Recent Messages

7/27/2015 7:22:07 PM
Notify NYC - Notification
Notification issued on 7/27/15 at 7:20 PM. A moored (tethered) balloon will be launched in the Times Square area near 7th Avenue and West 48th Street in Manhattan beginning tomorrow morning, 7/28, to Wednesday evening, 7/29. The activity is weather dependent and may be rescheduled or extended.

7/27/2015 12:00:03 PM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Planned
Notification issued 7/27/15 at 12:00 PM. The NYC Department of Transportation will test the operation of the Roosevelt Island Bridge on July 28, August 3, and August 5. The work is weather-dependent and the rain date is scheduled for August 7. The bridge will be fully closed in both directions on these dates for up to 15 minutes at a time, between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM.

7/27/2015 11:04:08 AM
Notify NYC - Road Closure - Unplanned
Notification issued 7/27/15 at 11:04 AM. Due to a vehicle collision, there are traffic delays in both directions of the George Washington Bridge (BX). Use alternate routes if possible.

7/26/2015 4:59:10 AM
Notify NYC - Traffic Delays
Notification issued 7/26/15 at 4:57 AM. Due to an overturned vehicle, expect extensive traffic delays on the Northbound side of the West Shore Expressway at Arden Avenue in Staten Island. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time.

7/25/2015 10:53:52 PM
Notify NYC - Mass Transit Disruption
Notification issued 7/25/15 at 10:52 PM. Due to FDNY activity, there are extensive delays on the 7 Train between Times Square, Manhattan and Flushing Main Street, Queens in both directions. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time.

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