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Staten Island Street Closures for Eric Garner Rally



    Staten Island Street Closures for Eric Garner Rally

    Thousands are expected to cross the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in cars and buses Saturday to protest the death of a Staten Island father who died in police custody last month after being put in a chokehold.

    Organizers have released the following schedule for the rally: 

    • 9 a.m. Buses depart from Brooklyn and New Jersey
    • 11 a.m. March lines up at Bay and Victory streets on Staten Island
    • 12 p.m. Marchers head to Staten Island district attorney's office at 130 Stuyvesant Place, then proceed to Richmond Terrace and Hamilton Avenue for the rally
    • 1 p.m. Rally begins
    • 3 p.m. Rally concludes and buses depart 

    Authorities have issued a notice of traffic closures in anticipation of the march. The following streets will be closed from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., and drivers are advised to avoid the areas between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

    • Bay Street from Hannah Street to Richmond Terrace
    • Little Bay Street from Victory Boulevard to Bay Street
    • Victory Boulevard from Jersey Street to Bay Street
    • St. Mark’s Place from Victory Boulevard to Hyatt Street
    • Stuyvesant Place from Bay Street to Wall Street
    • Schuyler Street from Stuyvesant Place to Richmond Terrace
    • Richmond Terrace from Bay Street to Westervelt Avenue
    • Wall Street from St. Mark’s Place to Richmond Terrace
    • Hamilton Avenue from Richmond Terrace to Stuyvesant Place

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