Those traveling between New Jersey and Staten Island Thursday will have to plan their commute around a temporary closure of the Bayonne Bridge.
The closing will take place from 11 a.m. to 11:40 a.m. Thursday.
Work to raise the span is vibrating windows and walls, splitting plaster, shifting door frames and filling the air with dust, some residents claim.
The bridge will be closed between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. Monday through Thursday and from midnight Friday to 8 a.m. Saturday as part of the $1.3 billion “Raise the Roadway” construction project.
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will close the bridge between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday as part of the $1.3 billion raising of the roadway.
As work gets underway to lift the Bayonne Bridge so that larger ships getting through the Panama Canal can dock at local ports, those living under the bridge are worried.
Pavement replacement work is set to begin on the Outerbridge beginning Tuesday night. The span, which links Perth Amboy with Staten Island, N.Y., will be closed from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. from Mondays to Thursdays. It will be closed on Fridays from 11:59 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday.
Work has begun on a project to create a higher deck for the Bayonne Bridge, one that can accommodate the larger ships that will pass through the new locks of the Panama Canal.
The agency says the decrease reflects a program that was established in 1998 to reduce motor vehicle accidents.
Fairview Police Chief Frank Del Vecchio is running 106 miles from the town of Moonachie, through Hoboken, down to Edison, and then along the Jersey Shore to Seaside Heights in what he calls a “Run For Hope.”
The Bayonne Bridge is about to reach new heights to allow bigger cargo ships up the east coast, such as those that will pass through the new locks of the Panama Canal.
The work on the three bridges, to begin this year, will create more than 5,000 jobs and more than $600 million in wages, according to Cuomo and Christie’s offices.
An oil spill in Staten Island overnight sent crews scrambling to clean up the mess and investigate what caused the incident.
Commuters heading to into New York City from New Jersey are now paying more after the next phase of Port Authority toll hikes kicked in over the weekend.
The AAA has gone to federal court, trying to roll back the Port Authority hikes that will make the toll $15 cash by 2015.