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TRAFFIC ADVISORY - ONE LANE OF HOLLAND TUNNEL NY-BOUND TUBE TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS FOR EMERGENCY MAINTENANCE

Date: Feb 20, 2015
Press Release Number: 27-2015

One lane of the Holland Tunnel's New York-bound tube will be closed during overnight hours this weekend for emergency repairs to frozen sections of sump pump pipes in the tunnel.

The tube will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday to 7:30 a.m. Saturday, and from 11 p.m. Saturday to 7:30 a.m. Sunday. Traffic delays are expected, and travelers are urged to use the Lincoln Tunnel as an alternate.

To receive the latest updates, travelers should register for Tunnel and Bridge Alerts at http://www.paalerts.com, call 511 or visit www.511NJ.org.

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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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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 agencyĆ­s 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 the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center 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.


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