Friday, August 10, 2012
Major highway rehabilitation will create traffic pattern changes in Route 78 westbound lanes starting Friday night, Aug. 10.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Beginning on Friday night, Aug. 10, reconstruction will begin on the left and center travel-lanes on I-78 westbound local lanes in Essex and Union counties. The New Jersey Dept. of Transportation announced that overnight lane closures will be necessary on I-78 westbound by the end of the weekend. During this phase of construction, NJDOT reports that I-78 westbound will be permanently reduced from five travel lanes to four – with two lanes maintained in the local lanes (reduced from four) and two in the express lanes (increased from one lane currently). Access from the Peddie Street/Elizabeth Street ramp to I-78 westbound local will be closed and the I-78 westbound express shoulder will be closed from Exit 57 to just east of the Garden…
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
State, Port Authority warn of "significant" eastbound delays because of Cross Bronx bridge repairs, urge drivers to use mass transit, and to expect bus delays into the city through Labor Day.
This summer could be remembered as a traffic hell by the millions of people who travel east over the George Washington Bridge thanks to the closure of a lane on the oft-congested Cross Bronx Expressway from this Friday through Labor Day. The lane closure will take place on the Alexander Hamilton Bridge, which spans the Harlem River and connects Manhattan to the Bronx. The bridge is already a chokepoint, as traffic from both levels of the GWB merge onto one roadway. Several other significant roadways feed into and out of the span, including the Harlem River Drive and Major Deegan Expressway. NJDOT officials are urging motorists to take mass transit into New York if possible and consider an “alternate route” or travel during off-peak hours “…
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Your go-to guide for knowing what streets to avoid and when.
Get township information delivered straight to your email box each day. Click here to sign up for the West Orange Patch newsletter! Your guide to the township’s weekly roadwork schedule is back for the week of July 2-7. The following are the times and places where you can expect to see construction, so plan your route accordingly. This information was provided by the township. All times and places are subject to change. Daytime • Buckingham Road: Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. • 350 Pleasant Valley Way in front of the Wilshire Grand Hotel: Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Northfield Avenue at Walker Road: Tuesday from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Mt. Pleasant Avenue at Longview Street: Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Evening • …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Know what streets to avoid during your commute.
Your guide to the township’s weekly roadwork schedule is back for the week of June 18 through 23. The following are the times and places where construction will be taking place, so plan your route accordingly. This information was provided by the township. All times and places are subject to change. Daytime • Williams Street and Whittlesey Avenue: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. • Buckingham Road: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Northfield Avenue and Main Street: Monday and Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. • Northfield Avenue at Ridgeway Avenue: Monday, 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. • Wellington and Gregory avenues: Monday and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. • Pleasant Valley Way and Eagle Rock Avenue: Tuesday through Friday, 8:30…