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Bayonne Bridge to Close This Weekend

BAYONNE, NJ – The Bayonne Bridge will close from 9 p.m. Friday, April 15 through 8 a.m. Sunday, April 17 to accommodate ongoing construction work for the “Raise the Roadway” project.

Next week, the bridge will remain open from 5 a.m. Friday, April 22 through 11:59 p.m. Saturday, April 23, for the celebration of Passover.

When the project is completed, residents of Bayonne, Staten Island and elsewhere will benefit from the roadway’s wider 12-foot lanes, a median divider and shoulders, and a wider, full-length shared walkway and bikeway.

To receive real-time traffic updates, motorists should register for bridge alerts at paalerts.com, call 511 or visit or 511NJ.org.

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