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TRAVEL ADVISORY - LANE CLOSINGS AND CONSTRUCTION WORK SCHEDULED FOR GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE AND HOLLAND TUNNEL

Date: Jul 21, 2017
Press Release Number: 141-2017

The George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel will each institute lane closings this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects. The GWB work also will impact drivers using the Palisades Interstate Parkway (PIP) for part of the upcoming weekend.

George Washington Bridge/Palisades Interstate Parkway:

  • The Palisades Interstate Parkway southbound ramp to the bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, July 21, through 9 a.m. Saturday, July 22. The lower level of the GWB will be closed from 1 a.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday.
  • Two lanes of the westbound GWB will be closed Saturday morning from 12:01 to 8 a.m., and Sunday morning during the same hours. Two lanes of the upper westbound GWB will be closed from Monday, July 24 through Thursday, July 27, from 9 p.m. through 5 a.m. the following morning for construction work, weather permitting.
  • In addition, the south sidewalk of the bridge will be closed 8 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday. While the south sidewalk is closed, the north sidewalk will be open from 8 p.m. to midnight on Friday and 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours on Sunday, July 23, through Thursday, July 27 from 11:59 p.m. 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 on Sunday, July 23, through Thursday, July 27 from 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.

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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