MIDTOWN — The city will limit access to several streets in Manhattan on Monday and closing them on Tuesday in the areas surrounding Hillary Clinton’s Election Night event at the Javits Center and Donald Trump’s party at the New York Hilton Midtown, officials announced Sunday.
At a press conference in Times Square Monday morning, NYPD Chief of Department Carlos Gomez said limited access on 11th Avenue between 34th Street and 40th Street would begin later Monday afternoon, though the NYPD would try to maintain "limited access along 34th Street" for as long as they can, potentially closing off 34th Street early Tuesday morning
The following streets near the Javits Center on West 34th Street and 11th Avenue will have limited access Monday starting at 10 a.m., according to the Office of Emergency Management:
► Eleventh Avenue between the West 34th Street and West 40th Street
► West 34th Street between the West Side Highway and 10th Avenue
The following streets surrounding the Javits Center will be closed from 6 p.m. Monday until 6 a.m. Wednesday:
► West 34th Street between the West Side Highway and 11th Avenue
► 11th Avenue between West 34th Street and West 40th Street
The following streets around the Midtown Hilton on West 53rd Street and 6th Avenue will be closed starting at 3 p.m.
► West 53rd Street and West 54th streets between Sixth and Seventh avenues
The city also warned New Yorkers to expect delayed traffic in the areas surrounding the street closures.
Trucks will be diverted away from those street starting at 6 a.m. on Tuesday morning, as well as the following roads, Gomez said at the Monday press conference:
► Fifth Avenue between 54th and 59th Streets
► 57th Street between Madison and Sixth Avenue
► Sixth Avenue between 42nd and 54th Streets
Gomez also said there will be full street closures at the Peninsula Hotel, where Clinton is having her after party, on 55th Street from Fifth Avenue to Sixth Avenue, beginning at midday on Tuesday, and at Trump Tower on East 56th Street from Fifth to Madison avenues starting at 6 a.m. Tuesday.
"We'll do that as long as Donald Trump is in the tower," Gomez said. "When he goes out, we'll try to open traffic best we can."
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