Thursday, May 28, 2015

Port Authority falcon nests help revitalize a once endangered species "Falcons have been spotted recently circling the Bayonne Bridge area. "

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Bayonne Bridge Closure and Traffic Update

City of Bayonne, NJ - Official Website: "The Bayonne Bridge will close Friday May 29th at 11:59 pm and reopen Sunday May 31st at 8:00 am. "

Reaping benefits on the US East Coast "So as much as Newsome welcomes the Bayonne Bridge project and other initiatives, he worries about the fallout from long truck lines and low productivity. "

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Locals angry about Bayonne Bridge construction "At a public meeting Tuesday night about the ongoing construction on the Bayonne Bridge, Dardon and other Downtown city residents expressed outrage at the loss of their quality of life since the project's inception."

Friday, May 15, 2015

Hudson TV Mayor Davis announces public meeting to discuss Bayonne Bridge Project

Hudson TV: " The meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 19th beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the ‘Andrean Room’ of Saint Andrew’s."

Workers hit key milestone in raising of Bayonne Bridge "Workers have completed the first elevated sections of the Bayonne Bridge's new approach ramps, a milestone that officials say lets them move ahead as planned with the complex project to remove the main span as an obstacle to economic growth."

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Bayonne Bridge to remain open for second straight weekend "Weekend construction closure of the Bayonne Bridge will be suspended this weekend to avoid any potential conflicts with lane closures related to the New Jersey Turnpike Interchange 14A project, Port Authority officials said."

Port Authority completes first span of new Bayonne Bridge roadway Photos.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Construction projects horrible for stores Bayonne merchants say bridge and 14A projects hurting sales

Hudson Reporter: "Although recognizing that progress is part of life and that renovations to the Bayonne Bridge and New Jersey Turnpike Bayonne toll plaza must happen, Bayonne retailers say that the two projects are having profoundly negative effects on their businesses and are looking for solutions."

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Bayonne Bridge to remain open during Mother's Day weekend "The Bayonne Bridge will remain open throughout Mother's Day weekend. After reopening on Saturday at 8 a.m., the bridge will remain accessible through Sunday and into Monday morning. "

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Transportation advocates pick up torch for Verrazano Bridge pathway "Since 2011, Harbor Ring has been campaigning for its 50-mile route for cyclists and pedestrians around New York Harbor that would run through Staten Island, Brooklyn, Manhattan and New Jersey, through Hoboken, Jersey City and Bayonne.

Gertner says the ring would provide a scenic route for recreating runners and cyclists and could also give Staten Islanders the first free route directly into Brooklyn.

The committee mapped its pathway necklace along mostly preexisting infrastructure. When the Port Authority completes its "Raise the Roadway" project on the Bayonne Bridge, which will include a pedestrian path, the Verrazano will be the last 2.5 miles needed to link the entire route."

U.S. shipping traffic shifts to East Coast ports

Fortune: "Ports along the Gulf and East Coasts are engaged in a flurry of construction activity to accommodate current and future increases in ship sizes and overall volume. At the Port of New York and New Jersey, that means raising the Bayonne Bridge from 151 feet to 215 feet, a project that will be completed in mid-2016. "

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Crews building a “bridge within a bridge,” as part of $1B Bayonne Bridge clearance expansion

Equipment World: "“This is a civil engineering landmark,” Papageorgis said. “… You’re building a bridge within a bridge, while keeping it open.”"

Monday, May 4, 2015

Bayonne bridge construction: Port Authority, city officials issue updates "Mothers' Day schedule: The Bayonne Bridge will remain open without any closures from Saturday, May 9, at 8 a.m., until Monday, May 11, at 5 a.m."

Traffic woes continue on Turnpike Extension on Newark Bay Bridge "He announced on Thursday that the Port Authority and Turnpike Authority agreed to alternate their closures of the Bayonne Bridge and the Turnpike Extension to avoid a repeat of what happened last weekend."

Friday, May 1, 2015

Bayonne Bridge – Revised Schedule

The City of Bayonne, NJ: "The Bayonne Bridge will not perform any daytime closures on Friday, May 1.

Daily schedule

Thursday April 30  – 8:30pm – 5:00 am closure

Friday May 1  – 10pm closure

Saturday May 2- The bridge opens at 8 a.m. and remains open for the rest of the day.

Sunday May 3- the bridge is open all day.

Monday May 4- Bridge closes 9 a.m.- 3 p.m."