Goethals Bridge

Emergency drill on Goethals Bridge (credit: CBS2)

Port Authority Holds Emergency Drill On Goethals Bridge

The exercise helped test emergency preparedness for tunnel and bridge agents as well as local first responders.

05/03/2015

Bayonne Bridge (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Commuter Alert: Bayonne Bridge Closed Saturday

The Bayonne Bridge is closing as work continues to raise the span that links Bayonne with Staten Island, New York.

01/09/2015

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Consumers Paying The Price For Truck Toll Hikes

While, as of this past Sunday, many drivers are paying up to $14 to cross the George Washington, Bayonne and Goethals bridges, the Holland and Lincoln tunnels and the Outerbridge Crossing, the cash toll for 18-wheelers is now $114.

12/10/2014

George Washington Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

Latest Toll Hikes Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges And Tunnels

Starting at 3 a.m. Sunday, the tolls jumped 75 cents for cars with E-ZPass, costing $9.75 for off-peak hours and $11.75 for peak times.

12/07/2014

Bayonne Bridge (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Bayonne Bridge Closed This Weekend, Motorists Should Consider Goethals Bridge For Alternate Route

Motorists who use the Bayonne Bridge will need to find an alternate route.

11/14/2014

Bayonne Bridge (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Bayonne Bridge To Temporarily Close This Weekend

The bridge will close from 9 p.m. Friday until 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The Port Authority’s free weekend shuttle service will be suspended on Saturday. It will operate on Friday and Sunday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

09/26/2014

Bayonne Bridge (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Bayonne Bridge Closed Through Monday Due To Renovations

Drivers can take the Goethals Bridge as an alternative route.

09/13/2014

Old and new Goethals Bridges (credit: Port Authority)

4-Year Goethals Bridge Replacement Project Begins

The new $1.5 billion cable-stayed span will have three lanes in each direction, wide shoulders, a walkway and space for future mass transit.

05/08/2014

Eric Bonhommer (credit: PAPD)

Police: Truck Driver Used License Plate On Hinge In Attempt To Beat NJ Toll

An officer observed the front license plate on Eric Bonhommer’s truck swing up behind the bumper as the vehicle passed through the toll plaza on Thursday, police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.

04/18/2014

An extra-alarm brush fire raged Monday evening on Staten Island. (Credit: Mellana Cramer)

Brush Fire Rages Near Goethals Bridge On Staten Island

An extra-alarm brush fire was raging on Staten Island Monday evening, bringing heavy smoke and causing traffic jams.

04/14/2014

Road construction project. (file/credit: CBS 2)

Report: Last Step Finalized For Construction Of New Goethals Bridge

Construction is set to begin before the end of the year on a new Goethals Bridge, with the $1.5 billion deal to replace the aging current bridge now finalized, according to a published report.

11/10/2013

Outerbridge Crossing (Photo/Flickr.com)

Outerbridge Crossing To Be Closed Overnights Through October

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.

07/08/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Port Authority Chairman David Samson (at the podium) rally with workers in front of the Bayonne Bridge on June 26, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen/Governor's Office)

Work Begins To Create Higher Deck On Bayonne Bridge

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.

06/26/2013

Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Port Authority Reports Decline In Car Crashes

The agency says the decrease reflects a program that was established in 1998 to reduce motor vehicle accidents.

06/11/2013

Collapsed section of the I-5 bridge in Mt. Vernon, Wash. - May 23, 2013 (credit: Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Washington State Bridge Collapse Is Reminder Of Dangerous Bridges Nationwide

An overweight on a bridge that couldn’t handle it proved a disaster overnight in Washington state. It collapsed, sending three cars into the water. Fortunately, no one died. But it’s a reminder of the thousands of bridges just like it.

05/24/2013

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