11/25/16: 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.
  • A new traffic pattern and work zone has been established at the Toll Plaza. Toll Lanes 11, 12 & 13 are closed for renovations. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
  • Reconstruction of Toll Lanes 11 & 12 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.
  • During the weekend of 12/02/16, the ramp to westbound HCE will be realigned.  Short duration traffic holds are expected overnight. This work will be supported by State Police.
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.
  • During the week of 12/12/16, resume demolition work on the existing (old) bridge structure in dedicated work zones.
  • During the weekend of 12/16/16, from 8:00PM Friday through 4:00PM Sunday, northbound Avenue E will be shifted into a temporary alignment between 50th Street and 51st Street to accommodate bridge demolition.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • During the weekend of 12/09/16, traffic to and from Port Jersey Boulevard and Route 440 will be shifted from the old bridge onto the new Connector Bridge.  During the weekend, from 8:00PM Friday through 4:00PM Sunday, traffic to the Turnpike from Route 440 and Port Jersey Boulevard will be diverted to Interchange 14B. Avenue E traffic will not be impacted. Bayonne and Jersey City Police will support this work.

    Please CLICK HEREfor graphic.
  • 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.

11/18/16: 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.
  • During the weekend of 11/18/16, Toll Lanes 5, 6 and 7 will be reopened and Toll Lanes 11, 12 & 13 will be closed for staged construction. The closure duration for Toll Lanes 11, 12 & 13 is expected to be 12 weeks. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
  • Begin reconstruction of Toll Lanes 11 & 12.
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.
  • During the week of 12/02/16, 8:00PM Friday through 4:00PM Saturday, asphalt paving will be performed on the ramp to westbound HCE. Short duration traffic holds are expected overnight.  This work will be supported by State Police.
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.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • During the weekend of 12/09/16, traffic to and from Port Jersey Boulevard and Route 440 will be shifted from the old bridge onto the new Connector Bridge.  During the weekend, from 8:00PM Friday through 4:00PM Sunday, traffic to the Turnpike from Route 440 and Port Jersey Boulevard will be diverted to Interchange 14B. Avenue E traffic will not be impacted. Bayonne and Jersey City Police will support this work. 

    Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
  • 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.

Traffic Advisory: November 18, 2016

During the evening of 11/18/16, from 8:00PM Friday to 7:00AM Saturday, the Toll Plaza work zones will change for staged construction.  Toll Lanes 5, 6 & 7 will be reopened and Toll Lanes 11, 12 & 13 will be closed.  The duration for the closure of Toll Lanes 11, 12 & 13  is 14 weeks.

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Upcoming NJTA Work: 11/17/16

The following closures are scheduled for this weekend:

For the weekend of 11/18/2016:

Newark Bay Bridge (Interchange 14-14C):

Eastbound: No closures scheduled.

Westbound:  Westbound Interchange 14C – 14: Traffic will be reduced to one lane from 9P Friday to 5A Monday between milepost N6.0 – N2.8(Kennedy Blvd.). 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 – A new toll plaza configuration will be installed Friday night. Toll lanes 5,6 & 7 will open and toll lanes 11, 12 & 13 will close for reconstruction. 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.

11/11/16: 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 11/18/16, Toll Lanes 5, 6 and 7 will be reopened and Toll Lanes 11, 12 & 13 will be closed for staged construction. The closure duration for Toll Lanes 11, 12 & 13 is expected to be 12 weeks. Please CLICK HERE for 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.
  • During the week of 12/02/16, 8:00PM Friday through 4:00PM Saturday, asphalt paving will be performed on the ramp to westbound HCE.
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.
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 11/14/16, detours of Pulaski Street will be performed at night, from 8:00PM to 4:00AM, to accommodate new bridge construction.

11/04/16: 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 11/18/16, Toll Lanes 5, 6 and 7 will be reopened and Toll Lanes 11, 12 & 13 will be closed for staged construction.
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.
  • During the week of 11/14/16, asphalt paving will be performed on the ramp to westbound HCE.
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.
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 11/14/16, detours of Pulaski Street will be performed at night, from 9:00PM to 4:00AM, to accommodate new bridge construction.