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Press Release
October 17, 2014
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Spanning the Narrows: The Verrazano Bridge at 50

The New York Transit Museum’s newest exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, a masterpiece of engineering that transformed the region as the final link in the metropolitan arterial highway system. Materials from the MTA Bridges and Tunnels Special Archive, including photographs, architectural and engineering drawings, maps, models, public relations materials and Robert Moses’ correspondence provide fascinating documentation of the bridge’s planning and construction.

Press Release
October 7, 2014
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RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Intermittent Full Closures This Friday, Oct. 10

There will be multiple, intermittent closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span Fri., Oct. 10 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Motorists should expect delays and use an alternate route if possible. Each closure is expected to last up to approximately 20 minutes.

Press Release
October 2, 2014
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Traffic Diverted at Three MTA Crossings Sunday for Bike MS 2014

The Bike MS 2014 event on Sunday, Oct. 5 will impact motorists who normally use the MTA’s Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, Henry Hudson Bridge and Hugh L. Carey Tunnel. Motorists should be aware of the closures and use alternate routes if possible.

Henry Hudson Bridge

7 a.m. to Noon: There will be no access to the southbound Henry Hudson Bridge heading into Manhattan.

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

Press Release
September 24, 2014
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Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Closed Sun., Sept. 28 for the Annual Stephen Siller Tunnels to Towers Run

The Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel will be closed Sunday, Sept., 28 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. for the annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run, commemorating the FDNY firefighter’s run through the tunnel to the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Motorists are advised to use an alternate route.

One tube at the tunnel will be closed from 10 p.m. Sat., Sept. 27 through 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28. There will be one lane open in each direction in the remaining tube until 8 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 28 when both tubes will close for the event.

Press Release
September 18, 2014
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Several Throgs Neck Bridge Lanes Closed This Weekend

The Throgs Neck Bridge will have two southbound lanes to Queens closed during overnight hours and one lane closed all weekend, Sept. 19-22 for binder and asphalt overlay replacement work.

Motorists should expect delays and use the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge or Robert F. Kennedy Bridge as an alternate.

One lane to Queens will remain closed all weekend from 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 through 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 22. During overnight hours an additional Queens-bound lane will be closed from 10 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Press Release
September 12, 2014
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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Improvement Project Moving Ahead
MTA Bridges and Tunnels said today the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge’s $50 million toll plaza improvement project has moved into the next stage of construction, giving motorists longer merge points on two Brooklyn-bound ramps and restored access to both the upper and lower roadways from the Narrows Road South ramp. 
Press Release
September 4, 2014
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Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Work Results In Two Bronx-bound Lanes Closed
The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will have two northbound lanes to the Bronx closed between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. Fri., Sept. 5 into Sat., Sept. 6 while new concrete is poured. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use the Throgs Neck Bridge as an alternate.
Press Release
September 3, 2014
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RFK Bridge’s Manhattan-Queens Ramp Project Completed Ahead of Schedule
MTA Bridges and Tunnels announced Wednesday that the $50.7-million project to reconstruct the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s 54,000-square-foot Manhattan to Queens ramp was completed a month ahead of schedule. The successful design/build project, which began in 2012, was done with minimal impact to customers. 
Press Release
September 2, 2014
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RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Intermittent Full Closures This Friday, Sept. 5

There will be multiple, intermittent closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span Fri., Sept. 5 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Motorists should expect delays and use an alternate route if possible. Each closure is expected to last up to approximately 20 minutes.

 

Press Release
August 21, 2014
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Several Throgs Neck Bridge Lanes Closed This Weekend
The fourth weekend of binder and asphalt overlay replacement work at the Throgs Neck Bridge will result in two lanes closed during overnight hours and one lane closed this weekend Aug. 22-25. 
Motorists should expect delays and use the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge or Robert F. Kennedy Bridge as an alternate. 

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