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Press Release
March 24, 2017
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Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: March 27 – April 1

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours from Monday, March 27 through Saturday morning, April 1. All traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

The necessary closures are needed in order to conduct a crane operation on both the South and North Towers. In addition, during the daytime hours one lane will be closed in both directions to accommodate the crane safety work zone.

Press Release
March 22, 2017
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Overnight Lane Closures at Robert F. Kennedy Bridge/Queens Approach 3/24 – 3/27 and 3/31 – 4/3

One out of four lanes will be closed overnight in the Queens-to-Manhattan/Bronx direction (northbound) of the RFK Bridge, starting at 10pm on Friday, March 24, through 5am Monday, March 27, and again on Friday, March 31 through early Monday, April 3. The closures at the Queens approach are required for necessary pavement replacement work.

The Queens approach is on the Astoria end of the RFK Bridge’s Queens suspended span, at the Grand Central Parkway split at Hoyt Ave. Two northbound lanes will remain open on the Grand Central Parkway while the pavement work zone is in place.

Press Release
March 22, 2017
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*Amended* Rockaway-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: Southbound Closure March 23 – 24 and Full Bridge Closure March 24 - 25

The Rockaway-bound (south) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic during overnight hours from 10pm on Thursday, March 23 through 5am Friday morning, March 24. There will be a full bridge closure (both directions) starting 11:59pm on Friday, March 24 until 5am Saturday, March 25. The necessary closures are needed in order to conduct a crane operation on both the South and North Towers. In addition, during the daytime hours one lane will be closed in both directions to accommodate the crane safety work zone.

Press Release
March 21, 2017
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Hugh L Carey Tunnel Brooklyn-Bound Tube Closure 3/22 and 3/23

The Brooklyn-bound tube at the Hugh L Carey Tunnel will be closed, from 10:30am to 2:30pm on both Wednesday, March 22 and Thursday, March 23, for necessary maintenance. One lane will operate in each direction in the remaining tube during these periods.

Motorists are advised to allow additional travel time, or consider an alternate route.

Motorists can sign up for MTA e-mail or text alerts at www.mta.info for the latest information on this planned work.

Press Release
March 20, 2017
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Rockaway-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: March 23 - 25

The Rockaway-bound (south) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic during overnight hours on Thursday, March 23 through Saturday morning, March 25. The necessary closures are needed in order to conduct a crane operation on both the South and North Towers. In addition, during the daytime hours one lane will be closed in both directions to accommodate the crane safety work zone.

Press Release
March 16, 2017
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Queens Midtown Tunnel Manhattan Exit Plaza Closure of “Downtown” Lanes for Three Months: Starts Mar. 19, 2017

Starting on Sunday night, March 19, 2017, and for approximately three months, the two right “Downtown” exit lanes at the Manhattan plaza of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed for the final stage of exit plaza roadway rehabilitation.

Press Release
March 16, 2017
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Governor Cuomo Announces Cashless Tolling to Begin on Rockaway Bridges on April 30

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced cashless tolling will begin on the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial and Cross Bay Veterans Bridges in Queens on April 30. The transition to cashless tolling is a major component of the Governor’s plan to reimagine New York's crossings for the 21st century and will reduce congestion and improve travel time at Rockaway’s major crossings ahead of the region’s summer travel season. The Rockaway resident rebate program is unaffected by the switch to cashless tolling.

Press Release
March 8, 2017
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Throgs Neck Bridge Queens-bound Lane Closures For Necessary Work March 10-11

Two southbound lanes will be closed on the Throgs Neck Bridge from 10:00 PM Friday to 7:00 AM Saturday morning for necessary work.

Motorists are advised to allow additional travel time, or consider using the Bronx-Whitestone or the Robert F. Kennedy bridges as an alternate Queens-bound route.

Motorists can sign up for MTA e-mail or text alerts at www.mta.info and check the Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.

Press Release
March 3, 2017
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Rockaway-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: March 6 - 7

The Rockaway-bound (south) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic during overnight hours on Monday, March 6 through Tuesday morning, March 7. The necessary closures are needed in order to conduct a crane operation on both the South and North Towers. In addition, during the daytime hours one lane will be closed in both directions to accommodate the crane safety work zone.

Press Release
February 22, 2017
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RFK Bridge Lane Closures on the Bronx Toll Plaza for Roadway Reconstruction

Starting from February 23, 2017, a new traffic pattern will be in place at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge in the southbound direction (toward Queens) after the Bronx toll plaza. The change will accommodate a work zone where two south bound toll lanes will be closed for roadway reconstruction.

The new pattern does not involve loss of lane capacity on the bridge itself, however motorists are advised to allow additional travel time, or consider using an alternate route.

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