According to Department of Transportation officials, the project will include about half of the entire surface of the FDR from the Battery up to the Robert F. Kennedy Triborough Bridge.
Crews will begin repairing parts of the FDR Drive starting Monday night.
The body of a man who was reported missing back in December was found floating near the Staten Island Ferry Whitehall Terminal in Lower Manhattan Wednesday.
The southbound FDR Drive was flooded in East Harlem Thursday evening, from what was suspected to be a water main break.
Police believe the same suspect is behind an attempted rape and a groping incident that occurred 12 days apart in the East Village.
The National March Against Police Violence is scheduled for next Saturday in Washington, D.C.
Demonstrators are expected to gather in Union Square Friday afternoon, a day after an estimated 10,000 people marched across New York City on Thursday.
The NYPD’s newest protest protocol received mixed reception Wednesday, a day after protests against the grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, shut down expressways and tunnel entrances.
The Rev. Al Sharpton held an event in Harlem Wednesday with the family of Michael Brown — a day after 10 people were arrested as during protests over the grand jury decision.
Just after 4 a.m., police said a 33-year-old woman driving a Kia sedan entered the FDR at East 34th Street and began traveling south in the northbound lanes.
It all began with a gunpoint robbery at Health Source Pharmacy, located at 68th-69th Street and Second Avenue, at 1:40 p.m., sources said.
Motorists are advised that two southbound lanes will be closed between 49th Street and the UN underpass.
It happened on the southbound side of the highway near 80th Street.
Some residents of the Upper East Side said Wednesday that they were so unhappy with plans for a new cancer treatment center that they think a garage full of garbage trucks would be preferable.
New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”