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Holland Tunnel Planned Weekly Construction


LANE CLOSINGS SCHEDULED FOR HOLLAND TUNNEL; BAYONNE BRIDGE WORK SUSPENDED FOR JULY 4 HOLIDAY

Date: Jun 30, 2017

The Holland Tunnel will institute lane closings this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects. Work on the Bayonne Bridge will be suspended for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, and will resume on July 5.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours on Sunday, July 2; Wednesday, July 5; and Thursday, July 6 from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours on Sunday, July 2; Wednesday, July 5; and Thursday, July 6 from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 30, through 8 a.m. Saturday, July 1. Once the bridge opens on Saturday morning, it will remain open throughout the Fourth of July weekend and is not scheduled to close again until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 5. Beginning Wednesday night, July 5, the standard overnight closings will resume on Wednesday and Thursday of next week, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.
  • On certain overnights, the bridge will open by 4:30 a.m., a half hour early, to provide an alternate route for drivers impacted by 4:30 a.m. to 5 a.m. traffic holds on the Goethals Bridge. The earlier 4:30 a.m. openings will be confirmed via Bridge and Tunnel alerts at www.paalerts.com.

To receive real time traffic updates, travelers should register for Bridge and Tunnel Alerts at 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

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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