NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The George Washington Bridge, Bayonne Bridge and Holland Tunnel will institute lane closures this weekend and/or next week due to ongoing construction or repair projects.
The closings, scheduled in conjunction with other regional agencies to minimize traffic impacts, are as follows:
George Washington Bridge:
The GWB’s lower-level eastbound lanes will close Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (Aug. 8-11) from 9 p.m. each night to 5 a.m. each following morning; and on Friday, Aug. 12 from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. the next morning. During these closures, all eastbound traffic will be limited to the bridge’s upper level. These closures are necessary to accommodate a repair and repaving project.
Closing from 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8 to accommodate construction on the “Raise the Roadway” project. The bridge also closes during weekday hours: Mondays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and overnight on Mondays through Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. On certain weekdays the bridge will open at 4:30 a.m. to provide an alternate route for drivers affected by 4:30 a.m. to 5 a.m. traffic holds on the Goethals Bridge.
For Staten Island residents: Overnight closures of Richmond Terrace between Nicholas Ave. and Morningstar Road will take place on Mondays through Saturdays, from 9 p.m. each night until 5 a.m. each following morning, for the next several weeks. During this time, residents will have local access to Newark Avenue and John Street. These closures are required to safely allow for overhead roadway installation.
One westbound lane in the Holland Tunnel will close during overnight hours on Sunday night through Thursday night (Aug. 7-11) from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. each following morning. These closures are necessary for repairs to the tunnel’s air supply ports.