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Weekend Bridge and Street Closures – August 24-25

Friday, August 23, 2013

The Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to Manhattan-bound traffic from 12:01 am on Saturday to noon on Sunday for rehabilitation work. Motorists should consider using the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge or Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn Battery Tunnel (MTA toll facility) Brooklyn-bound traffic will access the Bridge from Pearl Street or Centre Street, using a contraflow configuration. This weekend only, there will be additional access to the bridge via the Park Row ramp from Frankfort Street. This alternative access will be available only from 6 am Saturday until 1 am Sunday, and on Sunday from 9 am to noon. Throughout this closure the Manhattan Bridge will accommodate 5 lanes of traffic inbound/westbound and two lanes outbound/eastbound.

The Park Avenue underpass between East 33rd and East 40th Streets will be closed on Sunday from 12:01 am to 6 am for the annual structural inspection.

The FDR Drive service road between East 30th Street and East 34th Street will be closed from 6 am Saturday to 9 pm Sunday to facilitate crane operation. The East 34th Street entrance ramp to the FDR Drive will remain open.

The Union Street Bridge over the Gowanus Canal will be closed on Saturday from 7 am to 2 pm to facilitate deck repairs.

The Outerbridge Crossing will be closed in both directions between 10 pm to 5 am Monday nights through Friday mornings and from 11:59 pm Friday to 7 am on Saturdays through October to facilitate Port Authority roadway repairs and paving. Motorists should plan alternate routes or follow posted detours to the Goethals Bridge.

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