Press Release Article


Date: Jul 07, 2011
Press Release Number: 41-2011

One of two eastbound lanes on the Outerbridge Crossing will be closed for construction from 9 p.m. Friday, July 8, through 11 a.m. Saturday, July 9, for necessary construction work.

The work will be cancelled in the event of rain.

The rehabilitation project is part of the Port Authority's capital investment in the bridge helping to ensure safe and efficient travel across the bridge and keep it in a state of good repair.

Customers can use the Goethals Bridge as an alternate route to cross into Staten Island. Get updates on delays on the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Outerbridge Crossing, Bayonne Bridge, and the Goethals Bridge by signing up for Bridge & Tunnel Alerts. Port Authority Bridge & Tunnel Alerts is a free subscription service that notifies customers of incidents or events that may delay their trip across Port Authority bridges and tunnels.


The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Hunter Pendarvis, 212 435-7777

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which is self-sufficient and does not receive tax dollars from either state, 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 Brooklyn Piers/Red Hook Container Terminal; the Port Authority-Port Jersey Marine Terminal and the Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan. The agency also owns the 16-acre World Trade Center site in Lower Manhattan.

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