Press Release Article


Date: Oct 01, 2014
Press Release Number: 207-2014

The Port Authority announced today that it will begin a three-week project this Sunday, October 5 to repave the high-speed E-ZPass lanes at the Outerbridge Crossing. The work will necessitate the closure of the high-speed E-ZPass lanes at the bridge over the next three weeks from Sunday nights through Thursday afternoons. All five other toll lanes will be open. The Port Authority does not expect any significant traffic impacts as a result of the lane closures.

The scheduled closures are as follows:

  • 11:00 PM, Sunday, October 5 to 3:00 PM, Thursday, October 9
  • 11:00 PM, Sunday, October 12 to 3:00 PM, Thursday, October 16
  • 11:00 PM, Sunday, October 19 to 3:00 PM, Thursday, October 23

The work is weather dependent. To receive the latest updates, travelers are urged to sign up for Port Authority E-Alerts at: at, and call 511 or visit or for the latest regional traffic conditions.

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