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TRAFFIC ADVISORY - LOWER LEVEL OF THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 8, FOR AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY EVENT

Date: Jun 06, 2008
Press Release Number: 52-2008

The lower level of the George Washington Bridge will be closed in both directions from midnight to 10 a.m. on Sunday June 8, to accommodate an American Cancer Society event.

The event will involve approximately 900 bicyclists and 600 runners and walkers beginning their routes on the bridge's lower level.

The upper level of the George Washington Bridge will remain open during this time, but delays may occur. For additional information, customers can call the Port Authority at 800-221-9903 for automated information.

Customers are also encouraged to visit www.panynj.info to sign-up for Bridge and Tunnel Alerts. This free subscription service notifies customers of incidents or events at Port Authority bridges and tunnels that may delay their trip. Travelers receive alerts on their cellular phone, PDA, pager, or e-mail account and can customize the information they would like to receive.

CONTACT:
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212 435-7777