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Press Release
April 2, 2012
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY Two Lanes Closed On The Queens To Manhattan Ramp At RFK Bridge Beginning 10 A.M. Thurs., April 5th Through 5 A.M. Fri. April 6th

Two of three lanes on the Queens to Manhattan ramp of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge will be closed to traffic beginning 10 a.m. Thurs., April 5th through 5 a.m. on Fri., April 6th while roadway repairs are completed. One lane will remain open.

Motorists are advised that they may experience delays. All work is dependent on good weather.

Press Release
March 30, 2012
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MTA Statement On Throgs Neck Contractor Accident

Around 8 a.m. this morning, a subcontractor working mid-span at the Throgs Neck Bridge on a work platform below the roadway slipped and fell to the water below. The circumstances around this incident are under investigation by MTA Bridges and Tunnels' Health and Safety division, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), NYPD and the Office of Emergency Management.

Press Release
March 30, 2012
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TONIGHT'S WORK RESCHEDULED >New Date and Time: Two Lanes Closed In Each Direction At Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Mon., April 2nd To Tues., April 3rd Between 10 PM and 5 AM

Two lanes at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge heading into the Bronx and two lanes into Queens will be closed to traffic Mon., April 2nd into Tue., April 3rd between 10 p.m. and 5 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.

This work is being rescheduled from its original dates of Fri., March 30th into Sat., March 31st due to expected rain.

Press Release
March 28, 2012
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WORK CANCELED Weekend-Long Tube Closure At Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Set For March 30th

This weekend's planned closure of one tube at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel from Friday night through Monday morning has been canceled. The work will go on as planned on three consecutive weekends in April.  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 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.

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