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Press Release
March 28, 2012
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Two Lanes Closed In Each Direction At Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Fri. March 30th to Sat., March 31st Between 11 PM and 7 AM

Two lanes at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge heading into the Bronx and two lanes into Queens will be closed to traffic Fri., March 30 into Sat., March 31st between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. for necessary maintenance work.

One lane will remain open in each direction while the work is completed. Motorists should expect delays and use the Throgs Neck Bridge as an alternate.

Press Release
March 27, 2012
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More Than 7,000 E-ZPass On The Go Tags Sold This Month Under Program To Sell In Cash Lanes

The ease and convenience of buying an E-ZPass On The Go tag in cash lanes at MTA crossings is proving so popular with customers that the program is being accelerated and will be expanded to include all Bridges and Tunnels facilities by mid-April.

Since the sale of On The Go tags in cash lanes began last June, more than 16,000 have been sold, with nearly half, (7,425) sold in the first three weeks of March alone. This is almost as many as the 7,912 On The Go tags sold at the Henry Hudson Bridge in 2011.

Press Release
March 23, 2012
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY Two Of Three Bronx-bound Lanes At Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Closed Fri. March 23rd from 11 PM Through Sat. March 24th At 7 AM

Two of three northbound (to the Bronx) lanes at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will be closed to traffic from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday night into Saturday while new light poles are installed.

Motorists may experience delays and should use the Throgs Neck Bridge as an alternate.

Press Release
March 23, 2012
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U.S. Army Corps Of Engineering Marsh Restoration Project Will Continue Into April

Multiple daily bridge lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will continue through mid-April as a result of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers marsh islands restoration project in Jamaica Bay.

The lifts, which will take place around-the-clock, require full, periodic closure of the bridge to traffic. It takes approximately15 minutes to raise and lower the bridge.

Motorists are advised to use the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge as an alternate.

Press Release
March 22, 2012
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Special Traffic Advisory Next Series Of Weekend-Long Tube Closures At Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Set For March 30th And Three Consecutive Weekends In April

The next series of planned weekend-long closures of one tube at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel includes the last weekend in March and three consecutive weekends beginning April 13th. The work is part of the $43.5 million Capital improvement project to replace the tunnel's original 1950s-era electrical switches and feeder cables.

The scheduled closure of one complete tube (2 lanes) follows:

Press Release
March 22, 2012
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY Belt Parkway Ramp To Staten Island-Bound Verrazano-Narrows Closed Sun., March 25th Between 12:01 A.M. and 5 A.M.

The Belt Parkway ramp leading to the Staten Island-bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed to traffic on Sunday, March 25th between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for removal of an overhead sign.

Detour signs will be in place directing motorists to take the following route:
From Belt Parkway take 4th Avenue exit and follow onto 4th Avenue, bear right to 5th Avenue where 4th and 5th split. Take Fifth Avenue to 92nd Street, make a right and follow two blocks to Verrazano entrance ramp.

In the event of rain, the work will be rescheduled at a later date.

Press Release
March 16, 2012
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CORRECTED: SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY Two Of Three Queens-bound Lanes At Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Closed Nightly From Tues., March 13th Through Fri., March 23rd  For Installation Of Steel Girder

Two of three southbound (to Queens) lanes at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will be closed to traffic nightly between 10 p.m. and  5 a.m. Monday through Friday and from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. on both Saturday and Sunday while a new steel girder is installed at the Bronx approach of the bridge.

Press Release
March 15, 2012
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY NYC Half Marathon Sunday, March 18th Will Effect Manhattan-bound Traffic Exiting Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel

Due to the half-marathon on Sunday, March 18th all Manhattan-bound traffic exiting the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel will be detoured on to northbound West Street between 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The run begins at Central Park West and 64th Street and ends at Water Street and Maiden Lane. Runners will be using southbound West Street into the Battery Park underpass.

Press Release
March 15, 2012
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY NYS DOT Work Will Close Two Brooklyn-Bound Lanes Leading To The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Overnight Thursday March 15th  To Fri., March 16th And Sat. March 17th

Two Brooklyn-bound lanes of the Staten Island Expressway leading into the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed to traffic overnight Thurs., March 15th into Fri., March 16th and again on Sat., March 17th while two steel gantries are removed by a New York State Department of Transportation contractor.

Only one lane leading to the bridge will be open between Hyland Boulevard and the Verrazano-Narrows Brooklyn-bound toll plaza.

Press Release
March 13, 2012
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Two Of Three Queens-bound Lanes At Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Closed Nightly From Tues., March 13th Through Fri., March 23rd  For Installation Of Steel Girder

Two of three southbound (to Queens) lanes at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will be closed to traffic nightly between 10 p.m. and  5 a.m. Monday through Friday and from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. Friday night into Saturday while a new steel girder is installed at the Bronx approach of the bridge.

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