With milestone, bridge becomes the Port Authority’s first all-cashless tolling facility The Bayonne Bridge’s new elevated roadway will open to drivers on Monday at 5 a.m., ushering in a new era for the 85-year-old arch bridge that will now become the Port Authority’s first all-cashless tolling facility. The new roadway is 215 feet above the Kill van Kull and 64 feet above the original bridge deck. It is part of the Port Authority’s “Raise the Roadway” initiative to provide navigational clearance for the larger, Neo-Panamax container vessels. When the new roadway opens to vehicular traffic, the existing toll plaza will be taken out of serviceRead More →

Beginning Monday, April 18, the Bayonne Bridge’s schedule of Monday-through-Thursday overnight closures will begin an hour and a half earlier – at 7 p.m., rather than 8:30 p.m. The bridge’s weekday schedule of daytime and overnight closures will otherwise remain the same, as follows: Except when announced otherwise, the Bayonne Bridge currently closes on Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and overnight on Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 p.m. to 5 a.m.  The only pending change is that, starting April 18, these overnight closures will begin at 7 p.m.   The bridge will also continue to close at varying times on weekends. READ MORERead More →

Full operations at the Port of New York and New Jersey are being restored. GCT Bayonne will be open Sunday, 1/31 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.  All terminals will open Monday for their regularly scheduled times. Please check TIPS and individual terminal websites for additional information on container availability, receiving schedules, restrictions, and availability of extra hours, etc. As a reminder, in order to keep traffic flowing on the roadways and for the safety of everyone, there is no overnight parking and no queuing on public roadways before 5:30 a.m. Truckers should plan accordingly and stagger their arrivals in the morning to help limitRead More →

“As the agency that oversees the largest port complex on the East Coast, we strongly urge the ILA members to return to work immediately and resolve their differences after they return.  In the meantime, Port Authority Police are actively working to ensure public safety for all of the stakeholders at the port.”  Read More →