Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someone
MTA/Photo by Patrick Cashin
MTA/Photo by Patrick Cashin
Up to two of the Throgs Neck Bridge’s three Queensbound lanes will be closed this summer for several weekends.

Up to two of the Throgs Neck Bridge’s three Queens-bound lanes will be closed during overnight hours for a total of seven weekends this summer, according to the MTA.

Starting the weekend of June 20 through 23, only one Queens-bound lane will be open from the Bronx toll plaza south to the Bronx anchorage of the bridge from 10 p.m. Friday through 5 a.m. Monday. During daytime hours on the weekend two lanes to Queens will remain open.

The closures will allow 90,000 square feet of binder and asphalt overlay to be replaced, and will give drivers “a smoother, more-even riding surface,” the MTA said.

As an alternative, motorists can use the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge or the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, which will have three lanes open southbound to Queens.

Work is heavily dependent on good weather and can be affected by rain or extreme humidity. As a result of the weather, it may not be done on consecutive weekends.

For up-to-date information on MTA service status visit, www.mta.info.

 

RECOMMENDED STORIES

Comments:

Join The Discussion



Related Stories
MTA is ‘punishing’ Woodhaven for its opposition to Select Bus plan, says one local lawmaker
MTA is ‘punishing’ Woodhaven for its opposition to Select Bus plan, says one local lawmaker
The MTA is providing increased LIRR service for the 2016 US Open tournament at Flushing Meadows
The MTA is providing increased LIRR service for the 2016 US Open tournament at Flushing Meadows
Popular Stories
Photo courtesy of MFTA
Teachers getting ready for school can pick up free supplies at this Long Island City warehouse
Photo via Google Maps/Inset courtesy of NYPD
UPDATE: Cops catch alleged burglar who stole a fortune from a popular Bayside cafe
Photo via Flickr Creative Commons/Ken Marshall
Woman commits suicide by jumping on tracks at Elmhurst Avenue subway station
Skip to toolbar