Bayonne Bridge to remain open this weekend; other closures

In an effort to alleviate weekend Jersey Shore traffic congestion, the Bayonne Bridge will open at 8 a.m. today and remain open until 7 p.m. Monday, Port Authority officials announced.
The bridge will be closed through 8 a.m. today as work continues on the Raise the Bridge project to increase the height of the Bayonne Bridge from 151 feet to 215 feet. The increased clearance is necessary to allow the new, larger cargo vessels to pass under.
The previous weekend closures of the Bayonne Bridge caused a trickle-down effect of standstill traffic at the Outerbridge Crossing for Staten Islanders trying …read more

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