Outerbridge Crossing (OBX) will be closed from both NY & NJ directions on Sunday, October 3rd from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m.

Andrew J Lanza

October 01, 2010

 

Outerbridge Crossing (OBX)

Drill

Sunday, October 3rd, 2010

6:00 a.m. until 10:00

The OBX will be closed from both NY & NJ directions on Sunday, October 3rd from 6:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. to safely accommodate a full-scale NJ mutual aid drill simulating a tanker truck accident/spill on the bridge’s westbound lanes (New Jersey bound).

Motorists should use the Goethals Bridge or other crossings between New York and New Jersey during these times.

Road Closures & Detours

Staten Island – New York 

Route 440 West will be closed right before the entrance to the bridge and detour signs will direct traffic to Boscombe Ave back onto Route 440 East towards Goethals Bridge.