Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Blacklist TV Show Filming On Roosevelt Island January 18 - 19 - Watch Out For Prop Weapons & Emergency Vehicles, Foreign Street Signage, Traffic Delays & Increased Pedestrian Traffic Says RIOC

The NBC television show Blacklist

is filming on Roosevelt Island today and tomorrow. According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):

Please be advised that on Wednesday and Thursday, January 18th and 19th, 2017 from7AM - 11 PM, the following area has been permitted for a film shoot: Main St from 500 Main St (Blackwell turn around) to 510 Main St (Roosevelt Landings bldg) and East seawall from 504 - 560 Main St. Also, various locations inside of 516 and 556 Main St (Roosevelt Landings bldgs).

There will be “No Parking, No Stopping and No Standing” in front of 501 - 513 Main St on Wed., January 18th, 2017 from 5AM to 5PM.

The film shoot will include various foreign prop cars / emergency vehicles utilizing emergency lights and foreign street signage. There will also be the use of prop weapons with minimal air soft noises.

During this time, expect intermittent traffic delays and increased pedestrian traffic in the area.

The Roosevelt Island Public Safety Department (RIPSD) and the New York City Police Department (NYPD) Movie Unit will be present during this film shoot to facilitate vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

We appreciate your cooperation during this project.