10/28/16: 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.
  • During the weekend of 10/28/16, from 8:00PM Friday to 10:00AM Sunday, concrete paving will be performed in Toll Lane 5 north (Turnpike side) of the Toll Plaza.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the westbound HCE.
  • During the week of 10/31/16, Monday through Thursday night, from 8:00PM to 4:00AM, work will be performed on the ramps to westbound and eastbound Hudson County Extension. Temporary traffic holds are expected.
  • 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
  • Continue new roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street.
  • Continue construction of new bridge deck. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Beginning the week of 10/31/16, deep foundation work for sign structures will be performed from a dedicated work zone east of Avenue E in the vicinity of 50th Street.
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.
  • Ramp roadway construction will continue.
  • During the evening of 10/31/16, from 8:00PM to 4:00AM, the Jughandle will be closed and traffic detoured south on Route 440 to 30th Street to allow for bridge-related work. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction continues.
  • Bridge girder erection over Port Jersey Boulevard continues.
  • During the week of 11/14/16, detours of Pulaski Street will be performed at night, from 9:00PM to 4:00AM, to accommodate new bridge construction.

10/21/16: 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.
  • During the weekend of 10/28/16, from 8:00PM Friday to 10:00AM Sunday, concrete paving will be performed in Toll Lane 5 north (Turnpike side) of the Toll Plaza.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the westbound HCE.
  • During the evenings of 10/24-10/27/16, from 8:00PM to 4:00AM, work will be performed on the ramps to westbound and eastbound Hudson County Extension. Temporary traffic holds are expected.
  • 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
  • Continue new roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street.
  • Continue construction of new bridge deck. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Beginning the week of 11/14/16, deep foundation work for sign structures will be performed from a dedicated work zone east of Avenue E in the vicinity of 50th Street.
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.
  • Ramp roadway construction will continue.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction continues.
  • Bridge girder erection over Port Jersey Boulevard continues.
  • During the week of 11/14/16, detours of Pulaski Street will be performed at night, from 9:00PM to 4:00AM, to accommodate new bridge construction.

10/14/16: 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.
  • During the evenings of 10/18-10/19/16, 8:00PM to 4:00AM, construction barrier will be removed from the ramp to the westbound Hudson County Extension.  Temporary traffic hold are expected.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • During the week of 11/14/16, detours of Pulaski Street will be performed at night, 9:00PM to 4:00AM, to accommodate new bridge construction.

Upcoming NJTA Work: 10/14/16

For the weekend of 10/14/2016:

Newark Bay Bridge (Interchange 14-14C):

Eastbound: No closures scheduled.

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 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.

Traffic Advisory: October 11, 2016

On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, from 9:00AM to 4:00PM, northbound Avenue E will be diverted to Broadway via 48th Street to accommodate asphalt paving operations. Bayonne Police will provide assistance as needed.

10/07/16: 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.
  • During the day on Wednesday 10/12/16 from 8:30AM to 4:00PM, northbound Avenue E will be diverted to Broadway via 48th Street to accommodate asphalt paving work on Avenue E. 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 and a median work zone has been established in Route 440.
  • New bridge pier construction will continue.
  • Ramp roadway construction will continue.
  • During the day on Tuesday 10/11/16, traffic will be shifted onto new pavement through the Jughandle lanes. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
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.
  • During the week of 10/31/16, detours of Pulaski Street will be performed at night, 9:00PM to 4:00AM, to accommodate new bridge construction.