Thanksgiving Day Parade Construction Embargo

A special event construction embargo is in effect for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade beginning 12:01 AM Tuesday, November 15 through 11:59 PM Thursday, November 24, 2016. Read More >

File Special Waivers for Holiday Construction Work Now

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued the 2016 Holiday Construction Embargo for NYCDOT construction permits, which will be in effect on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 6am to 11:59pm and again from Monday, November 21, 2016 from 6am through Monday, January 2, 2017 at 11:59pm. Read More >

2015 DOT Holiday Embargo

On November 20, 2015, the NYC Department of Transportation Holiday Construction Embargo will commence and will end on January 2, 2016. This embargo will affect roughly 90% of streets and sidewalks south of 72nd Street in Manhattan, as well as high traffic areas in other city boroughs. Read More >

2015 Summer Streets Embargo

During the first three Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of New York City streets are opened for pedestrians to play, run, walk and bike. Read More >

Lower Manhattan Construction and Truck Embargo

In preparation for this year’s U.S.A Women’s Soccer Ticker Tape Parade, a Department of Buildings and Department of Transportation Special Event Construction Embargo will be in effect in areas throughout Lower Manhattan. Restrictions begin at 10pm on Thursday, July 9th and remain in effect through 5pm on Friday, July 10th. Read More >

2014 DOT Holiday Embargo

On November 21, 2014, the NYC Department of Transportation Holiday Construction Embargo will commence and will end on January 3, 2015. This embargo will affect roughly 90% of streets and sidewalks south of 72nd Street in Manhattan, as well as high traffic areas in other city boroughs. Read More >

2014 NFL Super Bowl XLVIII Construction Embargo

With New York set to host the Super Bowl next year, the NYC DOT has issued a construction embargo covering nearly the entire area of Manhattan from Central Park to 23rd Street, you may view the map here. Read More >

2013 DOT Holiday Embargo

On November 22, 2013, the NYC Department of Transportation Holiday Construction Embargo will commence and will end on January 2, 2014. Read More >

Summer Streets Embargo

On the first three Saturdays in August, nearly seven miles of New York City's Streets are opened for pedestrians to play, run, walk, and bike. Read More >

Holidays Start Early For Construction

Have you ever wondered why New York is so quiet in the winter months? That’s because the Department of Transportation issues an annual Holiday Construction Embargo against outdoor construction in particular parts of the city. Read More >