Motorists are urged to use the Goethals Bridge.
The Port Authority's free weekend shuttle service will run on Friday, Aug. 15 until 8 p.m. The shuttle service will be suspended on Saturday, Aug. 16 and Sunday, Aug. 17 due to the weekend 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 Raise the Roadway project is designed to raise the clearance under the crossing to 215 feet to allow larger, more modern ships to travel under the bridge.