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Press Release
February 8, 2012
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Weekend-Long Tube Closure At Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel 10 PM Fri., Feb. 10th Through 5 AM Mon., Feb. 13th

One tube (2 lanes) at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel will be closed this weekend as part of the $43.5 million project to replace 1950s-era electrical switches and feeder cables. Two-way traffic will be maintained in the open tube, with one lane in each direction.

The closure will take place from 10 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 10th through 5 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 13th. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route.

Press Release
February 6, 2012
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Special Traffic Advisory: New York Giants Victory Parade On Tues., Feb. 7th Expected To Impact Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Traffic

Traffic at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel is expected to be impacted on Tues., Feb. 7th while the city holds a victory celebration for the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants.

If possible motorists should avoid driving in lower Manhattan, and if traveling to the parade take mass transit. Two-way operations at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel will be extended if necessary.

The tunnel's Trinity Place exit in Manhattan will be closed between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m.

The parade is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m.

Press Release
February 1, 2012
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Henry Hudson Bridge Project To Rehabilitate Original 1930s Upper Level Support Structures Pushing Ahead

Work to remove and replace the original 1930's-era steel curb stringers supporting the upper level roadway of the bridge is continuing, with new steel support beams and steel grids already in place.

Press Release
January 25, 2012
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Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem Lift Span Closed To All Traffic Between 1 AM And 3 AM Mon., Jan. 30th For Necessary Maintenance Work

Motorists are advised that Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem River Lift Span will be closed to all traffic between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 30th for necessary maintenance work that will take place above the roadway.

Drivers should use the Willis Avenue Bridge as an alternate during this closure.

Press Release
January 20, 2012
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Special Traffic Advisory: Three Traffic Lanes Closed From Fingerboard Bridge Overpass to Verrazano-Narrows Brooklyn-bound Toll Plaza Sat., Jan. 28th Between 12:01 AM And 7 AM

On Saturday, Jan. 28th between 12:01 a.m. and 7 a.m. three out of four lanes of traffic on the Staten Island Expressway will be closed from the Fingerboard Bridge overpass to the Verrazano-Narrows Brooklyn-bound toll plaza while a new traffic pattern is put in place.

Press Release
January 20, 2012
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Second Phase of $50 Million Verrazano-Narrows Toll Plaza Improvement Project Set To Begin

Second Phase of $50 Million Verrazano-Narrows

Toll Plaza Improvement Project Set To Begin

The second phase of the Verrazano-Narrows toll plaza improvement project is set to begin. The $50 million, 45-month project includes removing the remaining three unused eastbound toll booths, rehabilitating the Brooklyn-bound toll plaza and improvements to the bridge's entrance and exit ramps.

Press Release
January 17, 2012
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U.S. Army Corps Of Engineering Dredging Means Multiple Daily Bridge Lifts At Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge Beginning Thurs., Jan. 26th

Due to a dredging project being conducted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers there will be multiple daily bridge lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge beginning Thursday, Jan. 26th and lasting through February.

The lifts, which will take place around-the-clock, require full, periodic closure of the bridge to traffic. It takes approximately 15 minutes to raise and lower the bridge, which has a clearance of 150 feet above water in its raised position.

Press Release
January 13, 2012
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MTA Bridges And Tunnels Launches New Features In Spanish At E-ZPass New York Customer Service Center

In an effort to continue improving services for customers, MTA Bridges and Tunnels is launching new features in Spanish on the E-Z Pass New York Customer Service Center website that will make it easier than ever for motorists to enjoy the benefits of E-ZPass.

Press Release
January 11, 2012
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Weekend-Long Tube Closure At Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Fri., Jan. 13th At 10 PM Through Mon., Jan. 16th At 5 AM

One tube (2 lanes) at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel will be closed this weekend as part of the $43.5 million project to replace 1950s-era electrical switches and feeder cables. Two-way traffic will be maintained in the open tube, with one lane in each direction.

The closure will take place from 10 p.m. on Friday through 5 a.m. on Monday. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route.

Press Release
January 5, 2012
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Next Series Of Weekend-Long Tube Closures At Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Set For January Through March

The next series of planned weekend-long closures of one tube at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel includes one weekend in January and four consecutive weekends beginning February 10th through March 5th. 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:

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