Lincoln Tunnel Helix Repairs Begin Monday - NBC New York

Lincoln Tunnel Helix Repairs Begin Monday

The $88 million project calls for repaving the road, rehabilitating the concrete deck and fixing the deteriorating steel that underpins the elevated roadway

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    Lincoln Tunnel Helix Repairs Begin Monday

    Monday marks the start of a yearlong project to overhaul the helix that leads into the Lincoln Tunnel from New Jersey.     

    New York-bound motorists who use the tunnel during the overnight hours will face detours and delays. 

    The Port Authority says the $88 million project involves repaving, rehabilitating the concrete deck and fixing the deteriorating steel under the more than 70-year-old elevated roadway leading to the tunnel.  

    The tunnel will remain open and accessible during the overnight work, but eastbound lanes will be closed from 10:30 p.m. until 5 a.m. on weekdays.     

    NJ Transit bus passengers will face delays into New York City between 10:30 p.m. and 5 a.m. on weekdays and 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. on weekends. 

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