THE PORT AUTHORITY OF NY & NJ

Press Release Article


TRAVEL ADVISORY - GOETHALS BRIDGE WESTBOUND LANE CLOSURES TO BEGIN MARCH 7

Date: Feb 24, 2005
Press Release Number: 12-2005

Beginning Monday, March 7, both New Jersey-bound lanes of the Goethals Bridge will be closed overnight for construction. Closures will occur Monday through Thursday from 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning, and Friday night from 11:59 p.m. until 8 a.m. Saturday.

All lanes will be open on Saturday and Sunday nights and holiday weekends. The work will continue through mid-November. The closures are part of the ongoing Goethals Bridge deck rehabilitation project.

New Jersey-bound motorists are advised to use the Bayonne Bridge or the Outerbridge Crossing as alternate routes during construction hours. Roadwork is weather sensitive and may be cancelled due to heavy rain.

For additional information, call the toll-free Customer Connection at 800 221-9903 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Automated information, including daily updates are available at other times. Information also is available at www.panynj.gov.

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Contact: Tiffany Townsend
Port Authority
212 435-7777