Much to my horror I discovered that the J line won't be going across the Williamsburg Bridge from July 29 to August 20th. On the plus side this will only occur weekends, so my weekday work train trek won't be hurt too badly. But man those buses can get crammed with people. The one neat thing about taking the bus over the bridge is that the view is much better than that of the subway or even walking over the bridge itself. This is because there is nothing in the way of your view of the river.