Press Release Article


BRIDGES, TUNNELS AND RAIL ADVISORY

Date: May 10, 2019
Press Release Number: 67-2019

No lane closings planned at Port Authority crossings on Sunday, May 12, in honor of Mother’s Day

PATH World Trade Center Station to remain open on Sunday for Mother’s Day

Lane closings scheduled next week for Holland Tunnel and Bayonne Bridge


Lanes will be closed this weekend and/or next week at the Holland Tunnel and Bayonne Bridge for ongoing construction and repair projects. There will be no Port Authority bridge and tunnel lane closings on Sunday, May 12, in honor of Mother’s Day. The PATH World Trade Center Station also will be open on Mother’s Day.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Monday, May 13, through Thursday, May 16, 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 Monday, May 13, through Thursday, May 16, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • Beginning on or about May 16, two left lanes on 14th Street between Erie St. and Jersey Ave. will be closed around-the-clock for 72 hours. The lane closures are needed to accommodate major sewer rehabilitation work being done by Jersey City.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, May 10, and reopen by 8 a.m. Saturday, May 11, for ongoing construction activities.
  • The bridge will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning, Monday through Friday night, May 13 through May 17.
  • 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, May 13 through May 17, from 6 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

PATH:

  • PATH’s World Trade Center Station will be open this Sunday, May 12, in honor of Mother’s Day, with direct PATH service operating between the WTC and Exchange Place stations. The WTC station will be closed Saturday, May 11, as part of PATH’s weekend WTC station closures for tunnel repairs necessitated by Superstorm Sandy. It will reopen at 3:45 a.m. on Sunday. Ferry service is available this Saturday for affected PATH riders between the Harborside Ferry Landing in Jersey City and Brookfield Place Terminal in Lower Manhattan. For detailed information on the weekend service and ferry schedules, please go to www.panynj.gov/StayOnTrack or download the PATH mobile app, RidePath.

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
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