Street Construction Work

Reconstruction of 5th Avenue Bridge over LIRR and Sea Beach (N) Train

Beginning on April 8th at 7 AM, parking will be removed on 5th Avenue between 64th and 65th street to facilitate access to the work area below the bridge. Parking in this area will be eliminated for the duration of the project.


Dyker Beach Park Playground (86th Street and 14th Avenue), Asphalt Field and Basketball Courts Reconstruction

The multi-purpose asphalt area and basketball courts at Dyker Beach Park Playground (86th St & 14th Ave) will be closed for reconstruction starting the end of next week, (March 15th and beyond) with construction fencing being erected. The play equipment, bocce courts, comfort station, and seating areas will all remain open during this time.

This project will fully reasphalt the large asphalt area and basketball courts at this location, and will include new sportcoating paint on both locations, as well as new backboards and rims on the courts. This work should take 2-3 months to complete, Parks Dept. hopes for the site to reopen just as the summer season starts. Permit holders have been notified of this work as well.

For reference, please see the Capital Tracker page below for details on this project.

Upcoming Street and Sidewalk Construction

NYC DOT publishes a weekly Resurfacing Schedule here.


National Grid is scheduled to begin work on a Pipeline Inspection project in Brooklyn at Third Avenue and 86th St on April 29th. The project should take approximately four weeks to complete, but traffic control will be present to maintain the flow of vehicles during the inspection time.  A large crane will be on site for part of the project.  Please follow signage and directions from traffic agents.

National Grid will update gas mains to improve the reliability of their gas system. Construction will last approximately 90 days at each location. The areas that are affected are as follows:

  • 65th Street, between 12th Avenue and 13th Avenue
  • 65th Street, between 13th Avenue and 14th Avenue
  • 65th Street, between the NYCTA Subway and 14th Avenue
  • 13th Avenue, between 64th Street and 65th Street
  • 13th Avenue, between 65th Street and 66th Street
  • 14th Avenue, between 64th Street and 65th Street
  • 14th Avenue, between 65th Street and 66th Street
  • 65th Street on 13th Avenue
  • 14th Avenue on 65th Street
  • 79th Street between 10th Avenue and 11th Avenue
  • 71st Street between Fort Hamilton Parkway and 10th Avenue
  • 4th Avenue between 94th and 95th Streets