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Press Release
October 23, 2012
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Intermittent Closures At Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem Lift Span Friday Oct. 26th Between 12:01 AM and 5 AM

There will be intermittent, 15-minute full bridge closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem River lift span on Fri., Oct. 26th between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for scheduled maintenance.

Motorists may experience delays and should use an alternate route.

Press Release
October 19, 2012
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One Tube At Hugh L. Carey (Formerly Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel Closed

Two-way operation in effect in other tube

One tube at the Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel will be closed on Monday, Oct. 22nd between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. for a scheduled event.

One lane in each direction will be open in the remaining tube. Motorists should use an alternate route if possible.

Press Release
October 18, 2012
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Bike MS 2012 Event Sun., Oct. 21st Means Traffic Diversions

The Bike MS 2012 event on Sunday, Oct. 21st will impact motorists who normally use the MTA's Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, Henry Hudson Bridge and Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel. Motorists should be aware of the closures and use alternate routes if possible.

Henry Hudson Bridge
7 a.m. to Noon: The Henry Hudson Parkway from Mosholu Parkway to the bridge and Dyckman Street south to Battery Park via the West Side Highway will be closed and drivers will not be able to access the bridge.

Press Release
October 18, 2012
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One Tube At Queens Midtown Tunnel Closed This Weekend

The Queens Midtown Tunnel tube leading into Manhattan will be closed to traffic beginning 11 p.m. Friday, October 19th through 2 a.m. Monday, October 22nd while necessary construction and rehabilitation work is performed.

Two-way traffic operation will be in effect in the remaining tube for cars and NYCT buses only during this time. Commercial traffic must use an alternate route while two-way traffic operations are in effect

Press Release
October 17, 2012
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One Queens-bound Lane At Throgs Neck Bridge Closed Two To Three Weeks Around The Clock

The center lane of the Queens-bound Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed around the clock for approximately two to three weeks beginning 10 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22 nd so 3,000-feet of roadway asphalt can be replaced before the start of the holiday season.

Press Release
October 8, 2012
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Cashless Tolling At The Henry Hudson Bridge Begins In November

Cashless tolling is coming to the Henry Hudson Bridge toll plaza in early November as the second phase of the all-electronic tolling pilot gets underway, the MTA announced Monday.

Motorists will be able to use any lane to drive through the toll plaza without stopping. The switch to cashless tolling will take place beginning 11 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10 th .

Press Release
September 28, 2012
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Bronx-Whitestone Bronx Approach Project Completed Early

The $212 million Capital project to reconstruct the Bronx approach roadway at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, providing drivers with wider 12-foot lanes and new safety shoulders, is now complete with work finishing two months ahead of schedule.

The project, which began in December 2008, included the reconstruction of 1,785-feet of elevated roadway at the Bronx end of the bridge as well as the construction of 15 new double-arch concrete piers beneath the bridge to support the wider 12-foot lanes and the new safety shoulders.

Press Release
September 24, 2012
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Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Closed Sun., Sept. 30th For Annual FDNY Stephen Siller "Tunnels to Towers" Run

The Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel will be closed to all traffic for several hours on Sunday, Sept., 30th during the annual FDNY Stephen Siller "Tunnel to Towers" Run, commemorating the FDNY firefighter's run through the tunnel to the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Motorists are advised to use alternate routes.

The following closures will be in effect:

Manhattan-bound Tube
The east-bound tube will be closed to all traffic beginning 11 p.m. Sat., Sept. 29th through approximately 3 p.m. Sun., Sept. 30th.

Press Release
September 4, 2012
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Milestone For E-ZPass On-the-Go: 100,000 Sold In Cash Lanes

Sales of E-ZPass On-the-Go tags in cash lanes at MTA's seven bridges and two tunnels reached a milestone figure today (Tues. Sept. 4th), topping more than 100,000 tags sold since the program began in June 2011.

"What began as an experiment has turned into one of the most successful programs since the original launch of E-ZPass by MTA Bridges and Tunnels in 1995," said MTA Bridges and Tunnels President Jim Ferrara. "Through this program, we're pleased to introduce more customers to the convenience of E-ZPass."

Press Release
August 31, 2012
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Scheduled RFK Harlem Lift Span For Tues., Sept. 4th Cancelled

Tuesday's scheduled lift closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Harlem Lift Span have been cancelled. There will be no intermittent, overnight closures of the span between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. on Tues., Sept. 4th.

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