04/22/16: Construction Update

Toll Plaza

  • East side (entering 14A): renovation of existing Toll Utility Building will continue.
  • Construction continues on the new east Toll Lane.
  • Eastbound E 53rd Street has been reopened. For more information, please CLICK HERE to access the pamphlet.

Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)

  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound 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.
  • Local street level work on Frontage Road continues.  This work will also be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, opposite the corner of Avenue C and 57th Street, and at the Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station) will be constructed. When needed, Bayonne PD or Jersey City PD will be asked to support this effort.
  • 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.
  • During the evening of 04/29/16, 9:00PM Friday to 8:00AM Saturday, traffic will be shifted to the outside (right) on the ramp to westbound Hudson County Extension.  Expect short duration traffic holds during this period

Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout

  • Bridge pier construction will continue in dedicated work zones.
  • New retaining wall construction on Avenue E near 53rd Street will continue.   

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.
  • Deep bridge foundation work will continue at the Jughadle.
  • Utility relocation work will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police.

Ramp Area East of Route 440

  • Ground improvement and new ramp construction continues.
  • Retaining wall construction continues.
  • Bridge abutment construction will continue.
Posted in Construction News.