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Press Release
October 28, 2013
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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Closed for ING NYC Marathon Sun., Nov. 3

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed to all vehicular traffic on Sunday, Nov. 3 between 7 a.m. and approximately 3 p.m. for the ING New York City Marathon. Motorists traveling to Brooklyn or Staten Island via the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge must use alternate routes.

Press Release
October 22, 2013
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One Tube At Queens Midtown Tunnel Closed Oct. 26-28

One tube at the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed all weekend beginning at 1 a.m. Sat., Oct. 26 through 5 a.m. Mon., Oct.28 while necessary construction work is completed.

In addition, the Downtown Manhattan exit ramp will be closed beginning 7 p.m. Friday. Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route into Manhattan.

Press Release
October 20, 2013
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MTA Bridges and Tunnels Officer Critically Injured At Verrazano-Narrows

Shortly before 8 a.m. on Sun., Oct. 20 a 10-year veteran officer at MTA Bridges and Tunnels was struck by a vehicle and critically injured at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge while reopening the lower level roadway to traffic.

Bridge and Tunnel Officer Thomas Choi had parked his wrecker truck near the entrance to the Brooklyn-bound lower level of the bridge near the facility administration building when he was struck by a Nissan Maxima with New Jersey plates at around 7:45 a.m.

Press Release
October 17, 2013
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Throgs Neck Bridge Weekend Work: Oct. 18-21: 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, Oct. 18 through 5 a.m. Monday, Oct.21 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.

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

Press Release
October 16, 2013
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REMINDER: One Tube Closed This Weekend at Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

One tube at the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be closed this weekend from 9 p.m. Fri., Oct. 18 through 5 a.m. Mon., Oct. 21 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. 

Press Release
October 6, 2013
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One Lane Closed Queens-bound Throgs Neck Bridge Through Wed., Oct. 9

One Queens-bound lane at the Throgs Neck Bridge will remain closed around-the-clock at least through Wed., Oct. 9 for binder and asphalt replacement work that could not be completed over the weekend due to inclement weather.

Motorists may experience delays and should consider using the Bronx-Whitestone or Robert F. Kennedy Bridges as an alternate route.

The closure is necessary to accommodate ongoing work to replace 67,000-square-feet of binder and asphalt overlay that has become uneven.

Press Release
October 2, 2013
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One Tube Closed This Weekend at Hugh L. Carey Tunnel

One tube at the Hugh L. Carey (formerly Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel will be closed this weekend from 9 p.m. Fri., Oct. 4 through 5 a.m. Mon., Oct. 7 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. 

Press Release
October 2, 2013
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Traffic Diverted at Three MTA Crossings Sunday for Bike MS 2013

The Bike MS 2013 event on Sunday, Oct. 6 will impact motorists who normally use the MTA’s Robert F. Kennedy Bridge, Henry Hudson Bridge and Hugh L. Carey Tunnel. Motorists should be aware of the closures and use alternate routes if possible.

 Henry Hudson Bridge

7 a.m. to Noon: The Henry Hudson Parkway from the Mosholu Parkway to the bridge and Dyckman Street south to Battery Park via the West Side Highway will be closed and drivers will not be able to access the bridge.

Press Release
October 1, 2013
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Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Queens Approach Project Shifts Lanes

A modified traffic pattern on the Queens side of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will be in place beginning Saturday, Oct. 5 as work continues on the $109 million Queens approach reconstruction and rehabilitation project.

The change will move the work zone over one lane to allow contractors to begin working on another section of the Queens approach roadway. A moveable barrier will continue to be used to maximize lane capacity during peak driving times with three lanes heading into the Bronx in the morning and three lanes into Queens in the afternoon and on weekends.

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.

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