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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.

Press Release
February 16, 2017
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Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Friday

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Friday, February 17, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Each closure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate 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
February 15, 2017
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Rockaway-Bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: Feb. 21-Feb. 25 and Feb. 27-March 1

The Rockaway-bound (south) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic during overnight hours each night from Tuesday, Feb. 21 through Saturday morning, Feb. 25, and again from Monday, Feb. 27 through Wednesday morning, March 1. The necessary closures are needed in order to conduct a crane operation on both the South and North Towers.

Press Release
February 14, 2017
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*Reminder* Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Lane Closures For Necessary Work, Feb. 15 -16

Two lanes in both directions will be closed at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge from 10pm to 5am on Feb. 15th & 16th in order to accommodate a crane on the bridge for steel rehabilitation work. One lane will remain open in either direction, except for a couple of intermittent full roadway closures for about 15 minutes each (one direction at a time) between midnight and 5 am.

This work is weather dependent and Tuesday, February 21 will be used as an alternative date should there be inclement weather.

Press Release
February 7, 2017
IMMEDIATE
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Lane Closures For Necessary Work, Feb. 15 -16

Two lanes in both directions will be closed at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge from 10pm to 5am on Feb. 15th & 16th in order to accommodate a crane on the bridge for steel rehabilitation work. One lane will remain open in either direction, except for a couple of intermittent full roadway closures for about 15 minutes each (one direction at a time) between midnight and 5 am.

This work is weather dependent and Tuesday, February 21 will be used as an alternative date should there be inclement weather.

Press Release
February 1, 2017
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Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Friday

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Friday, February 3, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Each closure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate 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
January 18, 2017
IMMEDIATE
Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Friday

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Friday, January 20, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Each closure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate 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
January 12, 2017
IMMEDIATE
Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Friday

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Friday, January 13, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Each closure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate 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
January 5, 2017
IMMEDIATE
Rockaway-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight Jan. 9-14 and 16-18

The Rockaway-bound (south) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic during overnight hours each night from Monday, Jan. 9 through Saturday morning, Jan. 14, and again from Monday night, Jan. 16 through early Wednesday morning, Jan. 18. The necessary closures are needed in order to conduct a crane operation on the South Tower.

Press Release
January 3, 2017
IMMEDIATE
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Upper Level Lane Closures Jan. 4

One lane will be closed in each direction on the Upper Level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Wednesday, January 4, from 9:30am – 230pm, to accommodate the repaving of roadway on the Brooklyn-bound side. Two lanes will remain open in each direction on the Upper Level, with all lanes remaining open on the Lower Level.

All work is extremely weather-dependent. Motorists should expect delays and plan accordingly, or use an alternate route.

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