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Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to close for New York City Marathon

On your marks.

The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed to all traffic on Sunday, November 6 in participation with the 2016 TSC New York City Marathon.

While just the upper level of the bridge will be closed to traffic in both directions beginning at 11 p.m. on Saturday, November 5, both levels will be closed as of Sunday morning at 7 a.m.

In addition, the Bay Street and Lily Pond Avenue exits in Staten Island will close at 3 a.m. on Sunday and reopen at around 3 p.m.

Motorists can call the Verrazano-Narrows Marathon Traffic Hotline at 718-692-5656 for more information about the closures. Those who need help finding an alternate route should call 511 or visit For other marathon-related roadway closures throughout the city, call 311.

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