Press Release Article


Date: May 08, 2015
Press Release Number: 69-2015

Construction work at the Port Authority’s other crossings will also be suspended

The Port Authority announced today that the ongoing construction work on the Bayonne Bridge will be suspended for the Mother’s Day weekend.

The bridge will be closed from midnight tonight, May 8, through 8 a.m. Saturday, May 9. The bridge will remain open and operate under normal conditions until Monday, May 11, when weekday daytime closing resume from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Port Authority also will suspend construction work at all of its other bistate crossings during the Mother’s Day weekend.

To receive real time traffic updates, travelers should register for Bridge and Tunnel Alerts at, call 511 or visit or

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