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Overnight Marine Parkway Bridge closures coming • Brooklyn Paper

Overnight Marine Parkway Bridge closures coming

The Marine Parkway-Gil Hodges Memorial Bridge was stuck in the upright and locked position for more than five hours on Nov. 24.
Photo by Steve Solomonson

Don’t get stuck in Queens after the sun goes down!

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will close the Marine Parkway Bridge overnights Oct. 16–28.

Workers will shut the bridge from 10 pm to 5 am every day except Saturday, Oct. 22, for lift tests, according to a statement from the authority.

Officials are suggesting drivers use the Cross Bay Veterans Memorial Bridge as an alternative.

Motorists can sign up for e-mail or text alerts at www.mta.info and check the Bridges and Tunnels home page or Facebook page for the latest information on this planned work.

Reach deputy editor Max Jaeger at mjaeger@cnglocal.com or by calling (718) 260–8303. Follow him on Twitter @JustTheMax.

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