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Brooklyn Bridge Lane Closures Expected Over the Weekend

By Janet Upadhye | October 5, 2012 1:09pm | Updated on October 5, 2012 1:44pm

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Brooklynites planning to drive into Manhattan this weekend and next will not be able to use the Brooklyn Bridge, officials said.

The Department of Transportation is closing both Manhattan-bound driving lanes on the bridge in order to update ramps from midnight on Friday to 6 a.m. Monday morning the weekends of Oct. 5-8 and Oct. 12-15.

Drivers can use the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge, and the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

For more information or questions, please contact the Department of Transportation at 311.