Traffic Restrictions

Effective November 4, 2013, overdimensional and overweight trucks are prohibited from crossing the Bayonne Bridge at all times, until further notice. This change is necessary to accommodate ongoing Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Project work.

Vehicular and Truck Restrictions
Motorized vehicles only. Pedestrians and bicycles may use pedestrian walkway.
Hazardous Materials Permitted, as regulated by the Red Book.
Height Limit 14 feet
Width Limit 8 feet, 6 inches (102")
Time of Day Restrictions None

Commercial vehicle operators should visit our Truckers' Resources pages for further information.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey regulates the transportation of hazardous materials, vehicle lengths, widths, heights, and weights. The Port Authority also has operating requirements that may concern truckers using our tunnels and bridges. For additional information, please review the following documents before making your trip:

Traffic Rules and Regulations (the "Green Book").

Hazardous Materials Transportation Regulations at Tunnel and Bridge Facilities (the "Red Book").

Operators of overweight or over-dimensional cargo, or to lead a convoy across the Bayonne Bridge, must contact the 24-hour Communications Desk at (718) 390-2502 prior to their trip for approval.

Please visit New York City Department of Transportation Web site for information on restrictions for oversize and over-dimensional vehicles traveling into New York City.

Violators are subject to summons and/or fine.


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