09/30/16: 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 5, 6 and 7 reconstruction continues.
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.
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.
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.
  • 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 10/17/16, detours of eastbound Port Jersey Boulevard at the Turnpike access will be performed at night, 9:00PM to 4:00AM, to accommodate new bridge construction.

Upcoming NJTA Work: 09/23/16

The following closures are scheduled for this weekend:

For the weekend of 9/23/2016:

Newark Bay Bridge (Interchange 14-14C):

Eastbound: No closures scheduled.

Westbound:  No closures scheduled.

Interchange 14A – No closures scheduled. See http://www.njta14a.com/category/traffic/ for upcoming traffic advisories.

Jersey City (Jersey Avenue – Interchange 14C):

Eastbound:  Interchange 14C-Jersey Avenue: Traffic will be reduced to one lane from 8P Friday to 5A Monday. These closings are necessary to address high priority and emergent bridge deck repairs and resurfacing, which are required to maintain the eastbound roadway and shoulder lane during the Pulaski diversion

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.

09/23/16: 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 5, 6 and 7 reconstruction continues.
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.
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.
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.
  • 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.

09/16/16: 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 5, 6 and 7 reconstruction continues.
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.
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.
  • On Saturday, 09/24/16, northbound Avenue E will be reduced to a single travel lane between 52nd Street and 53rd Street.  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 09/16/16, 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 9:00AM Sunday, 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. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
  • 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 9/16

During the weekend of 09/16/16, 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, 9:00PM Friday through 9:00AM Sunday, for bridge girder erection.
In addition, overnight, Friday night into Saturday, 11:00PM 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:
440-sept-2016

09/09/16: 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 5 & 6 reconstruction continues.
  • During the evening of 09/09/16, Toll Lane 7 (exiting the Turnpike coming into Bayonne) will be closed and merged into one work zone with Lane 5 & 6.  This revised work zone will be in place for approximately 10 weeks. Please CLICK HERE to view the graphic.
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.
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. CLICK HERE for more info.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • During the weekend of 09/16/16, 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.
  • 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 09/12/16, 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.  Westbound traffic will be diverted to 40th Street. This work will also be supported by Bayonne Police. Please CLICK HERE for detour.

Traffic Advisory: 09/09/16

During the evening of 09/09/16, Toll Lane 7 (exiting the Turnpike coming into Bayonne) will be closed and merged into one work zone with Lane 5 & 6.  This revised work zone will be in place for approximately 10 weeks.

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