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Traffic Galore Thanks To The General Assembly

Traffic Galore Thanks To The General Assembly

The opening of the 77th UN General Assembly’s a lot to discuss and it starts this Tuesday September 20th and ends September 26th. What does this mean? Hell for New Yorkers, as street closures and traffic will make the city unbearable for a week. Make sure to give yourself extra time.

Here is some help. According to the New York Police Department (NYPD), the following streets will be closed during this time:

  • FDR Drive between Whitehall Street and 42nd Street
  • Area bounded by 60th Street on the North, 34th Street on the South, 1st Avenue on the East and 3rd Avenue on the West; All inclusive
  • Area bounded by 54th Street on the North, 48th Street on the South,1st Avenue on the East and Madison Avenue on the West; All inclusive
  • 6th Avenue between West 50th Street and West 59th Street
  • 5th Avenue between East 55th Street and East 63rd Street
  • Grand Army Plaza between 58th Street and 60th Street
  • Grand Army Plaza between East Drive and 5th Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between East 42nd Street and East 58th Street
  • Park Avenue between East 61st Street and East 62nd Street
  • Lexington Avenue between East 57th Street and East 42nd Street
  • FDR Drive Service Road between 48th Street and 49th Street
  • East 63rd Street between 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • East 62nd Street between 5th Avenue and Park Avenue
  • East 61st Street between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue
  • West 59th Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • West/East 58th Street between Broadway and Madison Avenue
  • West/East 57th Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 56th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 55th Street between 7th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 54th Street between 7th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 53rd Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 52nd Street between 7th Avenue and Madison Avenue
  • 51st Street between 7th Avenue and 1st Avenue
  • 50th Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive
  • East 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road
  • East 48th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road
  • East 47th Street between 3rd Avenue and Park Avenue
  • 42nd Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive
  • 34th Street between 7th Avenue and FDR Drive

The NYC DOT suggests during this time that whether you’re traveling for work, errands, or recreation to consider walking, biking, or taking public transportation whenever possible.

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Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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