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Press Release
September 26, 2016
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Overnight Lane and Intermittent Full Closures at Robert F. Kennedy Bridge/Bronx For Necessary Maintenance

Up to two lanes will be closed overnight on the Bronx span of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge in the Queens/Manhattan-bound direction, starting Monday, September 26, and nightly through Friday, September 30, 2016. The closures are required to perform maintenance on the overhead sign structure.

Press Release
September 22, 2016
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Throgs Neck Bridge Weekend Lane Closures For Milling and Paving Work: Fri. 9/23-Mon. 9/26

Up to two Bronx-bound lanes will be closed this weekend at the Throgs Neck Bridge starting Friday night, September 23rd through Monday morning, September 26th, 2016. At least one lane will remain open to Bronx-bound traffic. Furthermore, two Queens-bound lanes will also be closed from Friday night, 10pm to Saturday morning, 5am for necessary construction work. At least one lane will remain open to Queens-bound traffic.

Weekend work requires the following lane closures:

Press Release
September 21, 2016
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Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Closed Sun., Sept. 25 for the Annual Stephen Siller Tunnels to Towers Run

The Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be closed Sunday, Sept., 25 from 7:45 a.m. until approximately 3 p.m. for the 15th annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Run, commemorating the FDNY firefighter’s run through the tunnel to the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Press Release
September 14, 2016
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Queens Midtown Tunnel Ongoing Superstorm Sandy Repairs: Queens-bound Tube Closed Sunday Nights: Starts Sept. 18, 2016, Manhattan-bound Tube weekend hours extended: Starts Sept. 17, 2016

The Queens-bound (south) tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed Sunday nights, from 9:00 p.m. through Monday mornings at 5:30 a.m., to accommodate ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration work. In addition, the Manhattan-bound (north) tube will be closed Friday nights from 11:00 p.m. through Sunday mornings until 8:00 a.m. One lane in each direction will always remain open in the other tube during periods when one tube is closed.

Press Release
September 13, 2016
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Queens Midtown Tunnel Manhattan Exit Plaza Closure of “Downtown” Lane for Three Months: Starts Sept. 16, 2016

Starting on Friday night, September 16, 2016, and for approximately three months, one of the two left “Downtown” exit lanes at the Manhattan plaza of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed for the third of several stages of exit plaza roadway rehabilitation.

Press Release
September 13, 2016
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Hugh L Carey Tunnel Full Weekend Tube Closures for Sandy Restoration

One tube at the Hugh L Carey Tunnel will be closed regularly, from 8:00 p.m. Fridays through 5:30 a.m. Mondays, to accommodate ongoing work related to the $282.5 million Superstorm Sandy restoration project. The accelerated schedule is intended to shorten the overall duration of the work and reduce impact on customers and the neighboring communities.

One lane will operate in each direction in the remaining tube during these weekend periods, as well as during the regular weeknight (Mondays through Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. through 5:30 a.m.) night tube closures for the same Sandy work.

Press Release
August 26, 2016
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Throgs Neck Bridge Bronx-Bound Weekend Lane Closures For Milling and Paving Work: Fri. 8/26-Mon. 8/29

Up to two Bronx-bound lanes will be closed this weekend at the Throgs Neck Bridge starting Friday night, August 26th through Monday morning, August 29th, 2016. At least one lane will remain open to Bronx-bound traffic. Queens-bound lanes are unaffected.

Weekend work requires the following lane closures:

Press Release
August 25, 2016
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Throgs Neck Bridge Bronx-Bound Weekend Lane Closures For Milling and Paving Work: Fri. 8/26-Mon. 8/29

Up to two Bronx-bound lanes will be closed this weekend at the Throgs Neck Bridge starting Friday night, August 26th through Monday morning, August 29th, 2016. At least one lane will remain open to Bronx-bound traffic.  Queens-bound lanes are unaffected.

Weekend work requires the following lane closures:

·         One Bronx-bound lane will be closed around-the clock, from 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.

Press Release
August 24, 2016
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Overnight Closures at RFK Bridge Queens-to-Manhattan Ramp: Aug. 31 & Sept. 1, 2016

On Wednesday, August 31, 2016 and Thursday, September 1, two lanes will be closed on the Queens-to-Manhattan ramp at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge for roadway rehabilitation from 9pm to 5am. In addition, there will be a series of intermittent FULL ramp closures, lasting 15-20 minutes each.

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

Press Release
August 24, 2016
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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, August 26, 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.

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