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Press Release
March 18, 2013
IMMEDIATE
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge 15-Minute Full Bridge Closure Scheduled Overnight Fri., March 22nd and Sat., March 23rd

The Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will be closed in both directions overnight for approximately 15 minutes on Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd for the installation and removal of overhead sign structures.

The full bridge closure will take place on Friday between 1 a.m. and 3 a.m. and on Saturday between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m.

In addition, one lane will be closed in each direction Thursday, March 21st at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. on Friday, March 22nd and again from 12:01 a.m. until noon on Saturday, March 23rd.

Motorists are advised to expect delays and should consider using the Throgs Neck Bridge as an alternate. All of the above work is dependent on good weather.