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Queens travel advisory: Closures planned from Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to Belt Parkway

Closures of Exit 1W Ramp
Closures of Exit 1W Ramp from southbound Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to westbound Belt Parkway in Queens. (Photo courtesy of NYSDOT)

The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) announced closures at the Exit 1W Ramp from southbound Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to westbound Belt Parkway in Queens, on or about Wednesday, Aug. 3, through approximately Monday, Aug. 15.

Closures are scheduled for Wednesdays through Fridays from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. each morning. Weekend closures will last from Friday evenings at 8 p.m. and continue through Monday mornings at 5 a.m.

Motorists wanting to access westbound Belt Parkway during these closures should take Exit C (Federal Circle) and follow the signed detour.

Inclement weather could cause these closures to be rescheduled.

These closures are necessary for work on NYSDOT’s $13 million pavement preservation project that is happening in Queens, Brooklyn and Richmond counties.

For details on up-to-date travel information, call 511, visit 511NY.org or download the free 511NY mobile app.

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