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 →

   The  westbound lanes of the Goethals Bridge will close from 10 p.m. Thursday, January 12 until 5 a.m. Friday, January 13 for emergency repairs to roadway’s drainage issues along the westbound approach to the Goethals Bridge.  To provide an alternate route for drivers, the Bayonne Bridge will cancel its scheduled Thursday night closure, and will remain open from 3 p.m. Thursday through 9 a.m. Friday.  The Outerbridge Crossing will also be open.   The overnight Goethals Bridge closure is not expected to result in significant delays.  To receive real time traffic updates, travelers should register for the Port Authority’s Bridge and Tunnel Alerts at http://www.paalerts.com/, call 511Read More →