MTA Press Releases

Press Release
May 9, 2017
Intermittent Closures of Manhattan Bound RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Thursday
15-minute Closures of Manhattan Bound Side of the Span Planned

Intermittent, full closures on the Manhattan bound side of the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled for Thursday, May 11, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for installation of a large gantry structure.

Each closure lasts approximately 15 minutes. Motorists should allow additional travel time or consider an alternate route.

Motorists can sign up for MTA e-mail or text alerts at and check the Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.