The scheduled weekend work will expedite the removal of portions of the bridge’s structure and for the lifting of large steel and concrete sections onto the bridge.
Motorists are urged to use the Goethals Bridge instead.
The Port Authority's free weekend shuttle service will run on Friday, Aug. 8 until 8 p.m. The shuttle service will be suspended on Saturday, Aug. 9 and Sunday, Aug. 10 due to the weekend's full closure.
To receive updates, travelers should register for bridge alerts at http://paalerts.com/, call 511, or visit www.511NY.org or www.511NJ.org..
The $1.3 billion Bayonne Bridge project is designed to raise the navigational clearance under the crossing to 215 feet to allow larger, more modern ships to travel under it.