Transit NYC traffic: Lower Manhattan street closures for 9/11 anniversary ceremony The 9/11 memorial ceremony closed several streets surrounding the World Trade Center on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Getty Images By Lauren Cook email@example.com Updated September 11, 2019 8:32 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Wednesday marks the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in lower Manhattan. A somber ceremony is planned at the World Trade Center to honor the lives lost on the tragic day, and the city will be shutting down streets in the vicinity for several hours. The ceremony will begin in the morning and conclude at 12:30 p.m. The following roads will be closed at the discretion of the NYPD. All streets bound by Barclay Street, Broadway, Battery Place and West Street Liberty Street between West Street and South End Avenue Albany Street between West Street and South End Avenue West Thames Street between West Street and South End Avenue South End Avenue between Liberty and West Thames streets Little West Street between West Thames Street and Battery Place By Lauren Cook firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic 9/11 ceremonies across the cityThere are several events in the city that don't require you to go downtown. A filmmaker's search for people he interviewed on 9/11Without the names of 80 people Patrick Heaphy interviewed as the Twin Towers collapsed, his crew has been relying on social media to identify them. Timeline: How the Sept. 11 terror attacks unfoldedNearly 3,000 people died in the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.