The south tube of the Queens Midtown Tunnel leading into Manhattan will be closed to traffic beginning at 2 a.m. on Saturday through 5 a.m. on Monday, July 29, while construction work is undertaken.
Drivers are advised to expect delays and if possible to seek an alternate route into Manhattan, including the RFK-Triborough Bridge or the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.
Two-way traffic operation will be in effect in the remaining tube for cars and New York City Transit buses. Commercial traffic must use an alternate route. Detours will be in place, and both traffic agents and signs will be in place to assist motorists.