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TRAVEL ADVISORY - DELAYS EXPECTED ON RAMPS FROM RIVERSIDE DRIVE AND HENRY HUDSON PARKWAY TO THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE THIS WEEKEND, DUE TO MAINTENANCE WORK

Date: Oct 22, 2015
Press Release Number: 164-2015

Motorists on either Riverside Drive or the Henry Hudson Parkway in New York, driving toward the George Washington Bridge and/or the Cross Bronx Expressway, may experience delays during the early mornings of Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 due to the milling and paving of an on-ramp. The road maintenance work will take place from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Traffic detours will impact motorists on Riverside Drive approaching the George Washington Bridge and/or the Cross Bronx Expressway. Motorists approaching from Exit 14 of the Henry Hudson Parkway Northbound also may experience delays.

The work has been staged to minimize impacts, but delays are expected. Drivers will be able to follow detour signs and traffic-directing personnel.

To receive real-time traffic updates, travelers should register for Bridge and Tunnel alerts at www.paalerts.com, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org or www.511NJ.org.

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Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
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