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BRIDGES & TUNNELS ADVISORY

Date: Aug 10, 2018
Press Release Number: 127-2018

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

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

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. tonight, August 10, through 8 a.m. Saturday, August 11, for ongoing construction work.
  • The bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday nights through Thursday nights, August 13-16, to accommodate ongoing construction work. The overnight closures will be scheduled consistently Monday through Thursday nights through the end of this summer. Additional overnight closings will be scheduled through the end of construction as needed.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, August 12, through Thursday, August 16, 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, August 12, through Thursday, August 16, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. The closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • The right lane, shoulder and sidewalk on 14th Street will be closed during the daytime hours from Monday, August 13, through Friday, August 17, from 9:30 a.m. through 2:30 p.m. The closings are needed for a construction project.

George Washington Bridge:

  • The ramp connecting the eastbound upper level of the George Washington Bridge to West 178th Street in Manhattan is closed for up to 12 months for deck replacement. Passenger cars seeking access from the bridge to local streets in Manhattan should take Exit 1 towards Route 9/Henry Hudson Parkway and follow detour signs to West 181st Street in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. Trucks over 13 feet, 6 inches in height will not be permitted to use the bridge during the duration of the project. Trucks under that height seeking access to local streets should take Exit 2 to Amsterdam Avenue.
  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. tonight, August 10, through 10 a.m. Saturday, August 11.
  • Three lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, August 11, through 10 a.m. Sunday, August 12.
  • The bridge’s lower level eastbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. tonight, August 10, through 10 a.m. Saturday, August 11, and again from 10 p.m. Saturday, August 11, through 10 a.m. Sunday, August 12.

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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