MTA Press Releases

Press Release
September 5, 2018
Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight on Weekdays Sept 11 – 28
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 Tuesday, September 11, through Friday morning, Friday, September 28. There will be no closures on weekends. During this time, all traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11:00 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:

• Tuesday, September 11, 11:00 p.m. through 5 a.m. Friday, September 14
• Monday, September 17, 11:00 p.m. through 5 a.m. Tuesday, September 18
• Wednesday, September 19, 11:00 p.m. through 5 a.m. Friday, September 21
• Monday, September 24, 11:00 p.m. through 5 a.m. Friday, September 28

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.