The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) will take place on Sunday, August 25th at Barclays Center. Below is a timetable for street closures, construction work, amplified sound and pedestrian access. The list is based on information provided by the 78th Precinct Community Council and the 78th Precinct. It has been updated to include detail about amplified sound and viewer pens.
6th Avenue from Dean Street to Flatbush will also be closed to traffic partially or in total starting at noon Friday. Some of the time amplified sound is scheduled will be used for intermittent sound checks.
Access inside the restricted area for residents will be allowed with ID. Guests of residents can gain access by being met at a checkpoint by their host or by being escorted to their destination by security.
Friday, August 23rd
- Set construction - 8:00 am -12:00 am midnight
- Street closure 6th Avenue (Atlantic Avenue to Dean Street) from 12:00 pm to MONDAY, 8/26 12:00 am midnight - WILL PERIODICALLY INCLUDE PEDESTRIANS
2013-08-19 2 tractor trailer B2 steel delivery trucks idling & staging in red no standing zone for over 2 hrs
2 18 wheeler tractor trailers FCRC steel deliver contractors idle & stage in red no standing zone next to residential building
[update] just reported oberserved as early as 5:30am
[update] picture of movement 1 tractor trailer time stamped @ 7:35 that documents around 2 hrs
Video shows limos parking in neighboorhood but not on Atlantic Ave. Drivers said they were not advised when dropping off @ Barclays where to go so legal limo parking spaces on Atlantic Ave goes unused.
02:45 limo parks in crosswalk when there are wide open 10 ~ 15 parking spaces.
The Prominent taxi company has set up an illegal limo parking cue on the residential portion of Fort Greene Pl. About 12 limos are double parked and idling.
2013-07-10 Busses idling & generators running on Barclays pad continuously for over 28 hrs
2013-07-11 Busses idling & generators running on Barclays pad continuously for over 28 hrs
time stamped pictures attached
Previous AY QoLM ESD said that idling & generators were not allowable on pad.
On Thursday, June 13, the Empire State Development Corporation will host a presentation by Forest City Ratner Companies and Sam Schwartz Engineering entitled, "Effectiveness of the Barclays Center Transportation Demand Management Plan." The meeting will be held at The Brooklyn Hospital Center's Third Floor Auditorium, located at 121 Dekalb Avenue, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Representatives from FCRC and SSE will answer questions from the audience. Here are some open issues we hope to hear discussed.
76 6th Avenue (woodlands restaurant) : 2 sedans parked in no parking any time zone-- 1 Cadillac GTS black license C L Y M ; the other is a grey Lexus New Jersey license.
Limos and other black cars have been parked in the bus stop since the concert began.
2013-05-05 Barclays tour buses run generators & park “red no standing zone” Pacific St & 6th Ave
Rihanna tour buses turn north side of Pacific St & 6th Ave into RV Park complete with slide out rooms running generators in a ‘red no standing’ zone near residential building.
76 6th Avenue: 1 car parked in no parking zone, Woodland Restaurant FMP 3723
65 St. Marks Avenue: black Range Rover parked at hydrant FPR5100
also white Honda CRV parked in crosswalk on other side of street
65 St. Mark's Avenue: Woodland Restaurant back entrance garage Lexus temporary license plate letter ZCA 7154
Note: During Nets playoff game.