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Lower Manhattan Greenway Detour Set Until Spring

1:19 PM EST on December 15, 2009

detour2.jpgHudson River Greenway traffic will be rerouted between Chambers Street and West Thames Street. Image: DOT

From the DOT cycling newsletter:

Startingthis month, the Route 9 greenway on Manhattan's West Side will betemporarily shifted west between Chambers Street and West Thames Streetalong River Terrace, the World Financial Center Esplanade and South EndAvenue.

Along the provisional route, cyclists should be preparedto yield to pedestrians and share the lane with cars at certainjunctures. Please ride slowly and with caution through this area!

The bike route adjustment will be in place through earlySpring 2010 and is due to construction projects in Battery Park City.Detour and safety signage will be visibly posted along the route. A mapof the detour is available here.

If you take this route, let us know how it's working out.

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