NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Street closures are in effect around the United Nations due to the meeting of the General Assembly between Friday, September 18 and Saturday, October 3, to be determined by the Police Department.
The affected locations are:
Area bounded by East 60th Street on the north, East 34th Street on the south, 1st Avenue on the east, Madison Avenue on the west, All inclusive
34th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
42nd Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
50th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
57th Street between FDR Drive and 7th Avenue
48th Street and 49th Street between 1st Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road
FDR Drive Service Road between 48th Street and 49th Street
51st Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
52nd Street and 53rd Street between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue
54th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
55th Street between 6th Avenue and Madison Avenue
56th Street between 5th Avenue and 6th Avenue
6th Avenue between 53rd Street and 55th Street
During Pope Francis' visit to New York City from Thursday, September 24th to Saturday, September 26th there will be a number of street closures and anticipated traffic delays in the area of Central Park West, East Harlem, Financial District, Midtown, Madison Square Garden, and the Upper East Side. Please click here to view the full list of street closures and traffic restrictions. The use of public transportation for the duration of the visit is highly encouraged.