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TRAVEL ADVISORY -- BAYONNE BRIDGE CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS THIS MORNING DUE TO MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

Date: Sep 14, 2012
Press Release Number: 122-2012

The Bayonne Bridge is closed this morning due to a motor vehicle accident involving three cars. The Port Authority is advising motorist to avoid the bridge completely during their morning commute. 

Drivers should plan ahead and check www.511ny.org or www.511nj.org for up-to-the-minute traffic updates. The Port Authority will advise when the bridge has reopened.

Contact: Anthony Hayes, 212.435.7777

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where construction crews are building the iconic One World Trade Center, which is now the tallest skyscraper in New York. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the state of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency relies on revenues generated by facility users, tolls, fees and rents as well as loans, bond financing, and federal grants to fund its operations. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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