Closings are scheduled during off-peak overnight hours
Overnight closures of the Brooklyn Bridge’s Manhattan-bound roadway are back in effect starting January 4th, allowing crews to continue rehabilitation work. The city Department of Transportation will maintain Brooklyn-bound traffic under the “contra-flow” plan, with Brooklyn-bound traffic traveling in the normally Manhattan-bound lanes.
Closings are scheduled during off-peak overnight hours, and the bridge will fully re-open to traffic each morning. Closure hours are:
- Sundays to Fridays – 11 p.m. to 6 a.m.
- Saturdays – 12:01 a.m. to 7 a.m.
- Sundays – 12:01 a.m. to 9 a.m. (intermittent)
Closures will begin slightly earlier at the following two locations for workforce mobilization:
- Brooklyn Bridge/Frankfort Street exit from the northbound FDR will close one hour prior to the lane closures for set-up of traffic reversal. Brooklyn-bound drivers can access the bridge via Centre Street during this time.
- Brooklyn Bridge exit for the eastbound BQE will close 30 minutes prior to the lane reversal. Manhattan-bound drivers can access the bridge via Adams Street during this time.
During the closures, construction work on the Manhattan and Williamsburg Bridges as well as on streets around the Brooklyn Bridge will be suspended to maintain detour routes. The pedestrian promenade and bikeway will not be affected.
Click here to view additional details on the city DOT website, available in several languages. A downloadable brochure showing detours and closure information also is available by clicking here.
Questions about the Brooklyn Bridge rehabilitation project may be directed to Community Liaison Sabrina Lau at (347) 647-0876 or email@example.com, where you can also sign up for weekly project newsletters and other notifications.