Papal Visit – USPS Disruptions Philadelphia and New York

09/21/2015

The United States Postal Service has issues Industry Alerts regarding USPS disruptions as people flock to see Pope Francis’.

**** New York

Additional New York Impacts Due to Papal visit

The information below has been used to update the current Service Disruption Report located on USPS Service Alerts

Postal operations will be impacted in the New York area, resulting from the Papal visit as follows:

The following offices will have suspended operations on Thur. Sept. 24th.

  • Appraiser Stores Finance Station, 10036 – located at 580 5th Ave

There will be no mail delivery at the following location on Fri. Sept. 25th

  • World Trade Center

The following collection boxes will be removed from the street on Sunday, September 20, 2015, and re-installed at a later date.

Between 48th – 57th St., along 5th Ave: (Boxes to be re-installed on Sun. Sept. 27th)

  • 5TH AVE & 48TH ST SW
  • 5TH AVE & 49 ST NE
  • 5TH_AVE_&_51_ST_NEC_(1)
  • 5TH_AVE_&_51_ST_NEC_ (2)
  • 5TH AVE. & 52ND ST SW
  • 5TH AVE & 53 ST NE
  • 5TH AVE. & 54TH ST SW  (1)
  • 5TH AVE. & 55TH ST SW
  • 5TH AVE & 55 ST NE
  • 5TH AVE & 56 ST SE

MSG Area: (Boxes to be re-installed on Sun. Sept. 27th)

  • 7TH AVE & 31ST ST NW (1)
  • 7TH_AVE_&_31ST_ST_NW_(2)
  • 7TH AVE & 32ND ST NE

Central Park Vicinity: (Boxes to be re-installed on Sun. Sept. 27th)

  • CENTRAL PK W. & 81ST ST NW
  • CENTRAL PK W & 76 ST SW
  • CENTRAL PK W & 74 ST SW
  • CENTRAL PK W & 72 ST SW
  • 5TH AVE & 72 ST SE
  • CENTRAL PK W & 70 ST SW
  • CENTRAL PK W & 66 ST NW
  • CENTRAL PK W & 63 ST NW
  • 6TH AVE. & 59TH ST SW
  • 7TH_AVE_&_59TH_ST_SE
  • 22 CENTRAL PARK S  FRONT,_BETWEEN_5TH_&_6TH_AVE
  • BROADWAY & CENTRAL PARK SOUTH SE CORNER

Central Park Vicinity: (Boxes to be re-installed on Sat. Oct. 3rd)

  • 2ND AVE & 40TH ST NE
  • 314 E 41ST ST  FRONT,_BTWN_2ND_AVE_&_TUDOR_CITY_PL
  • 2ND_AVE_&_42ND_ST_NW (PM EXPRESS BOX)
  • 2ND_AVE_&_42ND_ST_NW
  • 2ND_AVE_&_43RD_ST_SW
  • 2ND AVE. & E. 44 ST NW
  • 2ND AVE. & E. 45 ST SW
  • 2ND AVE. & E. 46 ST SW
  • 884 2ND AVE – 2ND AVE. & E. 47 ST. (PO)
  • MITCHELL_PL_&_49TH_ST_NE
  • 1ST_AVE_&_50TH_ST_NW

**** Philadelphia

Additional Philadelphia Area Potential Impacts Due to Papal visit

The information below has been used to update the current Service Disruption Report located on USPS Service Alerts:

Philadelphia and surrounding areas

Due to expected impacts to air transportation and ground transportation networks due to security measures around the Papal visit September 25 – 27, USPS anticipates potential delays to mail in a broader area around the Philadelphia Metropolitan area.  Customers could see delays in products destined to the following locations and being sent from the following locations:

  • Philadelphia area ZIP Codes starting with 189, 190, 191, and 194 for First Class Mail, Priority Mail, and Priority Express Mail products.
  • Southern New Jersey ZIP Codes starting with 080, 081, 082, 083, and 084 for First Class Mail, Priority Mail, and Priority Express Mail products.
  • Delaware ZIP Codes starting with 197, 198, 199, 193 for First Class Mail, Priority Mail, and Priority Express Mail products.
  • Harrisburg PA area ZIP Codes starting with 169-179, 195, and 196 for First Class Mail and Priority Mail products.
  • Lehigh Valley PA area Zip Codes starting with 180 – 188 for First-Class Mail and Priority Mail products.