Weather Advisory

George Washington Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


BRIDGES & TUNNELS ADVISORY

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Lane closings scheduled on the Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing, George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel

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

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, January 11, through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, January 12, for ongoing construction work.
  • The bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m., Monday night through Thursday night, January 14 through January 17, for ongoing construction work.

Goethals Bridge:

  • One lane on the bridge’s westbound side will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, January 11, through 8 a.m. Saturday, January 12.
  • To accommodate upgrades to the bridge’s toll collection system, expect construction work in the toll plaza areas and intermittent overnight bridge lane closures.

Outerbridge Crossing:

  • To accommodate upgrades to the bridge’s toll collection system, expect construction work in the toll plaza areas and intermittent overnight bridge lane closures.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, January 13, through Thursday, January 17, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, January 13, through Thursday, January 17, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.

George Washington Bridge:

  • 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.
  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, January 11, through 10 a.m. Saturday, January 12.

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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