Monday, November 20, 2017

Bayonne Bridge reopened; equipment cleared from roadway "The PA closed the bridge to traffic Sunday in both directions at around 10:50 a.m. on Sunday. The bridge reopened at 12:12 p.m. after the equipment was removed, said Joseph Pentangelo, a PA spokesman.

"ESU has secured the equipment,which was hanging. There was a visual inspection of the bridge and details to follow," he said."

Sunday, November 19, 2017

The Bayonne Bridge is now closed in both directions due to emergency construction

Port Authority Alerts & Advisories: "The Bayonne Bridge is now closed in both directions due to emergency construction. Please plan alternate route."

Friday, November 17, 2017

Overnight closure of Bayonne Bridge is announced The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from midnight tonight until 8 a.m. tomorrow, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey officials said.

Managing the New Panamax Containerships

Maritime Professional: "“We’re thrilled to have CMA CGM T. Roosevelt call at our port and serve as the celebratory vessel for the raising of the Bayonne Bridge,” Molly Campbell, Port Director at the Port of New York and New Jersey, explained in a prepared statement. “We invested billions of dollars to raise the Bayonne Bridge, deepen harbor channels, install rail facilities at all of our terminals and improve our port road network, with the goal of attracting the world’s biggest ships and cargo to our port and the jobs and economic activity they provide,” she added. "

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Port of New York and New Jersey sees container traffic rise 24 percent

Transportation Today: "The completion of the 20-year Harbor Deepening Project contributed to this growth, the report said. The project raised the deck of the Bayonne Bridge and dredged the main channel to a depth of 50 feet."

Friday, November 10, 2017

Bayonne Bridge to be open all weekend "The bridge is scheduled to be open on weekends for the rest of the year, but will be closed on certain Friday nights, according to the Port Authority."

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

New York’s Majestic Passage in the Sky | The New Yorker

The New Yorker: " Of all the city’s bridges, the Bayonne Bridge is the most powerful and intimate work of modernist-era art. Nothing half as tall stands near it. Sky fills the girders’ interstices and geometries, and above the arch the clouds rise dramatically. The bridge spans the Kill Van Kull, a body of water about two thousand feet across at its widest and about eight hundred feet at its narrowest. It is the color of lead and looks beat-up and hard-used."

Friday, November 3, 2017

Bayonne Bridge to close Friday night, will reopen Saturday "The Port Authority will close the span at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, to accommodate construction as part of the "Raise the Roadway" project. The bridge will reopen Saturday, Nov. 4, at 8 a.m., and it will remain open the rest of the weekend."

Bayonne Bridge Heightening Prompts Port Newark Expansion

Jersey Digs: "The Port Newark Container Terminal (PNCT), which sits between the New Jersey Turnpike and the Newark Bay in Essex County, will undergo multiple changes now that the Bayonne Bridge has been raised."

Sky's the Limit

Global Trade Magazine: "When the 14,400 TEU CMA CGM T. Roosevelt inaugurated the new bridge in early September, having just weeks earlier become the largest container ship to pass through the Panama Canal, everything was back to normal; only bigger, which turned out to make things better."