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17 Apr 2015 05:02 PM EST

-by Trista McKenzie, Contributing Writer; Image: Luckily the weekend is here—but the commute this afternoon may be a bit slow. (Image Source: MTA)

Finally, Friday as arrived—but New York City can still expect a slow commute on bus routes and roadways this evening.

Due to signal problems at E 180th Street, southbound 2 and 5 trains are running with delays.

On the Long Island Railroad, the 4:08 p.m. train from Babylon due in Penn Station at 5:23 p.m. is operating 11 minutes late due to a late-arriving connection.

The Metro-North Railroad and NJ Transit are running normally.

City buses are facing some delays and detours:

B24 and B46/B46 LTD buses are detoured from the Entrance on Broadway of 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.

BxM2, M7 and M104 southbound buses are running with delays, due to FDNY activity on 7th Avenue and 40th Street.

M5 and M7 northbound buses are running with delays, due to heavy traffic on 6th Avenue between 14th Street and 34th Street.

M15 and M15-SBS southbound buses are running with delays, due to heavy traffic on 2nd Avenue between 106th Street and 59th Street.

M86 buses are running with delays in both directions, due to construction on 86th Street between 1st Avenue and 2nd Avenue.

M2/M2 LTD, M3, M8 and M21 buses may experience delays in the East Village until further notice.

M15 southbound buses bypass the stops on 2nd Avenue at 9th Street and 6th Street until further notice, due to ongoing debris removal.

The M15/M15 SBS northbound bus stop on 1st Avenue at 28th Street is temporarily closed until summer 2015, due to construction.

M1/M1 LTD, M5/M5 LTD M14A/M14D and M103 buses may experience delays in the East Village until further notice.

Q1, Q36 and Q43 buses are detoured, due to a vehicular accident on Hillside Avenue and Clearview Expressway.

Q17 and Q27 buses are detoured from 39th Avenue between 138th Street and Union Street with no stops missed from 6 a.m. Saturday to 9 p.m. Sunday, April 18 to 19. Q13, Q16 and Q28 buses will also be rerouted from 39th Avenue between Main Street and Union Street.

S54, X7 and X8 buses are detoured, due to water main repair on Brower Court between Giffords Lane and Nelson Avenue.

A motor vehicle collision has been reported on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge northbound (Bronx-bound). Two lanes are blocked.

A disabled bus has been reported on the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge with passengers on the Eastbound toll plaza (to the Bronx/Queens) with two lanes blocked.

Also, the RFK Bridge Northbound (to the Bronx) is experiencing delays due to off property volume on the Bruckner Expressway.

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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