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Press Release
July 12, 2010
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Change to Rockaway Resident Toll Rebate Program Begins Fri., July 23

Beginning Friday, July 23, the Rockaway toll rebate program will be modified and residents within the six valid zip codes in the Rockaway/Broad Channel districts will pay a $1.13 toll for each of the first two trips across the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge. All subsequent trips taken in the same day on the same E-ZPass tag will continue to be rebated on the account under the Cross Bay Resident Rebate program.

Press Release
June 25, 2010
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Throgs Neck Bridge Cross Island Parkway Queensbound Ramp and Two Queensbound Lanes Closed Tonight 11 PM to 7 AM Saturday

Motorists are advised to expect delays at the Throgs Neck Bridge beginning Fri., June 25th at 11 PM through Sat., June 26th at 7 AM for construction. The good news is this ongoing section of roadway and ramp reconstruction will be completed and open for use Saturday morning.

Press Release
June 22, 2010
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CIP Southbound to Queens Ramp & Full Bridge Closure at Throgs Neck Bridge Overnight Thurs., June 24th Into Fri., June 25th

Motorists are advised to expect delays at the Throgs Neck Bridge beginning Thurs. June 24th at 9 PM through Fri., June 25th at 5 AM for the installation of an overhead gantry sign.

The work will include the full closure of the bridge in both directions between 1:30 AM and 3:30 AM on Fri., June 25th. Motorists are advised to seek an alternate route during these hours.

Press Release
June 22, 2010
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Robert F. Kennedy Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Bridge Lifts Fri., 6/25: 12:01 AM – 5 AM

The Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem River Lift Span will be closed to vehicular traffic for intermittent periods between 12:01 AM to 5 AM on Friday, June 25th to accommodate maintenance work on the lift span.

These closures will affect all traffic going into and out of Manhattan over the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge.Motorists should use an alternate route or expect delays during these periods. These closures are weather–dependent.

Press Release
June 22, 2010
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Just in Time for Summer: MTA Bridges and Tunnels Completes Three Major Construction Projects

Summer driving will become a little easier beginning this weekend thanks to completion of three MTA Bridges and Tunnels construction projects, including new roadway decking on the Queens bound Cross Island Parkway ramp at the Throgs Neck Bridge, replacement of the original 1936 lower level roadway at the Henry Hudson Bridge and the removal of eight unused toll booths at the Brooklyn–bound Verrazano–Narrows Bridge toll plaza.

Press Release
June 18, 2010
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Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Brooklyn Bound (West) Tube Closed Tues., June 22nd From 10 AM to 2 PM And Manhattan-bound (East) Tube Closed Wed., June 23rd 10 AM to 2 PM

The west tube of the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel heading into Brooklyn will be closed to traffic Tues., June 22nd from 10 AM until 2 PM for necessary maintenance work. Two-way traffic will be in effect in the east tube during these hours.

In addition, the east tube heading into Manhattan will be closed for similar work on Wed., June 23rd from 10 AM until 2 PM. Two-way traffic will be in effect in the west tube during these hours.

Motorists are advised that delays are possible, and they may want to seek an alternate route.

Press Release
June 16, 2010
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Manhattan-bound East Tube Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Closed Sat., 6/19 from 5 AM till Noon

The east tube of the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel heading into Manhattan will be closed to traffic on Saturday, June 19th from 5 AM until Noon for necessary maintenance repairs.

Two-way traffic will be in effect in the Brooklyn-bound (west) tube during these hours. Motorists are advised that delays are possible, and they may want to seek an alternate route.

Press Release
June 14, 2010
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Bronx-Whitestone Permanent Lane Closure Begins Sat., June 19th Movable Barrier Will Provide 3 Lanes During Peak Driving Times

The four-year, nearly $200 million project to replace the Bronx approach roadway and its supporting structural foundations at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge is set to move into the next phase on Sat., June 19th. This stage will include an approximately year-long closure of one of the six bridge lanes, but by using a movable barrier three lanes will be maintained during rush hour in peak driving directions.

Press Release
June 14, 2010
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Upper Level Brooklyn-bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Closed Tues., June 15th 8 PM Until 5 AM Wed., June 16th

The upper level of the Brooklyn–bound Verrazano–Narrows Bridge will be closed to traffic beginning Tuesday, June 15th at 8 PM through Wednesday, June 16th at 5AM for lane re–striping work.

The work is part of the first phase of the Verrazano–Narrows Toll Plaza Improvement project, which included removing eight unused toll booths from the Brooklyn–bound plaza.

The lower level of the bridge, which is normally closed for maintenance work, will be open to accommodate traffic during this time.

Press Release
June 9, 2010
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Throgs Neck Bridge SB to Queens Full CIP Ramp and 1 SB Clearview Expressway Lane Closed Overnight Fri., June 11th

The southbound to Queens Cross Island Expressway Ramp will be closed to traffic beginning 9 PM Friday, June 11th through 7 AM Saturday, June 12th while a new concrete deck is poured.

In addition, one of the two southbound lanes to the Clearview Expressway will also be closed on Friday, June 11th beginning at 11 PM through 7 AM on Saturday, June 12th. All work is weather permitting.  (Rain date is Saturday overnight).

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