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               2011


December 2011
12/21/11 Reconfigured Harrison Street intersection with Route 1 opens in West Windsor
   
12/21/11 Route 22 westbound traffic shifted in Hillside
   
12/20/11 Traffic capacity increasing on I-287 in time for evening commute
   
12/16/11 Original traffic pattern restored on Main Avenue over Route 46 in Clifton
   
12/14/11 NJDOT reaching milestone in Route 52 causeway project
   
12/13/11 Route 206 bridge over Black River reconstruction completed in Chester
   
12/09/11 Officials urge motorists to do their part to keep police, first responders and others safe on NJ roadways
   
12/09/11 Route 35 southbound travel lanes to be shifted onto new permanent alignment in Eatontown
   
12/08/11 NJDOT to reconstruct the Route 208 bridge over Lafayette Avenue in Hawthorne Borough
   
12/08/11 Penn Street to be closed for railroad-crossing repairs in Bridgeton
   
12/07/11 Officials celebrate restoration of historic Hoboken Terminal
   
12/06/11 New Route 206 bridge over CSX railroad open in Montgomery
   
12/02/11 NJDOT announces efforts to protect stretches of Route 46 and I-80 from falling rocks
   
12/01/01 NJDOT opens new entrance ramp from Rutherford Avenue to Route 3 eastbound in Lyndhurst
   
November 2011
11/30/11 GPS devices added to the NJDOT arsenal of snow-fighting equipment
   
11/25/11 NJDOT announces I-295 ramp closures next week in Camden County
   
11/25/11 Route 73 ramp closures announced next week in Maple Shade and Moorestown
   
11/22/11 Next stage of construction set for ongoing Route 22 viaduct project in Hillside
   
11/18/11 I-80 eastbound traffic to be restored over Berkshire Valley Road in Roxbury
   
11/16/11 Route 54 to be closed for railroad-crossing repairs in Hammonton
   
11/16/11 NJDOT announces completion of major rehabilitation along I-287 in Piscataway and Franklin
   
11/15/11 Route 47 resurfacing announced in Gloucester County
   
11/09/11 Route 202 to be closed for railroad-crossing repairs in Oakland Borough
   
11/09/11 Rail safety committee highlights tactics to reduce grade crossing fatalities
   
11/07/11 Route 206 traffic shifted across bridge over Black River in Chester
   
11/07/11 NJDOT’s 511 traveler information web page honored for customer service quality
   
11/03/11 NJDOT to reconstruct Route 31 bridge over Shabbecong Creek in Washington Borough
   
11/03/11 NJDOT returns Route 1 to original traffic pattern over Heathcote Brook in South Brunswick
   
11/02/11 Greenwood Avenue bridge opens in Hopewell Borough
   
11/01/11 NJDOT proposing to amend rules on State Highway Access Management Code, Appendix B
   
October 2011
10/30/11 Daily closures announced for Kearny peninsula ramp to the Pulaski Skyway
   
10/24/11 Heavily used I-76 ramp connection to I-295 to be closed overnight this week in Bellmawr
   
10/22/11 Pedestrian safety and mobility to be improved in Newark
   
10/20/11 Route 183 bridge over NJ TRANSIT to be closed for reconstruction in Netcong
   
10/20/11 Final weekend closure set for Route 21 southbound in Newark
   
10/20/11 Route 10 to be closed for railroad-crossing repairs in Roxbury
   
10/18/11 New sidewalks along busy Atlantic County highway demonstrate commitment to Complete Streets
   
10/14/11 Route 35 traffic shift announced over Cheesequake Creek
   
10/13/11 Tonnelle Avenue ramp to Pulaski Skyway to be closed in Jersey City
   
10/13/11 Route 46 to be closed for railroad-crossing repairs in Roxbury
   
10/12/11 Route 202 resurfacing underway in Hunterdon County
   
10/12/11 Motorists urged to be cautious for deer on roads
   
10/11/11 Route 22 eastbound traffic returned to bridge over Rockaway River in Readington
   
10/06/11 New stage of construction begins on Route 206 bridge in Montgomery
   
10/06/11 NJDOT announces ramp closures along I-295 northbound
   
10/05/11 NJDOT to resurface Route 184 in Middlesex County
   
10/04/11 Route 206 traffic to be shifted in Byram
   
September 2011
09/30/11 Overnight closures required on Route 46 eastbound and Main Avenue in Clifton
   
09/30/11 Route 3 westbound traffic pattern change announced for bridge over Hackensack River
   
09/28/11 NJDOT launches three new bicycle tour guides
   
09/27/11 Route 46 westbound ramp connections with Hollywood Avenue reopened in Fairfield
   
09/26/11 NJDOT to reconfigure Route 168 and Benigno Boulevard intersection in Bellmawr
   
09/26/11 NJDOT announces ramp closures at I-295 Interchange 57 with Route 130 in Bordentown
   
09/23/11 Weekend closure of the Route 7 Wittpenn Bridge announced
   
09/21/11 NJDOT announces completion of project fully linking I-78 and the Garden State Parkway
   
09/20/11 NJDOT closes right lane on Route 37 westbound bridge over Barnegat Bay
   
09/16/11 Route 206 traffic to be shifted across bridge over Black River in Chester
   
09/15/11 NJDOT announces lane closures to resume on Route 30
   
09/14/11 NJDOT announces I-80 traffic shifts in Parsipany-Troy Hills
   
09/09/11 Route 52 to return to off-season traffic pattern
   
09/08/11 Governor Christie announces available funding to help Local Governments repair storm-damaged roads and bridges
   
09/07/11 NJDOT announces major rehabilitation of Route 35 movable bridge over Cheesequake Creek
   
09/06/11 Route 5 reopened to traffic in Edgewater and Fort Lee
   
09/01/11 Commissioner Simpson announces safety measures for Labor Day weekend
   
09/01/11 NJDOT crews continue assault on storm-related road closures
   
August 2011
08/30/11 NJDOT crews make significant progress in reopening roads
   
08/28/11 NJDOT mobilizes statewide storm response to clear debris, post detours and reopen roadways
   
08/27/11 NJDOT poised for post-storm cleanup operations (pdf)
   
08/27/11 NJDOT opens new Route 1&9T northbound viaduct over St. Paul’s Avenue in Jersey City
   
08/22/11 Lane closures announced for Route 29 repaving work in Delaware Township
   
08/22/11 Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno announces $14.65 million for Transportation Infrastructure and Safety project funding
   
08/19/11 Route 49 reopens in Stow Creek Township
   
08/18/11 Christie Administration revamps lease process for state lands
   
08/17/11 NJDOT set to reconstruct Route 46/183 Netcong Circle
   
08/16/11 Overnight lane closures announced for Pulaski Skyway and NJ Turnpike
   
08/16/11 Route 49 emergency repair work announced in Stow Creek Township
   
08/15/11 NJDOT to begin a bridge maintenance project along I-195
   
08/12/11 Maintenance repairs announced on Route 21 southbound viaduct in Newark
   
08/11/11 Treasury commends NJDOT contract compliance during historic winter season
   
08/11/11 New Route 15 intersection with Route 46 opens in Dover
   
08/05/11 NJDOT closes Route 46 westbound ramp connections with Hollywood Avenue in Fairfield
   
08/05/11 Route 5 to be closed in Edgewater and Fort Lee for a month
   
08/02/11 Route 46 bridge reconstruction over Beaver Brook complete in White Township
   
July 2011
07/29/11 Trial program to eliminate left turns from Route 1 northbound into Princeton scheduled for 2012
   
07/28/11 Maintenance repairs announced on Route 37 eastbound bridge over Barnegat Bay
   
07/28/11 Reconstructed I-78 overpass reopens in Clinton Township
   
07/26/11 Interstate 195 traffic shift planned over New Jersey Turnpike in Robbinsville
   
07/25/11 Local roadway shifts announced in Montgomery
   
07/25/11 Overnight closures of Route 17 southbound ramp to I-80 announced
   
07/22/11 Harrison Street intersection with Route 1 to be improved in West Windsor
   
07/21/11 Route 9 shifted along Pohatcong Lake in Tuckerton
   
07/20/11 Commissioner Simpson promotes opportunities for Disadvantaged Business Enterprises at aviation conference
   
07/19/11 Route 46 eastbound ramp connections with Hollywood Avenue reopened in Fairfield
   
07/18/11 South Summit Avenue bridge to be closed overnight this week in Hackensack
   
07/18/11 Route 71 bridge over Shark River to be closed a few nights this week
   
07/15/11 Route 1 southbound shift planned over Heathcote Brook in South Brunswick
   
07/15/11 NJDOT to reconstruct Route 206 bridge over Black River in Chester
   
07/13/11 Route 27 resurfacing announced in Middlesex County
   
07/08/11 Route 1 & 9 resurfacing project begins in Elizabeth and Newark
   
07/08/11 NJDOT announces efforts to protect Route 5 from falling rocks
   
07/07/11 New Jersey earns high marks for data that promote truck and bus highway safety
   
07/07/11 NJDOT to reconfigure Route 40 intersections with Cologne Avenue and Babcock Road in Mays Landing
   
07/06/11 NJDOT to resurface roadways in Sussex and Warren counties
   
07/05/11 Route 30 traffic shifts planned through Pomona Road intersection in Galloway
   
June 2011
06/29/11 NJDOT issues safety announcements for July 4th weekend
   
06/28/11 NJDOT to reopen Main Street Bridge over Route 73
   
06/28/11 NJDOT closing Seashore Road overnight this week in Lower Township
   
06/27/11 Route 1 shifted over Heathcote Brook in South Brunswick
   
06/24/11 Marlton Circle elimination project reaches major milestone
   
06/24/11 Route 73 ramp reopened in Maple Shade
   
06/23/11 Commissioner Simpson focuses on safety and infrastructure improvements in speech to truckers
   
06/23/11 NJDOT announces Route 42 improvements
   
06/22/11 Partnership provides added support for Clean Up NJ campaign
   
06/22/11 Traffic plan announced to help handle crowds at weekend music festival in Atlantic City
   
06/20/11 New bridge handles three lanes of Route 1 southbound in North Brunswick
   
06/20/11 NJDOT shifts Route 46 traffic over Beaver Brook in White Township
   
06/17/11 Route 22 eastbound lanes shifted over Rockaway River in Readington
   
06/17/11 Main Avenue traffic to be shifted over Route 46 in Clifton
   
06/16/11 Route 52 Causeway construction activity requires overnight closure
   
06/15/11 Route 40 to be closed for railroad-crossing repairs in Buena Vista
   
06/13/11 Main Street closed for railroad-crossing repairs in Flemington
   
06/10/11 Route 18 rehabilitation project in New Brunswick wins prestigious AASHTO award
   
06/10/11 Route 73 ramp closure announced in Maple Shade
   
06/09/11 NJDOT and Cherry Hill partner to beautify Route 70
   
06/03/11 New Route 133 bridge to be constructed over Route 33 in East Windsor
   
06/03/11 NJDOT to close Route 46 eastbound ramp connections with Hollywood Avenue in Fairfield
   
06/03/11 Christie Administration announces county bridge grants
   
06/02/11 Route 1 traffic shifts announced in North Brunswick
   
May 2011
05/27/11 NJDOT eliminates Route 35 southbound jughandle ramp to Route 36 eastbound in Eatontown
   
05/27/11 Route 52 Causeway project advances in Ocean City and Somers Point
   
05/26/11 Law Enforcement and Traffic Safety officials Kick-off the 101 Days of Summer Traffic Safety Campaign
   
05/23/11 NJDOT 'Complete Streets' Policy receives top ranking from National Complete Streets Coalition
   
05/20/11 Rehabilitated Route 71 Bridge over Shark River opening to vehicular traffic today
   
05/19/11 NJDOT announces ramp closures along I-295 in Camden and Gloucester
   
05/16/11 “Bike-to-Work Week” promotes safety and health
   
05/13/11 Rockfall mitigation work shifts to Interstate 80 eastbound in Montville
   
05/13/11 Route 206 bridge replacement over CSX railroad progresses in Montgomery
   
05/13/11 NJDOT to shift traffic for Route 49/55 interchange improvement project
   
05/13/11 NJDOT announces traffic pattern changes on Route 46 in Lodi
   
05/13/11 NJDOT announces weekend closure of the Route 7 Wittpenn Bridge
   
05/11/11 Christie Administration announces Route 52 causeway to be restored to four travel lanes through peak summer season
   
05/11/11 Ramps linking I-78 and the Garden State Parkway to be closed overnight for final paving
   
05/10/11 Local road closures announced in Rutherford
   
05/09/11 NJDOT proposing to amend rules on Construction Services
   
05/09/11 Route 36 Highlands Bridge wins prestigious ASCE award
   
05/06/11 Route 71 bridge over Shark River will be opened to vehicular traffic during busy Memorial Day weekend
   
05/06/11 Route 1&9T bridge over Passaic River to be closed overnight this weekend
   
05/06/11 NJDOT to resurface roadways in three counties
   
05/04/11 NJDOT announces Route 46 westbound ramp closures in Montville and Fairfield
   
05/02/11 NJDOT announces new target for re-opening Route 71 bridge over Shark River
   
05/02/11 NJDOT announces Route 22 improvements in Union Township
   
April 2011
04/29/11 NJDOT continues progress on I-287 rehabilitation project in Piscataway and Franklin
   
04/29/11 NJDOT announces weekend closure of the Route 7 Wittpenn Bridge
   
04/29/11 NJDOT to resurface roadways in Mercer County
   
04/28/11 Route 52 Causeway overnight closures to be extended into next week for construction activity
   
04/28/11 Portion of 9th Street northbound in Ocean City to be temporarily closed
   
04/26/11 Route 22 to get resurfaced in Warren County
   
04/21/11 NJDOT to resurface roadways in Hunterdon, Middlesex and Somerset counties
   
04/20/11 Governor Christie signs Executive Order to reduce Diesel Emissions and improve Air Quality
   
04/19/11 Lane closures announced for final paving on North Marginal Street in Weehawken
   
04/18/11 Garden State Parkway policy that prohibits trucks north of Interchange 105 will remain in place
   
04/18/11 NJDOT to repair Route 30/Absecon Boulevard Bridge
   
04/15/11 NJDOT announces traffic pattern changes in Hillsborough
   
04/15/11 NJDOT adds a new weapon in the fight against potholes
   
04/14/11 NJDOT begins next stage of South Summit Avenue bridge deck replacement in Hackensack
   
04/12/11 NJDOT announces lane closures on Route 13 Lovelandtown Bridge in Point Pleasant Borough
   
04/11/11 NJDOT to replace I-80 eastbound bridge over Berkshire Valley Road in Roxbury
   
04/08/11 NJDOT to resurface Route 129 in Mercer County
   
04/08/11 NJDOT announces traffic shift for Route 30 and Pomona Road project
   
04/07/11 NJDOT announces I-80 traffic shifts in Parsippany-Troy Hills
   
04/07/11 NJDOT announces weekend closures of the Route 7/Wittpenn Bridge
   
04/07/11 New Jersey Highway Condition Report affirms priorities in Christie Administration’s 5-year Transportation Capital Plan
   
04/07/11 NJDOT to open Clifton Avenue bridge in Newark
   
04/06/11 Clean Up NJ campaign coming to I-295/I-76
   
04/05/11 New Jersey officials kick off National Work Zone Awareness Week
   
04/04/11 NJDOT announces Pohatcong Lake Dam improvement project on Route 9 in Tuckerton
   
04/04/11 Christie Administration accelerates Route 52 Causeway Replacement project
   
04/04/11 Route 46 bridge decks replaced over two weekends in Clifton
   
March 2011
03/25/11 Route 1 closures planned over Heathcote Brook in South Brunswick
   
03/24/11 NJDOT announces weekend closures of Route 46 and Route 19/Broad Street in Clifton City
   
03/24/11 Christie Administration Announces Proposed FY 12 Transportation Capital Program to Improve New Jersey’s Infrastructure
   
03/23/11 Routes 202 and 23 to be resurfaced in Wayne and Pequannock
   
03/22/11 NJDOT to replace Route 17 northbound bridge deck over I-80 in Bergen County
   
03/21/11 Route 88 bridge over Point Pleasant Canal will be closed overnight this week
   
03/21/11 Milestone is reached in project to eliminate Marlton Circle
   
03/17/11 New truck Weigh and Inspection station to be constructed along I-80 in Warren County
   
03/15/11 NJDOT to replace Route 22 bridge deck over Rockaway River in Readington
   
03/14/11 NJDOT to repave Interstate 195 in Mercer County
   
03/14/11 NJDOT announces Route 88 resurfacing project in Brick and Lakewood
   
03/14/11 NJDOT to replace I-78 overpass bridge deck in Clinton Township
   
03/11/11 Route 36 to be resurfaced in northern Monmouth County
   
03/10/11 Rockfall mitigation work begins along Interstate 80 in Montville
   
03/10/11 Reconstruction of Main Street Bridge over Route 73 in Moorestown to start
   
03/07/11 NJDOT proposing to adopt rules on Tourist Oriented Directional Signs Program (TODS)
   
03/07/11 NJDOT to begin a bridge maintenance project along Route 18 in Middlesex and Monmouth counties
   
03/07/11 NJDOT announces Route 46 resurfacing project in Morris and Essex counties
   
03/04/11 Route 120 northbound ramp to Route 17 northbound closed in Carlstadt
   
03/04/11 NJDOT to resurface Route 18 in Middlesex and Monmouth counties
   
03/03/11 NJDOT to replace South Summit Avenue bridge deck in Hackensack
   
February 2011
02/28/11 Main Avenue bridge work resumes over Route 46 in Clifton
   
02/28/11 NJDOT announces traffic shifts on Route 88 bridge over Point Pleasant Canal
   
02/25/11 NJDOT to resurface Route 70 in Monmouth and Ocean counties
   
02/24/11 NJDOT to reconstruct Route 3 bridges over Hackensack River
   
02/18/11 St. Paul’s Avenue viaduct replacement project progresses
   
02/17/11 NJDOT announces Route 9 resurfacing project in southern Ocean County
   
02/17/11 NJDOT opens new Tuckahoe Road bridge over Cape May rail line in Estell Manor
   
02/14/11 NJDOT announces Route 9 improvements in Lower Township
   
02/11/11 NJDOT proposing to readopt rules on Roadside, Drainage, Unusual and Disaster Maintenance
   
02/09/11 Christie Administration announces $7.6 million in Local Aid grants
   
02/08/11 Maintenance repairs begin on Route 35 bridge over Cheesequake Creek
   
02/01/11 Christie Administration announces $78.7 million in NJDOT Municipal Aid grants
   
 January 2011
01/26/11 NJDOT announces I-80 bridge deck replacements in Parsippany-Troy Hills
   
01/24/11 Commissioner Simpson testified at Assembly hearing on state’s winter storm operations
   
01/20/11 Route 46 bridge in Dover reopens as ongoing project advances
   
01/14/11 NJDOT announces ramp closures from Pulaski Skyway to Raymond Boulevard
   
01/13/11 NJDOT to reconfigure Route 30 and Pomona Road intersection in Galloway Township
   
01/11/11 Towing reimbursement application for December blizzard is now available
   
01/11/11 NJDOT gears up for another blast of winter weather
   
01/06/11 Governor Christie Puts Forward Responsible Transportation Capital Plan That Reduces Borrowing and Improves Critical Infrastructure
   
01/05/11 Interstate 195 traffic to be shifted over New Jersey Turnpike in Robbinsville
   


 
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