05/18/15: Construction Update

Week of 05/18/15 – From Interchange 14A Toll Plaza to the westbound Hudson County Extension, as well as from the ramp from westbound Hudson County Extension to the Toll Plaza, ramp widening work will continue including bridge work, retaining wall construction, and excavation activities.

There will be several short duration (2 to 3 minute) traffic holds on the westbound on ramp to the Hudson County Extension from Interchange 14A, Monday and Tuesday Night (05/18 and 05/19), to allow for roadway lighting work. These temporary traffic holds will begin after 9:00PM and be completed by 4:00AM.

Work will continue on JFK Boulevard, Avenue C, and Garfield Avenue bridges in advance of partial bridge demolition to accommodate the overall Turnpike Ramp improvements. This work will be supported by Bayonne and/or Jersey City Police as necessary.

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

Work will continue on the Turnpike Service Road, across from E53rd Street, to install a temporary bridge foundation. Periodic traffic impacts will be experienced, including lane closures and short duration service road closures. This work will be supported by Bayonne and/or Jersey City Police.

Utility work on Avenue E between E50th Street and E52nd Street will continue, including underground communication, gas main and water main activities. Daily travel lane shifts are expected. Bayonne Police will provide assistance during construction.

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

Utility work will continue on Pulaski Street, north side, within a dedicated work zone and will be supported by Bayonne Police as needed. Temporary traffic diversions will be implemented as needed with the support of Bayonne Police.

Posted in Construction News.