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Quality of Life Issues: call 311

Resources at: nyc.gov

Community Board 1:

1 Centre Street,

Room 2202 North

Phone: 212-442-5050

Noah Pfefferblit, District Manager

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Dedicated email for community concerns: streets@batteryparkcity.org

phone: 212-417-2000  200 Liberty Street, 24 Floor, New York, NY 10280

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Weekend Traffic Advisories: HERE


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Beginning this week, single-lane closures in both the north and south tube came into effect starting at 10 pm Monday through Thursday.   Full closures will be in effect from midnight until 5:00 a.m.  

Full closures are in effect on 

Saturday mornings from 1am-5am.

 This will allow for installation of temporary lighting and sump pumps as part of the restoration of the electrical and mechanical systems damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

Work in the south tube (West Street to FDR Drive) will continue through Saturday morning, October 10.  Work in the north tube (FDR Drive to West Street) will resume on the night of Tuesday, October 13 (after Columbus Day) and continue at least through Saturday, October 17.