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TRAVEL ADVISORY - LANE CLOSINGS AND SERVICE ADJUSTMENTS SCHEDULED FOR THE BAYONNE BRIDGE, HOLLAND TUNNEL, GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE AND PORT AUTHORITY BUS TERMINAL

Date: Jun 23, 2017
Press Release Number: 119-2017

The Bayonne Bridge, Holland Tunnel, George Washington Bridge and Port Authority Bus Terminal will institute lane closings or service adjustments this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • Due to a forecast of inclement weather, the scheduled weekend closing of the Bayonne Bridge has been revised. The bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 23, through 8 a.m. Saturday, June 24. The bridge will remain open the rest of the weekend. During the closing, traffic will be diverted at Avenue A in Bayonne.
  • The bridge also closes overnight on Mondays through Fridays from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning. The bridge also will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 30, through 8 a.m. Saturday, July 1. At that point, the bridge will remain open for the July 4 holiday weekend until 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 5.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours from Sunday, June 25 through Thursday, June 29 from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. These closures are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours from Sunday, June 25 through Thursday June 29 from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.

George Washington Bridge:

  • Palisades Interstate Parkway Helix ramp replacement is scheduled for Saturday, June 24, weather permitting. Two lanes of the southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway near the GWB will be closed from 9 p.m. Saturday until 11 a.m. Sunday morning. The two left lanes of the upper level westbound GWB and the left lane of the eastbound bridge will be closed between 12:01 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday for construction work.

Port Authority Bus Terminal:

  • Weekend construction will take place on the fourth floor of the terminal from 1 a.m. Saturday, June 24, through 5 a.m. Monday, June 26. The work will require temporary gate changes for buses that typically operate from that floor, including routes operated by NJ Transit, Suburban Transit, Rockland Coach, Community Coach, Shortline (Coach USA) and Lakeland Bus.
  • 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

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.


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