Gridlock alert days and other traffic updates - December 2017

Monday, December 4, 2017

Source: Community Board 6

Gridlock Alert Days 

Each year during the holiday season, the New York City Department of Transportation designates Gridlock Alert Days as some of the busiest traffic days of the year. Whether you are traveling for work, shopping, or recreation, please consider walking, biking, or taking public transportation on these days:

Friday, December 8
Wednesday, December 13
Thursday, December 14
Friday, December 15
Wednesday, December 20
Thursday, December 21
Friday, December 22

Construction Embargo

The annual suspension of most non-emergency street construction work is in effect now and will continue through Monday, January 2, 2018. This work suspension is intended to ease traffic and pedestrian concerns during the holiday season. List of the affected locations and the conditions.

Alternate Side Parking Schedule

The 2018 Alternate Side Parking (street cleaning) suspension calendar is now available at


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