A special Holiday Construction Embargo (HE) shall be in effect.
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.
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.
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.