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5 Boro Bike Tour Road Closures to Shut Down Streets Around City Sunday

By Valeria Ricciulli | April 29, 2016 2:31pm
 32,000 cyclists will ride around the city this Sunday for the annual Bike Boro Tour.
32,000 cyclists will ride around the city this Sunday for the annual Bike Boro Tour.
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NEW YORK CITY — The annual Five Boro Bike Tour kicks off Sunday morning — shutting down streets all over the city to vehicular traffic. 

To make room for the 40-mile route, portions of the FDR Drive, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and the Queensboro and Verrazano-Narrows Bridges will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., the Department of Transportation said.

Tour organizers said there will be 32,000 cyclists participating in the ride that starts in Lower Manhattan and winds its way through Central Park en route to The Bronx. 

The following are the streets that will be closed in each borough. Skip to yours here: Manhattan, Bronx, Queens, BrooklynStaten Island.


► Whitehall Street between South Street and Water Street

► State Street between Whitehall Street and Battery Place

► Battery Place between State Street and West Street

► Washington Street between Battery Place and Morris Street

► Greenwich Street between Battery Park and Trinity Place

► Trinity Place between Greenwich Street and Cedar Street

► Church Street between Cedar Street and Canal Street

► Church Street between Thomas Street and Canal Street

► White Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway

► Walker Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway

► Lispenard Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway

► Worth Street between Broadway and West Broadway

► Leonard Street between West Broadway and Broadway

► Franklin Street between Broadway and Church Street

► 6th Avenue between Franklin Street and West 59th Street

► West 59th Street between 6th Avenue and 5th Avenue / Alternate Route

► Grand Army Plaza between West 59th Street and East Drive (inside Central Park)/Alternate Route

► East Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Center Drive (inside Central Park) /Alternate Route

► Center Drive between 5th Avenue and East Drive

► East Drive between Center Drive and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard

► Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard between West 110th Street and West 135th Street

► East / West 135th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard and Madison Avenue

► Madison Avenue between East 135th Street and East 138th Street

► Madison Avenue Bridge (Manhattan to Bronx)

► HRD/FDR Drive (Southbound) between 3rd Avenue Bridge and East 116th Street

► East 116th Street between FDR Drive and Pleasant Avenue

► Pleasant Avenue between East 116th Street and East 114th Street

► Harlem River Drive/ FDR Drive (Southbound) between 116th Street and 63rd Street Exit

► East 63rd Street between FDR Drive (Southbound) and Queensboro Bridge Exit

► Queensboro Bridge Exit between East 63rd Street and East 60th Street

► Queensboro Bridge (West Bound Lanes from Manhattan to Queens) 


► 138th Street between Madison Avenue Bridge and 3rd Avenue

► 3rd Avenue between 138th Street and 3rd Avenue Bridge

► Rider Avenue between 138th Street and 137th Street

► 137th Street between Rider Avenue and 3rd Avenue

► 3rd Avenue Bridge (Bronx to Manhattan) 


► 21st Street between Queens Plaza South and Hoyt Avenue North

► Queens Plaza South between 21st Street and Vernon Boulevard / Alternate Route

► Hoyt Avenue North between 21st Street and 19th Street

► 19th Street between Hoyt Avenue North and Ditmars Boulevard

► Ditmars Boulevard between 19th Street and Shore Boulevard

► Shore Boulevard between Ditmars Boulevard and Astoria Park South

► Astoria Park South between Shore Boulevard and 14th Street

► 14th Street between Astoria Park South and 31st Avenue

► 31st Avenue between 14th Street and Vernon Boulevard

► Vernon Boulevard between 31st Avenue and 44th Drive

► 44th Drive between Vernon Boulevard and 11th Street

► 11th Street between 44th Drive and Pulaski Bridge

► Pulaski Bridge (Southbound from Queens to Brooklyn) 


► McGuiness Boulevard between Pulaski Bridge and Greenpoint Avenue

► Java Street between McGuinness Boulevard and Franklin Street / Alternate Route

► Greenpoint Avenue between McGuinness Boulevard and Franklin Street

► Franklin Street between Java Street and Kent Avenue

► Kent Avenue between Java Street and Williamsburg Street West

► Williamsburg Street West between Kent Avenue and Flushing avenue

► Flushing Avenue between Williamsburg Street West and Navy Street

► North Elliot Place between Flushing Avenue and Park Avenue

► Navy Street between Flushing Avenue and York Street

► York Street between Navy Street and Gold Street

► Gold Street between York Street and Front Street

► Front Street between Gold Street and Old Fulton Street

► Old Fulton between Furman Street and Prospect Street

► Cadman Plaza West between Prospect Street and Tillary Street

► Tillary Street between Cadman Plaza West and Adams Street

► Brooklyn Bridge Promenade between Tillary Street and Centre Street

► Furman Street between Old Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue

► Joralemon Street between Furman Street and Atlantic Avenue

► Atlantic Avenue between Furman Street and Columbia Street

► Columbia Street between Atlantic Avenue and BQE West Entrance Columbia Street

► BQE/ Gowanus Expy between BQE West Entrance Columbia Street and Verrazano

► Verrazano Bridge Lower Level (Southbound from Brooklyn to Staten Island) 

Staten Island: 

► Bay Street between New York Avenue and Hylan Boulevard

► Hylan Boulevard between Bay Street and Edgewater Street

► Edgewater Street/ Front Street between Hylan Boulevard and Hannah Street

► Hannah Street between Front Street and Bay Street

► Bay Street between Hannah Street and Richmond Terrace