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05/19/17: 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.
  • Northbound Avenue E was shifted into a new temporary alignment between 50th Street and 51st Street. Please CLICK HERE for more information and graphic.
  • During the week of 06/12/17, nighttime detours of northbound Avenue E, 50th Street to 52nd Street, will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

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.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
  • Northbound Route 440 reconstruction north of Pulaski Street continues.
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.
  • In early-July 2017, nighttime detours of the Pulaski Street Jughandle will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

05/12/17: 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.
  • Northbound Avenue E was shifted into a new temporary alignment between 50th Street and 51st Street. Please CLICK HERE for more information and graphic.

  • In mid-June 2017, nighttime detours of northbound Avenue E, 50th Street to 52nd Street, will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
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.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
  • Northbound Route 440 reconstruction north of Pulaski Street continues.
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.
  • In late-June 2017, nighttime detours of the Pulaski Street Jughandle will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

Traffic Advisory: May 10, 2017

During the day on 05/10/17, northbound Avenue E will be shifted right to a new temporary alignment between 50th Street and 51st Street.  This new alignment will be in place for several months.  Please see graphic below.

 

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.

05/05/17: 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.
  • During the week of 05/08/17, nighttime single lane closures will be used on westbound Hudson County Extension, 9:00PM to 4:00AM, to install new signs and sign structures.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • New roadway construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street continues.
  • New bridge pier construction in dedicated work zones continues.
  • During the week of 05/08/17, northbound Avenue E will be shifted right to a new temporary alignment between 50th Street and 51st Street. This new alignment will be in place for several months.
  • In mid-June 2017, nighttime detours of northbound Avenue E, 50th Street to 52nd Street, will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
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 weekends of 05/06/17 and 05/12/17, 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, 3:00AM Saturday morning through 3:00AM Monday morning. During this period, bridge structural steel will be erected over the NJ Transit and Conrail train tracks. Please CLICK HERE for more information.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Ramp roadway construction continues.
  • Ramp structure construction to southbound Route 440 continues.
  • Northbound Route 440 reconstruction north of Pulaski Street continues.
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.
  • In late-June 2017, nighttime detours of the Pulaski Street Jughandle will be required for approximately one (1) week in support of bridge steel erection. Work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

Traffic Advisory: Weekend of May 6, 2017

During the weekend of 05/06/17NJ 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, 3:00AM Saturday morning through 3:00AM Monday morning. During this period, bridge structural steel will be erected over the NJ Transit and Conrail train tracks.  CLICK HERE for more information.

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.

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