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Replacement of Combined Sewer in Calamus Avenue
Calamus Avenue between 74th Street and 69th Street & 69th Street between Calamus Avenue and Queens Boulevard
Project # SE-814
The New York City Department of Design and Construction is managing a capital consruction project, along Calamus Avenue between 74th Street and 69th Street and on 69th Street between Calamus Avenue and Queens Boulevard. DDC will replace distribution water mains, reconstruct combined sewer, and install new catch basin, manholes, chambers and roadway resurfacing. The project is anticipated to be completed by Fall 2016.
Work Scheduled January/February 2015
Tree Removal on Calamus Avenue and 69th Street
Utility Poles relocation on Calamus Avenue and 69th Street
Water main installation on Calamus Avenue betweeen 70th Street and 69th Street
Water Main installation on 69th Street between Calamus AVenue and Garfield Avenue
Work Completed to Date
Water Main installation on Calamus AVenue between 74th Street and 70th Street
Tree pruning and removal.
Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge
Queens-Bound Upper Roadway
The NYC Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will continue to close one Queens-bound lane on the Upper Roadway of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge one or two nights a week through January 30 for steel truss repair. The closures will be in effect from 12:01 am until 5:00 am. One lane will remain open to traffic at all times.
Queens-bound Pulaski Bridge over Newtown Creek
On January15, 2015, the NYC Department of Transportation Division of Bridges will close Queens-bound lanes on the Pulaski Bridge to replace a warning gate, install a lighting system, and check gear box alignment. One lane will be closed beginning at 8:00 pm; a second lane will be closed beginning at 9:00 pm; and beginning at 11:00 pm, there will be intermittent full closures lasting up to 10 minutes at time. All lanes will reopen at midnight.
Lanes Closed - Thursday, January 15, 2015
8:00 - 9:00 pm - One Lane Closed
9:00 - 11:00 pm - Two Lanes Closed
11:00 pm - Midnight - Intermittent Full Closures
DRIVE 25 ITS THE LAW
THE SPEED LIMIT IS CHANGING TO 25 MPH, UNLESS OTHERWISE POSTED ON NOVEMBER 7, 2014.
DRIVERS WHO DRIVE 25 MPH OR SLOWER ARE BETTER ABLE TO AVOID CRASHES.
PEDESTRIANS WHO ARE STRUCK BY VEHICLES TRAVELING AT 25 MPH ARE HALF AS LIKELY TO DIE AS PEDESTRIANS WHO ARE STRUCK BY VEHICLES AT 30 MPH.
FOR A SAFER NYC SPEED LIMIT 25
STREET ACTIVITY PERMIT ON-LINE APPLICATIONS.
SAPO launched E-apply, the online system which allows applicants to submit applications online and pay processing fees by credit card. If you wish to apply for a street activity visit www.nyc.gov/sapo. Please note that PETITIONS AND DIAGRAMS MUST BE PROVIDED TO COMMUNITY BOARD 2 BEFORE ANY PERMITS CAN BE APPROVED.