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Press Release
February 22, 2012
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U.S. Army Corps Of Engineering Marsh Restoration Project Will Continue Through March

Multiple daily bridge lifts at the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will continue through March 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
February 22, 2012
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Special Traffic Advisory: Center Lane On The Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Queens To Manhattan Ramp Closed For Two Weeks Beginning Mon., Feb. 27th Through Mon. March 12th

The center lane of the Queens to Manhattan ramp at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge will be closed to traffic for approximately two weeks beginning Mon., Feb. 27th through Mon., March 12th while roadway repairs are done.

Two lanes will remain open to traffic while this work is performed.

Press Release
February 22, 2012
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Special Traffic Advisory Cancellation: Next Two Weekend-Long Tube Closures At Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Canceled After Contractor Completes This Portion Of Work Ahead Of Schedule

The next two scheduled weekend-long closures of one tube (2 lanes) at the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel are canceled after the contractor was able to complete this portion of work involving an electrical feeder in the tunnel's west tube ahead of schedule.

The upcoming closures were scheduled to take place from 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m.
Monday, Feb. 24-27 and March 2-5.
Both tubes will be opened to traffic on these dates.

Press Release
February 17, 2012
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Verrazano-Narrows Toll Plaza Improvement Project Moves To Next Stage Along Narrows Road South

Beginning Tuesday, Feb. 28th a new construction work zone will be set up along Narrows Road South near the last entrance to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which will result a reconfiguration of traffic lanes from three to two lanes and the elimination of up to approximately 20 parking spots.

Press Release
February 16, 2012
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REMINDER: Special Traffic Advisory Weekend-Long Tube Closure At Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel 10 PM Fri., Feb. 17th Through 5 AM Mon., Feb. 20th

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. 17th through 5 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 20th. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route.

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.

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