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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:

Press Release
December 23, 2011
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MTA Bridges and Tunnels: Drive Smart, Drive Safe and Have A Happy New Year!

MTA Bridges and Tunnels would like to wish its customers a happy and safe New Year and remind motorists to never drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Nearly a third of all traffic-related deaths are linked to drivers who get behind the wheel under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

Press Release
December 19, 2011
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New Harlem River Drive Ramp To MTA Bridges and Tunnels' RFK Bridge Opens Ahead Of Schedule

The newly constructed $9 million ramp from the Harlem River Drive southbound leading onto the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge was reopened to traffic on Monday, Dec. 19th thanks to a fast track contract delivery method used by MTA Bridges and Tunnels for the first time on a major infrastructure project. The work was completed ahead of schedule and executed with minimal impact to motorists.

Press Release
December 12, 2011
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WORK CANCELED:^Special Traffic Advisory Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem Lift Span Closed To All Traffic From 1 AM To 3 AM On Thurs., Dec. 15th For Necessary Maintenance Work

The following work has been canceled and will be rescheduled.

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 Thurs., Dec. 15th for necessary maintenance work.

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

The work includes removing the motor that operates the Lift Span in order to replace bearings.

Press Release
December 8, 2011
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY Brief Detour for Manhattan- and Brooklyn-bound Drivers Exiting Verrazano-Narrows Bridge From 12:30 AM To 5 AM, Sun., Dec. 11th

Motorists driving into Manhattan or Brooklyn using the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be diverted to the 92nd Street exit ramp while a portion of the Gowanus Expressway just off the bridge is closed for the removal of an electronic sign beginning Sun., Dec. 11th at 12:30 a.m. through 5 a.m.

All traffic exiting the bridge will be diverted to the 92nd Street exit. Drivers will stay on the service road a short distance and will re-enter the Expressway at 86th Street.

Press Release
December 8, 2011
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY Trinity Place Exit Closure at Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Fri., Dec. 9th from 9 PM to 5 AM, Sat., Dec. 10th

Motorists driving into Manhattan from Brooklyn using the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel will not be able to access the Trinity Place exit due to paving work by the NYC Department of Transportation.

The closure will be in effect: Fri., 12/9 from 9 PM through Sat., 12/10 until 5 AM.

Motorists exiting the tunnel in Manhattan will be diverted to West Street exits for alternate access to lower Manhattan.

Press Release
December 6, 2011
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B&T Readies Winter Snow- and Ice-Fighting Equipment

MTA Bridges and Tunnels crews are hard at work getting its snow and ice-fighting equipment ready to battle the upcoming winter weather, including storing 9,000 tons of deicer and preparing its fleet of 102 trucks.

Press Release
December 6, 2011
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MTA's Scenic Henry Hudson Bridge Celebrating 75 Years

The Henry Hudson Bridge, connecting the northern tip of Manhattan to the Riverdale section of the Bronx, turns 75 on Monday, Dec. 12th and will celebrate with the opening of a month-long photo exhibit at the Riverdale Public Library.

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