The Hudson County Division of Engineering announced today that the Manhattan Avenue Viaduct south wing (between 14th street Viaduct and Paterson Plank Road), Union City will be closed between the hours of 8 p.m. and 5 a.m. the next morning. This closure will start on next Monday 6/29/09 and continue through Thursday 7/2/09, and the following Monday 7/6/09. There will be no closure on Friday 7/3, Saturday 7/4, and Sunday 7/5.
Detours will be set up and all vehicles shall follow the detour. Emergency vehicles are allowed through the construction area. Police traffic directors (County Sheriff Officers) will be stationed at both ends of the closure. Local access to the Doric Tower is only allowed from the southern end of the Viaduct at Paterson Plank Road.
This closure is needed to perform scaling down of the existing rockface.