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Press Release
March 28, 2014
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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge New Father Capodanno Ramp Opened

MTA Bridges and Tunnels announced the reconstructed Brooklyn-bound Father Capodanno Boulevard ramp at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge was opened to traffic Friday morning. The new, wider two-lane ramp is part of the $50 million project to improve traffic flow on the bridge’s ramps and approach roadways.

Press Release
March 18, 2014
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Manhattan-bound Henry Hudson Bridge Toll Plaza Being Reconfigured
The Manhattan-bound Henry Hudson Bridge toll plaza is being reconfigured to merge two narrower toll lanes into one wider lane to improve traffic flow for motorists both before and after the toll plaza. 
The two toll lanes that are being combined are under 10-feet wide and will be merged into one 11-foot-6-inch lane with striped buffers on either side. The work, which is dependent on good weather, will take approximately three weeks to complete and is expected to begin Mon. March 24.
Press Release
March 17, 2014
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RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Intermittent Closures 
There will be multiple, intermittent closures for maintenance work at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span Fri., March 21 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for maintenance work. 
All work is dependent on good weather. Motorists should expect delays and use an alternate route if possible. Each closure is expected to last between 15 and 20 minutes.

 

Press Release
March 14, 2014
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SPECIAL TRAFFIC ADVISORY

There will be multiple, intermittent closures of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge ramp leading from Manhattan to Queens nightly between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for approximately two weeks from Thurs., March 20 through Fri., April 4.

RFK Bridge Manhattan/Queens Ramp Full Intermittent Closures Overnight For Two Weeks Beginning Thurs. March 20>The closures will last from 5-10 minutes and are necessary for the installation of new steel beams. All work is dependent on good weather.

Press Release
March 13, 2014
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WORK CANCELED:

Work will be rescheduled at a later date

There will be multiple, intermittent closures for maintenance work at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span Fri., March 14 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

All work is dependent on good weather. Motorists should expect delays and use an alternate route if possible. Each closure is expected to last between 15 and 20 minutes.

 

Press Release
March 10, 2014
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RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Intermittent Closures
There will be multiple, intermittent closures for maintenance work at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span Fri., March 14 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for maintenance work. 
All work is dependent on good weather. Motorists should expect delays and use an alternate route if possible. Each closure is expected to last between 15 and 20 minutes.
 
Press Release
February 21, 2014
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Temporary Father Capodanno Ramp In Place at Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
A temporary ramp from Father Capodanno Boulevard onto the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge’s Brooklyn-bound lanes will be in place for the next several months while the original ramp is reconstructed as part of the MTA Bridges and Tunnels $50 million project to improve traffic flow from the bridge’s ramps and approach roadways.  
Press Release
February 20, 2014
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RFK Bridge Manhattan/Queens Ramp Full Intermittent Closures
There will be multiple, intermittent closures of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge ramp leading from Manhattan to Queens nightly between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. for approximately two weeks beginning Mon., Feb. 24. 
The closures will last from 5-10 minutes and are necessary in order to move steel beams in place using large cranes. All work is dependent on good weather. 
Press Release
February 20, 2014
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New Traffic Pattern At Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens Approach
A new traffic pattern went into effect at the Queens approach roadway to the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge on Thursday, Feb. 20 as part of the $109 million reconstruction and rehabilitation project. 
In this next phase of construction, traffic will be shifted around the work zone on the far left-hand lane southbound. A movable barrier will continue to be used to maximize lane capacity during peak drive times with three lanes into the Bronx from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. and three lanes into Queens from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. and on weekends.
Press Release
February 14, 2014
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One Tube Closed All Weekend At Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Feb. 21-24

One tube at the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be closed from 9 p.m. Fri., Feb. 21 through 5 a.m. Mon., Feb. 24 as part of the project to replace the tunnel’s original 1950s-era electrical switches and feeder cables.

The remaining tube will have one lane heading into Manhattan and one lane into Brooklyn. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route if possible. 

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