Brooklyn Bridge to Close for Manhattan-Bound Traffic This Weekend

By Ben Fractenberg on April 24, 2013 5:12pm 

 The Manhattan-bound of the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to traffic from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday, April 27-29, 2013.
The Manhattan-bound of the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to traffic from 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday, April 27-29, 2013.
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DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — The Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to traffic for another round of construction this weekend.

From 12:01 a.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Monday, workers will shut down the Manhattan-bound ramp while they rehabilitate the more than a century-old bridge's ramps and approaches. Drivers are advised to take the Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges and Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

Brooklyn-bound traffic will be redirected to ramps on Pearl and Centre streets and will take the lanes normally reserved for Manhattan-bound traffic. 

The bridge's pedestrian and bike paths will remain open in both directions, although the pedestrian staircase at Frankfort Street in Manhattan will be closed from 6 a.m. Saturday to 11 p.m. Sunday.

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