05/27/16: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building will continue.
  • A new traffic pattern and new work zone was established on Saturday, 05/21/16, in Toll Lane numbers 3 & 4.
  • Continue Toll Lane 3 & 4 reconstruction.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • 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.
  • Local street level work on Frontage Road 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, opposite the corner of Avenue C and 57th Street, and at the Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station) 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.
  • Deep foundation (drilled shaft) work will begin in the ramp median work zone near the Toll Plaza.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Bridge pier construction will continue in dedicated work zones.
  • New retaining wall and roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street will continue.
  • Begin structural steel erection during the week of 06/13/16.
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 and a median work zone has been established in Route 440.
  • Deep bridge foundation work will continue at the Jughandle.
  • Ramp roadway construction will continue.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement and new ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction will continue.
  • A new work zone was created on Pulaski Street.  Drainage and utility work will begin in this new work zone.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.

Traffic Advisory (industrial area): May 26, 2016

Tomorrow during the day, there will be a traffic shift onto the new Chosin Few Way (formerly known as Peninsula Road) near the port and industrial area around the Jersey City border. Drivers on the new Chosin Few Way, between Port Jersey Boulevard and Pulaski Street, will shift onto the new road alignment which will be a one-way road heading southbound onto Pulaski Street.
Signs will also notify trucks and other drivers that the Northbound movement from Pulaski Street toward Port Jersey Boulevard will no longer be possible along the new Chosin Few Way due to the one-way configuration.

05/20/16: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
 
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building will continue.
  • A new traffic pattern and new work zone will be in place in the Toll Plaza beginning Saturday, 05/21/16.
  • Begin Toll Lane 3 & 4 reconstruction.
  • During the weekend of 05/20 – 05/22/16, Toll Lane 1 & 2 (right side entering the Turnpike) will open and Toll Lane 3 & 4 will be closed to accommodate staged construction.  Toll Lane 3 & 4 are expected to be closed for 10 weeks.  In support of the Toll Plaza work, northbound Avenue E will be temporarily reduced to a single lane through this weekend between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza to implement the change.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • 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.
  • Local street level work on Frontage Road 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, opposite the corner of Avenue C and 57th Street, and at the Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station) 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.
  • Deep foundation (drilled shaft) work will begin in the ramp median work zone near the Toll Plaza.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Bridge pier construction will continue in dedicated work zones.
  • New retaining wall and roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street will continue.
  • Begin structural steel erection during the week of 06/13/16.
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 and a median work zone has been established in Route 440.
  • Deep bridge foundation work will continue at the Jughadle.
  • Roadway construction work will continue on Pulaski Street and at the Jughandle.  This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police as needed.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement and new ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction will continue.
  • During the day on 05/23/15, traffic on Chosin Few Way, between Port Jersey Boulevard and Pulaski Street, will shift onto the new road alignment and be converted to one-way southbound (towards Pulaski Street).  This change will coincide with Pulaski Street traffic being shifted north onto the newly reconstructed roadway and a new work zone created on the south side of the street.

Traffic Advisory: Weekend of May 20-22

During the weekend of 05/20 – 05/22/16, Toll Lanes 1 & 2 (right side entering the Turnpike) will open and Toll Lanes 3 & 4 will be closed to accommodate staged construction. Toll Lanes 3 & 4 are expected to be closed for 10 weeks. Please refer to the graphic below.
In support of the Toll Plaza work, northbound Avenue E will be temporarily reduced to a single lane through this weekend between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza to implement the change. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
14A toll plaza graphic

05/13/16: Construction Update

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 05/20 – 05/22/16, Toll Lanes 1 & 2 (right side entering the Turnpike) will open and Toll Lanes 3 & 4 will be closed to accommodate staged construction. Toll Lanes 3 & 4 are expected to be closed for 10 weeks. In support of the Toll Plaza work, northbound Avenue E will be temporarily reduced to a single lane through this weekend between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza to implement the change. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • 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.
  • Local street level work on Frontage Road 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
  • Bridge pier construction will continue in dedicated work zones.
  • New retaining wall construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street will continue.
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 and a median work zone has been established in Route 440.
  • Deep bridge foundation work will continue at the Jughandle.
  • Roadway construction work will continue on Pulaski Street and at the Jughandle. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police as needed.
  • During the evening of 05/16/16, one of the two turn lanes on Pulaski Street at the Route 440 intersection will be closed for roadway construction. The lane will reopen on 05/17/16.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement and new ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction will continue.
  • During the week of 05/23/16, traffic on Chosin Few Way, between Port Jersey Boulevard and Pulaski Street, will shift onto the new road alignment and be converted to one-way southbound (towards Pulaski Street).  This change will coincide with Pulaski Street traffic being shifted north onto the newly reconstructed roadway and a new work zone created on the south side of the street.

05/06/16: Construction Update

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 has been reopened. For more information, please CLICK HERE to access the pamphlet.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • 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.
  • Local street level work on Frontage Road 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
  • Bridge pier construction will continue in dedicated work zones.
  • New retaining wall construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street will continue.
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 and a median work zone has been established in Route 440.
  • Deep bridge foundation work will continue at the Jughandle.
  • Roadway construction work will continue on Pulaski Street and at the Jughandle. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police as needed.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement and new ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction will continue.