Repairs to George Washington Bridge to cause ongoing delays - FOX 29 News Philadelphia | WTXF-TV

Repairs to George Washington Bridge to cause ongoing delays

Posted: Updated:
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

The Port Authority says the replacement of steel decks on the upper level span of the George Washington Bridge will cause delays for commuters.

Beginning Monday, August 5, the repairs will take place in the evening and during the overnight hours and will alternate between the west and eastbound lanes.

Additional repairs include the resurfacing of the westbound upper level roadway, upgrade and rehabilitation of roadway drainage system, and rehabilitation of the finger joints.

All lanes on the lower level will be open to traffic.

The PA says it will try to keep delays to no more than an hour. The repairs are scheduled to last through the end of the year.

Work Hours

  • Week 1 (8/5 to 8/10): 3-lane closure, Mon-Thur 11pm to 5am; Friday 12am to 8am. WESTBOUND
  • Week 2 (8/12 to 8/17): 3-lane closure, Mon-Thur 11pm to 5am; Friday 12am to 8am. EASTBOUND
  • Week 3 (8/19 to 8/24): 3-lane closure, Mon-Thur 10pm to 5am; Friday 11pm to 9am. EASTBOUND
  • Week 4 (8/26 to 8/30): 3-lane closure, Mon-Thur 10pm to 5am; Friday 11pm to 9am. WESTBOUND (No closure on 8/30 due to Labor Day weekend)
  • Week 5 – resume 9 PM weeknight and 10 PM Friday closures EASTBOUND (resume Tuesday night due to Labor Day weekend)
  • Week 6 – resume 9 PM weeknight and 10 PM Friday closures WESTBOUND
  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Revel closing, but property fight goes on

    Revel closing, but property fight goes on

    Thursday, August 28 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-08-29 01:34:07 GMT
    A casino piano tuner in Atlantic City is fighting the state's attempt to seize his late parents' house as part of a redevelopment project connected to the closing Revel Hotel Casino. Charlie Birnbaum says the house in the shadow of the failed casino was his father's livelihood. He says he is attached to the home, even though his mother was killed there in 1998.
    A casino piano tuner in Atlantic City is fighting the state's attempt to seize his late parents' house as part of a redevelopment project connected to the closing Revel Hotel Casino. Charlie Birnbaum says the house in the shadow of the failed casino was his father's livelihood. He says he is attached to the home, even though his mother was killed there in 1998.
  • Missing NJ man found dead in Israeli forest

    Missing NJ man found dead in Israeli forest

    Thursday, August 28 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-28 20:33:49 GMT
    The body of a missing New Jersey religious student who disappeared during a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week has been found. Aaron Sofer, 23, of Lakewood, N.J., had been missing since Friday, when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest and the two became separated, said police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld.
    The body of a missing New Jersey religious student who disappeared during a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week has been found. Aaron Sofer, 23, of Lakewood, N.J., had been missing since Friday, when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest and the two became separated, said police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld.
  • Bergen County sheriff delays deployment of military vehicles

    Bergen County sheriff delays deployment of military vehicles

    Thursday, August 28 2014 3:22 PM EDT2014-08-28 19:22:51 GMT
    A northern New Jersey sheriff has delayed deployment of armored vehicles that are being acquired through a federal military surplus program. In a statement, Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino announced Thursday he is taking the action after the U.S. attorney general and state attorney general decided to review the program in the wake of police response to civil unrest that followed a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.
    A northern New Jersey sheriff has delayed deployment of armored vehicles that are being acquired through a federal military surplus program. In a statement, Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino announced Thursday he is taking the action after the U.S. attorney general and state attorney general decided to review the program in the wake of police response to civil unrest that followed a police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri.
Powered by WorldNow

WTXF-TV
330 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106-2796

Phone: (215) 925-2929
Fax: (215) 982-5494

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices