THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

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TRAVEL ADVISORY - BAYONNE BRIDGE TO BE OPENED THROUGH NEXT FRIDAY NIGHT, NOVEMBER 17

Date: Nov 09, 2017
Press Release Number: 207-2017

No more weekend Bayonne Bridge closings this year; Bridge will be closed on select Friday nights only;

Lane closings also scheduled for George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel

The Bayonne Bridge will not be closed this weekend. The next scheduled closing is on Friday night, November 17. In addition, 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:

Holland Tunnel:

George Washington Bridge:

These lane closings are part of the Port Authority’s ongoing Restore the George program, which involves major rehabilitation work at the George Washington Bridge.

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.