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BRIDGES & TUNNELS ADVISORY

Date: May 29, 2018
Press Release Number: 92-2018

Lane closings, detours planned for Goethals Bridge and Holland Tunnel

Lane closings and detours are planned this week for the Goethals Bridge and Holland Tunnel for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Goethals Bridge:

  • The bridge’s New York-bound lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, June 1, through 9 a.m. Saturday, June 2, to accommodate reconfiguration of the bridge’s New York-bound span. Traffic will be diverted to the Outerbridge Crossing and Goethals Bridge during the closing. New Jersey-bound traffic will not be impacted.
  • The ramp from bridge’s NJ-bound span to the New Jersey Turnpike will be closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m., Wednesday and Thursday, May 30 and May 31. Travelers will be detoured to Interstate 278 westbound and the Interstate 278 eastbound turnaround to access the New Jersey Turnpike.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Tuesday, May 29, through Thursday, May 31, 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 Tuesday, May 29, through Thursday, May 31, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. The closings are needed 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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