12/30/16: 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.
  • Reconstruction of Toll Lanes 11 & 12 continues.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction on the ramps to and from the westbound and eastbound HCE is complete to the extent possible and the final alignment has been implemented. Asphalt resurfacing of the ramps will be performed in 2017.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges will resume in the Spring of 2017. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Continue new roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street.
  • Continue bridge demolition operations along northbound Avenue E, between 51st Street and 53rd Street. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Continue deep bridge foundation construction in dedicated work zones.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • Traffic was shifted onto the new Connector Bridge in a two-way temporary traffic pattern. 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.
  • During the weeks of 01/09/17 and 01/16/17, bridge demolition will be performed in a dedicated work zone adjacent to Conrail’s Industrial Track near the Route 440 Jughandle to Pulaski Street.
  • During the weekends of 01/21/17 and 01/28/17, 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, bridge demolition will be performed over the NJ Transit and Conrail train tracks. Please CLICK HERE for details.
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 continues.
  • Continue new bridge pier construction for the new structure to southbound Route 440.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.

12/23/16: 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.
  • Reconstruction of Toll Lanes 11 & 12 continues.

Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)

  • Widening construction on the ramps to and from the westbound and eastbound HCE is complete to the extent possible and the final alignment has been implemented. Asphalt resurfacing of the ramps will be performed in 2017.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges will resume in the Spring of 2017. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.

Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout

  • Continue new roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street.
  • Continue bridge demolition operations along northbound Avenue E, between 51st Street and 53rd Street. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Continue deep bridge foundation construction in dedicated work zones.

Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)

  • Traffic was shifted onto the new Connector Bridge in a two-way temporary traffic pattern. 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.
  • During the weeks of 01/09/17 and 01/16/17, bridge demolition will be performed in a dedicated work zone adjacent to Conrail’s Industrial Track near the Route 440 Jughandle to Pulaski Street.
  • During the weekends of 01/21/17 and 01/28/17, 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, bridge demolition will be performed over the NJ Transit and Conrail train tracks.

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 continues.
  • Continue new bridge pier construction for the new structure to southbound Route 440.

Ramp Area East of Route 440

  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.

12/16/16: 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.
  • Reconstruction of Toll Lanes 11 & 12 continues.
  • A new traffic pattern has been implemented exiting the Toll Plaza into Bayonne. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction on the ramps to and from the westbound and eastbound HCE is complete to the extent possible and the final alignment has been implemented. Asphalt resurfacing of the ramps will be performed in 2017.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges will resume in the Spring of 2017. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Continue new roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street.
  • Continue bridge demolition operations along northbound Avenue E, between 51st Street and 53rd Street. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
  • During the week of 12/19/16, deep bridge foundation construction and drilled shaft construction resumes in dedicated work zones.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • Traffic was shifted onto the new Connector Bridge in a two-way temporary traffic pattern. 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.
  • During the weeks of 01/09/17 and 01/16/17, bridge demolition will be performed in a dedicated work zone adjacent to Conrail’s Industrial Track near the Route 440 Jughandle to Pulaski Street.
  • During the weekends of 01/21/17 and 01/28/17, 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, bridge demolition will be performed over the NJ Transit and Conrail train tracks.
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 continues.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.

Traffic Advisory: December 15, 2016

On 12/15/16 at 9:00AM, northbound Avenue E between 50th Street and 51st Street will be temporarily shifted right. On 12/16/16 at 7:00PM, the Roundabout access to the Toll Plaza from southbound Avenue E immediately south of 52nd Street will be temporarily closed. Access to the Toll Plaza will be shifted immediately south of 51st Street. These temporary traffic changes are being made to accommodate bridge demolition operations. The traffic alignment and Toll Plaza access via the Roundabout will be restored at 8:00AM, 12/18/16. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Please refer to the following graphic:
Thank you for your patience. If you have additional questions, please call the toll free hotline at 1-800-671-6872. Please inform the operator that you have an urgent message and you’ll receive a return call within 24-hours.

12/09/16: 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.
  • Reconstruction of Toll Lanes 11 & 12 continues.
  • A new traffic pattern has been implemented exiting the Toll Plaza into Bayonne. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction on the ramps to and from the westbound and eastbound HCE is complete to the extent possible and the final alignment has been implemented. Asphalt resurfacing of the ramps will be performed in 2017.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • During the week of 12/12/16, nighttime work will be performed on the eastbound and westbound HCE, 9:00PM to 5:00AM, requiring single lane closures to install new sign structures. This work will be supported by State Police.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Continue new roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street.
  • 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)
  • Traffic has been shifted onto the new Connector Bridge in a two-way temporary traffic pattern. 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: December 8, 2016

During the evening of 12/08/16 (Thursday Night), 8:00PM, traffic to and from Port Jersey Boulevard and Route 440 will be shifted from the old Connector Bridge onto the new Connector Bridge. Traffic exiting the Turnpike will follow a new alignment after passing through the Toll Plaza. Please refer to the following graphic:
Port Jersey Boulevard traffic into and out of the port area will be on the new ramp alignment. Bayonne and Jersey City Police will support the implementation of this new traffic pattern. Please refer to the following graphic:

Thank you for your patience. If you have additional questions, please call the toll free hotline at 1-800-671-6872. Please inform the operator that you have an urgent message and you’ll receive a return call within 24-hours.

12/02/16: 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.
  • Reconstruction of Toll Lanes 11 & 12 continues.
  • During the evening of 12/08/16 (Thursday) at 8:00PM, traffic entering and exiting the Toll Plaza from Port Jersey Boulevard will be shifted onto the new Connector Bridge. Please CLICK HERE for graphic.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction on the ramps to and from the westbound and eastbound HCE is complete to the extent possible and the final alignment has been implemented. Asphalt resurfacing of the ramps will be performed in 2017.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • During the week of <