Alerts & Advisories



On Dec.18 the lawn at Pier 63 will be closed for the season.  The lawn will re-open in the spring. 

The Pier 40 courtyard fields will be closed for reconstruction as of Dec. 15, 2019. The fields will reopen in Spring 2020.   

Pier 62 skate park will be closed for maintenance on Nov 13.

Chelsea Waterside Park's Dog Run will be closed on Nov 12 and 13 from 9:00 AM  - 3:00 PM for planned tree work.

Pier 84 will be closed on Sat, Nov 9 in preparation of Breakthrough for Brain Tumor 5k, taking place on Nov 10 (free and open to the public between 8:00 – 11:00 AM). The Pier 84 boathouse and restaurant will remain open throughout the weekend.

Please be advised the esplanade from Jane St to Gansevoort St will be closed due to the Day’s End art installation today, Tuesday, October 15th through Friday, October 25th from 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Pedestrians will be detoured onto the bike path. Please be extremely cautious when traversing this area due to shared use.

October 17 - A portion of Pier 63 In Chelsea has been temporarily closed due to tree damage from strong winds.  Thank you for your understanding.

Please be advised that construction continues at the St. Johns Terminal Building and  West Houston St between Washington St and West St will continue to be closed to vehicular traffic overnight (9pm to 5am) until further notice.


The pedestrian sidewalk on the north side of Houston Street and south side of Clarkson street are currently closed due to the construction.

The Esplanade at Morton Street is now open for pedestrian traffic.  The landscaped area will remain closed until work has concluded.  Intermittent short-term closures of portions of the Esplanade may be required while the landscape is restored.

Pier 40 - Picnic House is closed until further notice

NYS and NYC have worked together to install temporary barricades along the entire bikeway.  Cyclists are cautioned to slow down at intersections, to stay in lanes and to watch for pedestrians crossing.  Pedestrians are asked to use the separate esplanade wherever possible.


Use caution while walking and biking between Gansevoort and West 17th Street

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Off-Season Restroom Hours  (Nov - Mar)

Restroom Open Close
N. Moore Park Building 8:00 AM Dusk
Pier 40 Courtyard 24/7 -
Pier 40 2nd Floor 24/7 -
South Comfort Station 9:00 AM Dusk
North Comfort Station 8:00 AM Dusk
West 44th Street Park Building 10:00 AM 8:00 PM