MTA Press Releases

Press Release
June 3, 2020
Lift Tests at RFK Bridge Harlem River Lift Span Scheduled for Early Morning 6/4 and 6/5
Intermittent Closures of Manhattan Span Planned for Both Directions

Intermittent, full closures at the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge’s Harlem River Lift Span are scheduled on Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5, 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 Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.