Roosevelt Island Southpoint Park Closed During United Nations General Assembly Meetings - September 14 Thru 27
The Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC) has issued the following advisories during the upcoming United Nations General Assembly Session. From RIOC:
And:South Point Park Closure
RIOC has been informed that the United States Department of State
will establish a Special Security Detail at South Point Park, in preparation for President Obama's visit to New York and attendance in the upcoming United Nations General Assembly meetings.
The State Department has also requested from RIOC the closure of
South Point Park, to the general public, from September 14th to September 27th.
Given the significance of the event, RIOC will be facilitating the State Department's request.
Thank you for your cooperation.
R.I. Bridge Advisory
NYC DOT Bridge Operations Unit and Koch/Skanska Contractors will be manning the Roosevelt Island Bridge for the United Nations General Assembly. Security Zone closures of the west channel of the East River will be in effect.
The crews will be on the Bridge from September 21, 2009 to September 30, 2009 between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm