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04/20/18: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering the Turnpike) renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • No work planned.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • During the week of 04/23/18, daytime lane closures will be utilized for pavement striping work between 53rd Street and 50th Street. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Continue traffic signal construction on Route 440.
  • During the week of 04/23/18, nighttime paving work will be performed on Route 440. Nighttime traffic shifts and temporary detours will be utilized to accomplish the work. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Continue traffic signal construction on Port Jersey Boulevard.
  • During the week of 04/23/18, nighttime asphalt paving work will be performed on the new ramps and roadways to and from Route 440, Pulaski Street and Chosin Few Way. Nighttime traffic shifts and temporary detours will be used to accomplish the work. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

April 2018 – Other Turnpike Work

Newark Bay Bridge (Interchange 14-14C):

Eastbound Interchange 14-14B: Traffic will be reduced to one lane from 9P Friday to 5A Monday. 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.

Westbound:  No closures scheduled.

Interchange 14A – See http://www.njta14a.com/category/traffic/ for upcoming traffic advisories.

Jersey City (Jersey Avenue – Interchange 14C) – See https://njta14c.com/traffic-advisories/ for upcoming traffic advisories.

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.njta.com/travel-resources/camera-list, andhttp://www.511nj.org/cameras.aspx.

Traffic Alert: April 18-20, 2018

During the evenings of Wednesday, 04/18, Thursday, 04/19, and Friday, 04/20, 8:00PM to 5:00AM, northbound and southbound lane closures on Route 440, between 45th Street and Harbor Drive will be  will be utilized for roadway paving work.  Traffic entering the Port Marine Terminals from northbound Route 440 will be directed to Harbor Drive.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

Turnpike Traffic Advisory: April 13-15, 2018

During the weekend of 4/13/2018:
Newark Bay Bridge (Interchange 14-14C):
Eastbound Interchange 14-14A: Traffic will be reduced to one lane from 9PM Friday to 5AM Monday. 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.

04/13/18: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
Toll Plaza
  • East side (entering the Turnpike) renovation of existing Toll Utility Building continues.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • No work planned.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Continue new roadway construction on the Roundabout of Avenue E.
  • During the week of 04/16/18, daytime lane closures will be utilized for pavement striping work between 53rd Street and 50th Street. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • Continue traffic signal construction on Route 440.
  • During the week of 04/16/18, nighttime paving work will be performed on Route 440. Nighttime traffic shifts and temporary detours will be utilized to accomplish the work. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Continue traffic signal construction on Port Jersey Boulevard.
  • During the week of 04/23/18, nighttime asphalt paving work will be performed on the new ramps and roadways to and from Route 440, Pulaski Street and Chosin Few Way. Nighttime traffic shifts and temporary detours will be used to accomplish the work. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

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