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Bayonne Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


BAYONNE BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED TONIGHT DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS; OPENED REMAINDER OF WEEKEND

Date: Nov 03, 2017

No more weekend Bayonne Bridge closings this year; Bridge will be closed on select Friday nights only;

Lane closings also scheduled for George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel

The Bayonne Bridge will be closed tonight, November 3, during the overnight hours to accommodate ongoing construction on the crossing. After it reopens at 8 a.m. Saturday, November 4, it will remain open through the rest of the weekend and through next Thursday, November 9. The full weekend closings of the bridge have been discontinued through the rest of 2017. The bridge will be closed on select Friday nights only.

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 11:59 p.m. Friday, November 3, through 8 a.m. Saturday, November 4.
  • The bridge will no longer be closed during the overnight hours between Mondays and Thursdays until spring 2018.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, November 5, through Wednesday, November 8, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. The closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, November 5, through Wednesday, November 8, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. The closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.

George Washington Bridge:

  • The lower level westbound lanes will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, November 3, through 8 a.m. Saturday, November 4.
  • The lower level eastbound lanes will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, November 3, through 8 a.m. Saturday, November 4.
  • Hudson terrace will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, November 3, through 10 a.m. Saturday, November 4, and from 10 p.m. Saturday, November 4, through 10 a.m. Sunday, November 5.
  • Three lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, November 3, through 10 a.m. Saturday, November 4, and from 10 p.m. Saturday, November 4, through 10 a.m. Sunday, November 5, 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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