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Press Release
September 26, 2013
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Throgs Neck Bridge Weekend Work: Sept. 27-30

One Queens-bound lane at the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed from the toll plaza across bridge beginning 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 27 through 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30 for binder and asphalt replacement work.

An additional Queens-bound lane will be closed during overnight hours. The closures are necessary to accommodate ongoing work to replace 67,000-square-feet of binder and asphalt overlay that has become uneven.

Press Release
September 23, 2013
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Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Closed Several Hours Sun., Sept. 29 for the Annual Stephen Siller Tunnels to Towers Run

The Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel will be closed several hours on Sunday, Sept., 29 for the annual 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 an alternate route.

One tube will be closed 10 p.m. Sat., Sept. 28 through 3 p.m. on Sunday.  The remaining tube will carry one lane of traffic in each direction until 8 a.m., Sunday when both tubes will close for the event.

Press Release
September 17, 2013
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New Lily Pond Ramp to Brooklyn-bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Opens

MTA Bridges and Tunnels announced that the new Lily Pond entrance ramp leading to the Brooklyn-bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge opened to traffic on Tuesday as part of the ongoing work to improve the ramps and approaches for Staten Island drivers.  

Press Release
September 17, 2013
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RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Intermittent Closures Overnight Friday, Sept. 20

The Robert F. Kennedy Bridge's Harlem River Lift Span will have intermittent closures of up to 20 minutes Fri., Sept. 20 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. while maintenance and biennial inspections are done.

Motorists may experience delays and should use an alternate route.

Press Release
September 16, 2013
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Weekend-Long Tube Closures at Hugh L. Carey Tunnel Planned for Six Weekends Through November

One tube at the Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel will be closed for six, non-consecutive weekends as part of the project to replace the tunnel’s original 1950s-era electrical switches and feeder cables. The first weekend-long tube closure is scheduled Sept. 20-23.

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. 

Press Release
September 5, 2013
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Throgs Neck Bridge Weekend Work: Sept. 6-9 Queens-bound lane closures

One Queens-bound lane at the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed from the toll plaza across bridge beginning 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6 through 5 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9 for binder and asphalt replacement work.

An additional Queens-bound lane will be closed during overnight hours. The closures are necessary to accommodate ongoing work to replace 67,000-square-feet of binder and asphalt overlay that has become uneven.

Press Release
September 5, 2013
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MTA Bridges and Tunnels Reminds Drivers School Opens Next Week: Drive Safely

MTA Bridges and Tunnels kicks off its annual September safety campaign with posters and electronic signs at its seven bridges and two tunnels reminding motorists that schools open in New York City next week and to drive with caution.

Press Release
August 27, 2013
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Henry Hudson Bridge Bronx-bound Will Have Full Bridge Closures Overnight Aug. 28-29

The Henry Hudson Bridge’s upper level Bronx-bound will have intermittent closures overnight on Wednesday, Aug. 28 and Thursday, Aug. 29 while crews install two overhead steel sign gantries.

The closures will take place intermittently between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. and last for approximately 15 minutes. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route if possible. The rain date is Friday, Aug. 30.

Press Release
August 23, 2013
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One Lane Closed Manhattan-bound Henry Hudson Parkway Aug. 28-29

One lane on the Manhattan-bound Henry Hudson Parkway from the Kappock Street entrance to the bridge will be closed Wed. Aug. 28 and Thurs., Aug. 29 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. for necessary construction work.

Motorists should expect delays and allow extra travel time during these hours. One parkway lane will remain open.

Press Release
August 15, 2013
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Throgs Neck Bridge Weekend Work: Aug. 16-19 Queens-bound Lane Closures

One Queens-bound lane closed from toll plaza across the Throgs Neck Bridge 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16 through 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19.  An additional Queens-bound lane will be closed during overnight hours. The closures are necessary to accommodate ongoing work to replace 67,000-square-feet of binder and asphalt overlay that has become uneven.

Motorists should use Bronx-Whitestone Bridge or RFK Bridge as an alternate.

Work is dependent on good weather.

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