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Here's all the street closures for this week's UN General Assembly

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The UN General Assembly meeting is underway already in Manhattan, and as you can imagine, the street closures that go along with that kind of event are well underway. Hopefully you missed the closures on Sunday by being inside or in your neighborhood enjoying your time off, but now that the work week is in full swing, here’s every street in the city you’ll need to avoid every day this week unless you want to get rerouted and add precious minutes to your morning or evening commute.

Here’s every NYC street closure you need to know about from Monday to Friday this week, courtesy of the NYPD.

UN General Assembly NYC street closures

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

— 42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 2nd Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

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 48th Street will remain open for 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

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5 a.m.:

— 42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
— 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Please note: These areas will reopen each evening after the day’s session.

The following streets will have managed access and no vehicle parking permitted:

— Battery Place from Little West Street to Second Place.
— 1st Place from Battery Place to Little West Street
— Little West Street from Battery Place to 2nd Place
— 50th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 51st Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 54th Street from 6th Avenue to 7th Avenue
— 55th Street from Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 55th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 56th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 58th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

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 48th Street will remain open for 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 streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

— 42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 2nd Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5 a.m.:

— 42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
— 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Note: These areas will reopen each evening when the day’s session has concluded.

The following streets will have managed access and no vehicle parking permitted:

— Battery Place from Little West Street to Second Place.
— 1st Place from Battery Place to Little West Street
— Little West Street from Battery Place to 2nd Place
— 50th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 51st Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 54th Street from 6th Avenue to 7th Avenue
— 55th Street from Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 55th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 56th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 58th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

— 42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 2nd Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

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 48th Street will remain open for 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

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5am:

— 42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
— 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Note: These areas will reopen each evening when the day’s session has concluded.

The following streets will have managed access and no vehicle parking permitted:

— Battery Place from Little West Street to Second Place.
— 1st Place from Battery Place to Little West Street
— Little West Street from Battery Place to 2nd Place
— 50th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 51st Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 54th Street from 6th Avenue to 7th Avenue
— 55th Street from Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 55th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 56th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 58th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

— 42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 2nd Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

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 48th Street will remain open for 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

The following will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at approximately 5 a.m.:

— 42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
— 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Note: These areas will reopen each evening when the day’s session has concluded.

The FDR DRIVE will be subject to intermittent closures:

— Southbound at 63rd Street
— Northbound at South Ferry

The following streets will have managed access and no vehicle parking permitted:

— Battery Place from Little West Street to Second Place.
— 1st Place from Battery Place to Little West Street
— Little West Street from Battery Place to 2nd Place
— 50th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 51st Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 54th Street from 6th Avenue to 7th Avenue
— 55th Street from Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 55th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 56th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 58th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22

The following streets will have one traffic lane dedicated to emergency vehicles for the duration of the General Assembly:

— 42nd Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 57th Street from 2nd Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 2nd Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street

Some streets around the United Nations will continue to be closed to traffic, including the following:

— 1st Avenue from 42nd Street to 48th Street. (The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will be open for passenger cars, and will remain open. Trucks and other large vehicles, however, will not be allowed access until after each day’s session has ended.)
— 44th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
— 45th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue
— 46th Street from 1st Avenue to 2nd Avenue

The following areas will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at about 5 a.m.:

— 42nd Street from the FDR Drive to 2nd Avenue
— 42nd Street Exit and Entrance Ramps of the FDR Drive

Note: These areas will reopen each evening when the day’s session has concluded.

The following streets will not allow vehicle parking and will have managed access:

— Battery Place from Little West Street to Second Place
— 1st Place from Battery Place to Little West Street
— Little West Street from Battery Place to 2nd Place
— 50th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 51st Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue
— 54th Street from 6th Avenue to 7th Avenue
— 55th Street from Madison Avenue to 5th Avenue
— 55th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 56th Street from 5th Avenue to 6th Avenue
— 58th Street from Park Avenue to Madison Avenue

 
 
 
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