BAYONNE, NJ – The Bayonne Bridge will be closed this whole weekend due to ongoing construction for its navigational clearance project, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced.

The bridge will close from 11:59 p.m. Friday, July 8 until 5 a.m. Monday, July 11.

The bridge also will close during the following weekday hours for “Raise the Roadway” construction: Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Mondays through Thursdays from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.

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On certain weekdays, the bridge will open at 4:30 a.m. to provide a different route for drivers affected by 4:30 to 5 a.m. traffic holds on the Goethals Bridge.

To receive real-time traffic updates, motorists should register for bridge alerts at, call 511 or visit