Bridge to close from Friday night to Sunday morning

BAYONNE – The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 24, until 8 a.m. Sunday, April 26, as work continues on the “Raise the Roadway” project, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced.
The scheduled weekend work will allow for the delivery and positioning of strengthening plates and allow steel workers to access the main span and continue erection of the New York and New Jersey towers.
The Port Authority urges motorists to use the Goethals Bridge as an alternative.
The $1.3 billion Bayonne Bridge project is designed to raise the navigational clearance under the crossing to 215 feet to allow larger, modern ships to travel under it. The project will also provide commuters with a modern roadway with 12-foot lanes, shoulders, a median, and a 12-foot, shared bike and pedestrian path.
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