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Press Release
February 16, 2017
Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Friday
Intermittent Closures of Manhattan Span Planned for Both Directions

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Friday, February 17, 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 and check the Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.