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Press Release
August 14, 2015
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Brooklyn-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight Aug. 17-21

The Brooklyn-bound (north) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic during overnight hours from Monday night through Friday morning, Aug. 17-21 for ongoing demolition of the old Rockaway Point Boulevard overpass.

All north-bound traffic will be detoured to the Cross Island Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. nightly.

(Note: The exception is Q35 bus, which will maintain normal route under facility escort).

Press Release
August 13, 2015
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Throgs Neck Bridge Work Weekend Lane Closures

Up to two Bronx-bound lanes at the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed this weekend, Aug. 14-17 for asphalt and binder work on the bridge.

One Bronx-bound lane will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, a second lane will be closed as follows:

Press Release
August 6, 2015
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Media Advisory: One Manhattan-bound Lane of Henry Hudson Bridge Closed Aug. 10 Through November 2015

Beginning Monday, Aug. 10, immediately after the morning rush hour, one southbound lower-level lane on the Henry Hudson Bridge will be closed at all hours through November 2015. The lane closure is necessary to accommodate previously announced construction related to updating the toll plaza for Open Road Tolling (ORT).

Two southbound lanes will remain open to traffic at all times.

Press Release
August 5, 2015
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Brooklyn-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight Aug. 9-14

The Brooklyn-bound (north) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic during overnight hours from Sunday night through Friday morning, Aug. 9-14 for demolition of the old Rockaway Point Boulevard overpass. There will be another week of nightly Brooklyn-bound closures from Sun. through Friday morning, Aug. 17-21, as required.

All north-bound traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m. nightly.

Press Release
July 30, 2015
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Throgs Neck Bridge Work Weekend Lane Closures July 31-Aug 3

Several Bronx-bound lanes and one Queens-bound lane at the Throgs Neck Bridge will be closed next weekend, July. 31-Aug. 3 for asphalt and binder work on the bridge.

One Bronx-bound lane will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday.

On Friday and Sunday nights, a second lane will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday night until 7 a.m. Saturday and again from 10 p.m. Sunday night until 5 a.m. Monday.

On Saturday night into Sunday morning, one Queens-bound lane will be closed from 10 p.m. through 7 a.m.

Press Release
July 22, 2015
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Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge Closed To All Traffic Wednesday Night, July 29 Into Early Thursday Thurs., July 30

Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge Closed To All Traffic Wednesday Night, July 29 Into Early Thursday Thurs., July 30

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be fully closed to traffic during the early morning hours on Thurs., July 30 for maintenance work on the bridge lift span.

The closure will take place from Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 11:59 p.m. until 5 a.m. Thursday, July 30, 2015 for necessary maintenance. All traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge during these hours.

Press Release
July 21, 2015
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Robert F. Kennedy Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Closed

The RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span will be closed to all traffic Fri. July 24 between 12:01 a.m. and 5 a.m. while a biennial inspection is conducted. Motorists must use an alternate route.

The work requires a full five-hour closure since the span must remain in the lifted position during the inspection.

Press Release
July 17, 2015
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MTA To Open New Belt Parkway Ramp To Staten Island-Bound Lower Level Of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge

Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Bridges and Tunnels is scheduled to open a new ramp connecting the Belt Parkway to the Staten Island-bound lower level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge next week. The ramp is part of the $84.3 million project to construct a new lane for buses and high-occupancy vehicles (HOV) that will eventually connect to the Bus/HOV lane on the Gowanus Expressway. The new ramp will require motorists to enter from the right lane of the approach ramp rather than the left lane.

Press Release
July 15, 2015
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Access to Bronx-bound Henry Hudson Bridge Closed Sunday Morning for NYC Triathlon

The northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading to the Bronx-bound Henry Hudson Bridge will be closed Sunday, July 19 between 4 a.m. and noon for the biking portion of the NYC Triathlon. Motorists should use an alternate route during this period and expect delays.

Bicyclists will travel up the Henry Hudson Parkway from 79th Street, cross the Henry Hudson Bridge, exit at Moshulu Parkway, make a U–turn at West Gun Hill Road and return southbound along the same route.

Press Release
July 10, 2015
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Queens Midtown Tunnel Manhattan-bound Tube Closed Several Hours Nightly During Next Two Weeks

Queens Midtown Tunnel Manhattan-bound Tube Closed Several Hours Nightly During Next Two Weeks

The Manhattan-bound (north) tube at the Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed nightly between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m., Monday night through Friday morning for the next two weeks for FDNY inspections.

One lane will remain open in each direction in the remaining tube. Motorists should allow extra time and use an alternate route if possible.

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