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Bayonne Bridge Closing Schedule: December 17 - 21, 2018

Administration - 12/14/2018 2:22:00 PM

The Bayonne Bridge will close at 9:00 PM Friday, December 14, and reopen by 8:00 AM Saturday, December 15, for ongoing construction work. The bridge also will be closed from 11:59PM Saturday, December 15, and reopen at 8:00 AM Sunday, December 16. Once it opens, the bridge will not close again until Monday, January 7.

Please note, the Morningstar Entrance Ramp to southbound 440 will close at 11:59PM Friday, December 14 and reopen by 8:00 AM Saturday, December 15.

Information for next week’s travel advisory is below: 

Daily schedule:

Monday, December 17 – NO DAYTIME CLOSURE 
*Monday, December 17 – NO OVERNIGHT CLOSURE   

Tuesday, December 18 – NO DAYTIME CLOSURE 
*Tuesday, December 18 – NO OVERNIGHT CLOSURE  

Wednesday, December 19 – NO DAYTIME CLOSURE 
*Wednesday, December 19 – NO OVERNIGHT CLOSURE  

Thursday, December  20 – NO DAYTIME CLOSURE 
*Thursday, December 20 – NO OVERNIGHT CLOSURE  

Friday, December 21 – NO DAYTIME CLOSURE 
*Friday, December 21 – NO OVERNIGHT CLOSURE

Next weekend, the Bayonne Bride will remain open in observance of the holiday season.  

Local Streets Closed in Whole in Part

Bayonne, NJ - Margaret Street
 is closed until 2019.  West 1st Street is closed until December 2018

Staten Island, NY -  Richmond Terrace, between Nicholas Avenue and Morningstar Road, is closed Monday through Saturday, from 9:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. the following morning, until June 2019.

PA Bridges & Tunnels Advisory: Lane Closings on Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge, Outerbridge Crossing, George Washington Bridge & Holland Tunnel

Administration - 12/14/2018 1:38:00 PM

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

Bayonne Bridge:

  • The bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday, December 14, and reopen at 8 a.m. Saturday, December 15, for ongoing construction work.  The bridge also will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Saturday, December 15, and reopen at 8 a.m. Sunday, December 16.  Once it opens, the bridge will not be closed again until Monday, January 7.

Goethals Bridge:

  • To accommodate upgrades to the bridge’s toll collection system, expect construction work in the toll plaza areas and intermittent overnight bridge lane closures.

Outerbridge Crossing:

  • To accommodate upgrades to the bridge’s toll collection system, expect construction work in the toll plaza areas and intermittent overnight bridge lane closures.

Holland Tunnel:

  • One westbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, December 16, through Thursday, December 20, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning.  These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs.
  • One eastbound lane in the tunnel will be closed during overnight hours from Sunday, December 16, through Thursday, December 20, from 11 p.m. each night through 5 a.m. the following morning.  These closures are needed for ongoing tunnel repairs. 

George Washington Bridge:

  • The ramp connecting the eastbound upper level of the George Washington Bridge to West 178th Street in Manhattan is closed for up to 12 months for deck replacement. Passenger cars seeking access from the bridge to local streets in Manhattan should take Exit 1 towards Route 9/Henry Hudson Parkway and follow detour signs to West 181st Street in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan.  Trucks over 13 feet, 6 inches in height will not be permitted to use the bridge during the duration of the project. Trucks under that height seeking access to local streets should take Exit 2 to Amsterdam Avenue.
  • Two lanes on the bridge’s upper level westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, December 14, through 10 a.m. Saturday, December 15.
  • The 179th Street ramp on the bridge’s westbound side will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, December 14, through 10 a.m. Saturday, December 15.
  • One lane on the upper level westbound Trans Manhattan Expressway, and one lane on the lower level westbound Trans Manhattan Expressway will be closed from 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m. Saturday, December 15.
  • The bridge’s eastbound lower level will be closed from 12:01 a.m. to 8 a.m. on Saturday, December 15.

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.

2018 City of Bayonne Holiday Closing Summary for December 24, 25, 31 & January 1

Administration - 12/13/2018 2:18:00 PM

Civilian offices at City Hall:  Closed Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; Monday, December 31; and Tuesday, January 1.

Garbage and Recycling: No garbage pick-ups will take place on Broadway on Christmas Day, December 25, or New Year’s Day, January 1. A special Broadway-only garbage collection WILL take place on Wednesday, December 26, AND Wednesday, January 2.  Except on Broadway, regular garbage schedules will remain in effect throughout the holiday season.

Scrap metal recycling, which normally takes place on Tuesdays, will take place on Monday, December 24, and Monday, December 31.  To schedule a scrap metal pick-up, please call 201-858-6099. With the exception of scrap metal recycling, regular recycling schedules will remain in effect throughout the holiday season.

Street-sweeping and alternate side parking: Suspended Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; Monday, December 31; and Tuesday, January 1.  Sweeping and alternate side parking WILL be in effect and enforced on the other days of the week that they are normally in effect.

Parking permit zone enforcement: Suspended on Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; Monday, December 31; and Tuesday, January 1. Parking permit zones WILL be enforced on the other days of the week that they are normally in effect.

On-street parking meters: Enforcement suspended on Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; Monday, December 31; and Tuesday, January 1. On-street parking meters WILL be enforced the other days of the week that they are normally in effect.

Free parking in Parking Utility lots: Will be in effect for non-commercial vehicles for the month of December and on Tuesday, January 1.  Enforcement of pay stations at Parking Utility lots for non-commercial vehicles will resume on Wednesday, January 2. 

Bayonne Public Library: Closed Monday, December 24; Tuesday, December 25; Monday, December 31; and Tuesday, January 1.

Recreation Division Has Begun Registration for the Adult Co-Ed Indoor Volleyball League

Recreation - 12/12/2018 3:53:00 PM

Mayor Jimmy Davis has announced the Recreation Division has begun registration for the Adult Co-Ed Indoor Volleyball League.

Rosters may be submitted any weekday at the City Hall Parks & Recreation Office Room #13 from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Grammar school players are ineligible.

Rosters should be complete with name, address, telephone number, and date of birth of all players.

Games will be played on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Nights at 6:30pm and 7:00pm. All games will be played at Washington Community School.

Teams must have AT LEAST 2 men and 2 women on the court at all times.

Before putting in a roster, please make sure your team will be able to participate in the league. Forfeits are disruptive to the league and are frustrating to those teams ready to play.

The fee for the Adult Co-Ed Indoor Volleyball League is $200.00/PER TEAM. The fees collected will go towards the costs of running the program. The fee is non-refundable.

All rosters and league fees is due Friday, January 4, 2019.

The season is to start Monday, January 14, 2019.

For more information, call Pete Amadeo at (201) 858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.

Division of Recreation Special Needs Sports Bowling

AAA - 12/12/2018 3:53:00 PM

A great day of bowling for the Division of Recreation Special Needs Sports Program!  For more information on special needs sports, please  contact Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@aol.com



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