Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where is the project located?
    • Improvements will be made to Interchange 14A of the New Jersey Turnpike, located in the cities of Bayonne and Jersey City in Hudson County, NJ.
  • Why is the project needed?
    • Interchange 14A currently experiences recurrent traffic congestion, and the expansion of a nearby port and an upcoming residential/commercial development will result in significant traffic growth.
  • How will the project reduce traffic congestion?
    • The interchange will be reconfigured to accommodate projected traffic volumes. Essential improvements will also enhance traffic flow and operations in the area.
  • What will the new improvements include?
    • Project plans call for increasing the toll plaza capacity from 11-lanes to 13 lanes, increasing the ramp from Interchange 14A to westbound Hudson County Extension to 2-lanes, replacing the existing 2-lane connector bridge with a new 4-lane structure to Routes 440, 185 and Port Jersey Boulevard, and building a new flyover ramp from the interchange and Port Jersey Boulevard to Route 440 south. The existing traffic signal at E 53rd Street will be eliminated and the new Roundabout will maintain permanent access to the NJ Turnpike Interchange 14A.
  • When will construction take place?
    • Project construction is scheduled begin in early 2015 and conclude in late 2018.
  • Who provides funding for the project?
    • Funds for the project are provided by the New Jersey Turnpike Authority.
  • What if I have a question, comment or concern?
    • Questions or comments can be submitted through the form on www.NJTA14A.com or via the project hotline at 1-800-671-6872.