June 19, 2014
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge Upper Level Closures Planned Next Week
Hazardous Materials Vehicles Banned During Full UL Closures
There will be full and partial closures of the upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for the removal and installation of new steel sign gantries during overnight hours from June 23 through June 28.
The upper level of the bridge will be fully closed three nights during overnight hours. Motorists will be able to use the lower level of the bridge while this work is done. Vehicles carrying hazardous materials will not be permitted to cross during full, upper level closures and must use alternate routes.
All work is dependent on good weather. The planned schedule is as follows:
Eastbound Upper Level to Brooklyn
Nightly 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. Mon.-Fri. all three lanes closed.
Saturday from 12:01 a.m. to 7 a.m. one lane closed.
Westbound Upper Level to Staten Island
Tuesday 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m. one lane closed.
Nightly 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tues-Fri. all three lanes closed.
Saturday from 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m. all three lanes closed.