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George Washington Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


BRIDGES, TUNNELS AND RAIL ADVISORY

Date: May 03, 2019

Lane closings scheduled for Holland Tunnel, George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Goethals Bridge;

PATH customers can now use SmartLink cards at ferry landings during weekends when WTC station is closed, for faster, more convenient service


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

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, May 5, through Thursday, May 9, 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, May 5, through Thursday, May 9, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • Traffic entering the westbound tunnel (to New Jersey) will be temporarily held on Thursday, May 9, beginning at 10:15 a.m. for approximately 20 minutes to accommodate a special event.

George Washington Bridge:

  • One lane on the bridge’s upper-level eastbound side will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, May 3, through 6 a.m. Saturday, May 4, and from 11 p.m. Saturday, May 4, through 6 a.m. Sunday, May 5.
  • The Palisades Interstate Parkway ramp southbound and Hudson Terrace will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, May 3, through 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4, and from 10 p.m. Saturday, May 4, through 10 a.m. Sunday, May 5.
  • Broadway southbound between 178th and 179th streets at the bridge will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, May 3, through 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, May 3, and reopen by 8 a.m. Saturday, May 4, for ongoing construction activities.
  • The bridge will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Thursday night, May 6 through May 8.
  • 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 Friday, May 6 through May 8, 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.

PATH:

  • PATH’s World Trade Center station will be closed this weekend, starting at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, May 4 through 5 a.m., Monday, May 6. Service on the Newark-World Trade Center line will terminate at Exchange Place during this period for tunnel repairs. New York Waterway ferry service is available for PATH weekend riders between Harborside Ferry Landing in Jersey City and the Brookfield Place Terminal in Lower Manhattan. Starting this weekend and continuing each weekend through December 2020 when the WTC is closed, PATH customers with SmartLink cards can walk directly to the ferry landings and operators will deduct the fare using hand-held readers. Non-SmartLink users will still need to use the PATH station to receive vouchers. For additional 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.



Contact:
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