MTA Press Releases

Press Release
March 24, 2017
Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: March 27 – April 1
Q35 Bus is Exception

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours from Monday, March 27 through Saturday morning, April 1. All traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

The necessary closures are needed in order to conduct a crane operation on both the South and North Towers. In addition, during the daytime hours one lane will be closed in both directions to accommodate the crane safety work zone.

Note: The exception is Q35 bus, which will maintain normal route under facility escort. Signs will be in place advising motorists 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.