Current & Upcoming Construction Embargoes

Posted on September, 23 2016

Many events are taking place in late September which have DOT construction embargoes.

Only emergency work authorized by the Department of Transportation may take place during construction embargoes. Emergency work may be performed if an emergency number is obtained by the permittee pursuant to the provisions of section 2-11 of the Department’s Highway Rules which can be found here . Emergency authorization must also be obtained for utility cover openings.
In Manhattan:
San Gennaro Festival – through September 26 th
UN General Assembly – through September 27 th
In Manhattan and Brooklyn:
Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run & Festival – September 23 rd – 25 th
In the Bronx:
Bronx 10 Mile Run – September 23 rd – 25 th
For specific times and locations for each of these embargoes see the DOT’s page here.