Eastbound upper level of Verrazano-Narrows Bridge will be closed Dec. 29

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NEW YORK — The eastbound upper level of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Thursday, Dec. 29, to accommodate the repaving of the roadway on the Brooklyn span.

It will be closed to traffic from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. depending on the weather.

Motorists should expect delays and plan accordingly, or use an alternate route.

Motorists can sign up for MTA e-mail or text alerts at http://www.mta.info and check the Bridges and Tunnels homepage or Facebook page for the latest information on the planned work.