MTA Press Releases

Press Release
September 27, 2020
Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Morning 9/29
Intermittent Closures of Manhattan Span Planned for Both Directions

MTA Bridges and Tunnels today announced that intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Tuesday, Sept. 29, from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Each closure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate route.

Motorists can sign up for MTA e-mail or text alerts at for the latest information on this planned work.