Bayonne Bridge to close for part of weekend

BAYONNE – The Bayonne Bridge will close for part of the Aug. 14-16 weekend to accommodate ongoing construction work on the “Raise the Roadway” project, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has announced.
The bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, through 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. The bridge will remain open from that point until 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17.
The bridge is closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays for construction work.
The Bayonne Bridge shuttle service, which provides alternate transportation for pedestrians and cyclists, will operate from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16.
To receive real-time traffic updates, motorists should register for bridge alerts at, call 511, or visit or

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