Northbound FDR to Close for 24-Hours

Posted on: August 18th, 2009 at 1:06 pm by

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Thanks to a tip from fellow blogger Lux Living, we’ve learned that the DOT will close northbound traffic on the FDR for 24-hours, starting tonight at 9 PM.

DOT Warns FDR Drive Northbound Will Be Closed For a Full 24 Hours – Tuesday 9pm

Detours to Area Streets Will Significantly Impact Local Traffic  – Plan Accordingly

Released August 17, 2009

The Department of Transportation (DOT) advises motorists that all three northbound lanes of the FDR Drive will be closed to traffic from East Houston Street to East 20th Street beginning at 9 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18th and continuing until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19th.

These lanes will be closed to facilitate roadway repair work between East 14th and East 20th Streets. Upon completion of this work, one northbound lane will remain closed until further notice.

NYPD traffic agents will be stationed along detour routes  along with fixed and variable message signs will be located throughout the impacted area during the closure.

The southbound lanes of the FDR Drive will remain open throughout this period.

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