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TRAVEL ADVISORY - BAYONNE BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED THIS WEEKEND; LANE CLOSINGS SCHEDULED FOR GWB, HOLLAND TUNNEL

Date: Sep 15, 2017
Press Release Number: 168-2017

The Bayonne Bridge will be closed this weekend, and lane closings are planned for the George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, September 15, through 5 a.m. Monday, September 18, to accommodate ongoing construction. The Avenue A off-ramp from Route 440 south will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, September 15, through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, September 16, and traffic will be diverted at 5th Street.
  • The bridge will be closed during the overnight hours on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, September 18, 19 and 21, from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. to accommodate ongoing construction work. The bridge will remain open on Wednesday night, September 20, in observance of Rosh Hashanah.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will close during overnight hours from Sunday, September 17, through Tuesday, September 19, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. The closures are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will close during overnight hours from Sunday, September 17, through Tuesday, September 19, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. The closures are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.

George Washington Bridge:

  • The bridge’s upper level westbound will have two lanes closed from 11 p.m. Friday, September 15, through 10 a.m. Saturday, September 16, and from 10 p.m. Saturday, September 16, through 10 a.m. Sunday, September 17.
  • Henry Hudson Parkway Northbound Exit 14, will be closed from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday, September 16, and from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Sunday, September 17. Traffic will be diverted to Henry Hudson Parkway Northbound Exit 15.

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

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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