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Bayonne Bridge Advisory from the Port Authority: February 16 - 23, 2018

AAA - 2/16/2018 4:27:00 PM

The Bayonne Bridge will remain open tonight (February 16, 2018) and through the weekend.

Information for next week’s travel advisory is below: 

Daily Schedule:

Monday, February 19 - NO CLOSURES

Tuesday, February 20 - NO CLOSURES

Wednesday, February  21– NO CLOSURES

Thursday, February 22– NO CLOSURES

Friday, February 23– NO CLOSURES

Next weekend (February 23-25), the Bayonne Bridge will remain open. 

Port Authority Bridges & Tunnels Advisory - February 16, 2018

Administration - 2/16/2018 11:54:00 AM

Lane closings scheduled for George Washington Bridge and Holland Tunnel

Lane closings are planned for the George Washington Bridge and the Holland Tunnel this weekend and/or next week for ongoing construction and repair projects.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Monday, February 19, through Thursday, February 22, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning.  The closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
     
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Monday, February 19, through Thursday, February 22, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning.  The closings are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.

George Washington Bridge:

  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level eastbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, February 16, through 10 a.m. Saturday, February 17.  The lanes also will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, February 17, through 10 a.m. Sunday, February 18.
     
  • One lane on the bridge’s lower level eastbound side will be closed from 11 p.m. Friday, February 16, through 7 a.m. Saturday, February 17.  The lane also will be closed from 11 p.m. Saturday, February 17, through 7 a.m. Sunday, February 18.
     
  • The lower level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, February 16, through 8 a.m. Saturday, February 17.  The lower level westbound side also will be closed from 10 p.m. Saturday, February 17, through 8 a.m. Sunday, February 18.

These lane closings are part of the Port Authority’s ongoing Restoring the George program, which involves major rehabilitation work at the George Washington Bridge.

To receive real time traffic updates, travelers should register for Bridge and Tunnel Alerts at www.paalerts.com, call 511 or visit www.511NY.org or www.511NJ.org.

City of Bayonne Announces Schedule for Monday, February 19, Presidents’ Day

Administration - 2/15/2018 4:29:00 PM

Mayor Jimmy Davis announced the City of Bayonne’s schedule for the Presidents’ Day holiday on Monday, February 19, 2018.

Regular garbage pick-ups will take place on Monday, February 19.

Civilian offices at City Hall in Bayonne will be closed on Monday, February 19.  The Bayonne Free Public Library and the Constable Hook Recycling Yard will also be closed.

Parking meters, side-street-sweeping, alternate side of the street parking, and parking permit regulations will be suspended on February 19. 

Hunger Free Bayonne

Administration - 2/15/2018 11:13:00 AM

Honoring Humanitarians: On Wednesday, February 14, the City of Bayonne honored the volunteers from Hunger Free Bayonne with proclamations from Mayor Jimmy Davis and citations from the City Council.  Stephanie Glover-Wilson and her colleagues from Hunger Free Bayonne distribute fresh produce every weekend to Bayonne residents.  She stands outside every weekend from early morning to early evening, giving out food until it’s gone.  The City also recognized Jae Wilson, Stephanie’s daughter, who has organized two soup and sock drives to help the needy.  Jae has assisted Hunger Free Bayonne and other humanitarian causes.   Stephanie Glover-Wilson is standing at the far left of the second row.  Jae Wilson is standing in the second row, third from right (holding City Council citation).  Mayor Jimmy Davis is standing behind Jae Wilson to the right.

Groundbreaking Ceremony for 477 Broadway

Administration - 2/15/2018 11:10:00 AM

Ground-Breaking at 477 Broadway:  City officials joined members of the development team for a ground-breaking ceremony for a new building at 477 Broadway.  When completed, the new structure will have 72 residential units and commercial space.  There will be a car elevator facing Del Monte Drive.  A two-story parking structure will be located nearby.  Pictured left to right:  First Ward Council Member Tom Cotter, Council Member At-Large Juan Perez, Third Ward Council Member Gary LaPelusa, developer Jimmy Vattes, Second Ward Council Member Sal Gullace, Chris Fillas (Penta Construction partner), City Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, and Nick Fillas (Penta Construction partner).

Image of the future:  A sign on the fence at 477 Broadway shows the architect’s rendering of the building under construction at that location.  The eight-story structure is expected to be completed in 2019. 



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