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Press Release
July 31, 2014
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Parkway lanes to Henry Hudson Bridge closed Sunday, Aug. 3 for NYC Triathlon
The northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading to the Bronx-bound Henry Hudson Bridge will be closed Sunday, August 3, between 4 a.m. and noon for the biking portion of the NYC Triathlon.  
Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route during this period.
Bicyclists will travel up the Henry Hudson Parkway from 79th Street, cross the Henry Hudson Bridge, exit at Moshulu Parkway, make a U–turn at West Gun Hill Road and return southbound along the same route. 
Press Release
July 30, 2014
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Northbound Henry Hudson Parkway lanes closed Sunday, August 3 for the 2014 NYC Triathlon
All northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading to the Bronx-bound Henry Hudson Bridge will be closed Sunday, August 3, between 4 a.m. and noon for the biking portion of the annual NYC Triathlon.  Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route during this period.
The bicycle portion of the event travels up the Henry Hudson Parkway from 79th Street, crosses the bridge, exits at Moshulu Parkway, makes a U–turn at West Gun Hill Road and returns southbound along the same route.
Press Release
July 30, 2014
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MTA Bridge and Tunnel Officers Rescue Families From Fire
Quick action by Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bridge and Tunnel Officers saved more than a dozen people from a raging fire in a four-story apartment building near the Queens Midtown Tunnel this morning.
Press Release
July 8, 2014
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Beware of E-ZPass Email Phishing Scam

MTA Bridges and Tunnels is warning people to beware of a new email phishing scam that appears to be an attempt to collect unpaid tolls.  A sample of the email is attached here.

Press Release
June 27, 2014
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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Planned Upper Level Closures

The westbound upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed Monday night into Tuesday morning and there will be a full closure of the upper level of the bridge in both directions Tuesday night into Wednesday for the continued removal of steel sign gantries.

Motorists will be able to use the lower level of the bridge, which will remain fully open while this work is done. 

Press Release
June 24, 2014
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RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Intermittent Closures Friday, June 27

There will be multiple, intermittent closures for maintenance work at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span Fri., June 27 from 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

All work is dependent on good weather.

Motorists should expect delays and use an alternate route if possible. Each closure is expected to last between 15 and 20 minutes.

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Press Release
June 23, 2014
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One Tube Closed This Weekend At Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

One tube at the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be closed from 9 p.m. Fri., June 27 through 5 a.m. Mon., June 30 as part of the project to replace the tunnel’s original 1950s-era electrical switches and feeder cables.

The remaining tube will have one lane heading into Manhattan and one lane into Brooklyn. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route if possible.  

Press Release
June 19, 2014
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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Upper Level Closures Planned Next Week
There will be full and partial closures of the upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for the removal and installation of new steel sign gantries during overnight hours from June 23 through June 28. 
The upper level of the bridge will be fully closed three nights during overnight hours. Motorists will be able to use the lower level of the bridge while this work is done. Vehicles carrying hazardous materials will not be permitted to cross during full, upper level closures and must use alternate routes. 
Press Release
June 18, 2014
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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge New Lower Level Ramp Opens

MTA Bridges and Tunnels today opened the first new ramp added to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge since the bridge’s original 1960s construction. The new, two-lane lower level connector ramp from the Staten Island Expressway heading to Brooklyn is part of the $50 million toll plaza improvement project. 

Press Release
June 13, 2014
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Throgs Neck Bridge Lanes Closed Overnight For Seven Weekends

Up to two of three Queensbound lanes at the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed during overnight hours for a total of seven weekends this summer in order to replace 90,000-square-feet of binder and asphalt overlay.

Beginning the weekend of June 20-23, one Queens-bound lane will be closed from the Bronx toll plaza south to the Bronx Anchorage of the bridge from 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday. During daytime hours on the weekend two lanes to Queens will remain open.

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