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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


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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