The MTA Announced Major Service Changes For This Labor Day Weekend

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The MTA Announced Major Service Changes For This Labor Day Weekend

There you are, making plans for labor day, when the MTA drops service changes on roads and public transport… Don’t panic! Here’s everything you need to know:

Bridges and Tunnels.
  • On Friday at Queens Midtown Tunnel, and all weekend at the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel, only one lane of traffic will be open in each direction.
  • On the brightside, Lane closures on other bridges and tunnels will be suspended from Friday to Tuesday.
Buses and Subways
  • Subways and buses will operate on a Sunday schedule on Labor Day.
  • Church Avenue 2 train stop in Brooklyn will be closed and bypassed from 2 a.m. to 4 a.m for the J’Ouvert Parade.
  • On Monday, subway entrances on Eastern Parkway will be impacted by the West Indian Day Parade beginning at 10 a.m. From 12 pm to 7 pm Eastern Parkway-Brooklyn Museum 2, 3, 4 and 5 train station will be closed and bypassed.
Long Island Railroad
  • On Friday there will be 10 extra afternoon trains leaving from Penn Station
Metro-North Railroad
  • 17 additional trains from Grand Central.
  • An extra departure from Hoboken on the Port Jervis line with connecting service from Penn Station For riders leaving for Orange and Rockland Counties.
Staten Island Railway
  • express trains from at 2:30 p.m. – 7:50pm on Friday from the St. George Ferry Terminal.
  • Sunday schedule on Labor Day.

Featured image source: [nbcnewyork]

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