BAYONNE, NJ – For our readers traveling locally this weekend, the Bayonne Bridge will close from 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 5 until 5 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8 for ongoing construction for the “Raise the Roadway” project, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey announced.
The span also closes during the week: Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Monday through Thursday from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m.
On certain weekdays, the Bayonne Bridge opens at 4:30 a.m. to provide an alternate route for drivers affected by traffic holds on the Goethals Bridge.
The bridge closings are scheduled in conjunction with other regional agencies to minimize traffic impacts, according to the Port Authority.
To receive real-time traffic updates, motorists should call 511 or visit www.511NJ.org.