Later this month, the New York State Thruway Authority (NYSTA) is set to begin a long-awaited replacement of the North Avenue bridge over I-95. The project is necessary to address structural, operational, and safety needs, and will ultimately result in a much more efficient and attractive intersection.
Although the City has no direct authority over a State project, we have worked closely with NYSTA to ensure that one lane of traffic will be open in each direction throughout construction, coordinate with nearby institutions, and plan carefully for any necessary detours. We hope and expect that the impacts will be tolerable, but it is reasonable to anticipate some periodic headaches before the project wraps up in fall 2025.
Here’s more detail.