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Street Closures For The St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The Irish Dancing Music Association marches during the 251st annual St. Patrick's Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

The Irish Dancing Music Association marches during the 251st annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade March 17, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several major thoroughfares in Midtown will be closed for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade.

The closures will be in effect from before 11 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. for the parade.

The closures are as follows:

For the formation:
• Vanderbilt Avenue between 43rd Street and 46th Street;
• 44th Street and 45th Street between Vanderbilt Avenue and Sixth Avenue;
• 46th Street through 48th Street between Park Avenue and Sixth Avenue;
• Fifth Avenue between 42nd Street and 44th Street;

For the parade route:
• Fifth Avenue between 79th Street 44th Street;

For the dispersal:
• Fifth Avenue between 86th Street and 79th Street;
• 80th Street through 85th Street between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue;

Miscellaneous closures:
• 63rd Street and 64th Street between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue;
• Madison Avenue between 63rd Street and 64th Street.

The parade began at Fifth Avenue and 44th Street, and was to proceed north to 79th Street.

EXTRAS: Parade Guide | Fun Ways To Celebrate | 2013 Line Of March | Share Your Photos |

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