Date: Nov 01, 2013
Press Release Number: 110-2013
The next phase of the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Project requires the closure of the Richmond Terrace/Trantor Place ramps that connect the Bayonne Bridge to local Staten Island streets. These ramp closures will begin Monday, November 4, and will remain in-place through the duration of construction.
Motorists who normally use the Richmond Terrace/Trantor Place on-ramp to access the Bayonne Bridge will now take Port Richmond Avenue south to Trantor Place to access the Forest Avenue on-ramp, which leads to the bridge. A map outlining the detour is included below:
Motorists traveling north on Route 440 who normally exit Route 440 using Exit 13-Richmond Terrace/Trantor Place will now use Exit 12-Forest Ave and Willow Road east to Trantor Place. Exit 12-Forest Avenue is the last exit in Staten Island before the bridge. A map outlining the detour is below:
To learn more about the Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Program and to view a webcam with views of the construction progress, visit: http://www.panynj.gov/bayonnebridge/.
For up-to-the-minute traffic updates at all Port Authority crossings, motorists are encouraged to sign up for Port Authority alerts at http://www.paalerts.com/.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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 the Western Hemisphere. 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 raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.