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December 2013
12/27/13 Overnight lane closures tonight on Interstate 295 southbound and ramp to Route 42 southbound
   
12/20/13 PANYNJ - Bayonne Bridge to be closed during overnight hours beginning in January, 2014 as work intensifies on "Raise the Roadway' project
   
12/16/13 New traffic pattern for Route 139 Lower Level begins tonight in Jersey City
   
12/16/13 GSP construction requires another round of overnight closures of Route 34 in Wall Township
   
12/12/13 Route 72 intersection drainage upgrades continue in Barnegat and Stafford
   
12/12/13 Somerset County announces that new Route 22 westbound lanes to open this weekend as Chimney Rock Road project advances
   
12/12/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced for East Oak Street in Millville
   
12/11/13 New traffic pattern for Route 139 Lower Level in Jersey City
   
12/06/13 NJDOT announces travel options and outreach plan to prepare motorists for upcoming closure of northbound Pulaski Skyway
   
12/06/13 Direct Connection project requiring overnight closures
   
12/05/13 Route 70 westbound bridge deck project over Route 38 to begin third stage in Pennsauken
   
12/03/13 Bridge painting contract to address structures in southwestern New Jersey
   
November 2013
11/29/13 Bayonne Bridge to be closed overnight December 2-4 for construction announces PANYNJ
   
11/26/13 New ramp connections opened at Route 70 intersection with Shorrock Street in Lakewood
   
11/22/13 Route 21 southbound viaduct (McCarter Highway) lane closure to begin this weekend in Newark
   
11/22/13 NJDOT announces Route 33 resurfacing project in Freehold and Manalapan townships
   
11/22/13 Route 29 tunnel maintenance will require Lalor Street ramp closure tonight in Trenton City
   
11/22/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced for Jessup Road in West Deptford
   
11/21/13 Route 9 northbound to be closed through early morning hours this Sunday at Lanes Mill Road in Howell
   
11/20/13 I-287 northbound lane closed for priority repairs in Edison
   
11/19/13 Christie Administration announces Airport Improvement Grants
   
11/18/13 CR 609 bridge over Route 130 reopened to traffic in Hamilton
   
11/18/13 Christie Administration announces grants through the Local Aid Infrastructure Fund program
   
11/15/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced at intersection of W. Main Street and Throckmorton Street in Freehold
   
11/14/13 Traffic pattern switch announced for Route 27 bridge over Middlesex Greenway in Metuchen
   
11/13/13 Ocean View Service Area on GSP to close until next summer in Cape May
   
11/13/13 Route 9 northbound ramps at Bordentown Avenue reopened in Sayreville
   
11/08/13 Bell Road Bridge over Interstate 295 to be closed overnight
   
11/08/13 Christie Administration announces NJ TRANSIT reaches new heights in customer satisfaction
   
11/07/13 New Route 70 westbound traffic pattern upcoming on bridge over Route 38 in Pennsauken
   
11/06/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced for CR 523 in Readington
   
11/06/13 Update - Route 9 northbound ramp closures extended at interchange with Bordentown Avenue in Sayreville
   
11/06/13 Route 139 Upper Level lane closures to begin this week
   
11/01/13 Route 29 impacts on the horizon in Trenton City
   
11/01/13 NJDOT announces ramp closures at Route 9 interchange with Bordentown Avenue in Sayreville
   
October 2013
10/31/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced for Mt. Vernon Street in Ridgefield Park
   
10/31/13 Route 139 Lower Level westbound to close Friday night for paving
   
10/30/13 Route 29 bridge to be replaced over the Wickecheoke Creek in Delaware Township
   
10/29/13 NJDOT to reconfigure a section of Route 168 to calm traffic flow in Mount Ephraim and Haddon Heights
   
10/28/13 Christie Administration opens portion of Route 206 Bypass in Hillsborough
   
10/28/13 Motorists urged to be cautious for deer on roadways
   
10/25/13 Governor Christie: One Year Since Sandy
   
10/24/13 Traffic shifts announced along Interstate 80 westbound in Parsippany
   
10/21/13 Further round of Route 70 overnight closures scheduled for this week in Lakewood for GSP bridge work
   
10/18/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced in Pompton Lakes
   
10/18/13 Interstate 280 eastbound traffic shifted back onto temporary bridge structure over Whippany River
   
10/16/13 Garden State Parkway construction to require impacts on Route 34 in Wall
   
10/11/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced at two locations in Downe Township
   
10/09/13 NJDOT proposing to amend rules on the Airport Safety Fund program
   
10/04/13 NJDOT to replace the Route 50 drawbridge over the Tuckahoe River
   
10/03/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced in Sparta on Route 15 southbound
   
10/01/13 Overnight closures announced for Essex Avenue underneath Interstate 295 in Bellmawr for Direct Connection work
   
September 2013
09/27/13 Pulaski Skyway project advances as work begins on Route 139 in Jersey City
   
09/26/13 Route 72 traffic shifts upcoming for bridge deck replacement over Route 9 in Stafford Township
   
09/25/13 Christie Administration announces twelve grants through the Rail Freight Assistance Program
   
09/24/13 NJDOT to begin bridge maintenance project along two Interstate highways in Mercer County
   
09/23/13 Route 21 southbound viaduct (McCarter Highway) to be rehabilitated in Newark
   
09/23/13 NJDOT completes Route 17 southbound resurfacing from Ramsey to Saddle River in two months
   

09/20/13

Christie Administration teams up with the NY Jets for the 4th annual NY Jets Dream Express for Children with Autism
   
09/19/13 One night closure of Route 18 northbound announced in Tinton Falls
   
09/18/13 Route 206 improvement project in Byram advances toward a November completion date
   
09/17/13 Pedestrian safety and mobility to be improved along Route 4 in Teaneck
   
09/17/13 New Route 133 bridge over Route 33 opened in East Windsor at Turnpike Interchange 8
   
09/16/13 Pohatcong Lake Dam improvement project wraps up in Tuckerton
   
09/16/13 Route 70 overnight closures scheduled for this week in Lakewood
   
09/16/13 Route 35 lane closures begin in Aberdeen and Old Bridge
   
09/13/13 Christie Administration designates Summit as newest Transit Village
   
09/13/13 NJDOT announces Route 30 resurfacing project in Camden County
   
09/10/13 Christie Administration announces 32 Local Aid grants for infrastructure projects
   
09/09/13 Route 139 Lower Level westbound closed tonight; work beginning Tuesday will require Pulaski Skyway detour at Broadway Avenue
   
09/09/13 Long term lane closures announced for Route 20 in Paterson
   
09/06/13 NJDOT announces traffic pattern changes at Route 35 interchange with Route 37 in Seaside Heights
   
09/06/13 Series of full closures announced for Routes 9 and 166 in Toms River
   
09/05/13 Christie Administration announces federal Boating Infrastructure Grants to aid Sandy-impacted marinas
   
09/05/13 Regional resurfacing contract to improve pavement condition on Route 440
   
09/05/13 Route 322 closure in place with accompanying detour in Harrison for work on Mullica Hill Pond
   
09/03/13 NJDOT proposing to amend rules on traffic regulations and standards for traffic control devices
   
August 2013
08/30/13 Collings Avenue bridge reopened over Interstate 676 in Camden
   
08/26/13 Overnight closures of Garden State Parkway ramp from Route 70 scheduled this week in Lakewood
   
08/26/13 U.S. Energy Department partners with New Jersey to study ways to improve the reliability of the state's transit system in aftermath of Superstorm Sandy
   
08/26/13 NJ TRANSITGRID: Making NJ TRANSIT stronger and more resilient
   
08/23/13 NJDOT announces Route 130 traffic shift over Craft’s Creek this weekend in Burlington County
   
08/22/13 Resurfacing contract to improve pavement condition on Route 45
   
08/21/13 DRPA announces overnight closures of the Walt Whitman Bridge
   
08/20/13 Motorists are reminded that Route 1&9 Pulaski Skyway scheduled to be closed this weekend
   
08/19/13 Route 1 reopened in Edison 24-hours ahead of schedule
   
08/15/13 NJDOT announces Route 206 resurfacing project in Montgomery and Hillsborough
   
08/15/13 Route 4 westbound overnight closure this weekend in Englewood for bridge deck replacement
   
08/13/13 Route 57 bridge work completed ahead of schedule in Mansfield
   
08/13/13 Motorists reminded that Route 1 traffic in Edison will be detoured this coming weekend
   
08/08/13 New Jersey Department of Transportation announces series of traffic pattern impacts near Pulaski Skyway in August
   
08/08/13 Railroad-crossing repairs announced in Woodstown, Salem County
   
08/07/13 Christie Administration continues Route 35 Reconstruction "Listening Tour" in Normandy Beach
   
08/05/13 New Route 183 intersection with Route 46 opened in final configuration this past weekend where Netcong Circle once stood
   
08/02/13 Route 1 southbound drainage improvements announced in South Brunswick
   
08/02/13 Route 22 eastbound ramp connections to be closed in Bridgewater
   
08/01/13 Route 1 traffic in Edison to be detoured over weekend of August 16
   
July 2013
07/31/13 Atlantic County begins preparation for Longport Bridge rehabilitation project where state Route 152 ends
   
07/31/13 SJTA begins countdown to celebrate 50 years of the AC Expressway
   
07/30/13 Regional roadway repair project to shift operations to Route 47 in Millville
   
07/30/13 Route 4 eastbound overnight closure announced this weekend in Englewood
   
07/29/13 Osborne Avenue closure extended in Bay Head for NJ TRANSIT rail crossing replacement
   
07/26/13 Railroad-crossing repair on Bellemead Road (Route 601) in Montgomery will require road closure
   
07/26/13 Underground water pipe replacement to require travel lane and shoulder closures on Interstate 80 in Allamuchy
   
07/25/13 Christie Administration kicks off Route 35 Reconstruction “Listening Tour” in Seaside Heights
   
07/24/13 NJDOT begins major rehabilitation of Route 9 in Middlesex and Monmouth counties
   
07/23/13 Christie Administration announces $1.8 million in grants for airport safety and improvements
   
07/23/13 Improvement project gears up at Route 9 intersection with Lacey Road
   
07/18/13 Interstate 76 eastbound ramp to be closed this weekend for Direct Connection construction
   
07/18/13 Route 33 Business to be closed overnight in Freehold
   
07/16/13 Route 17 southbound resurfacing project announced for northern Bergen County
   
07/16/13 Railroad-crossing repair on Osborne Avenue in Bay Head will require road closure with local detour
   
07/16/13 Important resurfacing project set to begin on Route 284 in Sussex County
   
07/12/13 Interstate 78 eastbound Local lane in Newark to be closed
   
07/12/13 Route 57 bridge work moves into final stage in Mansfield
   
07/11/13 Route 72 bridge decks to be replaced over Route 9 in Stafford Township
   
07/10/13 Christie Administration awards $5 million in grants to support highway Safe Corridors and local infrastructure
   
07/09/13 NJDOT holds public information center for residents to learn more about Route 35 Reconstruction project
   
07/09/13 Bell Road traffic pattern restriction announced over Interstate 295 to advance Direct Connection
   
07/05/13 NJDOT announces Route 322 resurfacing project in Hamilton Township
   
07/05/13 PANYNJ announces that the Outerbridge Crossing will be closed overnight beginning on Tuesday, July 9
   
7/02/13 Christie Administration breaks ground on Route 35 Reconstruction
   
07/01/13 Interstate 195 westbound ramp closure announced overnight in Hamilton
   
June 2013
   
06/28/13 NJDOT to replace Route 4 bridge deck over Flat Rock Brook in Englewood
   
06/28/13 NJDOT reopens County Route 539 in Manchester Township earlier than anticipated
   
06/28/13 New Parkway lanes at Shore open in time for July 4th travel
   
06/27/13 Christie Administration enhances safety along New Jersey's rail system
   
06/27/13 Route 77 intersection with CR 538 in Elk Township converted to four-way stop condition
   
06/27/13 Bridge painting contract to address Shore area structures underway in Monmouth and Ocean counties
   
06/21/13 Railroad-crossing repair on Route 539 in Manchester Township will require road closure
   
06/20/13 New traffic patterns announced in association with Route 23 realignment project in Sussex
   
06/20/13 Major Interstate 287 traffic shift planned for this weekend in Morris County
   
06/19/13 Route 57 capacity restored at one work location in Mansfield
   
06/17/13 New Route 22 viaduct open in final configuration in Hillside
   
06/13/13 Railroad-crossing repair to require closure of Route 47 in Millville
   
06/11/13 NJDOT to improve pavement along stretches of four different state highways in Hunterdon and Mercer counties
   
06/10/13 Route 10 ramp closure at Commerce Boulevard in Roxbury
   
06/10/13 Christie Administration advances Route 206 widening project in Byram
   
06/06/13 Route 22 eastbound restored to full capacity near Mountain Avenue ramp
   
06/03/13 Next phase of Weldon Road-Espanong Road bridge project begins over Route 15 in Jefferson
   
May 2013
05/31/13 Interstate 78 Express lane closures announced for this weekend in Hillside and Newark
   
05/31/13 Regional resurfacing contract to improve pavement condition on Route 17
   
05/28/13 Potential Route 9 intersection closures announced in Galloway for LPGA Tournament
   
05/24/13 Route 52 ornamental pier lighting to welcome visitors to Ocean City
   
05/24/13 Route 159 traffic shifted over Passaic River
   
05/23/13 Christie Administration announces start of construction of Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Bridges
   
05/22/13 Route 22 westbound to be resurfaced from Clinton to Readington
   
05/20/13 Regional resurfacing contract to improve pavement in Burlington, Camden and Gloucester counties
   
05/17/13 NJDOT announces Broad Avenue traffic shift on bridge over Route 46 in Palisades Park
   
05/15/13 Governor Christie, NJ Senators applaud U.S. Coast Guard approval to raise Bayonne Bridge roadway
   
05/15/13 Route 202 southbound to be resurfaced in Hunterdon County
   
05/13/13 Multi-jurisdictional enforcement operation announced to make Route 130 in Burlington County safer for pedestrians
   
05/10/13 NJDOT project to improve Route 57 bridges in Mansfield to enter next stage
   
05/10/13 Route 9 bridge deck replacement completed over Westecunk Creek
   
05/10/13 Regional roadway repair project to shift operations to Route 49 in Pennsville
   
05/09/13 NJDOT promotes bicycling as a great way to enjoy the Jersey Shore this summer
   
05/08/13 Route 10 westbound to be resurfaced from Livingston to Hanover
   
05/06/13 Christie Administration announces $4.1 million in Local Aid grants to help control property taxes
   
05/02/13 Route 22 eastbound to be restricted to one travel lane at Mountain Avenue ramp in Somerville
   
05/01/13 Christie Administration announces $86.5 million in Local Aid grants to help control property taxes
   
April 2013
04/30/13 Regional resurfacing contract to improve deteriorated pavement in Middlesex and Somerset counties
   
04/30/13 Construction begins on major Route 23 realignment project in Sussex County
   
04/29/13 Route 35 over Cheesequake Creek restored to four travel lanes in time for summer
   
04/29/13 Regional resurfacing contract to repair sections of deteriorated pavement in Hudson, Morris and Union counties
   
04/26/13 Christie Administration awards 12 Urban Youth Corps grants to community and civic organizations
   
04/25/13 Interstate 295 southbound traffic shift planned on Al-Jo Curve at
I-76/Route 42 Interchange
   
04/24/13 NJDOT to replace Central Avenue/Island Road overpass in Mahwah
   
04/24/13 NJDOT to begin bridge maintenance project along Interstate 78
   
04/19/13 Route 70 westbound bridge deck to be replaced over Route 38 in Pennsauken
   
04/18/13 Christie Administration announces that no new intersections will be added to the red light camera program
   
04/17/13 NJDOT announces Route 30 resurfacing project through Berlin, Clementon and Lindenwold
   
04/16/13 NJDOT to replace Route 159 westbound bridge over the Passaic River
   
04/16/13 Utility sewer pipe installation to require lane closures along Route 50 in Weymouth Township
   
04/15/13 Route 21 northbound Exit 6 ramp reopened Belleville
   
04/15/13 New Route 168 intersection with Benigno Boulevard opened in final configuration in Bellmawr
   
04/12/13 Route 35 northbound resurfacing to begin this weekend with overnight closure of ramp to Route 138
   
04/12/13 Christie Administration announces a $3.8 billion program for transportation improvements in FY 14
   
04/11/13 New Jersey officials join the call for drivers to put down the phone and just drive for "Distracted Driving Awareness" month
   
04/10/13 Regional resurfacing contract to address deteriorated pavement on sections of Route 206
   
04/10/13 Interstate 295 northbound ramp closed today in Hamilton
   
04/08/13 Regional resurfacing contract to address deteriorated pavement in Bergen, Hudson and Passaic counties
   
04/05/13 Route 35 Cheesequake Creek drawbridge to resume openings for marine traffic next week
   
04/05/13 Route 168 bridge deck replacement over I-295 nearing completion in Camden County
   
04/04/13 Route 22 traffic signal coordination project begins in Somerset and Union counties
   
04/01/13 Regional roadway repair work to begin along Route 45 in Salem County
   
March 2013
03/22/13 Main Street (CR 533) to be closed for railroad-crossing repairs in Bridgewater
   
03/21/13 Overnight ramp closures announced through the Route 30/38/130 interchange this weekend in Pennsauken
   
03/20/13 NJDOT crews are launching a statewide push to repair potholes
   
03/20/13 Route 208 resurfacing announced for Fair Lawn and Glen Rock
   
03/18/13 NJDOT to replace CR 609 bridge over Route 130 in Hamilton
   
03/18/13 Department of Transportation proposing to amend rules on the transportation of hazardous materials
   
03/15/13 Acting Governor Kim Guadagno announces $2.5 million in state funding to upgrade taxiway at Trenton-Mercer Airport
   
03/15/13 NJDOT announces Route 3 resurfacing project in Meadowlands area
   
03/14/13 Major Interstate 78 rehabilitation project to resume construction with westbound lane closure planned for this weekend
   
03/14/13 NJDOT announces Route 35 safety and drainage improvements in Aberdeen and Old Bridge
   
03/14/13 Route 21 northbound Exit 6 ramp to be closed for up to 8 weeks in Belleville
   
03/12/13 Christie Administration embarks on statewide litter removal initiative during month of March
   
03/12/13 Utility gas pipe installation to require lane closures along Route 30 in Camden County
   
03/11/13 Christie Administration breaks ground on $900 million Direct Connection project in Southern New Jersey
   
03/11/13 Route 168 shift enacted through Benigno Boulevard intersection in Bellmawr
   
03/08/13 New Route 183 bridge over NJ TRANSIT opened to traffic in Netcong
   
03/01/13 Utility work on underground circuit to require lane closures along Route 1&9 in Elizabeth and Newark
   
 February 2013
02/28/13 Route 31 traffic shift announced in Hampton Borough as bridge reconstruction advances
   
02/21/13 NJDOT wrapping up Route 1&9T viaduct over St. Paul's Avenue in Jersey City
   
02/21/13 Route 15 southbound bridge to be fully reopened to traffic this week in Wharton
   
02/20/13 NJDOT to reconstruct three Route 57 bridges in Mansfield Township
   
02/19/13 Governor Christie announces aggressive plan to strengthen and rebuild Jersey Shore's Sandy-damaged Route 35
   
02/19/13 Watch Governor Christie and Commissioner Simpson discuss Route 35 plans: We will rebuild better and we will rebuild now
   
02/15/13 NJDOT announces Route 322 improvements along Mullica Hill Pond in Gloucester County
   
02/15/13 Route 27 resurfacing announced in Middlesex and Union counties
   
02/14/13 Route 21 northbound Exit 6 ramp to be closed this Saturday in Belleville
   
02/12/13 NJDOT to reconfigure Route 10 intersections through Commerce Boulevard corridor in Roxbury
   
02/11/13 Final Route 3 Passaic River bridge demolition blast scheduled for this week
   
02/08/13 NJDOT to replace Collings Avenue bridge deck over Interstate 676 in Camden
   
02/07/13 NJDOT announces winter storm preparedness, urges caution for motorists on the road tomorrow morning through the weekend
   
02/06/13 NJDOT announces Route 22 ‘Sustainable Corridor' improvements in Somerset County
   
02/04/13 Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno participates in groundbreaking to mark the end of traffic signals on the Garden State Parkway
   
02/01/13 Update – Second demolition blasting of old Route 3 Passaic River bridge foundation pushed back
   
 January 2013
01/31/13 Weldon Road-Esplanong Road bridge over Route 15 to be reconstructed in Jefferson
   
01/30/13 Acting Governor Kim Guadagno announces $350 million in major improvement work to begin on Route 72 Manahawkin Bay Causeway
   
01/28/13 Demolition operations outlined for advancing Route 3 Passaic River bridge replacement
   
01/28/13 Christie Administration announces 35 Local Aid grants totaling nearly $6.8 million
   
01/25/13 NJDOT gears up for a blast of winter weather
   
01/22/13 Christie Administration is accepting grant applications for Urban Youth Corps summer jobs program
   
01/18/13 Christie Administration unveils new travel time messages on highway signs
   
01/11/13 NJDOT announces series of weekend Route 44 Mantua Creek bridge full closures
   
01/10/13 Pulaski Skyway rehabilitation project to close northbound travel lanes commencing in 2014
   
01/08/13 A Commitment to Recovery (pdf 280k)
   
01/03/13 Overnight closure announced for Interstate 295 southbound Al-Jo Curve at I-76/Route 42 interchange
   
01/03/13 Route 130 shift announced over Craft’s Creek in Burlington County
   
01/02/13 Interstate 195 westbound ramp closure announced in Hamilton
   
01/02/13 NJDOT announces overnight closures of Route 21 northbound connection to Route 3 in Clifton
   


 
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