MTA Press Releases

Press Release
April 10, 2018
Rockaway-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: April 12-13
Q35 Bus is Exception

The Rockaway-bound (south) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic from 11:59pm Thursday, April 12 to 5 am on Friday, April 13. The closure is needed in order to perform necessary electrical and mechanical maintenance work on the bridge.

During the closure, all south-bound traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge during the bridge closure hours. The exception is Q35 bus, which will maintain normal route under facility escort. 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.