Delancey Street Safety Project Begins Next Week
The city’s Department of Transportation will begin making safety changes on Delancey Street beginning next week. Two months ago, Community Board 3 approved a plan, which narrows the roadway in key spots, alters some traffic patterns and lengthens the Clinton Street walk signal by eight seconds.
The alterations are not expected to take long since no real construction is required. Many of the changes simply involve repainting lanes and setting up pylons to keep cars out of newly created pedestrian plazas. The Lower East Side BID is working with the city to beautify some of the plazas (including at the key intersection of Clinton and Delancey streets).
If you would like to review the city’s plan, have a look at our previous coverage.
See an update to this story here.