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TRAFFIC ADVISORY - EASTBOUND LANES OF GOETHALS BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED DURING OVERNIGHT HOURS BEGINNING MONDAY, MARCH 6

Date: Feb 27, 2006
Press Release Number: 11-2006

Beginning on Monday, March 6, the eastbound lanes of the Goethals Bridge to New York will be closed during overnight hours for rehabilitation of the bridge deck, structural steel and sidewalk.

The rehabilitation project will require the following overnight closures of the New York-bound lanes on the Goethals Bridge:

  • Mondays through Thursdays from 9:30 p.m. until 5 a.m.

  • Fridays and Saturdays from 11:59 p.m. until 8 a.m., and

  • No overnight closings on Sundays or on major holidays.


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

The work is weather-sensitive and may be canceled in the event of heavy rain. Customers can call the Port Authority at 800 221-9903 for project information and daily updates, or visit our web site at www.panynj.gov for closing schedules and diversion routes.

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