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Press Release
June 13, 2017
Marine Parkway Bridge Closed to All Traffic: Friday, June 16: 2 AM to 4 AM

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions from 2 a.m. till 4 a.m. on Friday, June 16. All traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge.

The closure is required to finalize the testing for all mechanical and electrical systems of the lift span.

Signs will be in place advising motorists in advance of the closure and detour coming off the bridge.

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.