Press Release Article


BRIDGES, TUNNELS AND RAIL ADVISORY

Date: Oct 04, 2019
Press Release Number: 163-2019

Lane closings planned at the George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel, Holland Tunnel and Outerbridge Crossing

Lanes will be closed this weekend and/or next week at the George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel and Outerbridge Crossing for ongoing construction and repair projects.

George Washington Bridge:

  • The Palisades Interstate Parkway southbound will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, October 4, through 10 a.m. Saturday, October 5, and from 9 p.m. Saturday, October 5, through 10 a.m. Sunday, October 6.
  • One lane on Hudson Terrace southbound will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, October 4, through 9 a.m. Saturday, October 5.
  • The bridge’s lower-level eastbound side and the lower-level Trans-Manhattan Expressway eastbound side will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, October 4, through 10 a.m. Saturday, October 5.
  • Three lanes on the bridge’s upper-level westbound side will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 4, through 10 a.m. Saturday, October 5.
  • One lane on Hudson Terrace southbound will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 5, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, October 6.
  • Three lanes on the bridge’s upper-level eastbound side will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday, October 5, through 9 a.m. Sunday, October 6.
  • One lane on the bridge’s upper-level westbound side will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday, October 5, through 10 a.m. Sunday, October 6.
  • Three lanes on the bridge’s upper-level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, October 5, through 10 a.m. Sunday, October 6.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours on Sunday, October 6, Monday, October 7, and Thursday, October 10, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours on Sunday, October 6, Monday, October 7, and Thursday, October 10, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.

Outerbridge Crossing:

  • One eastbound lane and one westbound lane on the bridge will be closed on Wednesday and Thursday, October 9 and 10, from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the following morning.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • One lane on the bridge’s southbound side (into Staten Island) will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, October 4, through 5 a.m. Saturday, October 5.
  • One lane on the bridge’s northbound side (into Bayonne) will be closed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 5.

Lincoln Tunnel:

  • The tunnel’s North Tube (into New Jersey) will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, October 4, through 9 a.m. Saturday, October 5, for light tower repairs. Traffic will be diverted to the Center Tube.
  • The tunnel’s South Tube (into New York) will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Saturday, October 5, through 9 a.m. Sunday, October 6, for roadway repairs. Traffic will be diverted to the Center Tube.

PATH:

  • PATH’s World Trade Center station will be closed this weekend, starting Saturday, October 5, at 12:01 a.m. until 5 a.m. Monday, October 7, for regularly scheduled tunnel repair work. Service will terminate at Exchange Place, where ferry service will be available from 7 a.m. until 11:30 p.m. from the nearby Harborside Ferry Landing in Jersey City. Ferry service will also be available from the Brookfield Terminal in Lower Manhattan. For additional information on weekend service and ferry schedules, visit www.panynj.gov/StayOnTrack or download the PATH mobile app, RidePath, for updates.

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.

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

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