Weather Advisory

Holland Tunnel Planned Weekly Construction


BRIDGES & TUNNELS ADVISORY

Date: Mar 02, 2018

Lane closings scheduled for George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel

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

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, March 4, through Thursday, March 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, March 4, through Thursday, March 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 bridge’s south sidewalk is closed today due to inclement weather.
  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level eastbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, March 3, through 8 a.m. Sunday, March 4.
  • One lane on the bridge’s lower level eastbound side will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, March 2, through 7 a.m. Saturday, March 3. The lane also will be closed from 11 p.m. Saturday, March 3, through 7 a.m. Sunday, March 4.
  • The bridge’s lower level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, March 2, through 8 a.m. Saturday, March 3. The westbound side also will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, March 3, through 8 a.m. Sunday, March 4.

To accommodate the New York Road Runners Washington Heights Salsa, Blues & Shamrocks 5K Race, the following ramp closings will be in place on Sunday, March 4. The race will start at 169th Street and Fort Washington Avenue in Manhattan and proceed along Fort Washington to Fort Tryon Park, where the runners will retrace their steps to the finish line.

  • The bridge’s upper and lower level eastbound traffic will be diverted to alternate exit ramps from 8 a.m. to noon. The upper level eastbound 178th Street ramp will be diverted to Riverside Drive. The lower level eastbound 178th Street exit ramp will be diverted to Pinehurst Avenue. Once the ramps are closed, only buses needing access to the upper level of the George Washington Bridge Bus Station and emergency vehicles will be allowed normal ramp access.

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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