NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Road closures began Tuesday in advance of the United Nations General Assembly.

The UN is located at First Avenue and 42nd Street, and the NYPD urges the use of public transportation for the duration of the General Assembly.

From Tuesday, Sept. 13, through Monday, Sept. 26 at the NYPD’s discretion, the following roads will be closed:

Streets bounded by:

• 60th Street on the north;
• 34th Street on the south;
• First Avenue on the east;
• 3rd Avenue on the west;
• 51st Street on the north;
• 48th Street on the south;
• First Avenue on the east;
• Madison Avenue on the west.

The following specific stretches of road:

• 34th Street between FDR Drive and Seventh Avenue;
• 42nd Street between FDR Drive and Seventh Avenue;
• 50th Street between FDR Drive and Seventh Avenue;
• 53rd Street between FDR Drive and Seventh Avenue;
• 54th Street between Third Avenue and Seventh Avenue;
• 57th Street between FDR Drive and Seventh Avenue;
• 48th Street between First Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road;
• 49th Street between First Avenue and FDR Drive Service Road;
• FDR Drive Service Road between 48th Street and 49th Street;
• 51st Street between Sixth Avenue and Third Avenue;
• 51st Street between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue;
• 56th Street between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue;
• 52nd Street between Sixth Avenue and Madison Avenue;
• 6th Avenue between West 53rd Street and West 55th Street;
• West 54th Street between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue;
• 59th Street between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue;
• 58th Street between Sixth Avenue and Fifth Avenue;
• FDR Drive between Whitehall Street and Willis Avenue Bridge / Robert F. Kennedy Triboro Bridge.

The 71st session of the UN General Assembly began at 3 p.m. Tuesday. On the docket in the days to come are ae summit for refugees and migrants, an annual general debate on sustainable development goals, and a high-level meeting on antimicrobial resistance.