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Press Release
April 19, 2017
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Queens Midtown Tunnel Ongoing Superstorm Sandy Repairs: One Tube Closed Every Weeknight and Weekend

One tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel will continue to be closed every weekend, starting at an earlier time on Friday nights, from 10:00 p.m. through Monday mornings at 6:00 a.m., to accommodate ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration work. One lane in each direction will always remain open in the other tube during periods when one tube is closed.

Press Release
April 14, 2017
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Throgs Neck Bridge Toll Plaza Overnight Lane Closures Start April 19th

A series of overnight lane closures will continue at the Throgs Neck Bridge starting Wednesday, April 19th for necessary roadway reconstruction and paving work. The schedule is as follows:

Two lanes closed, Southbound (to Queens) only:
• 10:00 PM Wednesday 4/19 to 5:00 AM Thursday 4/20
• 10:00 PM Thursday 4/20 to 5:00 AM Friday 4/21
• 10:00 PM Friday 4/21 to 7:00 AM Saturday 4/22

Two northbound lanes closed in the area south of the toll plaza:
• 10:00 PM Friday 4/21 to 7:00 AM Saturday 4/22

Press Release
April 14, 2017
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Lane Closure at RFK Bridge Manhattan to Queens Ramp April 17-21 and 24-28

One of the two lanes will be closed on the Manhattan to Queens Ramp at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge to perform necessary rehabilitation of the roadway. The work will require nightly closures from 9pm to 5am beginning Monday April 17 through Friday April 21, and starting again Monday April 24 through Friday April 28. In addition, there will be intermittent 5-10 minute full closures of the ramp each night.

Motorists should allow for additional travel time or consider an alternate route.

Press Release
April 12, 2017
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Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: April 17-April 21 and April 24-26

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours from Monday, April 17 through Friday morning, April 21 and again from Monday, April 24 through Wednesday morning, April 26. All traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m. Schedule is as follows:

Press Release
April 7, 2017
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Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Monday

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Monday, April 10, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Each closure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate route.

Motorists can sign up for MTA e-mail or text alerts at www.mta.info and check the Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.

Press Release
April 5, 2017
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Traffic Pattern Shift at Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Staten Island-bound Toll Plaza

Starting this weekend, a change in traffic pattern will be in place on the westbound (to Staten Island) toll plaza coming off the Upper and Lower Levels of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The change is necessary to accommodate the next stage of work for installation of the Cashless Tolling structures and associated systems.

As with the previous stage, several toll lanes will be closed at a time to accommodate the work zone activity. All lanes on the upper and lower levels of the bridge itself will be maintained during peak hours.

Press Release
April 5, 2017
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Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza Weekend Lane Closures Start April 7th

One lane in each direction, northbound and southbound, will be closed at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, immediately south of the toll plaza from 10pm Friday, April 7 through 12:00 noon Sunday, April 9, and for several more weekends through April and May, in order to perform necessary roadway reconstruction work on the Bronx side of the bridge.

An additional lane will be closed Southbound (Queens bound) in the early morning hours, Saturday from 1:00 a.m. to 4:00 a.m. and Sunday from 4:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Press Release
April 5, 2017
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Throgs Neck Bridge Toll Plaza Overnight Lane Closures Start April 5th

A series of overnight lane closures will begin at the Throgs Neck Bridge starting Wednesday, April 5th for necessary roadway reconstruction and paving work. The schedule is as follows:

Press Release
March 31, 2017
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Hugh L Carey Tunnel Brooklyn Toll Plaza Roadway Restoration Starts April 1

Roadway restoration of the old Brooklyn toll plaza at the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will commence at 6pm on Saturday, April 1, requiring full closures of various tunnel approach lanes and exits for approximately one month. This work will restore the roadway surface on the plaza following the removal of the toll booths, and will result in a smoother ride for customers through the tunnel, which converted to Cashless Tolling operations on January 4, 2017.

Press Release
March 31, 2017
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Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Monday

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Monday, April 3, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Each closure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate route.

Motorists can sign up for MTA e-mail or text alerts at www.mta.info and check the Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.

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