Friday, July 3, 2015

Bayonne Bridge Closing Schedule for July 6-12, 2015

City of Bayonne, NJ - Official Website:
"Daily schedule

*Monday, July 6 - 9am – 3pm closure*
  Monday, July 6 - 8:30pm – 5:00am closure

*Tuesday, July 7 - 9am – 3pm closure*
  Tuesday, July 7 - 8:30pm – 5:00am closure

*Wednesday, July 8 - 9am – 3 pm closure*
  Wednesday, July 8 - 8:30pm – 5:00am closure

*Thursday, July 9 - 9am – 3pm closure*
  Thursday, July 9 - 8:30pm – 5:00am closure

*Friday, July 10 - 9am – 3pm closure*
  Friday, July 10 - 11:59pm closure

The Bayonne Bridge will close Friday, July 10, at 11:59 pm and reopen Sunday, July 12, at 8 am.

*6 hour daytime full closures are scheduled for Monday - Friday, from 9 am – 3 pm."

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Hidden Harbor Tour of Port Newark – Thursday, 9 July from 6-8PM

Working Harbor Committee: "Learn about how floating dry docks work; the history of the Robbins Reef Lighthouse; tug boat yards, the 9/11 Teardrop Memorial; the Bayonne Bridge and it’s connection to the Panama Canal Expansion Project, and more from our expert narrators – plus, the chance to get an epic selfie at sunset with Lady Liberty."

Residents near Bayonne Bridge construction say quality of life has diminished

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Bayonne Bridge to remain open holiday weekend

Hudson Reporter: "The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has announced that the Bayonne Bridge will remain open the whole Independence Day weekend, from 5 a.m. Thursday, July 2, through 9 a.m. Monday, July 6. "

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Charleston Harbor Deepening Project Earns Critical Federal Approval

The Charleston Chronicle "The expansion of the Panama Canal and the raising of the Bayonne Bridge in NJ are expected to significantly increase the size of cargo vessels deployed to East Coast ports, making deepwater a requirement for modern ports."

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Staten Island Expressway frozen zone "The Bayonne Bridge is undergoing a major rebuild. The Goethals Bridge is being replaced. The Gowanus is being rehabbed, another centuries-long project."

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Bayonne Bridge Daily Closure Schedule (June 23-28):

City of Bayonne, NJ - Official Website: "*Tuesday June 23 – 9am – 3pm closure*
Tuesday June 23 – 8:30pm – 5:00 am closure
*Wednesday June 24 – 9am – 3pm closure*
Wednesday June 24 – 8:30pm – 5:00 am closure
*Thursday June 25 – 9am – 3pm closure*
Thursday June 25 – 8:30pm – 5:00 am closure
*Friday June 26 – 9am – 3pm closure*
Friday June 26 – 11:59pm 
The Bayonne Bridge will close Friday June 26th at 11:59pm and reopen Sunday June 28th at 8am."

Monday, June 22, 2015

What's being done about lead paint flaking off the Bayonne Bridge? "In response to those concerns, Port Authority spokesman Steve Coleman said Friday that the bi-state agency constantly monitors the air in the neighborhood and on a regular basis, checks the soil on the construction site. The tests have shown the air and the soil are "well within compliance of all applicable health standards," Coleman said."