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TRAVEL ADVISORY - OUTERBRIDGE CROSSING TO INSTITUTE LANE CLOSURES NEXT WEEK FOR STATE-OF-GOOD-REPAIR WORK

Date: May 12, 2016
Press Release Number: 66-2016

Lane closures on the Outerbridge Crossing will be necessary next week, for upgrades needed to keep the bridge’s toll system in a state of good repair. Traffic in both directions will remain open at all times, but specific lanes will close in the New York-bound direction.

  • The Outerbridge Crossing’s New York-bound left lane will close from 11 p.m. Sunday, May 15 through 5 a.m. Monday, May 16.
  • Both Express Toll lanes will close for the entire week, from 11 p.m. Sunday, May 15 through 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21. The remaining five toll-collection lanes will remain open. Travel lanes beyond the toll plaza will remain open.
  • The bridge’s New York-bound left lane will close again from 11:59 p.m. Friday, May 20 through 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21.

These closings were scheduled in conjunction with other regional agencies to minimize traffic impacts.

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

Contact:
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
212-435-7777

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