Friday, January 19, 2018

Lane Closings, Repairs At GWB, Holland Tunnel, Bayonne Bridge

Hoboken, NJ Patch: "According to the Port Authority of NY/NJ, the Bayonne Bridge will be closed during the overnight hours on Friday, Jan. 19, for ongoing construction work."

BridgeClimb Sydney the height of sightseeing

Travel Weekly: "He explained how the bridge, held together by almost 6 million hand-driven rivets, missed out on being the world's longest steel arch bridge when it was completed in 1932, a title then held by New Jersey's Bayonne Bridge. Construction on the bridge began in 1924 and took 1,400 men eight years to build."

Bayshore Concrete puts plant up for sale as work dries up

Delmarva now: "The cuts were expected to take place from November through early 2018 as work tapers off on the company's portion of the $1 billion Bayonne Bridge project, a span linking Bayonne, New Jersey, with Staten Island, New York."

Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Old Goethals: What Goes Up, Must Come Down

PANYNJ: "While one phase of history marked a fitting end this week, work continues on the next piece of history – the full completion of the new Goethals Bridge, the first new crossing built by the Port Authority in more than 80 years.  While one span of the new bridge was opened last June, the entire structure is scheduled for completion in the middle of this year."


Friday, January 12, 2018

Bayonne Bridge to close Friday night, reopen Saturday

SILive.com: "The Bayonne Bridge will close at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 12, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 13.

Once the span opens Saturday morning, the Port Authority plans to keep it open through the rest of the weekend."

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Partnering with the DEP Bayonne joins state environmental initiative

Hudson Reporter: "The city is exploring ideas to create a linear park under the Bayonne Bridge that could extend to Dennis Collins Park, which underwent extensive renovations in 2017. Meanwhile, the Hudson River Walkway will one day extend to Fort Lee on one continuous bike and walking path. In Bayonne, that walkway will wrap around the shoreline from Constable Hook to the Bayonne Golf Club, to South Cove Commons and the former Military Ocean Terminal Base."

U.S. Ports Update Part 1: Expanded Panama Canal Changes the Balance

Logistics Management: "After setting similar records in December 2016 and May 2017, the Neopanamax containership CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt became the largest ship to transit the Canal to date in August 2017, carrying nearly 15,000 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). From there, the vessel called the Port of New York and New Jersey for the inauguration of the raised Bayonne Bridge."

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

RORO and FLOFLO 2 (With Bridge Pics)

tugster: a waterblog: "The barge with green containers, the bridge, and the Glovis roll on-roll off (RORO) vessel all look great bathed"


Saturday, December 30, 2017

Bayonne Bridge will remain open this weekend

SILive.com: "Due to the upcoming holiday weekend, the span will not close to accommodate increased travel -- barring any need for unforeseen emergency work, according to the Port Authority."

Friday, December 22, 2017

Bayonne Bridge will remain open this weekend

SILive.com: "Due to the upcoming holidays, there will be no more closures to accommodate increased travel -- barring any need for unforeseen emergency work, according to the Port Authority."