Upcoming NJTA Work: April – May 2017

For the weekend of 4/28/2017:

Newark Bay Bridge (Interchange 14-14C):

Eastbound Interchange 14-14A: Traffic will be reduced to one lane from 9P Friday to 5A Monday. This closing will include a half ramp closing at Interchange 14A exit ramp starting at 9P Friday. One lane of traffic will be maintained on the Interchange 14A exit ramp. This has been coordinated with the Bayonne Bridge, which will remain open during peak periods Saturday and Sunday. 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. The eastbound shoulder lane will not be in use during this closure.

*NOTE TO ALL TRAVELING VIA CRUISE LIBERTY/CAPE LIBERTY CRUISE TERMINAL ON 4/29/17*

Alternate routes are available via 15E to 440 south (if traveling from the north), or through Staten Island, NY to the Bayonne Bridge (if traveling from the south). Please call 511 to check on the traffic conditions to make an informed travel decision. Information is available via the Cruise Liberty website.

Westbound:  No closures scheduled.

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 the weekend of 5/5/2017: Weather back-up for the weekend of 4/28/2017.

For the weekend of 5/12/2017: Mother’s Day – no closures scheduled.

For the weekend of 5/19/2017: Additional weather back-up for the weekend of 4/28/2017.

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.

04/28/17: 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.
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
  • New roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues.
  • New bridge pier construction in dedicated work zones continues.
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 weekend of 05/05/17 and 05/12/17, new bridge steel installation operations will be performed over NJ Transit’s Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and Conrail’s Industrial Track. During these periods, 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.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Median barrier construction on Route 440 continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
  • On Friday, 04/28/17, during the daytime, southbound Route 440 travel lanes will be shifted left along the median barrier and a work zone created on the right (outside shoulder) between Route 185 and Pulaski Street.  On Friday evening, 04/28/17, 8:00PM to 4:00AM) northbound Route 440 travel lanes will be shifted left along the median barrier between Pulaski Street and Harbor Drive.  The northbound Route 440 Ramp to the Turnpike will be maintained on the far right (outside).

Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge deck construction on the bridge structure over Pulaski Street continues.

Traffic Advisory: April 28, 2017

On Friday, 04/28/17, from 9:00AM to 3:00PM, southbound Route 440 travel lanes will be shifted left along the median barrier and a work zone will be created on the right (outside) between Route 185 and Pulaski Street.
Also on Friday evening, 04/28/17, from 8:00PM to 4:00AM, northbound Route 440 travel lanes will be shifted left along the median barrier between Pulaski Street and Harbor Drive. The northbound Route 440 ramp to the Turnpike will be maintained on the far right (outside).
These new traffic patterns are expected to be in place through Fall 2017.
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.

04/21/17: 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 04/21/17, from 9:00PM Friday through 1:00PM Saturday, asphalt paving construction work will be performed in Toll Lanes 3 & 4 after traffic passes through the Toll Plaza heading towards the Hudson County Extension. Traffic will be split before the Toll Plaza and motorists will need to choose to stay right for the eastbound extension (JC/NYC)  or to the left for the westbound extension (Newark) before passing through the Toll Plaza. Once traffic passes through the Toll Plaza, motorists will not be able to switch lanes. A VMS sign will be placed at Toll Lanes 3 & 4 to direct traffic left and right. Work will be supported by Bayonne and State Police.
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
  • New roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues.
  • New bridge pier construction in dedicated work zones continues.
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 weekend of 05/05/17 and 05/12/17, new bridge steel installation operations will be performed over NJ Transit’s Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and Conrail’s Industrial Track. During these periods, 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.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Median barrier construction on Route 440 continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
  • During the week of 04/24/17, northbound Route 440 traffic will be shifted left (two northbound lanes adjacent to median) and a work zone will be established on the right.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge deck construction on the bridge structure over Pulaski Street continues.
  • During the weekend of 04/21/17, roadway and asphalt paving construction will be performed at the Port Jersey Boulevard intersection at the ramp to northbound Route 440.  All eastbound traffic from the Turnpike to Port Jersey Boulevard (and the Port Marine Terminals) will be directed to Pulaski Street and all westbound traffic from Port Jersey Boulevard will be directed to Route 440 and the Turnpike Ramp via Pulaski Street. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

Traffic Advisory: Weekend of 04/21/17

14A Toll Plaza:  During the weekend of 04/21/17, from 9:00PM Friday through 1:00PM Saturday, asphalt paving construction work will be performed in Toll Lanes 3 & 4 after traffic passes through the Toll Plaza heading towards the Hudson County Extension. Traffic will be split before the Toll Plaza and motorists will need to choose to stay right for the eastbound extension (JC/NYC)  or to the left for the westbound extension (Newark) before passing through the Toll Plaza. Once traffic passes through the Toll Plaza, motorists will not be able to switch lanes. A VMS sign will be placed at Toll Lanes 3 & 4 to direct traffic left and right. Work will be supported by Bayonne and State Police.
Port Jersey Boulevard Intersection:  During the weekend of 04/21/17, roadway and asphalt paving construction will be performed at the Port Jersey Boulevard intersection at the ramp to northbound Route 440.  All eastbound traffic from the Turnpike to Port Jersey Boulevard (and the Port Marine Terminals) will be directed to Pulaski Street and all westbound traffic from Port Jersey Boulevard will be directed to Route 440 and the Turnpike Ramp via Pulaski Street.  Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
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.

04/14/17: 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 04/21/17, concrete pavement construction will be performed in Toll Lane 8 upon exiting the Turnpike and asphalt pavement construction will be performed in Toll Lanes 3 & 4 upon entering the Turnpike. This work will be supported by Bayonne and the NJ State Police.
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
  • New roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues.
  • Deep bridge foundation construction in dedicated work zones continues. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed.
  • New bridge pier construction in dedicated work zones continues.
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 weekend of 05/05/17 and 05/12/17, new bridge steel installation operations will be performed over NJ Transit’s Hudson-Bergen Light Rail and Conrail’s Industrial Track. During these periods, 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.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Median barrier construction on Route 440 continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
  • During the week of 04/24/17, northbound Route 440 traffic will be shifted left (two northbound lanes adjacent to median) and a work zone will be established on the right.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • New ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge deck construction on the bridge structure over Pulaski Street continues.
  • Roadway construction continues.

04/07/17: 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 8-10 continues.
  • During the weekend of 04/07/17, concrete pavement construction will be performed in Toll Lanes 8, 9 & 10. At the end of this weekend, Toll Lanes 8, 9 & 10 will be reopened. This work will be supported by Bayonne and the NJ State