2017-02-17 / Community

Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge Closures

Rockaway-bound Marine Parkway Bridge Closed Overnight: Feb. 21 – Feb. 25 and Feb. 27 – March 1. Q35 bus will maintain normal route.

The Rockaway-bound (south) side of the Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge will be closed to traffic during overnight hours each night from Tuesday, Feb. 21 through Saturday morning, Feb. 25, and again from Monday, Feb. 27 through Wednesday morning, March 1.

The necessary closures are needed in order to conduct a crane operation on both the South and North Towers.

All south-bound traffic will be detoured to the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m.

Note: The exception is the Q35 bus, which will maintain its normal route under facility escort.

One Brooklyn-bound lane will remain open during this time.

Signs will be in place advising motorists of the closure and detour coming off the bridge.

Schedule for Closures:
 Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10:00 p.m. thru
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 5:00 a.m.
 Wednesday, Feb. 22, 10:00 p.m.
thru Thursday, Feb. 23, 5:00 a.m.
 Thursday, Feb. 23, 10:00 p.m. thru
Friday, Feb. 24, 5:00 a.m.
 Friday, Feb. 24, 10:00 p.m. thru
Saturday, Feb. 25 5:00 a.m.

 Saturday, Feb. 25, no closures
(after 5:00 a.m.)
 Sunday, Feb. 26, no closures
 Monday, Feb. 27, 10:00 p.m. thru
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 5:00 a.m.
 Tuesday, Feb. 28, 10:00 p.m. thru
Wednesday, March 1, 5:00 a.m

Motorists can sign up for MTA email or text alerts at www.mta.info and check the Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.

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