One tube of Queens-Midtown, Hugh L. Carey tunnels closed this weekend

By Queens Courier Staff | |

Photos courtesy of MTA's Flickr
Photos courtesy of MTA's Flickr

This weekend one tube of the Queens-Midtown Tunnel and the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be closed.

One tube at both the Queens Midtown Tunnel and Hugh L. Carey Tunnel will be closed this weekend for Sandy repairs and other work, according to the MTA.

The Queens Midtown Tunnel will be closed from 2 a.m. Saturday, April 20 through 5 a.m. Monday, April 22.

The Hugh L. Carey (formerly known as the Brooklyn-Battery) Tunnel will be closed from 10 p.m. Friday, April 19 through Monday, April 22.

Both tunnels will have one lane operating in either direction. Trucks are not permitted at the Queens-Midtown Tunnel during the two-way operation, but are allowed at the Hugh L. Carey Tunnel.

Drivers should expect delays during the closure and are advised to find alternate routes.