Press Release Article


Date: Oct 01, 2010
Press Release Number: 68-2010

The Outerbridge Crossing will be closed in both directions on Sunday, October 3rd, between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. for a training exercise.

Motorists are advised to use the Goethals Bridge or other crossings between New York and New Jersey during this period of time.New Jersey Bound
Route 440 South will be closed at the entrance to the Outerbridge Crossing and detour signs will direct traffic onto Boscombe Avenue to Route 440 North towards the Goethals Bridge.

Staten Island Bound

Route 440 North will be closed at the Amboy Avenue exit in Perth Amboy. Detour signs will direct traffic onto Waltrous Avenue to Route 440 South towards the Goethals Bridge via the Garden State Parkway and NJ Turnpike.

Contact: The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Justine Karp, 212- 435-7777

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey operates many of the busiest and most important transportation links in the region. They include John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, Stewart International and Teterboro airports; AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark; the George Washington Bridge and Bus Station; the Lincoln and Holland tunnels; the three bridges between Staten Island and New Jersey; the PATH (Port Authority Trans-Hudson) rapid-transit system; Port Newark; the Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal; the Howland Hook Marine Terminal on Staten Island; the Port Authority Auto Marine Terminal; the Brooklyn Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan and is a partner in the Access to the Region’s Core tunnel project.

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