Chapter 1 Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 General Precautions Against Fire

Chapter 4 Emergency Planning and Preparedness

Chapter 5 Fire Operations Features

Chapter 6 Building Services and Systems

Chapter 7 Fire-Resistant Rated Construction

Chapter 8 Interior Furnishings, Decorations and Scenery

Chapter 9 Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 10 Means of Egress

Chapter 12 Dry Cleaning

Chapter 13 Combustible Dust-Producing Operations

Chapter 14 Fire Safety During Construction, Alteration and Demolition

Chapter 15 Flammable Finishes

Chapter 16 Fruit and Crop Ripening

Chapter 17 Fumigation and Insecticidal Fogging

Chapter 18 Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities

Chapter 19 Lumber Yards and Wood Waste Materials

Chapter 20 Manufacture of Organic Coatings

Chapter 21 Industrial Furnaces

Chapter 22 Motor Fuel-Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages

Chapter 23 High-Piled Combustible Storage

Chapter 24 Tents and Other Membrane Structures

Chapter 25 Tire Rebuilding and Tire Storage

Chapter 26 Welding and Other Hot Work

Chapter 27 Hazardous Materials--General Provisions

Chapter 28 Aerosols

Chapter 29 Combustible Fibers

Chapter 30 Compressed Gases

Chapter 31 Corrosive Materials

Chapter 32 Cryogenic Fluids

Chapter 34 Flammable and Combustible Liquids

Chapter 35 Flammable Gases

Chapter 36 Flammable Solids

Chapter 38 Liquefied Petroleum Gases

Chapter 39 Organic Peroxides

Chapter 40 Oxidizers

Chapter 41 Pyrophoric Materials

Chapter 42 Pyroxylin Plastics

Chapter 43 Unstable (Reactive) Materials

Chapter 44 Water-Reactive Solids and Liquids

Chapter 45 Referenced Standards

Chapter 46 Fees

Chapter 47 Referenced Standard Modifications

Chapter 48 Pre-Existing Facilities

Chapter 49 Miscellaneous

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   (a)   Scope. This section sets forth the standards and requirements for the storage, handling and use of hazardous materials in non-production laboratories.
   (b)   General Provisions. Non-production laboratories shall be designed, installed, operated and maintained in compliance with the requirements of FC2706 and this section.
   (c)   Design and Installation Requirements.
      (1)   Electrical requirements. Electrical devices, equipment and systems installed in storage rooms in non-production laboratories shall comply with the Electrical Code requirements for Class I, Group D, Division 2 locations.
   (d)   Operational Requirements.
      (1)   Signage. The entrance to each laboratory unit door shall have a conspicuously posted sign, constructed of metal or other durable material, with RED letters on a white background which shall be located in the area of the mid-point of the height of the door. Such sign shall read as follows:
 
   (a)   Scope. This section sets forth standards and requirements for the transportation, including delivery, by motor vehicle, of any blasting materials or Division 1.1 or 1.5 explosives for storage, handling or use in the city.
   (b)   General Provisions.
      (1)   General. Except as otherwise provided in this section, the transportation of explosives by motor vehicle shall be conducted in compliance with the requirements in FC2707.
      (2)   Prohibitions.
            (A)   It shall be unlawful to park or otherwise store motor vehicles containing explosives indoors, or on any other premises, except outdoors a job site at which approved blasting operations are being conducted.
            (B)   It shall be unlawful to transport or allow to be transported in a motor vehicle containing explosives, any matches, mechanical device or equipment capable of generating a spark or flame, or hazardous material other than explosives being transported.
   (c)   Vehicle Construction. Pursuant to FC2707.6.1, motor vehicles shall be designed and constructed in compliance with the following requirements and any permit conditions:
      (1)   The body shall be securely anchored to the chassis.
      (2)   The body shall be totally enclosed and separated from the driver's cab by a minimum distance of four (4) inches.
      (3)   The body shall be constructed of wood and the exterior completely wrapped with one-eighth inch (1/8") noncombustible insulation covered by at least 22 gauge sheet metal. Adequate wrought steel straps may be used in the construction for strengthening purposes. No exposed metal of the sparking type shall be permitted in the interior of the body.
            (A)   The sides and ends shall be laminated construction having a total thickness of not less than two and one-quarter inches (21/4"). The outer panels shall be of three-eighths inch (3/8") plywood glued and screwed to one and one-quarter inch (11/4") posts. The void between the posts shall be filled with one and one-quarter inch (11/4") hardwood placed vertically and securely fastened to the posts. The interior of the body shall be finished with five-eighths inch (5/8") tongue and groove hardwood, placed horizontally and blind fastened.
            (B)   The floor shall consist of not less than five-eighths inch (5/8") tongue and groove hardwood placed horizontally and blind fastened to a subfloor of three-quarters inch (3/4") hardwood boards laid at right angles to the finished floor, the subfloor shall be securely bolted to a one and three-eighths inch (13/8") hardwood sill bolted to a structural shape bolster or cross bar.
            (C)   The roof shall consist of not less than three-eighths inch (3/8") plywood glued and screwed to one and one-quarter inch (11/4") ribs.
      (4)   The only entrance into the body shall be through the rear doors. Entry shall be by double doors constructed in compliance with the specifications for the sides and ends of the body. The door opening shall be of such dimension that when the doors are in open position they shall not extend beyond the extreme width of the rear fenders. The doors shall be hung on continuous or piano hinges. An Eberhard No. 5628 three (3) point door lock with handle equipped for a padlock or its equivalent shall be used to secure the door in its closed position. Except when explosives are being loaded or unloaded into or from the body, the door shall be kept locked with a two (2) inch padlock having not less than a five-eighths inch (5/8") hardened shackle.
      (5)   If wheel pockets are used, they shall be formed by a three-quarter inch (3/4") hardwood box over adequate hardwood framing.
      (6)   Bulletproofing protection shall be provided. Each motor vehicle shall be protected against shots fired from a high powered rifle by a minimum protection of one and one-half inch (11/2") 7039-T-63 aluminum thirty five-hundredths inch (35/100") ceramic armor with one-quarter inch (1/4") approved fiberglass backing, eight (8) inches of sand or approved equivalent. Such protection may be provided by lining the entire cargo space with such materials, or by placing a cabinet constructed of such materials within the cargo space. If a cabinet is used, then the top of the cabinet shall be arranged as a blow-out panel, and all explosives carried shall be within the cabinet.
   (d)   Vehicle Capacity.
      (1)   Quantity limits. The maximum quantity to be transported, delivered or carried in a motor vehicle at any one time shall not exceed 1,000 pounds of explosives or 5,000 electric fuses or blasting caps.
   (e)   Vehicle Markings.
      (1)   The motor vehicle shall be provided with prominently displayed placards, in compliance with United States Department of Transportation regulations, identifying the type explosives being transported.
      (2)   The name of the motor vehicle owner and operator shall be marked on the motor vehicle in accordance with United States Department of Transportation regulations.
      (3)   The Department sticker identifying the motor vehicle as having been issued a permit shall be affixed inside the front windshield of the motor vehicle.
      (4)   A sign in English shall be painted above the loading on the front partition inside the explosives compartment reading, "Unlawful to transport more than 1,000 pounds of explosives."
   (f)   Portable Fire Extinguisher Requirements. Motor vehicles transporting explosives having a gross vehicle weight of less than 14,000 pounds shall be provided with at least two (2) portable fire extinguishers having a minimum combined rating of 4-A:20-B:C. Motor vehicles transporting explosives having a gross vehicle weight of 14,000 pounds or greater shall be provided with at least two (2) portable fire extinguishers with a minimum combined rating of 4-A:70-B:C.
   (a)   Scope. This section sets forth requirements for the transportation of flammable liquids, combustible liquids, compressed gases, and explosives, including fireworks in interstate and intrastate commerce, through the city without pickup or delivery, and with respect to deliveries of such materials to wharfs or piers, airports and shipping terminals for transshipment out of the city, except the following types of hazardous materials, which are not subject to this section:
      (1)   Paints, varnishes, lacquers, enamel, shellac, stains, dryer, paint thinners and solvents, lacquer thinners and solvents, varnish thinners and solvents, enamel thinners and solvents, shellac thinners and solvents, stain thinners and solvents; lacquers, varnish, enamel, shellac, stains, dryers, printing inks and printing ink solvents, screening printing inks and screening printing ink solvents, lithographic inks and lithographic ink solvents or other finished products not labeled as in the foregoing, but prominently labeled, "A Paint Product."
      (2)   Small arms ammunition.
   (b)   General Provisions.
      (1)   Transportation of prohibited hazardous materials. Hazardous material prohibited by federal, state or city law, rule or regulation shall not be permitted to enter or pass through New York City, except for the individual shipments specifically authorized by the governmental agencies and authorities having jurisdiction and upon a determination by such agencies that there is no practical alternative route to passage through the city for transshipment. Any shipments so authorized, shall conform to routes, times, and safety conditions specified by the Department.
      (2)   Transportation by approved motor vehicles. Motor vehicles for which a permit has been issued may be used to transport allowable hazardous materials in accordance with the Fire Code and the rules without conforming to the routing, time, escort and other requirements of this section.
      (3)   Fueling of motor vehicles prohibited. Motor vehicles transporting hazardous materials through the city shall not be fueled in the city, nor shall any stop be made within the city, except as required by traffic.
      (4)   Parking and standby prohibited. No motor vehicle transporting hazardous materials through the city (including "empty" vehicles not purged of ignitable vapors) shall stand or park in the city, even though attended, on any public highway, street or road or private property, except that empty vehicles, properly placarded in accordance with the regulations of the United States Department of Transportation, may enter the city for servicing and maintenance. In cases of motor vehicle emergency, every effort shall be made not to stand or park adjacent to or in proximity to any bridge, tunnel, dwelling, building, or place where persons work, congregate or assemble.
      (5)   Avoidance of congested areas and streets. Motor vehicles transporting hazardous materials shall avoid congested areas so far as is practicable and use highway exits as close as possible to final destination.
      (6)   Transfer of hazardous materials. Hazardous materials shall not be transferred from one (1) container or motor vehicle to another on any public highway, street or road except in a case of emergency.
      (7)   Notification of breakdown or collision. In the event of a breakdown or collision, the Department and Police Department shall be promptly notified.
      (8)   Routes and times, authorization when needed, special conditions and information for the transportation of hazardous materials through the City of New York by motor vehicle, may be obtained by writing to the Hazardous Cargo Vehicle Inspection Unit, Bureau of Fire Prevention, New York City Fire Department, 245 Meserole Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222, or by calling the Department's Hazardous Cargo Vehicle Inspection Unit at (718) 752-0296 or 0341 during regular business hours. Such information may be obtained on weekends and holidays, or in an emergency, by calling the Operations Center at (718) 999-7900.
   (c)   Time of transit. Hazardous material shipments shall transit the city only during non-rush hours as follows:
      (1)   Monday through Friday:
            (A)   Prohibited materials for which specific permission has been given by the Department:
            10:00 am. to 3:00 pm.
            7:00 pm. to 6:00 am.
            (B)   For explosives, 10:00 am. to 3:00 pm.
            (C)   All other hazardous materials:
            9:00 am. to 4:00 pm.
            6:00 pm. to 7:00 am.
      (2)   Saturday, Sunday and Holidays: As traffic conditions permit, consistent with the laws, rules and regulations of the governmental agencies and/or authorities having jurisdiction.
   (d)   Routing. All motor vehicles subject to the routing requirements of this section shall comply with the following routes:
      (1)   From New Jersey to Western Westchester County and Upstate New York: George Washington Bridge (upper level) to Washington Expressway (without detour on city streets) via the Alexander Hamilton Bridge to the Major Deegan Expressway to New York Thruway (I-87).
      (2)   From Western Westchester County and Upstate New York to New Jersey: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(1).
      (3)   From New Jersey to Eastern Westchester County, Upstate New York and New England: George Washington Bridge (upper level) to Washington Expressway (without detour onto City streets) via the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, directly to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) to Bruckner Expressway, continue on Bruckner Expressway to New England Thruway (I-95).
      (4)   From Eastern Westchester County, Upstate New York and New England to New Jersey: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(3).
      (5)   From New Jersey to Long Island:
            (A)   From George Washington Bridge: George Washington Bridge (upper level) via Washington Expressway (without detour onto City streets), via the Alexander Hamilton Bridge directly to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), east on Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) to Throgs Neck Bridge, south across Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway (I-295) to Long Island Expressway, east on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Long Island.
            (B)   From Outerbridge Crossing: Outerbridge Crossing to West Shore Expressway, North on West Shore Expressway (State 440) to Staten Island Expressway (I-278). Then, East on Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano Bridge, cross upper level of Verrazano Bridge to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), then east on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), then east on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Long Island.
            (C)   From Bayonne Bridge: Bayonne Bridge to Willowbrook Expressway (State 440), then south on Willowbrook Expressway (State 440) to Staten Island Expressway (I-278). Then, East on Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano Bridge, cross upper level of Verrazano Bridge to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), then east on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), then east on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Long Island.
            (D)   From Goethals Bridge: Goethals Bridge to Staten Island Expressway (I-278). Then, East on Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano Bridge, cross upper level of Verrazano Bridge to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), then east on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), then east on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Long Island.
      (6)   From Long Island to New Jersey:
            (A)   Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(5)(A), (B), (C) or (D).
            (B)   Hazardous material shipment requiring escort (including explosives and fireworks) shall use route via George Washington Bridge only to minimize travel time within City.
      (7)   From New England or Upstate New York, to Long Island (see alternative routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)):
            (A)   New England Thruway (I-95) to Connors Street exit, to Bruckner Expressway (I-95) to Throgs Neck Expressway (I-295), to Throgs Neck Bridge, to Clearview Expressway (I-295), to Long Island Expressway (I-495), east on Long Island Expressway to City Line.
            (B)   New York State Thruway (I-87) south to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87), to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), East to Bruckner Expressway, (I-278) to Throgs Neck Bridge, to Clearview Expressway (I-295), to Long Island Expressway, (I-495) east on Long Island Expressway to City Line.
      (8)   From Long Island to Upstate New York, New England and Westchester County: Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(7)(A) and (B).
      (9)   From New Jersey to LaGuardia Airport via Goethals Bridge. Goethals Bridge to Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano Narrows Bridge (upper level) to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Astoria Blvd. (exit 39), east to 82nd Street then north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport.
      (10)   From LaGuardia Airport to New Jersey via Goethals Bridge: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(9).
      (11)   From New Jersey to LaGuardia Airport via Outerbridge Crossing: Outerbridge Crossing to West Shore Expressway (State 440), to Staten Island Expressway (I-278) east to the Verrazano Narrows Bridge (upper level), to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), to Astoria Blvd. (exit 39), east to 82nd Street, north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport.
      (12)   From LaGuardia Airport to New Jersey via Outerbridge Crossing: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(11).
      (13)   From New Jersey to LaGuardia Airport via George Washington Bridge (see alternative routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)): George Washington Bridge (upper level) via Washington Expressway (without detouring onto City streets), via Alexander Hamilton Bridge, directly to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), east on Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), to Throgs Neck Bridge, south across Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway (I-295) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), west on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), north on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to Northern Blvd. (25A), west on Northern Blvd. to Astoria Blvd, west on Astoria Blvd. to 82nd Street, north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport.
      (14)   From LaGuardia Airport to New Jersey via George Washington Bridge (see alternative routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)): Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(13).
      (15)   From Long Island to LaGuardia Airport:
            (A)   Long Island Expressway (I-495) West to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), North to Northern Blvd. (25-A), West to Astoria Blvd. to 82nd Street, North on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport; or
            (B)   Long Island Expressway (I-495) West to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) East to Astoria Blvd. (Exit 39) East to 82nd Street, North on 82nd to LaGuardia Airport; or
            (C)   West on Sunrise Highway (State 27) to North Conduit Blvd. to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), north on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to Northern Blvd. (25-A), west on Northern Blvd to Astoria Blvd., Astoria Blvd. to 82nd Street, north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport; or
            (D)   West on Sunrise Highway (State 27) to North Conduit Blvd. to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), north on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), west on Long Island Expressway to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), east on Brooklyn Queens Expressway to Astoria Blvd. (Exit 39), east on Astoria Blvd. to 82nd Street, north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport.
      (16)   From LaGuardia Airport to Long Island: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(15)(A), (B), (C) or (D).
      (17)   From New England and Upstate New York to LaGuardia Airport (see alternative routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)):
            (A)   New England Thruway (I-95) south to Bruckner Expressway (I-95) to Throgs Neck Expressway (I-295), via Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway (I-295) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), west to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) east, to Astoria Blvd. (exit 39), east to 82nd Street, then north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport.
            (B)   New York State Thruway (I-87) south to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) east to Bruckner Expressway (I-278) to Throgs Neck Bridge, to Clearview Expressway (I-295), to Long Island Expressway (I-495) west, to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) east, to Astoria Blvd. (Exit 39), east to 82nd Street, then north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport.
      (18)   From LaGuardia Airport to New England and Upstate New York: Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(17)(A) and (B).
      (19)   From New Jersey to JFK International Airport via Goethals Bridge. Goethals Bridge to Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (upper level), Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) east to Long Island Expressway (I-495), east to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to JFK International Airport.
      (20)   From JFK International Airport to New Jersey via Goethals Bridge: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(19).
      (21)   From New Jersey to JFK International Airport via Outerbridge Crossing: Outerbridge Crossing to West Shore Expressway (State 440) to Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (upper level), to Brooklyn Queens Expressway east (I-278) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), east on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to JFK International Airport.
      (22)   From J.F.K International Airport to New Jersey via Outerbridge Crossing: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(21).
      (23)   From New Jersey to JFK. International Airport via George Washington Bridge (upper level) (see alternative routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)): George Washington Bridge (upper level), via Washington Expressway (without detouring onto City streets) via the Alexander Hamilton Bridge directly to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), east on Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), to Throgs Neck Bridge, south across Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway (I-295) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), west to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to JFK International Airport.
      (24)   From JFK International Airport to New Jersey via George Washington Bridge (see alternative routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)): Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(23).
      (25)   From New England and Upstate New York to JFK International Airport (see alternative routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)):
            (A)   New England Thruway (I-95), south to Bruckner Expressway (I-95), to Throgs Neck Expressway (I-295), via Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway (I-295), to Long Island Expressway (I-495) west on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), to JFK International Airport.
            (B)   New York State Thruway (I-87) south to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), east to Bruckner Expressway (I-278) to Throgs Neck Bridge, to Clearview Expressway (I-295) to L.I. Expressway (I495) west to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to JFK Airport.
      (26)   From JFK International Airport to New England and Upstate New York (see alternative routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)): Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(25)(A) and (B).
      (27)   From Long Island to JFK International Airport:
            (A)   West on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to JFK International Airport.
            (B)   West on Sunrise Highway (State 27) to North Conduit Blvd. to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to JFK International Airport.
            (C)   West on Sunrise Highway (State 27) to North Conduit Blvd. to Rockaway Blvd., or 150th Street, to JFK International Airport.
      (28)   From JFK International Airport to Long Island: Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(27)(A), (B) and (C).
      (29)   From New Jersey to Staten Island wharfs and piers:
            (A)   Bayonne Bridge Plaza via Willowbrook Expressway (State 440) to Staten Island Expressway (I-278), west on Staten Island Expressway to Western Avenue, north on Western Avenue to Richmond Terrace, east on Richmond Terrace to Northside wharfs or piers, or Staten Island Expressway, east to Bay Street Exit, then local streets to East Side wharfs or piers.
            (B)   Goethals Bridge Plaza via Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Forest Avenue, north on Forest Avenue to Goethals Road North, west on Goethals Road North to Western Avenue, north on Western Avenue to Richmond Terrace, then local streets for Northside wharfs or piers, or Staten Island Expressway east to Bay Street exit, then local streets to East Side wharfs or piers.
            (C)   Outerbridge Crossing via West Shore Expressway (State 440) and Staten Island Expressway (I-278), west on Staten Island Expressway to Western Avenue, north on Western Avenue to Richmond Terrace, then local streets for Northside wharfs or piers, or Staten Island Expressway east to Bay Street, then local streets to East Side wharfs or piers.
      (30)   From Staten Island wharfs or piers to New Jersey: Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(29)(A), (B) and (C).
      (31)   From New Jersey to Brooklyn wharfs or piers:
            (A)   Bayonne Bridge, south via Willowbrook Expressway (State 440) to Staten Island Expressway (I-278), east to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (upper level) to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), east on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), east on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to nearest exit to location of wharf or pier then local streets to wharf or pier.
            (B)   Goethals Bridge to Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (upper level), to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), east on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to nearest exit to location of wharf or pier then local streets to wharf or pier.
            (C)   Outerbridge Crossing to West Shore Expressway (State 440) to Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (upper level), to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), east on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to nearest exit to location of wharf or pier, local streets to wharf or pier.
      (32)   From Brooklyn wharfs and piers to New Jersey: Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(31)(A), (B) and (C).
      (33)   From New Jersey to Manhattan wharfs and piers:
            (A)   George Washington Bridge (upper level), exit at 178th Street and Fort Washington Avenue, east on 178th Street to Amsterdam Avenue, south on Amsterdam Avenue to Cathedral Parkway (110th Street), east on 110th Street to Columbus Avenue, south on Columbus Avenue to west 57th Street, west on 57th Street to 11th Avenue, south on 11th Avenue to 55th Street, west on 55th Street to 12th Avenue, 12th Avenue north or south to wharf or pier location, or
            (B)   Lincoln or Holland Tunnel (for hazardous materials permitted by Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Fire Department rules only) to 12th Avenue or West Street, then north or south to wharf or pier location, utilizing the following routes:
            (C)   Lincoln Tunnel to West Side wharfs and piers North of Lincoln Tunnel: From Lincoln Tunnel, exit at Dyer Avenue (40th Street) north on Dyer Avenue to 41st Street, west (left) on 41st Street, to 12th Avenue (right turn at 12th Avenue adjacent to elevated structure of West Side Highway, continue north on 12th Avenue to wharfs or piers.
            (D)   Lincoln Tunnel to West Side wharfs and piers South of Lincoln Tunnel: From Lincoln Tunnel exit at Dyer Avenue (40th Street) north on Dyer Avenue to 41st Street, west (left) on 41st Street to 12th Avenue, south (left) on 12th Avenue (under elevated structure of West Side Highway to southbound traffic lane of 12th Avenue) continue south on 12th Avenue and/or West Street to wharfs or piers.
            (E)   Holland Tunnel to West Side wharfs and piers North of Holland Tunnel: Exit from Holland Tunnel at Hudson Street, north (right turn) on Hudson Street to Canal Street, west (left turn) on Canal Street to West Street, north (right turn) on West Street, continue north on West Street and/or 12th Avenue, to wharfs or piers.  Note: West Street becomes 12th Avenue at about 12th Street.
            (F)   Holland Tunnel to West Side wharfs and piers South of Holland Tunnel: Exit from Holland Tunnel at Hudson Street, north (right turn) on Hudson Street to Canal Street, west (left turn) on Canal Street to West Street, north (right turn) on West Street to west Houston Street, make "U" turn from north bound traffic lane under elevated West Side Highway to south bound traffic lane of West Street, continue south on West Street to wharfs or piers.
            (G)   New Jersey, via George Washington Bridge, Lincoln or Holland Tunnels to Lower East Side (East River) wharfs or piers: Continue route set forth in R2707-02(d)(33)(A), (d)(33)(C) or (d)(34)(A), (d)(33)(D) or (d)(34)(B), (d)(33)(E) or (d)(34)(C), or (d)(33)(F) or (d)(34)(D) south on 12th Avenue or West Street, south on West Street to Battery Park Underpass (clearance 12' 11"), enter Battery Park Underpass and exit on South Street, continue north on South Street and/or marginal street under elevated F.D.R. Drive to location of wharf or pier.
      (34)   From Manhattan wharfs and piers to New Jersey:
            (A)   West Side wharfs and piers North of Lincoln Tunnel to Lincoln Tunnel: South on 12th Avenue (at 43rd Street, move to left traffic lane to exit at 42nd Street), east (left turn) at 42nd Street on block to 11th Avenue, turn south (right) at 11th Avenue, continue south on 11th Avenue for two blocks (follow signs to Lincoln Tunnel), east (left) on 40th Street to Lincoln Tunnel entrance at Galvin Avenue.  Note: In area of 12th Street, 12th Avenue becomes West Street.
            (B)   West Side wharfs and piers South of Lincoln Tunnel to Lincoln Tunnel: North on West Street to 12th Avenue, north on 12th Avenue to 40th Street, east on 40th Street across 11th Avenue to Galvin Avenue entrance to Lincoln Tunnel.
            (C)   West Side wharfs and piers North of Holland Tunnel to Holland Tunnel: South on 12th Avenue and continue south on West Street to Canal Street, east (left turn) on Canal Street to Hudson Street, then north (left turn) at Hudson Street to Holland Tunnel entrance.
            (D)   West Side wharfs and piers South of Holland Tunnel to Holland Tunnel: North on West Street to Canal Street, east (right turn) on Canal Street to Hudson Street, then north (left turn) on Hudson Street to Holland Tunnel entrance.
            (E)   Lower East Side (East River) wharfs or piers to New Jersey, via George Washington Bridge, Lincoln or Holland Tunnels: Proceed south on marginal street under elevated F.D.R. Drive and/or South Street to Battery Park Underpass, enter Battery Park Underpass and exit on West Street, proceed north on West Street and/or 12th Avenue, continue as per route set forth in R2707-02(d)(33)(C) or (d)(34)(A), (d)(33)(D) or (d)(34)(B), (d)(33)(E) or (d)(34)(C), or (d)(33)(F) or (d)(34)(D) to Lincoln and Holland Tunnels respectively, and, for George Washington Bridge, proceed north on 12th Avenue to 57th Street, east on 57th Street to Amsterdam Avenue, north on Amsterdam Avenue to 179th Street, west on 179th Street to George Washington Bridge.
      (35)   From New England, Westchester County and Upstate New York to Manhattan wharfs and piers:
            (A)   New England Thruway (I-95), south on New England Thruway (I-95), to Bruckner Expressway (I-278), to Willis Avenue and Third Avenue exit on 135th Street, west on 135th Street Third Avenue, south on Third Avenue across 3rd Avenue Bridge to 129th Street, east on 129th Street to Second Avenue, south on Second Avenue to East 125th Street, or
            (B)   New York Thruway (I-87), south to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87), Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) south to 138th Street exit, service road to Third Avenue, south on 3rd Avenue, across 3rd Avenue Bridge to east 129th Street, east on 129th Street to Second Avenue, south on Second Avenue to east 125th Street.
            (C)   Then, west on 125th Street to Amsterdam Avenue, south on Amsterdam Avenue to Cathedral Parkway (110th Street) east on 110th Street to Columbus Avenue, south on Columbus Avenue to west 57th Street, west on 57th Street to 11th Avenue, south on 11th Avenue to west 55th Street, west on west 55th Street to 12th Avenue north or south to wharf or pier location. For Lower East River wharfs and piers, continue south on 12th Avenue to West Street, south on West Street around Battery Park (do not use Battery Under-Pass) to South Street, north on marginal streets under the elevated F.D.R. Drive to location of wharf or pier.
      (36)   From Manhattan wharfs and piers to Upstate New York, Westchester County and New England:
            (A)   Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(35)(C) to 12th Avenue, north to West 57th Street, then east on West 57th Street to Amsterdam Avenue, north on Amsterdam Avenue to 125th Street, east to 1st Avenue, north on 1st Avenue to Willis Avenue Bridge, across Willis Avenue Bridge to Bruckner Blvd., Bruckner Blvd. to 138th Street entrance to Bruckner Expressway (I-278), east and north on Bruckner Expressway (I-278) to New England Thruway (I-95), then New England Thruway (I-95) north to City line, or
            (B)   Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(35)(C) 12th Avenue, north to West 57th Street, then east on west 57th Street to Amsterdam Avenue, north on Amsterdam Avenue to 125th Street, east on 125th Street to 1st Avenue, north on 1st Avenue to Willis Avenue Bridge, across Willis Avenue Bridge, Willis Avenue to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87), Major Deegan Expressway north to New York Thruway (I-87), then north to City line.
      (37)   From New England, Upstate New York and Westchester County to Staten Island wharfs and piers:
            (A)   New England Thruway (I-95). South on New England Thruway (I-95) to Bruckner Expressway (I-95) to Throgs Neck Expressway (I-295) via Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway (I-295) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), west on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), west to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (upper level) to Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Bay Street exit for Eastside wharfs or piers, or west to Western Avenue, north to Richmond Terrace, then local streets to Northside wharfs or piers.
            (B)   New York State Thruway (I-87) south to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), east on Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) to Throgs Neck Bridge, to Clearview Expressway (I-295) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), west to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), west to Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (upper level), to Staten Island Expressway (I-278), exit at Bay Street for eastside wharfs or piers, or continue on Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Western Avenue, north on western Avenue to Richmond Terrace, then local streets to Northside wharfs or piers.
      (38)   Staten Island wharfs or piers to New England, Upstate New York and Westchester County: Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(37)(A) and (B).
      (39)   From New England, Westchester County and Upstate New York to Brooklyn wharfs or piers
            (A)   New England Thruway (I-95). South on New England Thruway (I-95) to Bruckner Expressway (I-95) to Throgs Neck Expressway (I-295) via Throgs Neck Bridge to Clearview Expressway (I-295), to Long Island Expressway (I-495), west on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) west on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to nearest exit to wharf or pier location. Route from nearest expressway exit to wharf or pier via local streets.
            (B)   New York State Thruway (I-87) south to Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) to Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95), east on Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) to Throgs Neck Bridge, south to Clearview Expressway (I-295), to Long Island Expressway, west on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Brooklyn Queens Expressway, west on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to nearest exit to wharf or pier location, then via local streets to wharf or pier.
      (40)   Brooklyn wharf or pier to New England, Westchester County and Upstate New York: Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(39)(A) and (B).
      (41)   From Long Island to Brooklyn and Staten Island wharfs and piers:
            (A)   Long Island Expressway (I-495) west to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), then west on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), then continue:
      (1)   To nearest exit for Brooklyn wharfs or piers location.
      (2)   West on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano Bridge (upper level), cross bridge to Staten Island Expressway (I-278), exit at Bay Street for Staten Island Eastside wharfs or piers (utilizing local streets), or continue west on Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Western Avenue, north on Western Avenue to Richmond Terrace, then local streets for Northside Staten Island wharfs or piers.
      (42)   Brooklyn or Staten Island wharfs and piers to Long Island: Reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(41)(A)(1) and (2).
      (43)   From Long Island to Manhattan wharfs and piers:
            (A)   West on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Clearview Expressway (I-295), north on Clearview Expressway (I-295) across Throgs Neck Bridge to Bruckner Expressway (I-278), west on Bruckner Expressway (I-278) continuing as per routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(35)(A) and (C) to Manhattan wharfs or piers.
            (B)   From Manhattan wharfs and piers to Long Island: Use route set forth in R2707-02(d)(36)(A) to Bruckner Expressway (I-278), east on Bruckner Expressway (I-278) to Throgs Neck Expressway (I-295) south on Throgs Neck Expressway (I-295), over Throgs Neck Bridge, south on Clearview Expressway (I-295) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), then east on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Long Island.
      (44)   Routes to Howland Hook Truck Terminal, Staten Island:
            (A)   From New Jersey:
      (1)   Bayonne Bridge Plaza via Willowbrook Expressway (State 440) south to Staten Island Expressway (I-278), north on Western Avenue, east to Howland Hook Terminal.
      (2)   Outerbridge Crossing, north on West Shore Expressway (State 440) to Staten Island Expressway (I-278), west on Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Western Avenue, north on Western Avenue, east to Howland Hook Terminal.
      (3)   Goethals Bridge to Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Forest Avenue, north on Forest Avenue to Goethals Road North, west on Goethals Road North to Western Avenue, north on Western Avenue, then east to Howland Hook Terminal.
            (B)   From New England, Upstate New York and Westchester County: Use routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(37)(A) and (B), except that entrance to Howland Hook Terminal is east from Western Avenue.
            (C)   From Long Island: West on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), then west on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Verrazano Bridge, cross upper level of Verrazano Bridge, then west on Staten Island Expressway (I-278) to Western Avenue, north on Western Avenue, then east to Howland Hook Terminal.
            (D)   From J.F. Kennedy Airport: North on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), then west on Long Island Expressway continuing as per route set forth in R2707-02(d)(44)(C).
            (E)   From LaGuardia Airport: South on 82nd Street to Astoria Blvd., west on Astoria Boulevard to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), then west on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), continuing as per route set forth in R2707-02(d)(44)(C).
      (45)   Routes From Howland Hook Terminal:
            (A)   To New Jersey: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(44)(A).
            (B)   To New England, Upstate New York and Westchester County: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(44)(B).
            (C)   To Long Island: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(44)(C).
            (D)   To J.F. Kennedy Airport: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(44)(D).
            (E)   To LaGuardia Airport: Reverse of route set forth in R2707-02(d)(44)(E).
      (46)   Truck and Railroad Terminal in Bushwick Area, Brooklyn, and Maspeth Area, Queens. Utilize routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(5) from New Jersey, in R2707-02(d)(7) from upstate New York, New England and Westchester County, C-3 Island Expressway (I-495), then Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Grand Avenue exit (westbound) or Maurice Ave. exit (eastbound), then to Grand Avenue (and Grand Street), east or west as required. Reverse routes for return trips.
      (47)   Alternate routes. For vehicles not carrying explosives, alternate routes utilizing the Whitestone Bridge or the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge may be used in lieu of the Throgs Neck Bridge specified in R2707-02(d)(7)(B), (d)(8), (d)(13), (d)(14), (d)(17)(B), (d)(18), (d)(23), (d)(24), (d)(25)(B), (d)(26), (d)(37)(B), (d)(38), (d)(39)(B) and (d)(40), as follows: (A)  Cross Bronx Expressway (I-95) to Hutchinson River Parkway, south on Hutchinson River Parkway over Whitestone Bridge, and continue south on Whitestone Expressway (I-678).
      (1)   to Astoria Blvd., west on Astoria Blvd. to 82nd Street, north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport.
      (2)   to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to J.F. Kennedy Airport.
      (3)   to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south to Long Island Expressway (I-495), west on Long Island Expressway (1-495) to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), west on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Brooklyn or Staten Island wharfs or piers as per routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(37) or (39).
            (B)   South on Major Deegan Expressway (I-87) from Cross Bronx Expressway or Upstate New York, to Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, across Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to Queens, exit and proceed east on Astoria Blvd.
      (1)   to 82nd Street, north on 82nd Street to LaGuardia Airport.
      (2)   to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), west on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Long Island Expressway (I-495), east on Long Island Expressway (I-495) to Van Wyck Expressway (I-678), south on Van Wyck Expressway (I-678) to JFK Airport.
      (3)   to Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278), west on Brooklyn Queens Expressway (I-278) to Brooklyn or Staten Island wharfs or piers as per routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(37) or (39).
            (C)   For return, reverse of routes set forth in R2707-02(d)(47)(A)(1), (A)(2), (A)(3), (B)(1), (B)(2), and (B)(3).
   (e)   Escort Requirements.
      (1)   Motor vehicles transporting hazardous materials requiring Department fire apparatus escorts pursuant to FC2707.12, including explosives and fireworks, shall comply with the requirements of FC2707.12 and this section, including R2707-02(d)(6)(B). The Department reserves the right to require escorts for any hazardous material shipment when deemed necessary.
      (2)   Notification of arrival of shipments requiring fire apparatus escorts shall be made 48 hours in advance by calling the Operations Center at (718) 999-7900 and providing the name and address of shipper, carrier, description and size of hazardous material load, including net weight and United States Department of Transportation classification, point of entry into New York City and point of departure, with proposed routing. Arrangements for the escort shall be made at the time of such notification. The carrier will be notified of whom and when to call for final meeting arrangements when the carrier is within two (2) hours approach of New York City or ready to leave an airport or wharf or pier.
      (3)   Explosives shipments shall take the most direct permissible route through the City so as to minimize time of exposure within the City. Prior Department approval shall be obtained for any transfer of explosives on a wharf or pier; explosives shall then be loaded directly from the vehicle transporting the explosives to the vessel at a wharf or pier on the sailing date of the vessel, in accordance with Coast Guard Regulations, and, with respect to arriving shipments, directly from the vessel to the vehicle on the date of the vessel's berthing. No storage of explosives shall be permitted on wharfs, piers, warehouses, staging areas or other locations.  No wharf or pier shall be used for the transfer of Division 1.1, 1.2 or 1.3 explosives, except small arms ammunition, or fireworks classified as Division 1.4 explosives, unless such transfer has been approved by the Department and a permit has been issued. Primacord, Cordeau Detonant Fuse or other high velocity fuses may not be trans-shipped via a wharf or pier in the City of New York.
      (4)   Escort rendezvous points at entries to New York City. Where Department escort is required, rendezvous with the Department escort shall be made at the appropriate entry point to the city as follows:
            (A)   From Long Island:
      (1)   From North Shore Long Island: Meet at the safety area of Westbound Long Island Expressway (I-495) on the right side between Lakeville Road and Little Neck Parkway.
      (2)   From South Shore Long Island: Meet at northwest corner of intersection of Sunrise Highway (State 27) between Hook Creek Blvd. and 246th Street.
            (B)   From New England or Upstate New York:
      (1)   New England Thruway (I-95) Southbound; exit at Connors Street exit, proceed on New England Thruway Service Road to Connors Street to meet Department escort.
      (2)   New York Thruway (I-87) Southbound; exit into Service Area of Major Deegan Expressway located between Westchester County line and the East 233rd street exit of the expressway, to meet Department escort.
            (C)   From New Jersey via:
      (1)   Goethals Bridge: Meet at Administration Building in the Toll Plaza.
      (2)   Bayonne Bridge: Meet at Administration Building in the Toll Plaza.
      (3)   Outerbridge Crossing: Meet at Administration Building in the Toll Plaza.
      (4)   George Washington Bridge: Meet at Administration Building in the Toll Plaza.
            (D)   From Airports:
      (1)   At JFK International Airport: Meet in front of the Major Robert Fitzgerald Building #111 on the inbound service road of the Federal Circle.
      (2)   At LaGuardia Airport – Meet at Marine Air Terminal Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Building, entering at 82nd Street entrance to LaGuardia Airport.
   (f)   Seizure of Contraband Materials and Vehicles Transporting Contraband Materials.
      (1)   In addition to any other penalties provided by law, rule or regulation, pursuant to FC104.5.1 and R104-03, hazardous material transported in violation of the Fire Code and this section, and the vehicle in which it is being transported, are liable to seizure and disposal by the Department or other law enforcement agency having jurisdiction.
      (2)   Seizure of contraband is in addition to other penalties, criminal liability, and violations, including those prescribed by FC 109.2.1 and 109.2.3 and the New York State Penal Code.
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