On Sunday, May 6th the Staten Island-bound lower level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed to traffic between 12:01 a.m. and 6 p.m. for the annual TD Bank Five Boro Bike Tour. The Brooklyn-bound lower level of the bridge will also close at 12:01 a.m., and two of three lanes will reopen at approximately 8 a.m.
The upper level of the bridge will remain open in both directions throughout the event. Motorists should expect delays and seek alternate routes if possible.
To hear information about all the Verrazano bike tour closures, call 212 360-3000.
In addition, traffic exiting the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel in Brooklyn will be diverted to Hamilton Avenue between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and the ramp to the Robert F. Kennedy Bridge from the FDR Drive will be closed between 8 a.m. and Noon and all Manhattan-bound traffic must exit at 125th Street.