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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

09/02/16: 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.
  • Toll Lane 5 & 6 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.
  • 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.

08/26/16: 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 3 & 4 reconstruction continues.
  • During the weekend of 08/26 – 08/28/16, Toll Lanes 3 & 4 will reopen and Toll Lanes 5 & 6 will be closed to accommodate staged construction. Toll Lanes 5 & 6 are expected to be closed for 10 weeks. In support of the Toll Plaza work, northbound Avenue E will be temporarily reduced to a single lane between 52nd Street and the Toll Plaza to implement the change. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
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.
  • On 08/28/16, traffic will be shifted left on the ramp to westbound HCE to accommodate a new work zone on the right.
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.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • During the weekend of 08/26/16, 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.
  • On Monday, 08/29/16, the southbound Route 440 Jughandle and entire length of Pulaski Street will be closed from 7:00PM to 4:00AM for milling and paving operations. Traffic will be detoured to Prospect Street/32nd Street U-turn and then onto the ramp to the Turnpike from northbound 440 or Harbor Drive. Police assistance will be provided to allow left turns onto Port Jersey Boulevard at the base of the ramp to access the port.
  • 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.