MTA Press Releases

Press Release
September 12, 2019
Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: Sept. 16, 17, 18

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours on Monday, Sept. 16, Tuesday, Sept. 17, and--if necessary—Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. All traffic will be detoured to the Cross-Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11:59 p.m. and 5 a.m., including the Q35 bus. The closures are needed to perform necessary mechanical maintenance work on the lift span on the bridge. Schedule is as follows:

• Monday, Sept. 16, 11:59 p.m. through 5 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17
• Tuesday, Sept. 17, 11:59 p.m. through 5 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18
• Wednesday, Sept. 18, 11:59 p.m. through 5 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 (if necessary)

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.