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Press Release #17-073
Thursday, November 9, 2017
Contact: Scott Gastel/Alana Morales (212) 839-4850

NYC DOT Announces Closure of Grand Street Bridge over Newtown Creek for Necessary Repairs

The New York City Department of Transportation today announced the Grand Street Bridge, connecting Brooklyn and Queens over the Newtown Creek, will be closed beginning this evening at 10 P.M. in both directions in order to facilitate necessary repairs. The full closure will remain in effect through at least Monday evening, with further updates to be provided. All traffic will be diverted to Metropolitan Avenue, as will be noted on posted Variable Message Boards.