Hurricane Irene: Closures, Cancellations, Postponements, Delays

Check here for the latest on "what's open?" during Hurricane Irene

As Hurricane Irene approaches, we'll keep a running list of what's open, closed and postponed around the tri-state area.


Subways and NYC Transit began closing at noon Saturday

Check their official Transit Authority site and the Subway Scoop Twitter feed

Long Island Rail Road began closing at noon Saturday

Check the @LIRRScoop Twitter feed and the official LIRR site

Metro-North Rail Road began closing at noon Saturday

Check the official Metro-North site and their Twitter feed

NJ Transit began closing at noon on Saturday

Check for the latest on when service will return

PATH began closing at noon on Saturday

Staten Island Ferry service will be suspended as of 10 p.m.

Taxis are operating on a zone fare system. See the zone map here.


John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia, and Newark Airports closed Saturday at noon to all arriving flights and will close to departures at 10 p.m.

The smaller Teterboro and Stewart Airports also closed.

Check alerts and advisories for Newark, LaGuardia and Kennedy airports


If sustained winds exceed 60 mph, the following will be closed George Washington Bridge, Tappan Zee bridge, all bridges operated by the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, and the following Hudson River bridges: Bear Mountain Bridge, Newburgh-Beacon, Mid-Hudson (Poughkeepsie), Kingston-Rhinecliff, and Rip Van Winkle (Catskill).

If winds reach 40 mph, there will be traffic restrictions.


All Broadway shows are closed on Saturday and Sunday

All U.S. Open events this weekend are canceled.

The New York Public Library will be closed Sunday. Check

The Brooklyn Public Library will be closed Sunday. Check

Bars will close in Hoboken at 8 p.m.

SummerStage:  Charlie Parker the Man and the Music are canceled Saturday and Sunday. Check


The time of the Jets and Giants game has been postponed to Monday at 7 p.m.

The Dave Matthews Band Caravan concert at Governors Island is postponed for Saturday and Sunday.  Get the latest at

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