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PORT AUTHORITY REOPENS NORTH TUBE OF THE HOLLAND TUNNEL

Date: Aug 28, 2011
Press Release Number: 105-2011

George Washington Bridge Lower Level and Palisades Interstate Parkway Entrance to Bridge to Reopen at 11 a.m.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has reopened the North Tube of the Holland Tunnel, which was closed earlier this mornoing due to flooding. The North Tube handles vehicles traveling from New York to New Jersey.

The George Washington Bridge's Lower Level, which closed last night due to weather conditions, and the Palisades Interstate Parkway ramp to the bridge, which also closed last night, will both reopen at 11 a.m.

The Port Authority's three major airports -- John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International and LaGuardia airports -- remain closed. Service on the PATH system also remains suspended.

Passengers are reminded to check www.panynj.gov for updated information about PATH and all other Port Authority facilities. For further information about safety precautions, evacuation routes and best practices for New Jersey, visit ready.nj.gov; for New York State, visit www.511ny.org; and for New York City, visit http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/nycsevereweather/weather_home.shtml.

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