Bayonne Bridge To Close Overnight For Construction
BAYONNE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – If you’re heading from New Jersey to Staten Island early next week, don’t plan on taking the Bayonne Bridge during the late-night and early-morning hours.
Traffic will be diverted to the Goethals Bridge.
Also on Monday, the JFK Boulevard northbound on-ramp and southbound off-ramp in Bayonne will be closed for the duration of the project.
The bridge-raising project will raise the 82-year-old bridge’s roadway by 64 feet in order to accommodate larger cargo ships anticipated to begin using the expanded Panama Canal by the end of 2015.
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