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TRAVEL ADVISORY: HOLLAND TUNNEL - WEATHER PERMITTING, HOLLAND TUNNEL TO TEMPORARILY HOLD NEW JERSEY-BOUND TRAFFIC ON SUNDAY MORNING FOR "BIKE MS" CHARITY TOUR

Date: Oct 02, 2015
Press Release Number: 146-2015

Port Authority will hold traffic for annual multiple sclerosis charity event; New Jersey-bound drivers advised to use alternate routes Sunday morning

Weather permitting, the Port Authority will temporarily hold New Jersey-bound traffic through the Holland Tunnel from approximately 7:30 a.m. to approximately 8:30 a.m. Sunday, October 4, to accommodate persons participating in the Bike MS 2015: New York City charity bike tour.

Motorists traveling to westbound to New Jersey during that time are advised to use alternate routes, including the Lincoln Tunnel, for access to New Jersey.

Eastbound traffic through the Holland Tunnel into New York will not be affected.

To receive real time traffic updates, travelers should register for Bridge and Tunnel Alerts at http://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.