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Bronx-Whitestone Bridge to close for evening

030612, massive traffic jam on the whitestone bridge looking northbound towards the bronx caused by a pin job. 2 people extricated from vehicles with minor injuries on the Bronx side of bridge. Bridge closed in both directions.photos ellis kaplan
Photo by Ellis Kaplan
By Philip Newman

The MTA Bridges and Tunnels Department advises motorists that two lanes in each direction on the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge will be closed Monday night.

Motorists should expect delays and use the Throgs Neck Bridge or the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge as an alternate.

The work requiring the shutdowns will start at 10 p.m. Monday and end at 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Reach contributing writer Philip Newman by e-mail at timesledgernews@cnglocal.com or phone at 718-260-4536.

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