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Traffic changes for Dolan Installation
NEW YORK (WABC) -- The New York Police Department has announced traffic restrictions for the installation of the new Archbishop.
To relieve traffic congestion, the Department urges people to use public transportation.
Wednesday, April 15th
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Closed: 50th Street and 51st Street between Madison Avenue and 5th Avenue
Truck Restriction: No trucks will be allowed on 5th Avenue and Madison Avenue from 49th Street to 52nd Street
In addition, buses will be rerouted in the area: M1, M2, M3, M4, M5 and Q32.
All express and MTA bus routes in the area are also subject to reroutes. Bus stops on Fifth Avenue may be bypassed and buses may be rerouted to Lexington Avenue.
From approximately 9:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. on Wednesday, M2, M3 and M5 bus operators will bypass the bus stop located on Fifth Avenue at 50th Street. Between 1:15 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, all Fifth Avenue bus routes (M1, M2, M3, M4, M5 and Q32) will divert from Fifth Avenue to Lexington Avenue between 57th Street and 42nd Street. These detours are subject to change due to the availability of streets and the size of crowds.
Please look for bus stop posters and listen to bus operators' announcements for the latest NYC Transit bus stop information. Bus and subway customers should give themselves extra time for traveling and consult www.mta.info for the latest Service Alerts on bus detours and subway service.
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