Saturday, September 23, 2017

Weekend Schedule

Port Authority of NY & NJ: "The bridge will be closed from 11:59 p.m. Friday, September 22, and reopen by 8 a.m. Saturday, September 23. Once the bridge reopens on Saturday, it is not scheduled to close again until 7 p.m. Monday, September 25. The bridge will be closed during the overnight hours on Tuesday through Thursday, September 26 through September 28, from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. the following morning."

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Port Authority: Bayonne Bridge closed this weekend, lane closures scheduled for Holland Tunnel "The bridge will be closed through the weekend to accommodate ongoing construction, officials said. The bridge will reopen at 5 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 18.

The Avenue A off-ramp from Route 440 will also be closed until midnight tonight, and traffic will be diverted at 5th Street."

Friday, September 15, 2017

Regional Plan Association proposes 1,650-mile Tri-State Trail system

Curbed NY: "There are three proposed routes that would extend from New York City, all of which already have existing trails that would need to be expanded or connected. The first is the Harbor Ring, which would connect Lower Manhattan via ferry to Hoboken, Jersey City, and Bayonne, across the Bayonne Bridge to Staten Island, then over the Verrazano Narrows Bridge over to the Brooklyn Greenway and across the Brooklyn Bridge."

Port of New York/New Jersey to bump Virginia to No. 2 stop on Asia-East Coast service "The Asia-U.S. East Coast ocean-carrier service that in recent months made the Port of Virginia its first stop for the biggest-ships-ever to transit the Panama Canal has tweaked its lineup.

Starting next month, the Port of New York/New Jersey has been added to the schedule and will become the first East Coast stop.

Virginia will be next, followed by Savannah, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., before ships head back home to Hong Kong."

Thursday, September 14, 2017

When the Roosevelt came to town

WorkBoat: "The Roosevelt’s transit was a culmination of almost 30 years of efforts to expand the port’s capacity – and a signal that nearly a decade after the great financial meltdown of 2008, Americans are buying more imports."

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

EarthCam Teams Up with Granite Construction on the Kosciuszko Bridge

Benzinga: "EarthCam specializes in webcam technology for infrastructure projects and has documented major bridges coast to coast, from the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and St. Croix River Crossing to the New NY Bridge, Goethals Bridge and Bayonne Bridge."

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Video: Biggest cargo ship yet passes under Bayonne Bridge "The largest ship yet -- The CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt -- entered the Kill van Kull and under the Verrazano Bridge just after 7 a.m. on its journey to APM Terminal in Elizabeth. It crossed under the Bayonne Bridge just before 10 a.m."

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Bayonne Bridge closed this weekend: Port Authority "The bridge will be closed all weekend up until 5 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, in order to accommodate ongoing construction, the Port Authority said."

Thursday, September 7, 2017

See largest container ship on East Coast pass under Bayonne Bridge for 1st time (PHOTOS) "Four times larger than the Statue of Liberty and the length of five football fields, the Theodore Roosevelt can carry more than 14,400 20-foot equivalent units (TEU). Owned by French shipping group CMA CGM, the ship made its way to New Jersey after navigating the new Panama Canal locks and becoming the largest capacity ship to do so."

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Bayonne Bridge to remain open for Labor Day "The Port Authority opened the span Friday at 5 a.m., and it will remain open until it closes again for regularly scheduled construction on Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 7 p.m."

Colossal container ship to pass under raised Bayonne Bridge "The CMA CGM Theodore Roosevelt will steam up the Kill van Kull and under the Bayonne Bridge mid-late Thursday morning, according to its owner, the French shipping company CMA CGM. The company said the ship will dock at APM Terminal in Elizabeth."

Friday, September 1, 2017

Traffic at the Port of Halifax is booming

Truck News: "As a result of those two pieces, we are seeing larger vessels deployed along the East Coast of North America,” Farguson said. “And with the raising of the Bayonne Bridge in N.Y. recently, that’s accelerating these larger vessels being deployed along the eastern North American trade lanes."