08/26/16: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
  • Toll Lane 3 & 4 reconstruction continues.
  • During the weekend of 08/26 – 08/28/16, Toll Lanes 3 & 4 will reopen and Toll Lanes 5 & 6 will be closed to accommodate staged construction. Toll Lanes 5 & 6 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 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 westbound 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.
  • 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.
  • On 08/28/16, traffic will be shifted left on the ramp to westbound HCE to accommodate a new work zone on the right.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • New retaining wall and roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues.
  • Continue construction of new bridge deck. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
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.
  • During the weekend of  09/10-09/11/16, NJ Transit Light Rail Service between 34th Street Station in Bayonne and Danforth Avenue Station in Jersey City will be maintained via NJ Transit bus service. During this period, new bridge beams will be erected over the NJ Transit and Conrail train tracks.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • During the weekend of 08/26/16, northbound and southbound Route 440 will be reduced to a single travel lane in each direction and the southbound Pulaski Street Jughandle will be closed, 7:00PM Friday through 4:00AM Monday, for bridge girder erection. In addition, overnight, Friday night and Saturday night, 10:00PM to 8:00AM, Route 440 will be detoured through the area. Bayonne and Jersey City Police will provide assistance as needed.
  • On Monday, 08/29/16, the southbound Route 440 Jughandle and entire length of Pulaski Street will be closed from 7:00PM to 4:00AM for milling and paving operations. Traffic will be detoured to Prospect Street/32nd Street U-turn and then onto the ramp to the Turnpike from northbound 440 or Harbor Drive. Police assistance will be provided to allow left turns onto Port Jersey Boulevard at the base of the ramp to access the port.
  • 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.
  • New bridge pier construction will continue.
  • Ramp roadway construction will continue.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction continues.

Traffic Advisory: Weekend of 08/26/16

PART ONE: TOLL PLAZA
During the weekend of 08/26 – 08/28/16, Toll Lanes 3 & 4 will reopen and Toll Lanes 5 & 6 will be closed to accommodate staged construction. Toll Lanes 5 & 6 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, Friday night 8:00PM to Sunday afternoon at 3:00PM, between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza to implement the change.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police. Please review the following graphic below for details:
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PART TWO: ROUTE 440
During the weekend of 08/26/16, northbound and southbound Route 440 will be reduced to a single travel lane in each direction and the southbound Jughandle at Pulaski Street will be closed, 7:00PM Friday through 4:00AM Monday, for bridge girder erection.
In addition, overnight, Friday night into Saturday, 10:00PM to 8:00AM, and Saturday night into Sunday, 10:00PM to 8:00AM, Route 440 will be detoured through the area. During the overnight detour periods, northbound Route 440 traffic will be directed around the work area via Pulaski Street to Port Jersey Boulevard and back to northbound Route 440 and southbound Route 440 will be directed to Avenue C in Bayonne. Bayonne and Jersey City will provide assistance as needed. Please review the following graphic below for details:

08/19/16: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
  • Toll Lane 3 & 4 reconstruction continues.
  • During the weekend of 08/26 – 08/28/16, Toll Lanes 3 & 4 will reopen and Toll Lanes 5 & 6 will be closed to accommodate staged construction. Toll Lanes 5 & 6 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 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.
  • 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.
  • During the weekend of 08/26 – 08/28/16, traffic will be shifted left on the ramp to westbound HCE to accommodate a new work zone on the right.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • New retaining wall and roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues.
  • Continue construction of new bridge deck. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
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.
  • During the weekend of 09/10-09/11/16, NJ Transit Light Rail Service between 34th Street Station in Bayonne and Danforth Avenue Station in Jersey City will be maintained via NJ Transit bus service. During this period, new bridge beams will be erected over the NJ Transit and Conrail train tracks.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • During the evening of 08/25/16, the Route 440 Jughandle to Pulaski Street will be closed, 8:00PM to 5:00AM, for bridge girder erection. This work will also be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • During the weekend of 08/26/16, northbound and southbound Route 440 will be reduced to a single travel lane in each direction and the southbound Pulaski Street Jughandle will be closed, 9:00PM Friday through 4:00AM Monday, for bridge girder erection. In addition, overnight, Friday night and Saturday night, 11:00PM to 8:00AM, Route 440 will be detoured through the area. Bayonne and Jersey City Police will provide assistance as needed.
  • 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.
  • New bridge pier construction will continue.
  • Ramp roadway construction will continue.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction continues.
  • During the week of 08/22/16, the intersection of Center Street and Chosin Few Way (in the former Military Ocean Terminal) will be reduced to a single lane of traffic in the eastbound direction for roadway reconstruction.  West bound traffic will be diverted to 40th Street.  This work will also be supported by Bayonne Police.  Please CLICK HERE for detour.

Traffic Advisory: week of 08/22/16

During the week of 08/22/16, the intersection of Center Street and Chosin Few Way (in the former Military Ocean Terminal) will be reduced to a single lane of traffic in the eastbound direction for roadway reconstruction.  West bound traffic will be diverted to 40th Street.  This work will also be supported by Bayonne Police.

CFW detour Aug 2016

Upcoming NJTA Work: 8/19/16

For the weekend of 8/19/16:
Newark Bay Bridge (Interchange 14-14C):

Eastbound: Eastbound Ramp to 14A: This ramp will be reduced to one lane from 10P Friday to 4P Sunday. This closing will not extend onto the mainline and is scheduled to be complete before the Sunday evening activation of the Eastbound Shoulder Lane.

Westbound: Westbound Interchange 14A – 14: Traffic will be reduced to one lane from 10P Friday to 5A Monday. This closing is necessary to address high priority and emergent bridge deck repairs in the westbound travel lanes. This work has been coordinated with westbound Pulaski and the Bayonne Bridge, both of which will remain open during peak periods Saturday and Sunday. This closing is necessary to address high priority and emergent bridge deck repairs in the westbound travel lanes.

Interchange 14A – See Eastbound Ramp to 14A above. See http://www.njta14a.com/category/traffic/ for upcoming traffic advisories.

Jersey City (Jersey Avenue – Interchange 14C):
Eastbound: No closures scheduled.
Westbound: No closures scheduled.

For current traffic conditions:
Motorists can call 511 from any phone (Listen for the initial voice prompt and ask for traffic conditions. Motorists can ask for a specific Highway, City, or even a point of interest. Residents of Newark / Essex County and Kearny / Hudson County can monitor traffic conditions by accessing Turnpike webcams at http://www.state.nj.us/turnpike/cameras-and-signs.html, and http://www.511nj.org/cameras.aspx.

08/12/16: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
  • Toll Lane 3 & 4 reconstruction continues.
  • During the weekend of 08/12 – 08/14/16, northbound Avenue E between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza will be reduced to a single lane to accommodate Toll Lane construction. The traffic will be reduced from 8:00PM Friday to 8:00AM Saturday. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • During the weekend of 08/26 – 08/28/16, Toll Lanes 3 & 4 will reopen and Toll Lanes 5 & 6 will be closed to accommodate staged construction. Toll Lanes 5 & 6 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 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.
  • 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.
  • A new work zone has been created along the east bound HCE ramp to the Toll Plaza.During the weekend of of 08/19 – 08/21/16, traffic on this ramp will be reduced to a single lane, 9:00PM Friday to 6:00PM Sunday.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • New retaining wall and roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues.
  • Begin construction of new bridge deck. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
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
  • During the weekend of 08/26/16, northbound and southbound Route 440 will be reduced to a single travel lane in each direction and the southbound Pulaski Street Jughandle will be closed, 9:00PM Friday through 4:00AM Monday, for bridge girder erection. In addition, overnight, Friday night and Saturday night, 11:00PM to 8:00AM, Route 440 will be detoured through the area. Bayonne and Jersey City Police will provide assistance as needed.
  • 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.
  • New bridge pier construction will continue.
  • Ramp roadway construction will continue.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction continues.