Overnight Construction Work to Close Pedestrian/Bicycle North Outer Lane of Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge
Con Edison to Provide Free Shuttle Buses from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m -- Starting March 28th, the north outer pedestrian/bike lane of the Ed Koch-Queensboro Bridge will be closed during overnight hours while electrical work is performed by Con Edison over the next several months.
Con Edison will provide free shuttle bus service for pedestrians and cyclists who normally would use the lane between Manhattan and Queens overnight from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. The north outer lane of the lower level is reserved exclusively for pedestrians and bicyclists.
Con Edison is undertaking a power cable-related project across the span that will continue for several months, and the work requires closing that lane of the bridge for the term of the improvement work.
Buses and vehicles equipped to carry bicycles will operate from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. when required back and forth over the bridge starting March 28th. The shuttle service is free and will run at 15 minute intervals. The pick-up and drop off locations are at the corner of Queens Plaza North and Crescent Street (across from walkway entrance) on the Queens side of the bridge, and at the corner of East 59th Street and 1St Avenue on the Manhattan side of the bridge.
Pedestrians and bicyclists wanting to cross the East River during the overnight hours can still select alternatives such as buses and subways.