Thursday, August 27, 2015

Bayonne Bridge to close for construction work this weekend

NorthJersey.com: "The closure will start just before midnight Friday and go through 4 p.m. Sunday."






Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Construction worker known as 'Second Avenue Sinatra' still missing

SILive.com: "The website also reported that Russo was employed by Kiewit Construction and that he had been working on the constriction of the Bayonne Bridge before he vanished."

Monday, August 17, 2015

Upcoming Weekend Closures

NJ.com: "Bridge Weekend Closures: The Bayonne Bridge will close on Friday, August 21, at 11:59 p.m. It will reopen on Sunday, August 23, at 8 a.m. The Bayonne Bridge will close on Friday, August 28, at 11:59 p.m. It will reopen on Sunday, August 30, at 4 p.m."

2 streets near Bayonne Bridge to remain closed longer than planned

NJ.com: "Gertrude Street, which was scheduled to re-open sometime in July, and West First Street, which was scheduled to re-open in October, will now both remain closed until December, city spokesman Joe Ryan said in recent press releases regarding the Bayonne Bridge."

Friday, August 14, 2015

Bayonne Bridge to close for part of weekend

Hudson Reporter: "The bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, through 8 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16. The bridge will remain open from that point until 9 a.m. Monday, Aug. 17."

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

What kinds of wading birds live on Staten Island?

SILive.com: "Most members of the heron family nest in colonies. A few decades ago, large rookeries of nesting herons existed on the islands in the Kill van Kull and Arthur Kill rivers, especially Shooter's Island near the Bayonne Bridge. The herons have long since moved their rookeries to other locations."

Coast Guard in NY Searches for Missing Container Ship Worker | NBC New York

Coast Guard in NY Searches for Missing Container Ship Worker | NBC New York: "The worker was last seen at 11 p.m. Monday as the vessel was passing the Bayonne Bridge, according to authorities. "

Friday, August 7, 2015

A new Goethals Bridge comes into sight

SILive.com: "The new Goethals will feature three 12-foot-wide travel lanes in each direction. There will also be a full 12-foot-wide shoulder and five-foot-wide emergency shoulder in each direction, as well as a 10-foot-wide pathway for pedestrians and cyclists on the westbound side."




Ship Spotting with Skelson – Tug and Barge Crash into Pier | Working Harbor Committee

Working Harbor Committee: "Collette at the Bayonne Bridge. Photo by John Skelson"




Bayonne bridge construction: Port Authority, city officials issue August 6 updates | NJ.com

Bayonne bridge construction: Port Authority, city officials issue August 6 updates | NJ.com: