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Press Release
August 30, 2018
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Henry Hudson Bridge Manhattan-bound New Traffic Pattern Starts Sept. 7, 2018

As part of the ongoing work to rehabilitate the upper and lower level roadways of the Henry Hudson Bridge, a new traffic pattern will be in place Manhattan-bound effective the morning of Friday, September 7, 2018. The right lane of the bridge’s Lower Level will be closed and the left and center lanes will be open. This work is being done on an accelerated schedule. For the duration of the project, two Manhattan-bound lanes will remain open during peak travel hours.

Press Release
July 20, 2018
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Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Superstorm Sandy Restoration Work at Hugh L. Carey & Queens Midtown Tunnels Nine Months Ahead of Schedule
Press Release
July 11, 2018
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Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight on Weekdays July 16 – 27

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours on weekdays from Monday, July 16, through Friday morning, July 27. There will be no overnight closures on weekends. During this time, all traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11:59 p.m. and 5 a.m., including the Q35 bus. The closures are necessary for upgrade work on the lift mechanism. Schedule is as follows:

Press Release
June 28, 2018
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Access to Bronx-bound Henry Hudson Bridge Closed Sunday Morning for NYC Triathlon

The northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading to the Bronx-bound Henry Hudson Bridge will be closed Sunday, July 1 between 4 a.m. and noon for the biking portion of the NYC Triathlon. Motorists should use an alternate route during this period and expect delays.

Bicyclists will travel up the Henry Hudson Parkway from 79th Street, cross the Henry Hudson Bridge, exit at Mosholu Parkway, make a U–turn at West Gun Hill Road and return southbound along the same route.

Press Release
June 13, 2018
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Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Morning 6/15

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Friday, June 15, 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
May 31, 2018
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Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight on Weekdays June 4 – 19

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours on weekdays from Monday, June 4, through Tuesday morning, June 19. There will be no closures on weekends. During this time, all traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11:59 p.m. and 5 a.m., including the Q35 bus. The closures are necessary for upgrade work on the lift mechanism. Schedule is as follows:

Press Release
May 18, 2018
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Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Morning 5/22

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Tuesday, May 22, 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
May 3, 2018
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Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight on Weekdays May 7 – 19

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours on weekdays from Monday, May 7, through Saturday morning, May 19. There will be no closures on weekends. During this time, all traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11:30 p.m. and 5 a.m., including the Q35 bus. The closures are necessary for upgrade work on the lift mechanism. Schedule is as follows:

Press Release
May 1, 2018
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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Staten Island-bound Lower Level Closure for Annual Five Boro Bike Tour

The Staten Island-bound lower level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed from 12:01 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday, May 6 for the annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour. The upper level of the bridge will remain open in both directions throughout the event.

Motorists should expect delays and allow extra travel time. To hear information about all the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge bike tour closures, call 718-556-8010.

Press Release
April 25, 2018
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Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Morning 4/27

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Friday, April 27, 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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