Village of Green Island Traffic and Parking Alert

We are anticipating a large crowd for a rally to be held in support of the United Auto Workers (UAW) on Wednesday, June 15th from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M.

Cohoes Avenue from Tibbits Avenue to Veterans Memorial Drive will be closed to all (except local) traffic starting at 4:00 P.M. Those needing to get to businesses located at 60, 70, 75, 80, 85 and 90 Cohoes Avenue and all of Veterans Memorial Drive will need use the I-787/Dyke Avenue exit to access those sites.

There will be No Parking: 1) on the west side of Cohoes Avenue from Bleecker Street to Tibbits Avenue, 2) on both sides of Tibbits Avenue between Cohoes Avenue and West Street, and 3) the Tibbits Avenue parking lot for Veterans Memorial Stadium. Parking in private lots will be prohibited without the express consent of the owners.

Members of the media should report to event staff on Cohoes Avenue between Tibbits Avenue and Bleecker Street for further direction (GPS: 35 Cohoes Avenue, Green Island, NY 12183).

All UAW Rally participants should park at the former Ford Motor Company parking lot (GPS: 50 Tibbits Avenue, Green Island, NY 12183) located at the intersection of Tibbits Avenue and Cannon Street. This site can be accessed by exiting at Tibbits Avenue from I-787.

Residents on Tibbits Avenue should be aware that there could be significant vehicle (including trucks) and pedestrian traffic during this time.

Those not a part of the rally should avoid this area if at all possible and enter Green Island from the south end of the Village.