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January 8, 2021 3:20 PM

Port Authority's Bridges, Tunnel & Rail Advisory for January

Lanes will be closed this week at the George Washington Bridge, Holland Tunnel, Goethals Bridge, and the Outerbridge Crossing.

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 are required for anyone using Port Authority facilities, including PATH trains and stations; the World Trade Center transportation hub; the Midtown Bus Terminal and George Washington Bridge Bus Station; the Port Authority’s airports and on AirTrain.
Travelers entering New York or New Jersey should be aware that state health advisories require travelers from any region with significant community spread of COVID-19 to quarantine for at least 10 days. More information, including exemptions, is available here for New York and New Jersey. All non-essential travel between New York and New Jersey is discouraged.

George Washington Bridge:
• A ramp to the northbound Henry Hudson Parkway near the George Washington Bridge will remain closed for repairs to a retaining wall. Eastbound motorists exiting at Riverside Drive or heading to the northbound Henry Hudson Parkway are advised to take the upper level of the bridge. Access to the southbound Henry Hudson Parkway remains unaffected. Westbound motorists are encouraged to exit at 181st Street off the bridge’s lower level for the Henry Hudson Parkway or Riverside Drive.
• From 11:59 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, to 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, two eastbound lanes on the upper level, two eastbound lanes of the upper level Trans-Manhattan Expressway and one eastbound lane of the lower level Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed.
• From 11:59 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, to 8 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, the westbound ramp to the northbound Palisades Interstate Parkway, one westbound lane of the upper level Trans-Manhattan Expressway and two westbound lanes of the lower level Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed. Motorists traveling to New Jersey should use the upper level or exit at 181st Street.
• From 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 9, one westbound lane of the upper level will be closed.

Holland Tunnel:
• Due to ongoing Superstorm Sandy-related repairs, the New York-bound tube of the Holland Tunnel will be closed on Monday, Jan. 11, 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: http://www.panynj.gov/hollandtunnelrepairs
• A new all-electronic cashless toll system is now activated at the Holland Tunnel. To ensure accuracy of the new system, E-ZPass users must mount their tag prior to entering the toll collection area. For more information, click here.
• From 11 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10, to 5 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, one eastbound lane will be closed.
• From Sunday, Jan. 10, to Thursday, Jan. 14, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning, one westbound lane will be closed.
• From 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 11, through Tuesday, Jan. 19, the right turn lane from Hudson Street onto Canal Street in Manhattan will be closed at all hours due to construction.
• From Monday, Jan. 11, through Tuesday of the following week, Jan. 19, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays only, multiple lanes will be closed on Hudson Street approaching the Canal Street in Manhattan due to construction.
Goethals Bridge:
• From 10 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, to 5 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 14, one eastbound lane will be closed.

Outerbridge Crossing:
• From 10 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, to 5 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9, one eastbound lane will be closed.

PATH:
• As a reminder, the 9 Street and 23 Street stations are closed from 11 p.m. each night 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 info on PATH service and train schedules, visit www.panynj.gov/StayOnTrack or download the PATH mobile app, RidePath.

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