NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) implements construction embargoes during major special events such as the New York City Marathon, parades, and the winter holiday season.
Here’s what you need to know about the 2017 Summer Streets 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.
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.
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.
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.
On November 22, 2013, the NYC Department of Transportation Holiday Construction Embargo will commence and will end on January 2, 2014.
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.
On behalf of KM associates, we hope that you and your families have made it through Hurricane Sandy safely. The storm has caused widespread damage. If you were affected by the hurricane, you may need to repair your building immediately.