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New York City on Thanksgiving: Street closures and transportation tips

NEW YORK — Wednesday could also be one of many greatest visitors days of the yr, however getting across the metropolis on Thanksgiving isn’t simple both.

Streets shut round Manhattan for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Formation for the parade will start at 8 a.m. on the following areas: 

•West 77th Avenue between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue 

•West 81st Avenue between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue 

•Central Park West between West 77th and 86th Streets 

The parade will start at 9 a.m. from Central Park West and West 77th Avenue and proceed on the next route: 

•South on Central Park West to Columbus Circle 

•South by E/S Columbus Circle to West 59th Avenue 

•East on West 59th Avenue to sixth Avenue 

•South on sixth Avenue to West thirty fourth Avenue 

•West on West thirty fourth Avenue to seventh Avenue (dispersal space) 

Extra closures are as follows: 

•Broadway between West thirty fourth Avenue and West forty first Avenue- Midnight to 1 p.m. 

•sixth Avenue between West twenty third Avenue and West forty second Avenue – 2 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

•seventh Avenue from West thirty fourth Avenue and West forty second Avenue – 2 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

•West thirty fourth Avenue between sixth Avenue and eighth Avenue – 10 p.m. (Wed) to five p.m. 

• West 59th Avenue E/B between seventh Avenue and Central Park West – Midnight to 2 p.m. 

• West 59th Avenue W/B between fifth Avenue and Central Park West – 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

• West thirty fifth Avenue between fifth Avenue and eighth Avenue – 2 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

• West thirty sixth Avenue between sixth Avenue and eighth Avenue – 2 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

• West thirty seventh Avenue between Broadway and eighth Avenue – 4 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

• West thirty eighth Avenue between Broadway and eighth Avenue – 4 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

• West eighth Avenue between thirty fourth Avenue and fortieth Avenue – 4 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

•Broadway between thirty eighth Avenue and 59th Avenue – 4 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 

• West thirty third Avenue between seventh Avenue and tenth Avenue – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

• West thirty ninth Avenue between Broadway and eighth Avenue – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

• West fortieth Avenue between Broadway and eighth Avenue – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

• West forty ninth Avenue between fifth Avenue and seventh Avenue – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

• West fiftieth Avenue between fifth Avenue and seventh Avenue – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

•Central Park sixty fifth Avenue/ West 66th Avenue Transverse Roads 7 a.m. till conclusion 

From 9 a.m. till 12:30 p.m., autos won’t be able to entry: 

•sixth Avenue between West thirty third and West 59th Avenue 

•eighth Avenue between West 57th Avenue and West 59th Avenue 

•eighth Avenue between West thirty third and West fortieth Streets 

•Broadway between West 59th Avenue and West 57th Avenue 

•Broadway between West thirty fourth and West fortieth Streets (solely escorted deliveries) 

• West forty second Avenue between fifth and eighth Avenue 

• West 57th Avenue between fifth and eighth Avenue 

ADA AREA:  

• E/S of 6 th Avenue in between West 57th Avenue and West 59th Avenue 

• Parking: S/S of West 59th Avenue from 6 th Avenue, east to Plaza Avenue 

There will even be no parking ten automotive lengths from any crosswalk on the aspect streets alongside the complete parade route.

Subway adjustments:

Subways will function on a Sunday schedule, whereas Staten Island Railway will function on a Saturday schedule. There can be further service on the 42 St in addition to elevated early morning service. 

Some subway station entrances and exits alongside the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade route can be closed.

Bus adjustments:

Buses will function on a Sunday schedule. Many buses in Manhattan might expertise delays, and can be affected by reroutes, detours, and/or frozen zones, particularly these routes working in Midtown close to the parade route.

LIRR:

Lengthy Island Rail Highway will function on a weekend schedule with with further service earlier than and after the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. 

Metro-North Railroad:

Metro-North’s East of Hudson service will function on a particular schedule, with further trains earlier than and after the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. West of Hudson service will function on a weekend/vacation schedule, with further trains earlier than and after the parade.

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