The scheduled weekend work will allow for the safe removal of portions of the structure of the bridge and for the lifting of large steel and concrete sections onto the bridge.
The Port Authority's free weekend shuttle service will run on Friday, May 16 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. only. The shuttle service will be suspended on Saturday, May 17 and Sunday, May 18 due to the weekend’s full closure. It will return the weekend of May 23.
Shuttles run every hour and make two stops; one at the 214 West 1st St. (West 1st Street and Kennedy Boulevard) in Bayonne, and one at 209 Innis St. (Innis and John streets) in Staten Island. Buses depart from Staten Island on the hour from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Buses depart from Bayonne on the half hour, from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
To receive the latest updates, travelers should register for bridge and tunnel alerts at http://paalerts.com/, call 511, or visit www.511NY.org or www.511NJ.org for the latest regional traffic conditions. – Joseph Passantino