Transit Sam: Week of Dec. 7, 2017

Dates: Thursday, December 7 – Wednesday, December 13

ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED FRIDAY FOR IMMACULATE CONCEPTION DAY

Christmas is more than two weeks away, but holiday gridlock is now. Friday and Wednesday are Gridlock Alert Days.  It’ll be even more hairy Downtown Friday, when there are expected to be lane closures on the Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges.  One lane at a time of the Manhattan will be closed in either direction from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  One Brooklyn-bound lane of the Brooklyn Bridge will usually be closed for repairs from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays.  Even without lanes closures the approach to the Holland Tunnel, (Varick, Broome, Canal and Hudson Sts.) will be bad most afternoons and evenings from now until Christmas.

Traffic will move slower during waking hours on all days, but it’s worse when there is a Gridlock Alert.  If you’re headed up to Midtown to…

Original published: 2017-12-07 06:53:03 Read the full New York City News here


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