Holland Tunnel Concrete Repairs

Holland Tunnel

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Project Background

Starting Sunday, May 8, 2016, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will begin a two-year, estimated $9.7 million project to the repair the air supply ports inside the Holland Tunnel.

Scope of Work

The work will include repairs to concrete, ensuring a state of good repair.

Schedule

To accommodate construction work, overnight single tunnel lane closures may be required in both directions, beginning Sunday, May 8, 2016, and continuing through June 2018. For the latest updates on these closures, register for Holland Tunnel alerts at www.PAalerts.com.

One eastbound lane (to NY) closed:

  • Sunday evening, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday morning
  • Monday evening, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Tuesday morning
  • Tuesday evening, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Wednesday morning
  • Wednesday evening, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday morning
  • Thursday evening, 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Friday morning
  • Saturday morning, 1:30 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.
  • Sunday morning, 1:30 a.m. until 7:30 a.m.

One westbound lane (to NJ) closed:

  • Sunday evening, 11:59 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. Monday morning
  • Monday evening, 11:59 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. Tuesday morning
  • Tuesday evening, 11:59 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. Wednesday morning
  • Wednesday evening, 11:59 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. Thursday morning
  • Thursday evening, 11:59 p.m. until 5:30 a.m. Friday morning
  • Saturday morning, 2 a.m. until 8 a.m.
  • Sunday morning, 2 a.m. until 8 a.m.

Traffic Impacts

Sunday through Thursday Overnight

New Jersey-bound Holland Tunnel traffic, especially at the intersections of Varick and Watts Street, Varick and Broome Street, and Hudson and Canal Street approaches in Manhattan, could experience some heavy congestion during weeknight lane closures. Port Authority Police will be on hand to direct traffic. Motorists may want to consider alternate routes during these times.

Saturday and Sunday Morning

Minor traffic delays are expected weekend mornings, in both the New Jersey-bound and New York-bound directions.

Project Benefits

Work being performed will ensure continued performance of the Holland Tunnel’s ventilation system.

Want More Information?

Visit our Weekly Traffic Advisory (www.panynj.gov/TrafficAdvisory) for the latest updates on lane closures related to construction work.

Register for alerts at the Holland Tunnel and all Port Authority tunnels and bridge crossings:  
www.PAalerts.com

Follow us on Twitter: 
@PANYNJ_HT

For regional traffic and transit information, call or visit 511 NJ and 511 NY websites.
511 NJ: www.511nj.org
511 NY: www.511ny.org

If you have questions, or would like to provide feedback, please visit:
www.panynj.gov/feedback

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