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Press Release
July 24, 2013
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UPDATES PREVIOUSLY SENT ADVISORY WITH WORK CHANGED TO QUEENS-BOUND TUBE:

The Queens-bound (south) tube at the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed to traffic from 2 a.m. Saturday through 5 a.m. Monday July 27 through July 29 for necessary construction work. Motorists should expect delays and are advised to use an alternate route. 

Two-way traffic will be in effect in the remaining tube for cars and NYCT buses. Commercial traffic must use an alternate route while two-way traffic is in effect.

Press Release
July 22, 2013
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One Tube At Queens Midtown Tunnel Closed July 27-29

The Queens Midtown Tunnel north tube leading into Manhattan will be closed to traffic beginning 2 a.m. Saturday, July 27 through 5 a.m. Monday, July 29 while necessary construction work is completed.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route into Manhattan.

Two-way traffic operation will be in effect in the remaining tube for cars and NYCT buses. Commercial traffic must use an alternate route while two-way traffic operations are in effect

Press Release
July 18, 2013
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Motorists Snapping Up MTA On-the-Go Tags: 200,000 Sold In Cash Lanes

Sales of MTA Bridges and Tunnels On-the-Go tags reached a milestone Thursday with more than 200,000 sold in cash lanes at MTA crossings, as even occasional drivers and vacationers are discovering the convenience of buying the tags at toll booths.

“It’s clear that drivers, including occasional travelers and vacationers, are embracing the ease and convenience of buying a pre-packaged E-ZPass On-the-Go tag, which allows them to save both time and money at MTA crossings,” said Bridges and Tunnels President Jim Ferrara.

Press Release
July 16, 2013
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Intermittent Closures At Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem Lift Span Friday July 19

There will be intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River lift span on Fri., July 19 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for scheduled maintenance.

The closures will last approximately 15-20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should use an alternate route.

 

Press Release
July 11, 2013
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WEEKEND THROGS NECK BRIDGE WORK CANCELLED

Weekend construction work to begin replacing 67,000-square-feet of binder and asphalt overlay on the Queens-bound Throgs Neck Bridge is canceled due to unsuitable weather forecasts.

The work, which is scheduled to be done over a total of six weekends, will be rescheduled. 

Press Release
July 10, 2013
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Northbound Henry Hudson Parkway lanes closed Sunday, July 14 for Aquaphor NYC Triathlon 2013

All northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading to the Bronx-bound Henry Hudson Bridge will be closed Sunday, July 14 between 4 AM and Noon for the biking portion of the annual Aquaphor NYC Triathlon.  Motorists are advised to expect delays and use an alternate route during this period.

The bicycle portion of the event travels up the Henry Hudson Parkway from 79th Street, crosses the bridge, exits at Moshulu Parkway, makes a U–turn at West Gun Hill Road and returns southbound along the same route.

Press Release
July 3, 2013
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Throgs Neck Bridge Work Will Result in Weekend Lane Closures Queens-Bound For Six Weekends Beginning July 12

Several Queens-bound lanes at the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed over a total of six weekends in order to replace 67,000-square-feet of binder and asphalt overlay that has become uneven and must be replaced.

“After reviewing all of the options, the least impact to the customer is to do the work on weekends and overnight when traffic is lighter,” said Throgs Neck Facility Engineer Edmond Knightly, “and when the work is finished motorists will be rewarded with a smoother, more-even riding surface.”

Press Release
June 21, 2013
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Henry Hudson Bridge Upper Level Project Switches To Next Phase

The nearly $32 million rehabilitation project to replace the original 1930’s-era steel curb stringers on the Bronx-bound upper level of the Henry Hudson Bridge is moving to the next phase of work in the center lane starting week.

Press Release
June 19, 2013
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Intermittent Closures At Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem Lift Span Friday June 21

There will be intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River lift span on Fri., June 21 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. for scheduled maintenance.

The closures will last approximately 15-20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should use an alternate route.

 

Press Release
June 6, 2013
IMMEDIATE
CANCELLED: Due to predicted inclement weather; work will be rescheduled at a later date

A new entrance ramp from Narrows Road South, leading onto the Brooklyn-bound Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, will open June 8 as part of the $50 million toll plaza improvement project.

 

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