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NYPD announces traffic advisory for Lower Manhattan

MANHATTAN — Due to the ongoing investigation in Lower Manhattan, the following traffic advisories are in place until further notice:

WEST STREET CLOSURES:

  • Northbound from Battery Place to Canal Street
  • Southbound from 14th Street to Battery Place

HUGH L. CAREY TUNNEL:

  • Manhattan-bound traffic exiting the Hugh Carey Tunnel will only be permitted to travel southbound
  • Southbound traffic on the FDR drove utilizing the Battery Park Underpass, proceeding on West Street will be diverted to the Brooklyn-bound Hugh Carey Tunnel

PEDESTRIAN CROSSING (see map):

  • There will be a West Street pedestrian crossing on the southbound side of Murray Street
  • Stuyvesant High School students are directed to use the crossing, proceed to River Terrace, and continue north until Chambers Street. School Safety Agents will be present for assistance.