MTA Press Releases

Press Release
October 3, 2018
Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight on Weekdays Oct. 8 – 27
No Closures on Weekends

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours on weekdays from Monday, October 8, through Saturday morning, October 27. There will be no closures on weekends. During this time, all traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., including the Q35 bus. The closures are necessary for upgrade work on the lift mechanism. Schedule is as follows:

• Monday, October 8, 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. Saturday, October 13
• Monday, October 15, 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. Saturday, October 20
• Monday, October 22, 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. Saturday, October 27

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.