03/30/15: Construction Update

Week of 03/30/15 – Concrete jersey barrier is being moved from the left side to the right side of the ramp from Interchange 14A Toll Plaza to westbound Hudson County Extension, as well as on the ramp from westbound Hudson County Extension to the Toll Plaza. The barriers are being moved to a long term configuration that will accommodate ramp widening construction.

Preparatory demolition work has begun, as well as the installation of temporary timber shielding on JFK Boulevard, Avenue C, and Garfield Avenue bridges in advance of bridge widening to accommodate overall Turnpike Ramp widening.

Construction access points will be made at the corner of E58th Street and Avenue B, Avenue C and the Turnpike overpass, and on Garfield Avenue and the Turnpike Overpass (near the PSE&G Substation) to allow for new sign structure construction.

Small preliminary excavations (test pits) will be made as needed on Avenue E for utility related work. These work operations will be one day events supported by Bayonne Police.

New utility installations will begin on E52nd Street and Avenue E. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.

On Tuesday, 03/31, PSE&G will be performing electrical service relocation work on the corner of E52nd Street and Avenue E in support of the Project. E52nd Street will not be closed but street parking in the vicinity of Avenue E will be impacted. Bayonne Police will be providing assistance.

On Wednesday, 04/01, E52nd Street will be closed at Avenue E, beginning at 8:30AM and ending at 3:30PM for utility work. Two way traffic on E52nd Street will be provided from Broadway. Bayonne Police will be providing assistance.

Work continues on the east and west sides of the Toll Plaza before and after the toll booth as part of the capacity increase. These work zones allow for new toll lane and facility construction.

Pipeline relocation work will begin on the west side of Route 440, at the Pulaski Street Jughandle, and will be supported by Bayonne Police.

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