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Outerbridge Crossing

Car windshield struck by leaf spring on Outerbridge Crossing (credit: CBS 2)

Truck Part Strikes Windshield Of Car On Outerbridge Crossing

The incident backed up traffic on the bridge for about 30 minutes to allow crews to clear the road of debris.

10/04/2013

Outerbridge Crossing (Photo/Flickr.com)

Bridge Construction Projects Halted Over Holiday Weekend

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says construction on the George Washington Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing was suspended Friday and won’t resume until Tuesday.

09/01/2013

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)

AAA Sues To Stop Port Authority Toll Hikes

The AAA has gone to federal court, trying to roll back the Port Authority hikes that will make the toll $15 cash by 2015.

12/01/2012

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

The George Washington Bridge enveloped by fog - Fort Lee, NJ - Mar 17, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

Sen. Lautenberg Calls For Port Authority To Hold Off On Next Toll Hike

Last year, the Port Authority instituted the first round of a two-part toll and fare hike. Now, Sen. Frank Lautenberg wants to stop round two from going into effect.

05/02/2012

Outerbridge Crossing (Photo/Flickr.com)

New Plan Will Discount Tolls For Daily Commuters Between Staten Island And New Jersey

A new Port Authority plan will slash tolls by as much as 50 percent on the Goethals and Bayonne Bridges and the Outerbridge Crossing.

01/23/2012

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