NYC DOT Reminds NYC That Sunday’s 5 Boro Bike Tour Likely To Cause Delays

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: EXPECT MAJOR TRAFFIC DISRUPTIONS FOR RETURN OF TD FIVE BORO BIKE TOUR THIS SUNDAY

 

Closures on major roadways & bridges will include FDR Drive, BQE, as well as the Queensboro and Verrazzano-Narrows Bridges

 

On Sunday, May 1st, Bike NY will host its annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour, the first held in May in three years. The city-wide tour will temporarily affect the normal operations of many New York City streets, roadways and bridges throughout the five boroughs.  Major closures are scheduled to include the FDR Drive, BQE/Gowanus, as well as the Ed Koch -Queensboro and Verrazzano-Narrows Bridges.  Motorists are strongly advised to take mass transit or to seek alternative routes farther from the ride route.

Please view a route map as well as the full list of street closures below. These streets are subject to change at the direction of the NYPD. For updates on MTA bus routes, visit mta.info

Banner Image: Bicyclists.  Image Credit – Pixabay

NYC DOT

The New York City Department of Transportation’s (NYC DOT) mission is to provide for the safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible movement of people and goods in the City of New York and to maintain and enhance the transportation infrastructure crucial to the economic vitality and quality of life of our primary customers, City residents.

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