Overnight paving to begin on Outerbridge Crossing

Traffic alert from Eyewitness News

July 10, 2013 2:54:53 AM PDT
Motorists who use the Outerbridge Crossing during the overnight hours will be diverted to the Goethals Bridge through October.

Pavement replacement work is set to begin on the Outerbridge beginning Tuesday night.

The span, which links Perth Amboy with Staten Island, N.Y., will be closed from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. from Mondays to Thursdays. It will be closed on Fridays from 11:59 p.m. to 7 a.m. Saturday The bridge will be open on Saturday and Sunday nights and holiday weekends.

The Outerbridge Crossing will close at 9 p.m. on weeknights and open at 8 a.m. on Saturday mornings after Labor Day.