12/30/15: Construction Update

*PLEASE NOTE:  There will be reduced traffic impacts and work activities through 01/04/16 due to the Holiday period.* 
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building will continue.
  •  Construction continues on the new east Toll Lane.
  • During the weekend of 01/08/16 thru 01/10/16, northbound Avenue E, between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza, will be reduced to a single lane of traffic, 8:00PM Friday to 10:00PM Sunday, for paving operations.  Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Eastbound E 53rd Street is closed to through traffic at Avenue E (Toll Plaza) effective 11/09/15.  Drivers wishing to access the Toll Plaza must go down another eastbound street to Avenue E (51st, 49th, etc.) Access to local businesses (QuickChek, Value City, etc.) on E 53rd Street is maintained.  Westbound 53rd Street from the Toll Plaza to Broadway will not change.  The Eastbound closure is expected to be in place for six (6) months.  This is a major traffic change.
  • Traffic from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard and Route 440 has been shifted left (east), onto the existing (one-way) bridge in a two-way pattern.  This is a major traffic shift.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL PAMPHLET AND DETAILS.
   
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges continues. This work will also be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station), Toll Plaza Parking Area will be constructed. When needed, Bayonne PD or Jersey City PD will be asked to support this effort.
  • Work continues on a VMS Sign Structure under the Turnpike Bridge over Route 440, near the Newark Bay. Access is being provided from Route 440.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Water main work will resume the week of 01/04/16 on Avenue E at E50th Street and E52nd Street will continue.  Daily traffic detours will be utilized, 8:00AM to 3:30PM, to facilitate this work. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Deep foundation work on new bridge piers will continue. This work will be performed in dedicated work zones.
  • Northbound Avenue E traffic has been shifted to a new alignment, east of the Connector Bridge, between E50th Street and the Toll Plaza.  The left turn at 53rdStreet is no longer available.  Traffic from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Turnpike cannot make a right turn onto the service road at 53rd Street. THIS IS A MAJOR TRAFFIC SHIFT. CLICK HERE FOR PAMPHLET.
  • Bridge pier construction will begin in dedicated work zones.  Periodic closures of E52nd Street will be utilized.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • A two-way traffic pattern has been implemented on the bridge ramp from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Toll Plaza.
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited. Please CLICK HERE for shuttle bus pamphlet.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane. Deep sewer construction continues.
  • Utility relocation work will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement work in advance of new ramp construction continues.
  • Deep sewer relocation work will continue.

12/23/15: Construction Update

*PLEASE NOTE:  There will be reduced traffic impacts and work activities between 12/24/15 and 01/04/16 due to the Holiday period.* 
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building will continue.
  •  Construction continues on the new east Toll Lane.
  • During the weekends of 01/08/16 thru 01/10/16 and 01/15/16 thru 01/17/16, northbound Avenue E, between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza, will be reduced to a single lane of traffic, 8:00PM Friday to 10:00PM Sunday, for paving operations.  Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Eastbound E 53rd Street is closed to through traffic at Avenue E (Toll Plaza) effective 11/09/15.  Drivers wishing to access the Toll Plaza must go down another eastbound street to Avenue E (51st, 49th, etc.) Access to local businesses (QuickChek, Value City, etc.) on E 53rd Street is maintained.  Westbound 53rd Street from the Toll Plaza to Broadway will not change.  The Eastbound closure is expected to be in place for six (6) months.  This is a major traffic change.
  • Traffic from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard and Route 440 has been shifted left (east), onto the existing (one-way) bridge in a two-way pattern.  This is a major traffic shift.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL PAMPHLET AND DETAILS.
   
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges continues. This work will also be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • On Monday, 12/28/15, JFK Boulevard will be reduced to a single lane of traffic in both the northbound and southbound directions during the day for concrete deck placement.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.  Access to Frontage Road from southbound JFK Boulevard will be detoured. 
  • Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station), Toll Plaza Parking Area will be constructed. When needed, Bayonne PD or Jersey City PD will be asked to support this effort.
  • Work continues on a VMS Sign Structure under the Turnpike Bridge over Route 440, near the Newark Bay. Access is being provided from Route 440.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Water main work will resume the week of 01/04/16 on Avenue E at E50th Street and E52nd Street will continue.  Daily traffic detours will be utilized, 8:00AM to 3:30PM, to facilitate this work. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Deep foundation work on new bridge piers will continue. This work will be performed in dedicated work zones.
  • Northbound Avenue E traffic has been shifted to a new alignment, east of the Connector Bridge, between E50th Street and the Toll Plaza.  The left turn at 53rdStreet is no longer available.  Traffic from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Turnpike cannot make a right turn onto the service road at 53rd Street. THIS IS A MAJOR TRAFFIC SHIFT. CLICK HERE FOR PAMPHLET.
  • Bridge pier construction will begin in dedicated work zones.  Periodic closures of E52nd Street will be utilized.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • A two-way traffic pattern has been implemented on the bridge ramp from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Toll Plaza.
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited. Please CLICK HERE for shuttle bus pamphlet.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane. Deep sewer construction continues.
  • Utility relocation work will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement work in advance of new ramp construction continues.
  • Deep sewer relocation work will continue.

12/18/15: Construction Update

*PLEASE NOTE: Recently, major delays at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne have caused traffic to back up through Interchange 14A onto the Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike.  These delays are not related in any way to the Interchange 14A Improvement Project.*  
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building will continue.
  •  Construction continues on the new east Toll Lane.
  • During the weekends of 01/08/16 thru 01/10/16 and 01/15/16 thru 01/17/16, northbound Avenue E, between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza, will be reduced to a single lane of traffic, 8:00PM Friday to 10:00PM Sunday, for paving operations.  Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Eastbound E 53rd Street is closed to through traffic at Avenue E (Toll Plaza) effective 11/09/15.  Drivers wishing to access the Toll Plaza must go down another eastbound street to Avenue E (51st, 49th, etc.) Access to local businesses (QuickChek, Value City, etc.) on E 53rd Street is maintained.  Westbound 53rd Street from the Toll Plaza to Broadway will not change.  The Eastbound closure is expected to be in place for six (6) months.  This is a major traffic change.
  • Traffic from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard and Route 440 has been shifted left (east), onto the existing (one-way) bridge in a two-way pattern.  This is a major traffic shift.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL PAMPHLET AND DETAILS.
   
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges continues. This work will also be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • On Tuesday, 12/22/15, JFK Boulevard will be reduced to a single lane of traffic in both the northbound and southbound directions during the day for concrete deck placement.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.  Access to Frontage Road from southbound JFK Boulevard will be detoured.  This same traffic impact is anticipated for 12/28/15 and 12/31/15.
  • Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station), Toll Plaza Parking Area will be constructed. When needed, Bayonne PD or Jersey City PD will be asked to support this effort.
  • Work continues on a VMS Sign Structure under the Turnpike Bridge over Route 440, near the Newark Bay. Access is being provided from Route 440.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Water main work will resume the week of 01/04/16 on Avenue E at E50th Street and E52nd Street will continue.  Daily traffic detours will be utilized, 8:00AM to 3:30PM, to facilitate this work. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Deep foundation work on new bridge piers will continue. This work will be performed in dedicated work zones.
  • Northbound Avenue E traffic has been shifted to a new alignment, east of the Connector Bridge, between E50th Street and the Toll Plaza.  The left turn at 53rdStreet is no longer available.  Traffic from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Turnpike cannot make a right turn onto the service road at 53rd Street. THIS IS A MAJOR TRAFFIC SHIFT. CLICK HERE FOR PAMPHLET.
  • Bridge pier construction will begin in dedicated work zones.  Periodic closures of E52nd Street will be utilized.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • A two-way traffic pattern has been implemented on the bridge ramp from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Toll Plaza.
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited. Please CLICK HERE for shuttle bus pamphlet.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane. Deep sewer construction continues.
  • Utility relocation work will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement work in advance of new ramp construction continues.
  • Deep sewer relocation work will begin.

12/11/15: Construction Update

*PLEASE NOTE: Recently, major delays at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne have caused traffic to back up through Interchange 14A onto the Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike.  These delays are not related in any way to the Interchange 14A Improvement Project.*  
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building will continue.
  •  Construction continues on the new east Toll Lane.
  • Eastbound E 53rd Street is closed to through traffic at Avenue E (Toll Plaza) effective 11/09/15.  Drivers wishing to access the Toll Plaza must go down another eastbound street to Avenue E (51st, 49th, etc.) Access to local businesses (QuickChek, Value City, etc.) on E 53rd Street is maintained.  Westbound 53rd Street from the Toll Plaza to Broadway will not change.  The Eastbound closure is expected to be in place for six (6) months.  This is a major traffic change.
  • Traffic from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard and Route 440 has been shifted left (east), onto the existing (one-way) bridge in a two-way pattern.  This is a major traffic shift.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL PAMPHLET AND DETAILS.
   
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges continues. This work will also be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station), Toll Plaza Parking Area will be constructed. When needed, Bayonne PD or Jersey City PD will be asked to support this effort.
  • Work continues on a VMS Sign Structure under the Turnpike Bridge over Route 440, near the Newark Bay. Access is being provided from Route 440.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Water main work on E52nd Street between Avenue E and Broadway and on Avenue E between E50th Street and E52nd Street will continue.  Daily closures, 8:00AM to 3:30PM, of E52nd Street and detours of Avenue E are expected. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Deep foundation work on new bridge piers will continue. This work will be performed in dedicated work zones.
  • Northbound Avenue E traffic has been shifted to a new alignment, east of the Connector Bridge, between E50th Street and the Toll Plaza.  The left turn at 53rdStreet is no longer available.  Traffic from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Turnpike cannot make a right turn onto the service road at 53rd Street. THIS IS A MAJOR TRAFFIC SHIFT. CLICK HERE FOR PAMPHLET.
  • Bridge demolition work will continue.  Daily closures of E52nd Street are expected to continue through the week of 12/14/15.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • A two-way traffic pattern has been implemented on the bridge ramp from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Toll Plaza.
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited. Please CLICK HERE for shuttle bus pamphlet.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane. Deep sewer construction continues.
  • Utility relocation work will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement work in advance of new ramp construction continues.
  • Deep sewer relocation work will begin.

12/10/15: Traffic Advisory

This Thursday evening, December 10th, Garfield Avenue will be closed between 55th Street in Bayonne and Merritt Street in Jersey City  between the hours of 8:00PM to 5:00AM for bridge beam erection.  Traffic will be diverted to Avenue C.  This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police.
Thank you for your patience. If you have additional questions, please call the toll free hotline at 1-800-671-6872. Please inform the operator that you have an urgent message and you’ll receive a return call within 24-hours.

12/04/15: Construction Update

*PLEASE NOTE: Recently, major delays at the Global Container Terminal in Bayonne have caused traffic to back up through Interchange 14A onto the Newark Bay-Hudson County Extension of the New Jersey Turnpike.  These delays are not related in any way to the Interchange 14A Improvement Project.*  
The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building will continue.
  •  Construction continues on the new east Toll Lane.
  • Eastbound E 53rd Street is closed to through traffic at Avenue E (Toll Plaza) effective 11/09/15.  Drivers wishing to access the Toll Plaza must go down another eastbound street to Avenue E (51st, 49th, etc.) Access to local businesses (QuickChek, Value City, etc.) on E 53rd Street is maintained.  Westbound 53rd Street from the Toll Plaza to Broadway will not change.  The Eastbound closure is expected to be in place for six (6) months.  This is a major traffic change.
  • Traffic from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard and Route 440 has been shifted left (east), onto the existing (one-way) bridge in a two-way pattern.  This is a major traffic shift.
PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SEE THE FULL PAMPHLET AND DETAILS.
   
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges continues. This work will also be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • During the evening of 12/10/15, Garfield Avenue will be closed between W55th Street and Merritt Street, 8:00PM to 5:00AM, for bridge beam erection.  Traffic will be diverted to Avenue C.  This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police.   This work will also be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station), Toll Plaza Parking Area will be constructed. When needed, Bayonne PD or Jersey City PD will be asked to support this effort.
  • Work continues on a VMS Sign Structure under the Turnpike Bridge over Route 440, near the Newark Bay. Access is being provided from Route 440.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Water main work on E52nd Street between Avenue E and Broadway and on Avenue E between E50th Street and E52nd Street will continue.  Daily closures, 8:00AM to 3:30PM, of E52nd Street and detours of Avenue E are expected. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Deep foundation work on new bridge piers will continue. This work will be performed in dedicated work zones.
  • Northbound Avenue E traffic has been shifted to a new alignment, east of the Connector Bridge, between E50th Street and the Toll Plaza.  The left turn at 53rdStreet is no longer available.  Traffic from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Turnpike cannot make a right turn onto the service road at 53rd Street. THIS IS A MAJOR TRAFFIC SHIFT. CLICK HERE FOR PAMPHLET.
  • Bridge demolition work will continue.  Daily closures of E52nd Street are expected to continue through the week of 12/14/15.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • A two-way traffic pattern has been implemented on the bridge ramp from Port Jersey Boulevard to the Toll Plaza.
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited. Please CLICK HERE for shuttle bus pamphlet.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane. Deep sewer construction continues.
  • Utility relocation work will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement work in advance of new ramp construction continues.
  • Deep sewer relocation work will begin.