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28 May 2015 05:02 PM EST

-by Trista McKenzie, Contributing Writer; Image: Roads throughout the city will see very heavy traffic. (Image Source: MTA)

New York City will be facing a plethora of delays and detours during this Thursday evening commute, especially for buses and drivers.

Due to signal problems at Whitehall Street-South Ferry, southbound R trains are running on the N line from Canal Street to DeKalb Avenue.

Due to signal problems at Queensboro Plaza, northbound N, Q and R trains are running with delays.

On the Long Island Railroad, the 4:06 p.m. train from Huntington due in Port Jefferson at 4:53 p.m. is operating 16 minutes late due to a late-arriving connection. The 3:58 p.m. train from Riverhead due in Ronkonkoma at 4:43 p.m. is operating 24 minutes late due to late-arriving equipment caused by earlier police activity west of Riverhead.

On the Metro-North Railroad, to accommodate the final phase of a $5.8 million priority-repair project on Devon Bridge, a new, temporary transfer point --Devon Transfer--has been built where the Waterbury Branch and New Haven Line meet. Track 3, also known as the inbound local track, will be out of service continuously for six months while the work occurs. As a result, starting Monday, May 4th: All Waterbury Branch customers who usually transfer to main line trains at Bridgeport will instead get off at the new Devon Transfer location, cross the walkway, and wait for a train on Track 1, also known as the inbound express track. Waterbury Branch customers who travel to New Haven will transfer again at Bridgeport for a main line train connection to New Haven. Northbound customers will be dropped off main line trains at the Devon Transfer and board a waiting train for Waterbury. See more details at http://bit.ly/1a5iYhw

NJ Transit is running normally.

City buses are facing some delays and detours:

B74 buses are being detoured westbound, due to road work on Mermaid Avenue at Stillwell Avenue.

B8 buses are rerouted from Foster Avenue between E 17th Street and Argyle Road until further notice, due to construction.

The B41/B41 LTD and B67 northbound bus stop on Flatbush Avenue at Pacific Street is temporarily closed until further notice, due to road work.

B41/B41 LTD, B45, B63, B65 and B67 buses may experience delays in Downtown Brooklyn until further notice, due to a crane operation on Flatbush Avenue between Dean Street at Pacific Street.

B24 and B46/B46 LTD buses are detoured from the entrance on Broadway at Washington Plaza Terminal until further notice due to construction.

The B20 and Q24 northbound/westbound bus stop on Van Sinderen Avenue at Broadway Junction is temporarily closed until further notice, due to a traffic pattern change. Reminder: B20 buses do not operate overnight.

BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, BM5, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, BxM10, BxM11, M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, Q32, X1, X7, X9, X10, X12, X14, X17, X27, X28 and X42 buses are running with delays in both directions, due to NYPD activity on 5th Avenue between 34th Street and 35th Street.

Bx27 buses are detoured, due to road repair on Morrison Avenue between Westchester Avenue and Watson Avenue.

Bx41 and Bx41-SBS buses are detoured, due to construction on 148th Street and Cortlandt Avenue.

M1, M2, M3, M4, BxM3, BxM4, BxM6, BxM7, BxM8, BxM9, BxM10 and BxM11 southbound buses are running with delays due to construction on 5th Avenue from 106th Street to 61st Street.

BxM6 buses are rerouted from Hugh Grant Circle until further notice, due to road work.

M96 and M106 buses are running with delays in both directions due to heavy traffic on E 96th Street from 1st Avenue to 5th Avenue.

M11, M12, M34, M34A, M42 and M50 buses are running with delays due to heavy traffic near the Lincoln Tunnel.

M20 and M104 northbound buses are running with delays due to heavy traffic on 8th Avenue from 14th Street to 48th Street.

M31 and M57 buses are running with delays in both directions due to heavy traffic on 57th Street from 8th Avenue to 1st Avenue.

M34-SBS and M34A-SBS buses are running with delays in both directions due to heavy traffic on E 34th Street and W 34th Street.

M101, M102 and M103 buses are running with delays northbound, due to construction on 3rd Avenue between 33rd Street and 35th Street and between 72nd Street and 78th Street.

M5, M15, M15-SBS and M20 buses are running with delays due to NYPD activity on the FDR Drive South and Battery Park under path.

M101, M102 and M103 buses are running with delays in both directions due to heavy traffic on Lexington Avenue from 45th Street to 28th Street.

M34 and M34A-SBS buses are running with delays in both directions, due to Con Ed work on 34th Street and 5th Avenue.

M42 eastbound buses are running with delays, due to heavy traffic on 42nd Street from 11th Avenue to 6th Avenue.

M66 westbound buses are detoured due to NYPD activity on 3rd Avenue and 67th Street.

M15 and M15-SBS northbound buses are running with delays due to heavy traffic on 1st Avenue from 19th Street to 38th Street.

M20 and M21 buses are running with delays due to heavy traffic near the Holland Tunnel.

M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, X1, X10, X17, X27, X28, X37, X38 and Q32 buses are running with delays southbound, due to a water main break on 5th Avenue, between 50th Street and 34th Street.

M66 westbound buses are detoured from 67th Street at 3rd Avenue to Lexington Avenue until 7 p.m. with no stops missed, due to a local event.

The M5/M5 LTD northbound bus stop on Broadway at 175th Street is temporarily closed at all times until May 24. Due to construction, please use nearby stops along Broadway instead.

Q8 buses are detoured, due to paving on Forbell Street between Pitkin Avenue and Liberty Avenue.

Q23 buses rerouted from Burns Street between 71st Avenue and 69th Avenue from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, May 28, and Friday, May 29. Due to a local event, buses run via Yellowstone Boulevard making corresponding stops in both directions.

QM2, QM4 and QM20 northbound bus stop on 6th Avenue between W 35th Street and 36th Street is closed; buses will utilize the QM1, QM5, QM6 stops between W 36th Street and W 27th Street, due to Con Edison work.

X1, X10, X17, X27 and X28 buses are delayed due to NYPD activity at the entrance/exit of the Hugh Carey Tunnel.

There is a new traffic pattern on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. From 5 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Monday to Friday, the upper level will have three Brooklyn-bound and two Staten Island-bound lanes. On Monday to Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday from 1:30 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday, there will be three Staten Island-bound and two Brooklyn-bound lanes.

All other bridges and tunnels are running normally.

For more information, visit MTA.info.

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