Street Closures for the U.N. General Assembly

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    Getty Images
    Get ready to rumble.

    There are going to be some street closures and other traffic delays this week with the start of the U.N.  General Assembly. Here's what you need to know.

    For the first week of the United Nations General Assembly, the following streets will be completely closed to traffic beginning Sunday, September 20th at 2 a.m. until 11: 59 p.m. Thursday, September 24th:
             49th Street from Lexington Avenue to Park Avenue
             50th Street from Lexington Avenue to Park Avenue
     
    Please note: Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access:
    •      Park Avenue from 48th Street to 52nd Street
            Lexington Avenue 48th Street to 52nd Street
     
    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24th, 2009
     
    The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:
    •           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48 Street will remain open to passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.
    •           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
    •           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
    •           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
    •           49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue
     
    The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:
    •           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
    •           The 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive
    •           These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session
     
     
    The FDR DRIVE will subject to intermittent closures:
    •           Southbound at 63rd Street
    •           Northbound at South Ferry
     
     
    Additional intermittent closures to vehicular traffic for Thursday beginning at 7 a.m. include:
    •           50th Street from Park Avenue to 1st Avenue
    •           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 50th Street
     
    The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:
    •           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
    •           The 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive
    •           These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session
     
    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2009
     
    The following streets in the vicinity of the United Nations will continued to be closed to vehicular traffic:
    •           1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48 Street will remain open to passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able to access until the end of each day’s session.
    •           44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
    •           45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
    •           46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
    •           49th Street from 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue
     
     
    The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5:00 a.m.:
    •           42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
    •           The 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive
    •           These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session