BAYONNE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Motorists who use the Bayonne Bridge will need to find an alternate route.
The span, which connects Bayonne with Staten Island, New York, will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Monday. Motorists should consider using the Goethals Bridge.READ MORE: Family Of 79-Year-Old Martha Dagbatsa Speaks Out After Deadly Bronx Blast
Workers will be removing portions of the bridge and lifting large steel and concrete sections onto the span.
The closure is part of a $1.3 billion project to raise the roadway to give larger ships access to New York and New Jersey ports. The new bridge roadway will have wider lanes and a median.READ MORE: New York AG: Trump Organization Misled Banks And Tax Officials
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