Five Boro Bike Tour causing major traffic snarls

Posted at 9:54 AM, May 04, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-04 10:06:20-04


NEW YORK (AP) — Streets and major thoroughfares across New York including parts of the FDR Drive will be closed for part of the day Sunday as 32,000 take part in the Five Boro Bike Tour.

Among the closings, the southbound FDR Drive from 3rd Avenue Bridge is closed until 1 p.m., the Manhattan-bound upper level of the Queensboro Bridge is closed from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and the Staten-Island bound lower level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed from around 11 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The southbound Gowanus Expressway from the BQE to the Verrazano Bridge will be closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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