The New York City Police Department announced street closures for the Macy's Annual Fireworks Display over the Hudson River. The event will take place on Monday, July 4, 2011 beginning at about 9:20 p.m. and ending at 9:50 p.m. The Police Department reminds spectators that no large backpacks, lawn chairs, lawn blankets, coolers or alcoholic beverages will be allowed in the viewing area. All restricted items are subject to search and seizure.
Drivers are advised to use public transportation and avoid the following locations between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m.
Spectators may gain access to the Hudson River viewing area from the following locations on 11th Avenue. Access blocks will be closed as viewing areas fill up. Spectators will then be redirected to open access blocks as appropriate.
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In addition to the Fireworks Spectacular, F-15 Eagle jets and NYPD Aviation Unit helicopters will fly over the Hudson River on Monday evening between the Verrazano Bridge and Pier 86.