TRAVEL ADVISORY - BAYONNE BRIDGE TO BE CLOSED OVERNIGHT FRIDAY; LANE CLOSINGS SCHEDULED FOR GWB, HOLLAND TUNNEL

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Date: Sep 22, 2017
Press Release Number: 173-2017

The Bayonne Bridge will be closed during the overnight hours tonight, and lane closings are planned for the George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, September 22, and reopen by 8 a.m. Saturday, September 23. Once the bridge reopens on Saturday, it is not scheduled to close again until 7 p.m. Monday, September 25.
  • The bridge will be closed during the overnight hours on Tuesday through Thursday, September 26 through September 28, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will close during overnight hours from Sunday, September 24, through Thursday, September 28, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning. These closings are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will close during overnight hours from Sunday, September 24, through Thursday, September 28, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning. These closings are necessary for ongoing tunnel repairs.

George Washington Bridge:

  • The bridge’s upper level westbound will have three lanes closed from 10 p.m. Friday, September 22, through 10 a.m. Saturday, September 23, and from 10 p.m. Saturday, September 23, through 10 a.m. Sunday, September 24.
  • Henry Hudson Parkway northbound Exit 14, will be closed from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday, September 23. Traffic will be diverted to Henry Hudson Parkway northbound Exit 15.
  • The north walkway will open at 6 a.m. Monday, September 25, and the south walkway will be closed until the end of 2017.

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

Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency’s network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere. The Port Authority receives no tax revenue from either the State of New York or New Jersey or from the City of New York. The agency raises the necessary funds for the improvement, construction or acquisition of its facilities primarily on its own credit. For more information, please visit http://www.panynj.gov.

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