New York DOT Issues Advisory on Road Closings

Posted on February 15, 2006 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

NEW YORK CITY — The New York City Dept. of Transportation will demolish the southern and northern portions of the Steinway Street Bridge over the Grand Central Parkway (GCP) during the weekends of February 18–20 and 25–27. During these weekends, the temporary Steinway Street Bridge will remain open to two lanes of northbound traffic.

The following lane and ramp closures and detours will be in effect during these weekends from 12:01 a.m. Saturday through 5:00 a.m. Monday.

Grand Central Parkway (GCP) Eastbound: One eastbound lane on the Grand Central Parkway will be closed between 31st Street and 49th Street. There will be two available eastbound travel lanes. Westbound: Two westbound lanes on the Grand Central Parkway will be closed between 49th Street and the Triboro Bridge approach. There will be one available westbound travel lane. Astoria Blvd. South @ 33rd Street GCP Eastbound Entrance Ramp: This ramp will be closed. Parking Restrictions: There will be no stopping allowed along Astoria Boulevard (North/South) between 31st Street and 49th Street starting from 12 noon Friday through 5:00 a.m. Monday.

Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE) GCP Entrance Ramp: From the northbound/westbound BQE will be closed. Northbound BQE motorists will be detoured onto Astoria Boulevard North for access to the Triboro Bridge and local streets. GCP Westbound Entrance Ramp @ 74th Street: This will be closed and traffic will continue on Astoria Blvd. North to the Triboro Bridge and local streets.

Source: Black Car News

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