MTA Press Releases

Press Release
December 29, 2017
Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight on Weekdays Jan 2-13
No Closures on Weekends

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions during overnight hours on weekdays from Tuesday, January 2, through Saturday morning, January 13. There will be no closures on weekends. During this time, all traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 11 p.m. and 5 a.m., including the Q35 bus. The closures are necessary for upgrade work on the lift mechanism. Schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, January 2, 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. Saturday, January 6
  • Monday, January 8, 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. Saturday, January 13

Signs will be in place advising motorists of the closure and detour coming off the bridge.

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.