Wednesday, November 25, 2015

'Seen' it to believe it: Staten Island's beauty inspires fine art "Among ambitious 21st-century Island vistas, few embrace as big as Morgan Taylor's "Staten Island, the Bayonne Bridge and New Jersey from Red Hook. For all its reach, 85 percent of the canvas is sky.

The North and East Shore sections of the Island tend to hog all the attention. Bill Murphy, who has enjoyed a four-decade career on the Island, headed west towards the Bayonne Bridge for "Along the Arthur Kill," a large detailed, watercolor."

New bridge, toll plaza, and rail facility to launch Bayonne into new era

Hudson Reporter: "What do the $1.3 billion reconstruction of a bridge, a $310 million renovation of a highway toll plaza, and the $56 million building of a major ship-to-rail facility next to a container port mean for the city of Bayonne?

Short-term pain and long-term gain, according to city officials and the agencies involved with the three projects."

Container shipping lines seek solace in greater scale "The need to raise the Bayonne Bridge highlights how container shipping lines are betting on scale to solve their deep-rooted problems — partly by investing in bigger vessels and, in some cases, by embarking on mergers."

Bayonne bridge construction: Port Authority, city officials issue Nov. 24 updates "The Bayonne Bridge will be open from Wednesday, November 25, through Sunday, November 29. There will be no closures during any of those days."

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Bayonne Bridge to close for weekend

Hudson Reporter: "The Bayonne Bridge will close at 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20, and reopen at 5 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, to accommodate ongoing construction work on the “Raise the Roadway” project, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced."

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Raising The Bayonne Bridge

SDC Photography: "The Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Project which is currently undergoing in order to raise the bridge to attract larger container ships, has been delayed for another year. The delays put the completion date now for 2017."

Thursday, November 12, 2015

Bayonne Bridge to close for most of weekend

Hudson Reporter: "The bridge will close at 9 p.m. Friday and reopen at 5 a.m. Monday."

Friday, November 6, 2015

Bayonne officials say motorists can now access Avenue A from Route 440 "Previously, drivers were forced to do a U-turn at Fifth Street due to the ongoing construction on the Bayonne Bridge, city spokesman Joe Ryan said. Since the new traffic pattern was implemented on Monday, motorists driving southbound on Route 440 have been able to proceed directly to the Avenue A exit ramp, he said."

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Bayonne Bridge will be closed during overnight hours this weekend "The Bayonne Bridge will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 9 a.m. Saturday, and 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday due to ongoing construction work, the Port Authority announced."