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BRIDGES & TUNNELS ADVISORY

Date: Jun 01, 2018
Press Release Number: 94-2018

Lane closings planned for Goethals Bridge, Holland Tunnel and George Washington Bridge

Lane closings are planned this weekend and/or next week for the Goethals Bridge, Holland Tunnel and George Washington Bridge for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Goethals Bridge:

  • The bridge’s New York-bound lanes will be closed from 10 p.m. tonight, 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 Bayonne Bridge during the closing. New Jersey-bound traffic will not be impacted. The bridge’s New York-bound lanes also will be closed from 10 p.m. Thursday, June 7, through 5 a.m. Friday, June 8, to continue the reconfiguration work.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, June 3, through Thursday, June 7, 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, June 3, through Thursday, June 7, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. The closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.

George Washington Bridge:

  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, June 1, through 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2.
  • Two lanes on the westbound Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed from 12:01 a.m. through 8 a.m. Saturday, June 2.
  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level eastbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, June 1, through 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2.
  • The Palisades Interstate Parkway toll plaza will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, June 1, through 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2.
  • The bridge’s lower level will be closed from 12:01 a.m. to 10 a.m. Sunday, June 3, to accommodate the George Washington Bridge Challenge event.

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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