BAYONNE - The Bayonne Bridge will be closed for ongoing construction work this weekend.

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday the bridge, which connects Bayonne with Staten Island, New York, will be closed beginning Friday night.

The closure will start just before midnight Friday and go through 4 p.m. Sunday.

The agency says the bridge will be open from that point until 9 a.m. Monday when it will close until 3 p.m. for daytime construction work during the week.

Bridge shuttle service will not operate this weekend.