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Bayonne Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


BAYONNE BRIDGE TO HAVE CLOSING THIS WEEKEND;BRIDGE ANTICIPATED TO REMAIN OPEN ON FUTURE WEEKENDS THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR

Date: Oct 27, 2017

Lane closings also scheduled for George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel

The Bayonne Bridge will be closed this weekend to accommodate ongoing construction on the crossing, but will open by 3 p.m. Sunday, October 29, to accommodate weekend travelers returning home. Beginning in November, the bridge is expected to remain open on weekends through the remainder of the year. And beginning November 6, the bridge’s weeknight closings will be suspended until the spring of 2018.

In addition, lane closings are planned for the George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, October 27, through 3 p.m. Sunday, October 29. Once the bridge reopens, it will not be closed again until 7 p.m. Monday, October 30.
  • The bridge will be closed next week from Monday, October 30, through Thursday, November 2, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, October 29, through Thursday, November 2, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. These closings are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, October 29, through Thursday, November 2, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closings are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.

George Washington Bridge:

  • Three lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, October 27, through 10 a.m. Saturday, October 28, and from 10 p.m. Saturday, October 28, through 10 a.m. Sunday, October 29, for work on the Palisades Interstate Parkway Helix, which is part of the “Restore the George” project.

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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