Weather Advisory

George Washington Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


BRIDGES, TUNNELS AND RAIL ADVISORY

Date: Apr 12, 2019

Lane closings scheduled for Holland Tunnel, George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing; Bayonne Bridge to be closed this weekend
PATH"s WTC Station closed this weekend for tunnel repairs

Lanes will be closed this weekend and/or next week at the Holland Tunnel, George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Holland Tunnel:

  • The Varick Street entrance ramp to the westbound Holland Tunnel at Broome Street in New York City will be closed due to planned crane activity on Varick Street from 10 p.m. Friday, April 12, through 5 a.m. Monday, April 15. (weather dependent)
  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, April 14, through Thursday, April 18, 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, April 14, through Thursday, April 18, 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 southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway toll plaza to the bridge will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, April 12, through 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13. 
  • Hudson Terrace will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, April 12, through 10 a.m. Saturday, April 13.
  • The New York State Department of Transportation will close Interstate 95 just east of the bridge from 12:30 a.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13.  One lane on the bridge"s upper level eastbound side also will be closed during this time.  Eastbound travelers will be diverted to Amsterdam Avenue.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, April 12, through 3 p.m. Sunday, April 14, for ongoing construction activities.
  • One lane on the bridge"s northbound roadway (into Bayonne) or one lane on the bridge"s southbound roadway (into Staten Island) will be closed Monday through Thursday, April 15 through April 18, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

Goethals Bridge:

  • 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.

PATH:

  • PATH"s World Trade Center station will be closed this weekend, starting at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, April 13, through 5 a.m., Monday, April 15, for Superstorm Sandy-related work. Service on the Newark-World Trade Center line will terminate at Exchange Place during this period. Free transfers are available for New York Waterway ferry service between Harborside Ferry Landing in Jersey City and the Brookfield Place Terminal in Lower Manhattan for customers impacted by the service outage. For more information on weekend service and ferry schedules, visit www.panynj.gov/StayOnTrack or download the PATH mobile app, RidePath, for updates.

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.

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