DOT Construction Embargo NYC Half Marathon

Posted on March, 17 2017

In preparation for the NYC Half Marathon this Sunday, a DOT special event construction embargo will be in effect.

On Friday, March 17 from 12:01 AM through 11:59 PM Sunday, March 19, 2017 only emergency work may be performed if issued an emergency number from the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT).

Permits issued for non-emergency work are suspended for the duration of the embargo in the locations listed below.

For a map of embargoed locations in Manhattan click here.



  • 59th Street between 7th Avenue and 5th Avenue
  • Grand Army Plaza between 59th Street and 60th Street
  • Central Park East Drive between 60th Street and 72nd Street
  • Central Park Center Drive between 59th Street and Central Park East Drive


  • Central Park East Drive between 72nd Street and 110th Street/Lenox Avenue
  • Lenox Avenue between 110th Street and 113th Street
  • 110th Street between Lenox Avenue and Frederick Douglass Circle
  • Frederick Douglass Circle (Entire Traffic Circle)
  • Central Park West Drive between Central Park East Drive and 59th Street
  • 59th Street between 7th Avenue and Columbus Circle (Alternate)
  • 7th Avenue between 59th Street and 42nd Street
  • 42nd Street between 7th Avenue and West Side Highway
  • West Side Highway (Northbound) between 42nd Street and 43th Street
  • West Side Highway (Southbound) between 43th Street and Battery Park Underpass
  • Battery Park Underpass (Southbound) between West Side Highway and FDR Drive/South Street Exit/Old Slip
  • West Street between Morris Street and Battery Place (Alternate)
  • Battery Place between West Street and State Street (Alternate)
  • State Street between Battery Place and Pearl Street (Alternate)
  • Whitehall Street between Water Street and South Street (Alternate)
  • South Street between Whitehall Street and Old Slip (Alternate)
  • Old Slip (Eastbound and Westbound) between South Street and Water Street
  • Water Street between Old Slip and Fulton Street


  • Fulton Street between Gold Street and Water Street
  • Pearl Street between Fulton Street and Beekman Street


  • Front Street between Maiden Lane and Wall Street
  • Hanover Square between Water Street and Pearl Street
  • John Street between Water Street and Pearl Street
  • Maiden Lane between Water Street and Pearl Street
  • Wall Street between Pearl Street and Front Street
  • Water Street between Coenties Slip and Old Slip
  • 46th Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue