Street Closures and Construction Embargoes for the New York City Marathon
The annual New York City Marathon is this weekend, which means any construction work occurring along the route has been suspended until after the race. The Department of Transportation will allow emergency work to go forward, but everything else is on hold until 11:59 p.m. on November 3. If you live anywhere there is an embargo, look forward to a weekend free of the racket of jackhammers and clanging metal.
The marathon passes through all five boroughs, starting on Staten Island then winding through Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx before landing in Central Park. Below is the list of streets affected by the embargo.
Along with stopped construction, try to stay away from these stretches of road on Sunday. The city will close them at 8 a.m., and they won't open again to car traffic until 6 p.m.
For updates and other traffic advisories check the Department of Transportation's website.
Bay Street between Richmond Terrance and School Road School Road between Bay Street and Staten Island Expressway
Dahlgren Place between Verrazano Bridge and 92nd Street (northbound) 92nd Street between Dahlgren Place and Fourth Avenue Fourth Avenue between 92nd Street and Flatbush Avenue Flatbush Avenue between Fourth Avenue and Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn Queens Expressway (southbound) between Verrazano Bridge and 79th Street Seventh Avenue between 79th and 75th streets / Bay Ridge Parkway Seventh Avenue between 74th and 75th streets / Bay Ridge Parkway 74th Street between Sixth and Seventh avenues Sixth Avenue between 74th and 75th Street / Bay Ridge Parkway Bay Ridge Parkway between Seventh and Fourth avenues 92nd Street between Gatling Place and Fort Hamilton Parkway Fort Hamilton Parkway between 92nd and 94th streets 94th Street between Fort Hamilton Parkway and Fourth Avenue (northbound) Fourth Avenue between 94th Street and Flatbush Avenue (southbound) Bedford Avenue between Lafayette and Nassau avenues Nassau Avenue between Bedford Avenue / Lorimer Street and Manhattan Avenue Manhattan Avenue between Nassau and Greenpoint Avenues Greenpoint Avenue between Manhattan Avenue and McGuiness Boulevard McGuiness Boulevard between Greenpoint and 48th avenues Pulaski Bridge (southbound)
Pulaski Bridge (southbound) 48th Avenue between 11th Street and Vernon Boulevard Vernon Boulevard between 48th Avenue and 10th Street 10th Street between Vernon Boulevard and 44th Drive 44th Drive between 10th and Hunter streets Hunter Street between 44th Drive and Crescent Street Crescent Street between Hunter Street and Queens Plaza South Queens Plaza South between Crescent and 23rd streets 23rd Street between Queens Plaza South and Queens Plaza North Queensboro Bridge (eastbound)
Queensboro Bridge (Vehicle Entrance Ramp eastbound) East 59th Street between 59th Street Bridge and First Avenue First Avenue between East 59th Street and Willis Avenue Bridge Madison Avenue Bridge
Willis Avenue Bridge / Willis Avenue East 135th Street between Willis and Alexander avenues Alexander Avenue between East 135th and East 138th streets East 138th Street between Alexander and Morris avenues Morris Avenue between East 138th and East 140th streets East 140th Street between Morris and Rider avenues Rider Avenue between East 140th and East 138th streets East 138th Street between Rider Avenue and Madison Avenue Bridge
Madison Avenue between East 138th and West 124th streets West 124th Street between Madison Avenue and Mount Morris Park West Mount Morris Park West between West 124th and West 120th streets West 120th Street between Mount Morris Park West and Fifth Avenue Fifth Avenue between West 120th and East 90th streets East 90th Street between Fifth Avenue and East Drive (Central Park southbound) East Drive between 90th Street and Central Park South Central Park South between Fifth and Eighth avenues (Central Park West) Central Park Driveway West Drive (to finish at Tavern on the Green)
Central Park West between Columbus Circle and 96th Street 61st to 65th streets between Central Park West and Broadway 66th to 72nd streets between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue 77th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue 85th Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue Columbus Avenue between 85th Street and Broadway Broadway between Columbus Avenue and Columbus Circle
Find maps of all the street closures on the next page.
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