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08/21/15: Construction Update

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Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
  • A work zone will be created on the bridge in advance of demolition work.  Overnight tonight, construction barrier will be placed on the structure to facilitate this work. Short duration traffic holds will be used to accommodate the work. When completely installed, the work zone will result in narrowed travel lanes to and from the Toll Plaza for the next two years. Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited.
     

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The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:
Toll Plaza
  • West side (exiting 14A): construction continues on the new toll lane and toll island.
  • East side (entering 14A): construction of the new building and utilities continue.
  • Individual (single) Toll Lanes will be closed nightly, 8:00PM to 5:00AM M-F, beginning the week of 08/24/15. This work is expected to last for two weeks.
Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
  • 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.
  • Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and Garfield Avenue Structure (PSE&G Sub-Station), Toll Plaza Parking Area 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.
Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
  • Deep sewer construction in the median of Avenue E continues.
  • Water main work on E52nd Street between Avenue E and Broadway will continue. During the week of 08/24/15 daily closures of E52nd Street are expected. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Water main work on Avenue E, between E52nd Street and E50th Street will continue. During the week of 08/24/15 local street closures and short duration detours or lane shifts are expected. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Extended and overnight work shifts are expected.
Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
  • The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane. Deep sewer construction continues.
  • Utility relocation work will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police.
  • Ground improvement work will commence upon completion of the building demolition.
Ramp Area East of Route 440
  • Ground improvement work in advance of new ramp construction continues.
Building Demolition
  • Building demolition for the Millions Warehouse on Pulaski Street at Route 440 will continue.

08/17/15: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:

Toll Plaza
•West side (exiting 14A): construction continues on the new toll lane and toll island.
•East side (entering 14A): construction of the new building and utilities continue.
•Individual (single) Toll Lanes will be closed nightly, 8:00PM to 5:00AM M-F, beginning the week of 08/17/15. This work is expected to last for two weeks.

Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
•Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
•Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
•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.
•Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and 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 under the Turnpike Bridge over Route 440, near the Newark Bay. Access is being provided from Route 440.

Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)

•A work zone will be created on the bridge in advance of demolition work. During the week of 08/17/15, construction barrier will be placed on the structure to facilitate this work. Short duration traffic holds will be used to accommodate the work.

Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
•Deep sewer construction in the median of Avenue E continues.
•Water main work on E52nd Street between Avenue E and Broadway will continue. During the week of 08/17/15 daily closures of E52nd Street are expected. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
•Water main work on Avenue E, between E52nd Street and E50th Street will continue. During the week of 08/17/15 local street closures and short duration detours are expected. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
•Extended and overnight work shifts are expected.

Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
•The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane. Deep sewer construction continues.
•Utility relocation work will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440. On Saturday, 08/22/15, the northbound Route 440 Ramp to New Jersey Turnpike Interchange 14A will be closed periodically for utility related work. This work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police.

Ramp Area East of Route 440
•Ground improvements in advance of new ramp construction continues.

Building Demolition
•Building demolition for the Millions Warehouse on Pulaski Street at Route 440 will continue.

08/10/15: Traffic Advisory

Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)

A work zone will be created on the bridge in advance of demolition work. During the week of 08/10/15, construction barrier will be placed on the structure to facilitate this work. Short duration traffic holds will be used to accommodate the work. When completely installed, the work zone will result in narrowed travel lanes to and from the Toll Plaza for the next two years. Pedestrian usage of the bridge for access to and from Port Jersey Boulevard continues to be prohibited.

08/10/15: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:

Toll Plaza
•West side (exiting 14A): construction continues on the new toll lane and toll island.
•East side (entering 14A): construction of the new building and utilities continue.
•Individual (single) toll lanes will be closed nightly, 8:00PM to 5:00AM M-F, beginning the week of 08/10/15. This work is expected to last for two weeks.

Ramps between the Toll Plaza and the Hudson County Extension (HCE)
•Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
•Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will also be supported by Jersey City and Bayonne Police as needed.
•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.
•Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and 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 has started under the Turnpike Bridge over Route 440, near the Newark Bay. Access is being provided from Route 440.

Connector Bridge (Bridge from the Toll Plaza to Port Jersey Boulevard)
•A work zone will be created on the bridge in advance of demolition work. During the week of 08/10/15, construction barrier will be placed on the structure to facilitate this work. Short duration traffic holds will be used to accommodate the work.

Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout
•Deep sewer construction in the median of Avenue E continues.
•Water main work on E52nd Street between Avenue E and Broadway and on Avenue E at 50th Street has started. Daily street closures are planned the week of 08/10/15. This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
•Extended and overnight work shifts are expected.

Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle
•The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane. Deep sewer construction has started.
•Utility relocation will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440.

Ramp Area East of Route 440
•Ground improvements in advance of new ramp construction continues.

Building Demolition
•Building demolition for the Millions Warehouse on Pulaski Street at Route 440 will begin the week of 08/10/15.

08/03/15: Construction Update

The following work is scheduled over the next three weeks:

 Toll Plaza

  • West side (exiting 14A): construction continues on the new toll lane and toll island. 
  • East side (entering 14A): construction of the new building and utilities continue.
  • Individual (single) Toll Lanes will be closed nightly, 8:00PM to 5:00AM M-F, beginning the week of 08/10/15.  This work is expected to last for two weeks.

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

  • Widening construction continues on the ramps to and from the west bound HCE.
  • Demolition work on the Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridge structures will continue.  On Monday, 08/03, there will be short duration closures of Avenue C at Frontage Road in support of demolition operations.  This work will be supported by Bayonne or Jersey City Police.  Frontage Road will remain open.   
  • Retaining wall construction along Frontage Road continues. This work will also be supported by Jersey City Police.
  • Local street level work at Garfield, Avenue C and JFK Boulevard bridges continues.
  • Proposed Sign Structure Locations adjacent to the corner of Avenue B / E58th Street Corner, corner of Avenue C Structure and 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 has started under the Turnpike Bridge over Route 440, near the Newark Bay.  Access is being provided from Route 440.

 Avenue E / Proposed Roundabout

  • Deep sewer construction in the median of Avenue E continues.  
  • Water main work on E52nd Street between Avenue E and Broadway and on Avenue E at 50th Street has started.  Daily street closures are planned the week of 08/03/15.  This work will be supported by Bayonne Police.
  • Extended and overnight work shifts are expected.

 Route 440 and Pulaski Street Intersection / Jughandle

  • The southbound Route 440 Jughandle at Pulaski Street has been reduced to a single lane.  Deep sewer construction has started.
  • Utility relocation will continue on Pulaski Street at Route 440.

 Ramp Area East of Route 440

  • Ground improvements in advance of new ramp construction continues.

 Building Demolition

  • Work continues in advance of building demolition for the Millions Warehouse on Pulaski Street at Route 440.

July 30 & 31: Traffic Advisory

JFK Boulevard:  Demolition work will be performed on the Turnpike Bridge over JFK Boulevard in Bayonne tomorrow, Thursday, July 30, 2015. This work requires the placement of a large crane on southbound JFK Boulevard with local impacts to traffic.  Beginning at 5:00AM, north and southbound (two way) traffic will be shifted onto the northbound roadway.  Temporary traffic holds will be implemented throughout the day in support of the work.  These traffic holds will effectively shut down JFK Boulevard to through traffic at Frontage Road (Ramp to Route 440).  The individual traffic holds are not expected to exceed one (1) hour.  The work is expected to be completed by 5:00PM.  Access to Frontage Road from JFK Boulevard will not be available.  A detour route has been established and the work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police Departments.

Avenue C:  Demolition work will be performed on the Turnpike Bridge over Avenue C in Jersey City on Friday, July 31, 2015. This work requires the placement of a large crane on southbound Avenue C with local impacts to traffic.  Beginning at 5:00AM, north and southbound (two way) traffic will be shifted onto the northbound roadway.  Two (2) temporary traffic holds will be implemented during the late morning in support of the work.  These traffic holds will shut down Avenue C to through traffic at Frontage Road (Ramp to Route 440).  The individual traffic holds are not expected to exceed one (1) hour.  The work is expected to be completed by 3:00PM.  Access to Frontage Road from Avenue C will not be affected.  A detour route has been established and the work will be supported by Bayonne and Jersey City Police Departments.

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