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Lane Closures Planned This Week at George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel and Goethals Bridge

Lincoln Tunnel

AirTrain Newark Suspended Saturday Night to Sunday Morning for Routine Maintenance

Reminder: Face Coverings Continue to Be Required in All Port Authority Facilities, Including Airports, Midtown Bus Terminal and on AirTrain 

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Hoboken NJ, For the week of August 27 to September 2, 2021, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey encourages all travelers who use the agency’s facilities to plan ahead and consider additional travel time due to the following:

LANE CLOSURES IN EFFECT

George Washington Bridge: 

From 10 p.m. Friday, August 27, to 8 a.m. Saturday, August 28, the eastbound 177th Street ramp to the southbound Henry Hudson Parkway will be closed. Motorists travelling to New York can use the eastbound lanes on the upper level to the southbound Henry Hudson Parkway.

From 10 p.m. Friday, August 27, to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 28, all eastbound lanes on the lower level will be closed. Motorists travelling to New York should use the upper level.

From 10 p.m. Friday, August 27, to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 28, three eastbound lanes on the lower level Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed.

From 10 p.m. Friday, August 27, to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 28, the ramp from the northbound Henry Hudson Parkway to eastbound lanes on the lower level will be closed. Motorists will be diverted to 178th Street.

From 11:59 p.m. Friday, August 27, to 8 a.m. Saturday, August 28, all westbound lanes on the lower level will be closed. Motorists travelling to New Jersey should use the upper level.

From 11:59 p.m. Friday, August 27, to 8 a.m. Saturday, August 28, all westbound lanes to the northbound Palisades Interstate Parkway will be closed. Motorists travelling to New Jersey should use the upper level.

From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, one lane of the northbound Henry Hudson Parkway ramp to westbound lanes on the upper level will be closed.

From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, one westbound lane on the upper level will be closed.

From 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 28, one westbound lane on the upper level to the northbound Palisades Interstate Parkway will be closed.

From 10 p.m. Saturday, August 28, to 8 a.m. Sunday, August 29, all eastbound lanes on the lower level will be closed. Motorists travelling to New York should use the upper level.

From 10 p.m. Saturday, August 28, to 10 a.m. Sunday, August 29, three eastbound lanes on the lower level Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed.

From 10 p.m. Saturday, August 28, to 10 a.m. Sunday, August 29, the ramp from the northbound Henry Hudson Parkway to eastbound lanes on the lower level will be closed. Motorists will be diverted to 178th Street.

From 12:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Monday, August 30, three eastbound lanes on the upper level will be closed. Motorists travelling to New York should use the lower level.

From 12:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m. on Monday, August 30, the ramp from the southbound Palisades Interstate Parkway to eastbound lanes on the upper level will be closed. Motorists travelling to New York will be diverted to Hudson Terrace.

Holland Tunnel:

Due to ongoing Superstorm Sandy-related repairs, the New York-bound tube of the Holland Tunnel will be closed on Monday, August 30, from 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. the following morning, and on multiple overnights each week through spring 2022. The New Jersey-bound tube remains open at all times during work. For more information on this critical repair project, click here.

From 11 p.m. Sunday, August 29, to 5 a.m. Monday, August 30, one eastbound lane will be closed.

From Sunday, August 29, through Thursday, September 2, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning, one westbound lane will be closed.

Lincoln Tunnel:

From 12:01 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Sunday, August 29, the New Jersey-bound North Tube will be closed for repairs. During this time, all westbound traffic will be rerouted to the Center Tube.

Goethals Bridge:

From 11 p.m., Tuesday, August 31, to 7 a.m. Wednesday, September 1, one westbound lane will be closed.
From 11 p.m., Tuesday, August 31, to 6 a.m. Wednesday, September 1, one eastbound lane will be closed.

From 11 p.m. Wednesday, September 1, to 7 a.m. Thursday, September 2, one westbound lane will be closed.

From 11 p.m. Thursday, September 2, to 5 a.m. Friday, September 3, one eastbound lane will be closed.

From 11 p.m. Thursday, September 2, to 5 a.m. Friday, September 3, one westbound lane will be closed.

AIRPORTS

At all hours through December 2021, AirTrain Newark’s P2 station will be closed for construction of the consolidated rental car facility.  While customers currently do not use this P2 AirTrain station, minimal passenger impact is expected and supplemental shuttle buses will be available if necessary. To help ease congestion, the Central Terminal Area (CTA) Parking (Short-Term Parking) is now cashless. The change provides more payment options, including contactless payment and designated E-Z Pass lanes on entry and exit.
Click here for parking availability and advanced parking reservations.

From 8 p.m. Saturday, August 28, to 7 a.m. Sunday, August 29, AirTrain Newark will be suspended for routine maintenance. During this time, free shuttle buses will provide service for Newark Airport Station (Rail Link), terminals A, B, C, and stations P3 and P4 (the parking lot/rental car stations). Amtrak and NJ Transit service will not be affected.

Through Friday, October 1, Newark Liberty International Airport’s Runway 4R-22L is closed as part of an $84.2 million rehabilitation project. To minimize operational impacts, the Federal Aviation Administration will redirect flight activity to the airport’s other runways during this period.

PATH

The southwest entrance to the PATH Harrison station will be closed at all hours to accommodate demolition work ahead of a renovation of the station. During construction, riders will be required to use traffic signal pedestrian crossings at Angelo Cifelli Drive and Guyon Drive to access a corresponding station house on the opposite side of Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard.

Customers who use the WTC PATH station during overnights should use the street level entrances at Fulton Street or Vesey Street via the North Concourse in the 2 World Trade Center Transit Lobby. Oculus access is limited overnight from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. to allow for enhanced cleaning and the safety and security of customers due to reduced traffic volumes. All other entrances will be closed. For more updates on the WTC campus, click here.

As a reminder, the 9 Street and 23 Street stations are closed from each midnight to 5 a.m. the following morning for maintenance. Nearby PATH stations at Christopher Street, 14 Street and 33 Street remain open 24 hours a day unless otherwise noted.

For information on PATH service and train schedules, click here or download the PATH mobile app, RidePath.

COVID-19 TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS

As a reminder for any passengers or motorists traveling through Port Authority facilities, some restrictions and service changes remain in place to protect the health and safety of employees and the public. Face coverings continue to be required for anyone using Port Authority facilities, including PATH trains and indoor PATH stations; the World Trade Center transportation hub; the Midtown Bus Terminal and George Washington Bridge Bus Station; the Port Authority’s airports and on both AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark. In accordance with recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, masks are not required while waiting for trains on outdoor platforms at the following PATH stations only: Newark Penn, Harrison and Journal Square. Masks must continue to be worn at all other stations and while on PATH trains.   Domestic travelers entering New York or New Jersey should follow guidance from the health departments of their destination state. Click here for New York State, or click here for New Jersey.

International air travelers entering the United States through New York or New Jersey should follow guidance from the CDC, which is available here on the CDC website. Travelers may also contact their airline or use the CDC’s travel planner for details pertaining to their destination state, local, territorial, and tribal communities to make informed decisions, protect themselves, and reduce transmission before, during, and after travel.

3 thoughts on “Lane Closures Planned This Week at George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Lincoln Tunnel and Goethals Bridge

  1. Im sure the Record will try to pin this on some republican

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  2. Gov Murphy

  3. I’ve asked this question time and time again – WHERE DID ALL THE 2009 STIMULUS $$$$ GO?
    Wasn’t it supposed to be for infrastructure and “shovel ready jobs” or did we just get shoveled a pile of sh*t!???

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