MTA Press Releases

Press Release
April 27, 2017
Bronx-Whitestone Bridge Toll Plaza Weekend Lane Closures Start April 28th

Two lanes will be closed northbound (Bronx bound) at the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge toll plaza, from 10pm Friday, April 28 through 8:00am Saturday, April 29. Two lanes will also be closed Southbound (Queens bound) at the toll plaza from 10pm, Saturday, April 29 through 8:00am, Sunday, April 30. One lane will be open in both directions during these periods.

This work will continue for several more weekends through May, in order to perform necessary roadway reconstruction on the Bronx side of the bridge.

Motorists should allow additional travel time or consider using an alternate route during the weekend lane closures.

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.