Date: Apr 14, 2011
Press Release Number: 18-2011
Three of four eastbound upper-level approach lanes to the George Washington Bridge will be closed during weekend overnight hours beginning Friday, April 15, through August 2011.
The upper-level approach lanes will be closed weekly from 10 p.m. Fridays to 10 a.m. Saturdays, and from 10 p.m. Saturdays to 10 a.m. Sundays.
In addition, two lower-level westbound lanes of the Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed beginning Friday, April 15, from 10 p.m. Fridays through 10 a.m. Saturdays, and from 10 p.m. Saturdays to 10 a.m. Sundays through July 2011.
The work each weekend will be cancelled in the event of rain.
The rehabilitation projects are part of the Port Authority's capital investment in the bridge helping to ensure safe and efficient travel across the bridge and keep it in a state of good repair.
Customers can use the Lincoln and Holland tunnels as alternates to cross the Hudson River. Get updates on delays on the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Outerbridge Crossing, Bayonne Bridge, and the Goethals Bridge by signing up for Bridge & Tunnel Alerts. Port Authority Bridge & Tunnel Alerts is a free subscription service that notifies customers of incidents or events that may delay their trip across Port Authority bridges and tunnels.
CONTACT: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Hunter Pendarvis, 212 435-7777