Part of NY's Brooklyn Queens Expressway to be closed this weekend

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Part of a major route in New York City will be closed this weekend.

A section of the Brooklyn Queens Expressway (Interstate 278) will be closed starting at 2 a.m. Saturday, and reopen at 4 a.m. Monday.

The closure is necessary for repairs, which are part of a bigger project for the highway.

The New York City Department of Transportation said:

  • Queens-bound BQE will be fully closed from Atlantic Avenue to Sands Street
  • Staten Island-bound BQE will be partially closed with only one lane available; the Vine Street/Old Fulton Street ramp will be closed

A truck detour is available: Linden Boulevard Detour- Gowanus Expressway to Prospect Expressway/McDonald Avenue to Caton Avenue to Linden Boulevard.

See details of the entire BQE repair project here.

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