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Holland Tunnel Planned Weekly Construction


BAYONNE BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND; LANE CLOSINGS SCHEDULED FOR GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE, HOLLAND TUNNEL AND GOETHALS BRIDGE

Date: Jul 14, 2017

The Bayonne Bridge will be closed this weekend, and lane closings are planned for the George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects. In addition, a NJ Turnpike exit to the Goethals Bridge also will be closed during overnight hours next week.

Goethals Bridge:

  • The NJ Turnpike Authority will close the exit from the southbound NJ Turnpike Interchange 13 to the Goethals Bridge on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday nights, July 18 through July 20, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning to allow for the demolition of the original Goethals Bridge. Alternates include the Bayonne Bridge, which will not be closed on those nights, and southbound Interchange 12. The ramp closure does not include northbound Interchange 13 and the Goethals Bridge will remain open in both directions throughout the closure.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours on Sunday, July 16, through Thursday July 20 from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. These closures are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours on Sunday, July 16, through Thursday July 20 from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. tonight, July 14, through 5 a.m. Monday, July 17. During the closing, traffic will initially be detoured via 5th Street in Bayonne to support construction activities. By 11:59 p.m. Saturday, July 15, traffic will be detoured via Avenue A for the duration of the bridge closing.
  • There will be no overnight closings on the bridge next week, July 17 through 20. However, on those nights, there will be up to two 15-minute southbound traffic holds between 12 a.m. and 4 a.m. to move construction materials.

George Washington Bridge:

  • The Palisades Interstate Parkway southbound ramp to the bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday, July 15, through 11 a.m. Sunday, July 16.
  • The northbound right lane on Hudson Terrace will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday, July 15, through 11 a.m. Sunday, July 16.
  • The bridge’s lower level eastbound roadway will be closed from 12:01 a.m. through 8 a.m. Saturday, July 15.
  • The bridge’s lower level westbound roadway will be subject to periodic traffic holds between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. Sunday, July 16.

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

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