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Verrazano Bridge traffic advisory for annual Five Boro Bike Tour

This Sunday, May 7, the Staten Island-bound lower level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed from 12:01 a.m. until 6 p.m. for the annual Five Boro Bike Tour.

Other closings at the bridge will include:

  • One Brooklyn-bound lane on the lower level from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • The Bay Street exit from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • BQE approach to the Verrazano Bridge from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • The 92nd Street entrance ramp to the Staten Island-bound lower level from 12:01 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • The Belt Parkway entrance ramp to the Staten Island-bound lower level from 12:01 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The upper level of the bridge will remain open in both directions throughout the event, which is the largest charitable bike ride in the country, with proceeds funding Bike New York’s free bike education programs.

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