MTA Press Releases

Press Release
October 24, 2017
Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight on Weekdays Oct. 25 – Nov. 11
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 Wednesday, October 25, through Saturday morning, November 11. There will be no closures on weekends. During this time, all traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 10 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:

• Wednesday, October 25 10 p.m. through 5 a.m. Saturday, October 28

• Monday, October 30 10 p.m. through 5 a.m. Saturday, November 4

• Monday, November 6 10 p.m. through 5 a.m. Saturday, November 11

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.