PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: January 11, 2017

Emergency construction will require the closure of the Goethals Bridge westbound lanes from 10 p.m. Thursday, January 12 to 5 a.m. Friday, January 13. 

The emergency construction is required to repair drainage issues along part of the roadway along the westbound approach to the Goethals Bridge.

To provide an alternate route for drivers, the Bayonne Bridge will cancel its scheduled Thursday night closure, and will remain open from 3 p.m. Thursday through 9 a.m. Friday.  The Outerbridge Crossing will also be open.  

The overnight Goethals Bridge closure is not expected to result in significant delays.

To receive real time traffic updates, travelers should register for the Port Authority’s Bridge and Tunnel Alerts at http://www.paalerts.com/, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org or www.511NJ.org.

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