Press Release Article


BRIDGES, TUNNELS AND RAIL ADVISORY

Date: Mar 15, 2019
Press Release Number: 36-2019

Lane closings scheduled for Holland Tunnel, George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing;

PATH’s WTC Station closed this weekend for tunnel repairs


Lanes will be closed this weekend and/or next week at the Holland Tunnel, George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, March 17, through Saturday, March 23, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, March 17, through Thursday, March 21, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One lane on the eastbound Route 139 ramp in New Jersey and three left lanes on 12th Street on the approach to the eastbound tunnel entrance, between Jersey Avenue and Erie Street, will remain closed around-the-clock, including during the morning rush hours. This work will continue through Sunday, March 24, or later. The lane closures are needed to accommodate major sewer rehabilitation work being done by Jersey City.

George Washington Bridge:

  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, March 15, through 10 a.m. Saturday, March 16, and again from 10 p.m. Saturday, March 16, through 10 a.m. Sunday, March 17.
  • One lane on the upper level westbound Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 15, through 5:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, and again from midnight to 8 a.m. on Sunday, March 17.
  • One lane on the lower level eastbound Trans-Manhattan Expressway and the Amsterdam Avenue ramp will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 15, through 5:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, and again from 11:59 p.m. Saturday, March 16, through 5:30 a.m. Sunday, March 17.
  • One lane on the bridge’s upper level eastbound side and two lanes on the upper level eastbound Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 15, through 5:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, and again from 11:59 p.m. Saturday, March 16, through 5:30 a.m. Sunday, March 17. All traffic will be diverted onto the Amsterdam Avenue ramp during the closure.
  • One lane on the bridge’s lower level eastbound side will be closed from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • One lane on the bridge’s northbound roadway (into Bayonne) or one lane on the bridge’s southbound roadway (into Staten Island) will be closed Monday through Friday, March 18 through March 22, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

Goethals Bridge:

  • To accommodate upgrades to the bridge’s toll collection system, expect construction work in the toll plaza areas and intermittent overnight bridge lane closures.

Outerbridge Crossing:

  • To accommodate upgrades to the bridge’s toll collection system, expect construction work in the toll plaza areas and intermittent overnight bridge lane closures.

PATH:

  • PATH’s World Trade Center station will be closed this weekend, starting at 12:01 a.m. Saturday, March 16, through 5 a.m., Monday, March 18, for Superstorm Sandy-related work. Service on the Newark-World Trade Center line will terminate at Exchange Place during this period. Free transfers are available for New York Waterway ferry service between Harborside Ferry Landing in Jersey City and the Brookfield Place Terminal in Lower Manhattan for customers impacted by the service outage. For more information on weekend service and ferry schedules, visit www.panynj.gov/StayOnTrack or download the PATH mobile app, RidePath, for updates.

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:
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