Fourth Of July Road Closures In Brooklyn

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Fireworks in Coney Island (Photo by reader Warren Tang)

BROOKLYN – Happy almost Fourth of July! With fireworks come many, many road closures. Here’s a heads up. Plan your commutes wisely and stay safe!

Here’s a list of road closures (at the discretion of the NYPD) in Brooklyn on July 4th for the Macys Fireworks at Brooklyn Bridge Park:

  • Jay Street between York Street and Dead End
  • Pearl Street between York Street and John Street
  • Adams Street between York Street and John Street
  • Washington Street between York Street and Dead End
  • Main Street between Front Street and Plymouth Street
  • John Street between Jay Street and Adams Street
  • Plymouth Street between Adams Street and Main Street
  • Water Street between Adams Street and Old Fulton Street
  • Front Street between Jay Street and Old Fulton Street
  • York Street between Jay Street and Front Street
  • Old Fulton Street between Cadman Plaza West and Furman Street
  • Henry Street between Old Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue
  • Hicks Street between Brooklyn Queens Expressway and Atlantic Avenue
  • Furman Street between Old Fulton Street and Atlantic Avenue
  • Old Fulton Street / Cadman Plaza West / Court Street between Henry Street and Joralemon Street
  • Adams Street between Tillary Street and Joralemon Street
  • Tillary Street between Price Street and Cadman Plaza West
  • Flatbush Avenue / Flatbush Avenue Extension between Tillary Street and Atlantic Avenue
  • Joralemon Street between Furman Street and Adams Street
  • Atantic Avenue between Furman Street and Flatbush Avenue
  • Columbia Street between Atlantic Avenue and Degraw Street
  • Degraw Steet between Columbia Street and Van Brunt Street
  • Van Brunt Street between Degraw Street and Dead End
  • Summit Street between Van Brunt Street and Imlay Street
  • Imlay Street between Summit Street and Pioneer Street
  • Pioneer Street between Van Brunt Street and Conover Street
  • Conover Street between Pioneer Street and Dead End
  • King Street between Conover Street and Ferris Street
  • Ferris Street between King Street and Van Dyke Street
  • Sullivan Street between Van Brunt Street and Dead End
  • Wolcott Street between Van Burnt Street and Dead End
  • Dikeman Street between Van Brunt Street and Dead End
  • Coffey Street between Van Brunt Street and Dead End
  • Van Dyke Street Van Brunt Street and Dead End
  • Beard Street between Conover Street and Van Brunt Street
  • Reed Street between Conover Street and Van Brunt Street

For the Coney Island 4th of July Fireworks Celebration / Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Contest:

  • The area bounded by the Boardwalk on the South; Surf Avenue on the North, West 10th Street on the East; West 21st Street on the West (All Inclusive)
  • Stillwell Avenue between Mermaid Avenue and Boardwalk

Council Member Mark Treyger, whose district includes Coney Island, announced safety enhancements in the area in anticipation of the July 4th traffic. He notes that through Friday, July 5, the “NYPD will have an aggressive enforcement operation for automobiles that are double & triple parked, parked on the sidewalk, blocking fire hydrants, and bus stops.”

Locals will also see 96 additional NYPD summer detail officers in the area as well as 50 traffic agents stationed at designated intersections for the July 4th festivities.

The 60th Precinct will post additional traffic impacts planned for July 4th, including Belt Parkway exits and reversing W17th Street at night to improve traffic flow.

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