MIDTOWN — Reaching a chemical weapons deal might be more feasible than getting around Midtown this week.
With many of the world’s leading dignitaries gathering for the United Nations General Assembly, the NYPD has announced a slew of street closures:
Streets closed entirely to traffic from 10 a.m. Monday to 10 p.m. Tuesday:
► 49th Street from Lexington Avenue to Park Avenue
► 50th Street from Lexington Avenue to Park Avenue
Trucks and other large vehicles will not be able access Park Avenue from 48th to 52nd streets and Lexington Avenue from 48th to 52nd streets.
Also on Monday and Tuesday, the FDR Drive is subject to intermittent closures southbound at 63rd Street and northbound at South Ferry. Additional intermittent closures on those two days include 50th Street from Park Avenue to First Avenue and First Avenue from 42nd Street to 50th Street.
Streets with one lane dedicated to emergency vehicles from Monday to Friday:
► 42nd Street from First Avenue to Fifth Avenue
► 57th Street from Second Avenue to Fifth Avenue
► Second Avenue from 41st Street to 57th Street
Streets near U.N. that will be closed to vehicular traffic from Monday to Friday:
► First Avenue from 42nd to 48th streets. The tunnel underpass from 41st Street to 48th Street will remain open to passenger cars. Trucks and other large vehicles won’t have access to this stretch until the end of each day’s session.
► 44th Street from First Avenue to Second Avenue
► 45th Street from First Avenue to Second Avenue
► 46th Street from First Avenue to Second Avenue
► 49th Street from Third Avenue to Lexington Avenue
Closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 5 a.m., reopening at the end of day’s session from Monday to Friday:
► 42nd Street from the FDR Drive to Second Avenue
► 42nd Street entrance and exit ramps of the FDR Drive