Get Ready for the MTV-VMA’s

The Barclays Center and Brooklyn is getting ready for the MTV VMA’s LIVE on Sunday, August 25th.  Here is some important community information in and around our neighborhood.  Unfortunately, there are no more tickets available for the VMA’s.

Friday, August 23rd 
• Set construction – 8:00 am – 12:00 am midnight
• Street closure 6th Avenue (Atlantic Avenue to Dean Street) 12:00 pm – MONDAY, 8/26 12:00 am midnight – WILL PERIODICALLY INCLUDE PEDESTRIANS

Saturday, August 24th 
• Set construction activity – 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
• Street closure 6th Avenue (Atlantic Avenue to Dean Street) ALL DAY – WILL PERIODICALLY INCLUDE PEDESTRIANS
• Street closure Pacific Street (6th Avenue to Carlton Avenue) 7:00 am – MONDAY, 8/26 12:00 am midnight
• Street closure Dean Street (Flatbush Avenue to Carlton Avenue) 7:00 am – MONDAY, 8/26 12:00 am midnight
• Red Carpet rehearsals with crew (no celebrities) 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
• MTA Bus re-routed – B45 (Dean Street) will, be re-routed around street closure TBD

Sunday, August 25th 
• Street closure 6th Avenue (Atlantic Avenue to Dean Street) ALL DAY – INCLUDING PEDESTRIANS (Residents must show ID)
• Street closure Pacific Street (6th Avenue to Carlton Avenue) ALL DAY – INCLUDING PEDESTRIANS (Residents must show ID)
• Street closure Dean Street (Flatbush Avenue to Carlton Avenue) ALL DAY – INCLUDING PEDESTRIANS (Residents must show ID)
• Street closure Pacific Street (4th Avenue to Flatbush Avenue) 2:00 pm – MONDAY, 8/26 12:00 am midnight
• MTA Bus re-routed – B45 (Dean Street) will, be re-routed around street closure TBD
• MTA Bus bypass Barcays Center stops (B41 & B67 will bypass Barclays Flatbush Avenue stops and B45 will bypass Barclays Atlantic Avenue stops) times TBD
• Sidewalk closure of perimeter of Barclays Center (including partial closure of plaza – subway exit into plaza will remain open) 2:00 pm – MONDAY, 8/26 12:00 am midnight

• Traffic will remain open on Flatbush Avenue and Atlantic Avenue.
• Viewer pens may be set up on Pacific Street at Flatbush Avenue; Flatbush Avenue between 5th Avenue & Dean Street; and the plaza in front of Target.
• Barclays Center subway access will remain open.
• Variable Message Signs (VMS) will be installed on local arterial roads and significant intersections
• The Dean Street Park playground will be closed, however the basketball tournament will proceed with access from Bergen Street.

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