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Goethals Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


LANE CLOSURES SCHEDULED FOR THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE, BAYONNE BRIDGE, HOLLAND TUNNEL

Date: Jan 27, 2017

The George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Holland Tunnel will institute lane closings this weekend and/or next week due to ongoing construction and repair projects.

The closings, scheduled in conjunction with other regional agencies to minimize traffic impacts, are as follows:

George Washington Bridge:

  • Two New Jersey-bound lanes of Route 95 just east of the George Washington Bridge in Manhattan will be closed on Monday, January 30 through Thursday, February 2 from 11 p.m. each night to 5 a.m. the following morning; and from 11:59 p.m. Friday, February 3 until 8 a.m. Saturday, February 4. These closures will also require the closures of the following Manhattan on-ramps to the bridge: The 181st Street ramp, the Harlem River Drive Northbound Ramp, and the Amsterdam Avenue Ramp. New York City traffic agents will reroute drivers.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, January 27 through 10 p.m. Saturday, January 28 to accommodate construction on the “Raise the Roadway” project, which is proceeding with the elevation of the bridge's roadway to provide navigational clearance for neo-Panamax container vessels.
  • The bridge also closes during weekday hours: Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and overnight on Mondays through Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. On certain weekdays, the bridge will open at 4:30 a.m. to provide an alternate route for drivers affected by traffic holds on the Goethals Bridge.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours from Sunday, January 29 through Thursday February 2 from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. These closures are necessary for ongoing concrete repairs in the tunnel.
  • One eastbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours from Sunday, January 29 through Thursday, February 2 from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are necessary for ongoing concrete repairs in the tunnel.

To receive real time traffic updates, travelers should register for the Port Authority’s Bridge and Tunnel Alerts at http://www.paalerts.com/, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org or www.511NJ.org.

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

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