Monday, February 8, 2016

The Port Authority Leviathan

City Journal Winter 2016: "A radical plan to raise the roadway of the Bayonne Bridge, to allow a new generation of larger container ships to pass underneath it, could cost $1.3 billion."

Friday, February 5, 2016

Map: The Bridge Empire of One of NYC's Most Prolific Builders

Curbed NY: "If the name Othmar Ammann doesn't ring a bell, it's about time that it should: The Swiss-born engineer is the man responsible for nearly half of New York City's most magnificent bridges, including some of the most recent constructions ("recent" being relative, of course)."

Bayonne Bridge to stay open today "Motorists traveling to and from Bayonne today will have access to the Bayonne Bridge, which will remain open instead of closing for regularly scheduled construction, according to a Port Authority alert."

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Bayonne Bridge to be closed from Friday night until Sunday morning "The Bayonne Bridge will be closed this weekend from 11:59 p.m. on Friday until 8 a.m. on Sunday due to ongoing construction on the "Raise the Roadway" project, the Port Authority has announced."

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Bayonne Bridge Update

Hudson TV: "Bayonne Bridge Travel Alerts & Advisories: Port Authority Bridge & Tunnel Alerts is a free subscription service that notifies customers of 20 minute holds, bridge closures, incidents or events that may delay trips across the Bayonne Bridge or other Port Authority bridges and tunnels. Go to and click on Register for Port Authority Alerts"

Friday, January 29, 2016

Bayonne Bridge to close this weekend for construction "To accommodate "Raise the Roadway" construction work, and to minimize traffic, the bridge will close at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, and will reopen at 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 1."

Sunday, January 24, 2016

After region's pummeling by blizzard, when will Port Authority bridges and tunnels reopen? "All Port Authority bridges and tunnels will reopen at 7 a.m. Sunday, the bistate agency said in a news release.

The George Washington Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel, Holland Tunnel, Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing were closed at the height of the storm."

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Travel into New York City banned due to dangerous snowstorm conditions

News 12 New Jersey: "Traveling into New York City has now been banned due to dangerous conditions from the snowstorm.
The ban went into effect at 2:30 p.m. Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the joint travel ban Saturday afternoon.
The governors are requiring all Port Authority bridges and tunnels into the city to close. This includes the George Washington Bridge, Lincoln Tunnel, Holland Tunnel, Bayonne Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing."