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Bayonne Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


TRAFFIC ADVISORY - BAYONNE BRIDGE TO CLOSE TONIGHT, DECEMBER 15, DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS

Date: Dec 15, 2017

Last Bayonne Bridge closing in 2017; Lane closings Also scheduled for GWB and Holland Tunnel

The Bayonne Bridge will be closed tonight, December 15, during the overnight hours. It will remain open beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, December 16. This is the last time the bridge will be closed in 2017, barring any need for unforeseen emergency work. Lane closings also are planned for the George Washington Bridge and the 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, December 15, until 8 a.m. Saturday, December 16.
  • There will be no further bridge closings in 2017 due to the upcoming holiday season.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, December 17, through Thursday, December 21, 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, December 17, through Thursday, December 21, 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 eastbound lanes will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday, December 16, through 11 a.m. Sunday, December 17.
  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side and two lanes on the bridge’s upper level eastbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, December 15, through 10 a.m. Saturday, December 16.
  • The lower level westbound lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, December 16, through 10 a.m. Sunday, December 17.

These lane closings are part of the Port Authority’s ongoing Restoring the George program, which involves major rehabilitation work at the George Washington Bridge.

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

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