THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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TRAVEL ADVISORY - PAVING OF THE PALISADES INTERSTATE PARKWAY HELIX TO BEGIN MONDAY, OCTOBER 6

Date: Oct 02, 2014
Press Release Number: 209-2014

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced today that it will be milling, waterproofing and repaving the Palisades Interstate Parkway southbound helix and toll plaza for two weeks, beginning Monday, October 6. The work will primarily occur on weekdays between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Several toll lanes will be closed as a result of the work, and drivers using the helix during work hours should expect minimal delays.

The work will also necessitate one overnight closure from 10 p.m. Friday, October 17, through 10 a.m. Saturday, October 18. During that time, Palisades Interstate Parkway traffic will be diverted to the upper level via Hudson Terrace to Bruce Reynolds Boulevard and to the lower level via Fletcher Avenue. Moderate delays are expected.

Work will shift to the northbound Palisades Interstate Parkway ramp the week of October 20.

The work is weather dependent and will not interfere with NJDOT overnight work on the Palisades Interstate Parkway. To receive the latest updates, travelers are urged to sign up for Port Authority E-Alerts at: at http://www.paalerts.com/, and call 511 or visit www.511NY.org or www.511NJ.org for the latest regional traffic conditions.

CONTACT:
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 construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which 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.