TRAFFIC ALERT – Manhattan Streets to Close for Baseball Parade

(Tuesday, July 15th, 2008)

NYPD Line.jpgMajor League Baseball is sponsoring a red carpet parade on 6th Ave in celebration of tonight’s annual All-Star Game.

The parade will start at 1:00PM  The route is as follows: North on 6th Ave from 40th St. to 58th St., East on 58th St. to Plaza St., North on Plaza St. into Central Park.  The parade is scheduled to end at 3:00PM.

The following street closures will be in effect:

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40th Street between Madison Avenue and 6th Avenue will be closed from 10 p.m. Monday until 4 p.m. Tuesday.
On 6th Avenue between 40th Street and 58th Street, the three western lanes will be closed from midnight Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday. The three eastern lanes will be  closed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
58th Street between 6th Avenue and Plaza Street will be closed from midnight Monday to 6 p.m. Tuesday.
40th Street between 6th Avenue and Broadway will be closed from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday.
47th and 48th Streets between 6th Avenue and 7th Avenue will be closed from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday.

(Sources: MTA / NY1 / MyFoxNY)

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3 Comments

  1. rain says:

    This is terrible!
    First Yerushalayim – now NYC
    When will these parades finally end!
    Is a/o protesting @ this one?

  2. happyjew says:

    How could you compare them, one is for toeivah and this is for the MLB allstar game at yankees stadium!!

  3. z says:

    Look at how baseball players dress and it will become obvious that they are the same people in the toeva parade. And the way they slap each other is disgusting. They are worse then the toeva people because they “appear” normal.

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