Press Release Article


TRAFFIC ADVISORY - WESTBOUND LANES OF GOETHALS BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS BEGINNING MONDAY, APRIL 19

Date: Apr 16, 2004
Press Release Number: 46-2004

Beginning on Monday, April 19, the westbound lanes of the Goethals Bridge will be closed during overnight hours for necessary rehabilitation of the bridge deck, structural steel and sidewalk. The project will cease in mid-November for the winter and begin again in the spring of 2005.

During the overnight bridge closures, customers are urged to use the
Bayonne Bridge or Outerbridge Crossing as an alternate route.

The following overnight closures will be required:

  • The westbound lanes of the bridge will be closed from Monday through Thursday from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, and on Friday from 11:59 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning.


  • The westbound lanes also will be closed Saturday from 11:59 p.m. to 8 a.m. the following morning.


  • There will be no overnight closings on Sundays or on major holidays.


Customers may call the Port Authority’s Tunnels, Bridges and Terminals
Department at 800 221-9903 for daily updates or project information.

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Contact:
Tony Ciavolella
Port Authority
212 435-7777


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