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June 11, 2021 2:48 PM

Bridge, Tunnel & Rail Advisory (6/18/21-6/24/21)

For the week of June 18-24, 2021, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey encourages all travelers who use the agency’s facilities to plan ahead and consider additional travel time due to the following:

LANE CLOSURES IN EFFECT
George Washington Bridge:
• A ramp to the northbound Henry Hudson Parkway near the George Washington Bridge will remain closed for repairs to a retaining wall. Eastbound motorists exiting at Riverside Drive or heading to the northbound Henry Hudson Parkway are advised to take the upper level of the bridge. Access to the southbound Henry Hudson Parkway remains unaffected. Westbound motorists are encouraged to exit at 181st Street off the bridge’s lower level for the Henry Hudson Parkway or Riverside Drive.
• From 10 p.m. Friday, June 18, to 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, all eastbound lanes on the lower level will be closed.
• From 10 p.m. Friday, June 18, to 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, two westbound lanes on the bridge’s upper level will be closed.
• From 11 p.m. Friday, June 18, to 9 a.m. Saturday, June 19, two westbound lanes of the upper level Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed.
• From 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 18, to 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, the westbound ramp on the lower level to the southbound Henry Hudson Parkway ramp will be closed. Motorists can exit at 181st Street for access to the Henry Hudson Parkway.
• On Saturday, June 19, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m., one eastbound lane of the lower level Trans-Manhattan Expressway will be closed.
Holland Tunnel:
• Due to ongoing Superstorm Sandy-related repairs, the New York-bound tube of the Holland Tunnel will be closed on Monday, June 21, from 11 p.m. through 5 a.m. the following morning, and on multiple overnights each week through spring 2022. The New Jersey-bound tube remains open at all times during work. For more information on this critical repair project, click here: http://www.panynj.gov/hollandtunnelrepairs
• At all hours from Friday, June 18, through Thursday, June 24, the right turn lane from Hudson Street onto Canal Street in Manhattan will be closed.
• From Monday, June 21, through Thursday, June 24, from 11:59 p.m. each night through 5:30 a.m. the following morning, one westbound lane will be closed.
Lincoln Tunnel:
• On Saturday, June 19, from 12:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., the North Tube will be closed. New Jersey-bound traffic will be rerouted to the Center Tube. New York-bound traffic will not be affected.
• On Sunday, June 20, from 12:01 a.m. to 9 a.m., the North Tube will be closed. New Jersey-bound traffic will be rerouted to the Center Tube. New York-bound traffic will not be affected.
Goethals Bridge:
• From 10 p.m. Wednesday, June 23, to 5 a.m. Thursday, June 24, up to two eastbound lanes will be closed.
Outerbridge Crossing:
• From 11 p.m. Sunday, June 20, to 5 a.m. Saturday, June 21, one eastbound lane and one westbound lane will be closed.
• From Monday, June 21, through Thursday, June 24, from 10 p.m. each night to 5 a.m. the following morning, one eastbound lane and one westbound lane will be closed.

AIRPORTS & AIRTRAIN
AirTrain Newark:
• From 8 p.m. Saturday, June 19, to 7 a.m. Sunday, June 20, AirTrain Newark will be suspended for routine maintenance. During this time, free shuttle buses provide service for Newark Airport Station (Rail Link), terminals A, B, C, and stations P3 and P4 (the parking lot/rental car stations). Amtrak and NJ Transit service will not be affected.
• At all hours through December 2021, AirTrain Newark’s P2 station is closed for construction of the consolidated rental car facility. While customers currently do not use this P2 AirTrain station, minimal passenger impact is expected and supplemental shuttle buses will be available if necessary. To help ease congestion, the Central Terminal Area (CTA) Parking (Short-Term Parking) is now cashless. The change provides more payment options, including contactless payment and designated E-Z Pass lanes on entry and exit.
Click here for parking availability and advanced parking reservations.

PATH
• On Sunday, June 20, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., the Christopher Street station will be closed for scaffolding removal.
• From midnight Saturday, June 19, through 5 a.m. Monday, June 21, the 9 Street station will remain open at all hours. As a reminder, the 23 Street station is closed each midnight to 5 a.m. the following morning for maintenance. Nearby PATH stations at 14 Street and 33 Street remain open 24 hours a day unless otherwise noted.
• The southwest entrance to the PATH Harrison station is closed at all hours to accommodate demolition work ahead of a renovation of the station. During construction, riders must use traffic signal pedestrian crossings at Angelo Cifelli Drive and Guyon Drive to access a corresponding station house on the opposite side of Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard.
• Customers who use the WTC PATH station during overnights should use the street level entrances at Fulton Street or Vesey Street via the North Concourse in the 2 World Trade Center Transit Lobby. Oculus access is limited overnight from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m. to allow for enhanced cleaning and the safety and security of customers due to reduced traffic volumes. All other entrances will be closed. For more updates on the WTC campus, click here.
• For information on PATH service and train schedules, visit www.panynj.gov/StayOnTrack or download the PATH mobile app, RidePath.

COVID-19 TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
• As a reminder for any passengers or motorists traveling through Port Authority facilities, some restrictions and service changes remain in place to protect the health and safety of employees and the public. Face coverings continue to be required for anyone using Port Authority facilities, including PATH trains and indoor PATH stations; the World Trade Center transportation hub; the Midtown Bus Terminal and George Washington Bridge Bus Station; the Port Authority’s airports and on both AirTrain JFK and AirTrain Newark. In accordance with recently updated U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, masks are not required while waiting for trains on outdoor platforms at the following PATH stations only: Newark Penn, Harrison and Journal Square. Masks must continue to be worn at all other stations and while on PATH trains.
• Domestic travelers entering New York or New Jersey should follow guidance from the health departments of their destination state. Click here for New York State, or click here for New Jersey.
• International air travelers entering the United States through New York or New Jersey should follow guidance from the CDC, which is available here on the CDC website. Travelers may also contact their airline or use the CDC’s travel planner for details pertaining to their destination state, local, territorial, and tribal communities to make informed decisions, protect themselves, and reduce transmission before, during, and after travel.

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