Press Release Article


BRIDGES & TUNNELS ADVISORY

Date: Apr 06, 2018
Press Release Number: 62-2018

Lane closures coming to the George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Holland Tunnel over the weekend and next week

Lanes closings are scheduled for a number of Port Authority crossings over the weekend and into next week for ongoing construction and repair projects.

George Washington Bridge:

  • The lower-lever eastbound lanes will be closed from Saturday, April 7 from 12:01 a.m. until 8 a.m. for repairs and maintenance.
  • The lower-level westbound level will be closed from Friday, April 6 at 11 p.m. until 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, and from 10 p.m. Saturday, April 7 until 10 a.m. Sunday, April 8.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will perform an overnight closure from Friday, April 6 at 11:59 p.m. and reopen Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m. Once the bridge reopens on Saturday, it will remain open through the weekend.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during the overnight hours from Sunday, April 8, through Thursday, April 12, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. The closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, April 8, through Thursday, April 12, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning for going 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

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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