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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

Bayonne Bridge (file/credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Port Authority Board Approves Construction On 3 Staten Island-To-N.J. Spans

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.

04/24/2013

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Commuters Facing Higher Tolls On Port Authority Bridges, Tunnels

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.

12/03/2012

Holland Tunnel Tolls (credit: CBS 2)

Next Phase Of Toll Hikes To Take Effect On Port Authority Bridges, Tunnels

The cash toll the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel, Goethals Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing will increase $1 to $13.

11/30/2012

A flooded Brooklyn Battery park Tunnel October 30, 2012 as New Yorkers  clean up the morning after Hurricane Sandy's landfall. (Photo credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Lhota: MTA ‘Has Never Faced A Disaster’ Like Sandy

The New York City subway system “has never faced a disaster as devastating” as the damage that was caused by Superstorm Sandy, Metropolitan Transportation Authority chairman Joseph Lhota said Tuesday.

10/30/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Discount Plan That Would Provide Price Break For Staten Islanders

The plan would mean that a 60-percent price drop would kick in on the third trip of the month over the Goethals Bridge, the Bayonne Bridge and the Outerbridge Crossing.

06/24/2012

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WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 12 – NYS Health Dept. Gets Retooled For Prescription Drug Abuse

Terry O’Leary, the new head of the New York State Health Department’s Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, has his work cut out for him, retooling an agency to deal with the overprescribing of prescription painkillers.

05/25/2012

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