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Road Closures And Mass Transit Service Disruptions On 9/11 Anniversary

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The World Trade Center construction site is seen on September 10, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The World Trade Center construction site is seen on September 10, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) РRoad closures and mass transit service disruptions were in place around New York City during the annual observance of the 9/11 attacks Sunday.

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Officials say drivers should expect delays, closures and detours in connection with 9/11 events at the World Trade Center site and should avoid the area if possible.

Other road closures through 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 12:
Location: Brooklyn-bound West Street
Description: Underpass will be closed

When:  Sunday, September 11
Location: West Street will be closed from Albany Street north past the WTC site.
Description: Traffic leaving the Battery Tunnel will be detoured south to Battery Park or the Battery Park underpass.

Location: Battery Park underpass from southbound FDR Drive will be closed.
Description: Drivers going to Brooklyn can access the tunnel through local streets.

When: Sunday, September 11
Time: Starting at 5 a.m.
Location: Drivers heading to heading Brooklyn will not be able to access the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel from West Street south of Albany Street.

If vehicles need to access streets entering and exiting Battery Park City, directions are below:

North of marina

  • From all points, proceed to North End Avenue
  • North on North End Avenue to Chambers, Warren and Murray streets
  • East on Chambers and Warren to West Street

South of marina

  • From all points, proceed to South End Avenue
  • South on South End Avenue to W. Thames Street
  • East (left turn) on W. Thames Street to Battery Place
  • South (right turn) on Battery Place

For more information about bridge and tunnel closures, click here.

For more information about traffic and road closures, click here.

The Vesey Street and Liberty Street pedestrian bridges will be closed throughout the day Sunday.

For more information about subway and bus service, click here.

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