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Press Release
May 27, 2011
IMMEDIATE
Robert F. Kennedy Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Bridge Lift Wed., June 1st

The Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River span will be closed to vehicular traffic on Wed., June 1st at approximately 3:30 AM for about 15 minutes to allow for the passage of marine traffic.

This closure, which is required by the U.S. Coast Guard, will affect all vehicular traffic going into and out of Manhattan via the RFK Bridge. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes during this time to avoid delays.

The time is approximate and dependent on marine traffic.

Press Release
May 24, 2011
IMMEDIATE
MTA Wishes Drivers A Safe Memorial Day Weekend

All Temporary Construction And Maintenance Work Will Be Suspended
To Help Keep Traffic Moving

MTA Bridges and Tunnels will suspend all routine maintenance work beginning at Noon on Friday, May 27th through the end of the morning rush on Tuesday, May 31st to accommodate motorists traveling this Memorial Day weekend.

Press Release
May 16, 2011
IMMEDIATE
Special Delivery At Verrazano-Narrows Bridge As Officers Assist In Birth of Baby Girl

MTA Bridges and Tunnels Officers assisted in alleviating a joyful traffic tie-up at the Staten Island bound toll plaza of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge early Monday morning when a woman gave birth to a healthy, 7 lb. 2 ounce baby girl in an E-ZPass lane.

Press Release
May 11, 2011
IMMEDIATE
Intermittent Closures At Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem Lift Span Fri., May 13th 12:01 AM To 5 AM

On Friday, May 13th there will be intermittent, 15-minute full bridge closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem River Lift Span between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for scheduled maintenance work.

Motorists may experience delays during these closures and should seek alternate routes if possible.

Press Release
May 5, 2011
IMMEDIATE
New Traffic Pattern At Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Begins Saturday, May 7th As Bronx Approach Roadway Deck Replacement Work Continues

Beginning Saturday, May 7th, a new traffic pattern will be in effect at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge as rehabilitation work to replace the three southbound lanes at the bridge's Bronx approach continues.

Press Release
April 28, 2011
IMMEDIATE
Beginning Monday, May 2nd Two Toll Lanes on RFK Bridge Bronx Plaza Closed While Necessary Repair Work Is Completed

Beginning Monday, May 2nd a new configuration will be in place at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Bronx toll plaza heading to Queens while necessary deck replacement work is completed. The construction will require the round-the-clock closure of two toll lanes.

Press Release
April 26, 2011
IMMEDIATE
Henry Hudson Bridge Three Year, $33 Million Project To Rehabilitate Bronx Bound Upper Level Roadway Support Structure Begins In May

A three-year, nearly $33 million construction project at the Henry Hudson Bridge to replace the steel curb stringers that support the upper level roadway on either side of the bridge is set to begin in May.

Press Release
April 25, 2011
IMMEDIATE
Lower Level Staten Island-Bound Verrazano-Narrows Closed Sun., May 1st From 12:01 AM to 6 PM

On Sunday, May 1st the lower level of the Staten Island (west) bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge from all approaches will be closed to all traffic beginning at 12:01 a.m. and ending at approximately 6 p.m. for the annual TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour.

The upper level of the bridge heading into Staten Island will remain open from the BQE and Belt Parkway approaches only, as will both levels of the bridge traveling into Brooklyn (eastbound).

Press Release
April 22, 2011
IMMEDIATE
CANCELLATION

Beginning Tuesday, April 26th a new configuration will be in place at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Bronx toll plaza heading to Queens while necessary deck replacement work is completed. The construction will require the round-the-clock closure of two toll lanes.

Press Release
April 21, 2011
IMMEDIATE
Beginning Tuesday, April 26th Two Toll Lanes On RFK Bridge Bronx Plaza Closed While Necessary Repair Work Is Completed

Beginning Tuesday, April 26th a new configuration will be in place at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Bronx toll plaza heading to Queens while necessary deck replacement work is completed. The construction will require the round-the-clock closure of two toll lanes.

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