What to know about NYC’s many weekend street closures


The Manhattan St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Saturday and the 2024 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon on Sunday will make this an especially hairy weekend to visit the city by car, the city Department of Transportation said. Major streets will be closed across the city, especially in Manhattan and Brooklyn

On Saturday, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan will march up Fifth Avenue starting at 11 a.m. Many Midtown streets between 43rd Street and 83rd Street will be closed, the release said.

On Sunday, the NYC Half Marathon will begin at 7 a.m. in Prospect Park in Brooklyn, and run to Manhattan’s Central Park and Times Square, where the race will end, according to organizers’ website and the DOT. Flatbush Avenue, the Manhattan Bridge, FDR Drive and other major streets and avenues on the East Side of Manhattan and in Midtown will be closed, the release said. The race’s full route is available here.

The city Department of Transportation also publishes an extensive list of this weekend’s street closures on its website.

Saturday closures, according to the NYPD:

Manhattan St. Patrick’s Day Parade:

Formation:

  • Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd Street and 46th Street
  • 43rd Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 44th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 45th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 46th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 47th Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 48th Street between Park Avenue and 6th Avenue

Route:

  • 5th Avenue between 83rd Street and 43rd Street

Dispersal:

  • 5th Avenue between 86th Street and 79th Street
  • 79th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 80th Street between Lexington Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 81st Street between Lexington Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 82nd Street between Lexington Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 83rd Street between Lexington Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 84th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Miscellaneous:
  • 49th Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza
  • 50th Street between Madison Avenue and Rockefeller Plaza
  • 51st Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 53rd Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 58th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 62nd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 63rd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 64th Street between Park Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 65th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 70th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 71st Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 72nd Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • 78th Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Madison Avenue between 42nd Street and 86th Street

Sunday closures, according to the NYPD:

2024 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon

Brooklyn Portion:

  • Eastern Parkway between Franklin Avenue and Flatbush Avenue
  • Washington Avenue between Eastern Parkway and Empire Boulevard
  • Sullivan Place between Washington Avenue and Franklin Avenue
  • Classon Avenue between Washington Avenue and Eastern Parkway
  • Union Street between Classon Avenue and Franklin Avenue
  • Empire Boulevard between Flatbush Avenue and Washington Avenue
  • Willink Drive between Flatbush Avenue and East Drive
  • East Drive between Willink Drive and Grand Army Plaza
  • Center Drive between West Drive and East Drive
  • Flatbush Avenue between Empire Boulevard and Grand Army Plaza
  • Grand Army Plaza Oval
  • Flatbush Avenue between Flatbush Grand Army Plaza and Fulton Street
  • Flatbush Avenue Extension between Fulton Street and Nassau Street

Manhattan Portion:

  • Manhattan Bridge Upper Level (Manhattan-bound)
  • Forsyth Street between Canal Street and Dead End
  • Canal Street between Chrystie Street and Allen Street
  • Allen Street between Canal Street and Division Street
  • Pike Street between Division Street and Cherry Street
  • Pike Slip between Cherry Street and South Street
  • South Street between Pike Slip and Montgomery Street
  • Montgomery Street FDR Entrance Ramp
  • FDR Drive (Northbound) between Montgomery Street and 42nd Street
  • 42nd Street FDR Exit Ramp
  • 42nd Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
  • 7th Avenue between 42nd Street and 59th Street
  • 59th Street between Columbus Circle and 5th Avenue
  • Grand Army Plaza between 59th Street and 60th Street
  • East Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Terrace Drive
  • Terrace Drive between East Drive and West Drive
  • Terrace Drive between Central Park West 72nd Street and West Drive
  • West Drive between Terrace Drive and Center Drive
  • 67th Street / Warmer LeRoy Place between Central Park West and West Drive
  • Center Drive between West Drive and Center Drive
  • Central Drive between East Drive and West 59th Street/6th Avenue
  • West Drive between 102nd Street Crossing and Terrace Drive
  • East Drive between 102nd Street Crossing and Terrace Drive
  • 102nd Street Crossing between West Drive and East Drive
  • Columbus Circle Entire Circle
  • Central Park West between Columbus Circle and 72nd Street
  • 72nd Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
  • 69th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
  • 67th Street between Columbus Avenue and Central Park West
  • 64th Street between Broadway and Central Park West
  • 63rd Street/Sesame Street between Broadway and Central Park West
  • 62nd Street between Broadway and Central Park West
  • 61st Street between Broadway and Central Park West
  • 60th Street between Broadway and Central Park
  • 49th Street between Broadway and 7th Avenue
  • 46th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 45th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 44th Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 43rd Street between 7th Avenue and 6th Avenue
  • 6th Avenue between 43rd Street and 45th Street

49th Annual Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Parade

Formation/Dispersal:

  • Prospect Park West between 15th Street and 9th Streets
  • Route:
  • 15th Street between Prospect Park West and 7th Avenue
  • 7th Avenue between 15th Street and Garfield Place
  • Garfield Place between 7th Avenue and Prospect Park West
  • Prospect Park West between Garfield Place and 15th Street

Forest Avenue Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, Staten Island:

Formation:

  • Forest Avenue between Hart Boulevard and Randall Avenue

Route:

  • Forest Avenue between Hart Boulevard and Broadway

Dispersal:

  • Forest Avenue between Broadway and Clove Road



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