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George Washington Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


BRIDGES & TUNNELS ADVISORY

Date: Dec 28, 2018

Lane closings scheduled for the George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel

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

George Washington Bridge:

  • On the upper level of the bridge, one eastbound lane and one westbound lane will be closed starting Wednesday, January 2 at 11 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next morning. Two lanes of the upper westbound bridge will be closed on Friday, January 4 from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next morning. One lane is closing from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on January 2, 3, and 4.
  • On the lower level of the bridge, one westbound lane will be closed starting at 10 p.m. Wednesday, January 2, until 4 a.m. the next morning. One eastbound lane will be closed from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. on January 2, 3 and 4.
  • The 179th Street ramp from Fort Washington Avenue will be closed on Friday, January 4 from 10 p.m. until 4 a.m. the next morning.
  • The ramp connecting the eastbound upper level of the George Washington Bridge to West 178th Street in Manhattan is closed for up to 12 months for deck replacement. Passenger cars seeking access from the bridge to local streets in Manhattan should take Exit 1 towards Route 9/Henry Hudson Parkway and follow detour signs to West 181st Street in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. Trucks over 13 feet, 6 inches in height will not be permitted to use the bridge during the duration of the project. Trucks under that height seeking access to local streets should take Exit 2 to Amsterdam Avenue.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed from on Wednesday, January 2 at 11:59 p.m. through 5:30 a.m. the following morning for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed from Wednesday, January 2 at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning for ongoing tunnel repairs.

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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