional full closures for up to 15 minutes on either day between 1 am and 5 am.
One tube of the Battery Park Underpass will be closed on Saturday from 1 am to 8 am for the restoration of the electrical and mechanical systems damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The West Street Underpass will be open when the south tube (West Street to FDR Drive) is closed. Variable message signs will alert motorists.
One tube of the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel will be closed from 8 pm Friday to 5:30 am Monday for Sandy restoration work. One lane will remain open in each direction in the other tube during these periods.
The Bayonne Bridge will be fully closed in both directions from 9 pm Friday to 8 am Sunday. Motorists should use the Goethals Bridge as an alternate.
Disclaimer: All event dates, times and routes are subject to change at any time. Additional events are scheduled under the direction of the Mayor’s Office and the NYPD and may not appear in this advisory. Street closures are implemented and enforced solely by the NYPD. NYC DOT does not approve nor institute street closures for events.
Detailed information on weekend street closures will be available on the DOT web site at: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/motorist/wkndtraf.shtml.
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