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Press Release
August 24, 2016
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Weekend Tube Closures at the Queens Midtown Tunnel for Necessary Repair Work: August 26 – 29, 2016

The Manhattan-bound (north) tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed for necessary repair work on Friday, August 26, 2016, from 11:00 p.m. through Sunday, August 28 until 8:00 a.m. One lane will remain open in each direction in the other tube during this period.

The Queens-bound (south) tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed this Sunday, August 28, 2016, from 10:00 p.m. through Monday, August 29 at 5:30 a.m., to accommodate ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration work. One lane will remain open in each direction in the other tube during this period.

Press Release
August 17, 2016
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Sunday Night Closure of Queens-bound Tube of Queens Midtown Tunnel for Ongoing Superstorm Sandy Repairs: August 21-22

The Queens-bound (south) tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed this Sunday, August 21, 2016, from 10:00 p.m. through Monday, August 22 at 5:30 a.m., to accommodate ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration work. One lane will remain open in each direction in the other tube during this period.

Motorists should allow extra time and may wish to use an alternate route if possible.

Press Release
August 12, 2016
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Lane Closure at RFK Bridge Queens-to-Manhattan Ramp

Starting Monday, August 15, 2016 and through early 2018, one lane will be closed on the Queens-to-Manhattan ramp at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge for roadway rehabilitation. Two of three lanes on the ramp will remain open during peak travel hours. An additional lane may be closed during overnight hours as needed, but one lane will always remain open during these periods.

In addition, on Thursday, August 18 and Friday, August 19, there will be a series of intermittent FULL ramp closures, lasting 15-20 minutes each, as follows:

Press Release
August 8, 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 12, 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
August 4, 2016
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Marine Parkway Bridge Will Be Closed Weeknights, August 14 to Sept 1, 2016

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be fully closed to traffic on most weeknights from 11:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m., starting Sunday, August 14 through 5:00 a.m. Thursday, September 1, 2016 with the exception of Friday and Saturday nights, as well as Sunday and Monday, August 28 & August 29, when the bridge will remain open.

Press Release
August 2, 2016
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RFK Harlem River Lift Span Full 20 Minute Closure Wednesday Morning And Night for Marine Traffic

The Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River lift span will be closed in both directions Wednesday, August 3rd, at approximately 1:45 a.m. and again at 9:45 p.m. to allow for marine traffic. The time is contingent on when the vessel arrives at the bridge. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during this time to avoid delays.

The closure will last about 15-20 minutes. The waterway is regulated by the U.S. Coast Guard and under federal maritime law bridge lifts are mandatory when requested.

Press Release
August 1, 2016
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Queens Midtown Tunnel South Tube (Queens Bound) Lane Closure For Necessary Maintenance Work

One lane in the Queens Midtown Tunnel south tube (Queens bound) will be closed from 10:30am till 3:00pm each day from Tuesday, August 2nd through Friday, August 5th for necessary maintenance work.

Motorists should expect delays and plan accordingly.

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
August 1, 2016
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Overnight Lane Closures At Throgs Neck Bridge For Necessary Maintenance

Overnight Lane Closures At Throgs Neck Bridge For Necessary Maintenance

Two lanes will be closed overnight in both directions at the Throgs Neck Bridge on August 3rd, 4th, 5th and 8th. The closures are required to replace the overhead sign structure and gantry.

The schedule for lane closures are:

  • Wed Night 8/3

Two lanes (center and right) will be closed in both directions from 10:00 pm to 5:00 am.

Press Release
July 21, 2016
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Throgs Neck Bridge Bronx-bound Weekend Lane Closures For Milling and Paving Work: Fri. 7/22-Mon. 7/25

Two Bronx-bound lanes at the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed throughout this weekend starting Friday night, July 22th through Monday morning, July 25th, 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
July 20, 2016
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Lane Closure at RFK Bridge Queens to Manhattan Ramp

One lane will be closed on the Queens to Manhattan (QM) Ramp at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to perform necessary rehabilitation of the ramp. The work will require a lane closure beginning Friday July 22, 2016 at 9pm through January 31, 2018. Two of the three lanes will remain open during peak travel hours.

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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