MTA Press Releases

Press Release
July 23, 2020
Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Morning 7/24
Intermittent Closures of Manhattan Span Planned for Both Directions

MTA Bridges and Tunnels today announced that intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Friday, July 24 from 12:01 a.m. to 5 a.m. for maintenance work.

Each closure lasts approximately 20 minutes. Motorists may experience delays and should consider an alternate route.

Motorists can sign up for MTA e-mail or text alerts at and check the MTA Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.