Construction projects and information
There will be full, intermittent closures at the RFK Harlem River Lift Span Fri., Oct. 9 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. Each closure will last approximately 15-20 minutes. Motorists will experience delays and should consider an alternate route.
The Brooklyn-bound side of the bridge will be closed to all traffic nightly Oct. 4-10 from 11 p.m. to 5 a.m,, with the exception of Q25 buses which will operate normally. All Brooklyn-bound traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge. Traffic heading into the Rockaways from Brooklyn will be detoured onto the Breezy Point exit and back onto the 169th Street entrance ramp.
The Manhattan-bound (north) tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed nightly 10:30 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday until the end of October for Sandy restoration work. On Fridays, the closures will take place from 11 p.m. until 8 a.m. Saturday. One lane will remain open in each direction in the other tube.
One Manhattan-bound lane will be closed at all hours beginning after each morning rush hour through November.
Upper level roadway deck replacement underway. One lane closed 24/7 through summer 2017. A movable barrier will be used Monday through Friday, allowing three lanes to Brooklyn from 5 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and three lanes to Staten Island from 2:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 1 p.m. to midnight on Fridays. All six lower level lanes will be open during peak drive times.
During Sandy repair work, which will last through 2018, one tube will be closed nightly Monday to Friday between 9:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m. for Sandy repair and restoration work, and on Sunday night into Monday morning, 11 p.m. to 5:30 a.m. for routine tunnel maintenance. In addition, once a month there will be weekend-long closures of one tube from Fri., 9:30 p.m. through 5:30 a.m. Monday. For more info: http://www.mta.info/press-release/bridges-tunnels/hugh-l-carey-tunnel-nightly-tube-closures-sandy-repair-work-through
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