Weather Advisory

George Washington Bridge Planned Weekly Construction


BRIDGES, TUNNELS AND RAIL ADVISORY

Date: Jun 14, 2019

Lane closings planned at the Bayonne Bridge, George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge

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

George Washington Bridge:

  • The ramp from the Henry Hudson Parkway to the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, June 14, through 8 a.m. Saturday, June 15.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Monday, June 17, through Thursday, June 20, 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 Monday, June 17, through Thursday, June 20, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • One lane on the bridge’s northbound roadway (into Bayonne) and/or one lane on the bridge’s southbound roadway (into Staten Island) will be closed Monday through Friday, June 17-21, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

Goethals Bridge:

  • One lane on the bridge’s eastbound side will be closed from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 15.
  • One lane will be closed on the bridge’s eastbound side, Monday through Thursday, June 17 to June 20, from 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

Outerbridge Crossing:

  • One lane on the bridge’s eastbound side will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, June 14, through 7 a.m. Saturday, June 15.
  • One lane will be closed on the bridge’s eastbound side, Wednesday and Thursday, June 19 and June 20, from 10:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

PATH:

  • PATH’s World Trade Center station will be closed this weekend, starting at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, June 15, through 5 a.m., Monday, June 17. 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. Customers with SmartLink cards can have their fares deducted at ferry landings via 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.
  • Starting Monday, June 17, NJTRANSIT will begin diverting select Midtown Direct trains into Hoboken because of New York Penn Station construction work. An estimated 5,000 additional riders a day are expected to use the PATH system. PATH riders are urged to purchase fares in advance to avoid long lines at ticket vending machines. PATH accepts SmartLink cards and MetroCards. SmartLink customers can avoid lines preloading trips at https://www.pathsmartlinkcard.com/. MetroCard users are advised to load the card in advance at vending machines serving PATH and the New York City subway system.

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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