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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Steve Schapiro
Kevin Israel
Daniel Triana
609-530-4280
RELEASE: June 29, 2016


Truck restriction put in place
on Route 35 northbound for
emergency bridge repairs in Perth Amboy

 

Inspection found deteriorated beams requiring repair

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the immediate truck restriction on the right lane on Route 35 northbound over the Perth Amboy Connector/CR 624 for emergency bridge repairs.

A scheduled inspection of the bridge, which is about a half a mile north of the Route 35 Victory Bridge over the Raritan River, identified deterioration in a beam requiring the right northbound lane of the bridge be closed to trucks this afternoon. Trucks may continue to use the left lane on Route 35 northbound. The restriction does not affect the southbound lanes or cars. NJDOT engineers are designing a short term repair.

The bridge carries two lanes of traffic in each direction with no shoulders and includes a sidewalk on both sides. A project to replace the bridge is in final design and is scheduled to go out to bid in the spring 2017. The replacement project is expected to take about two years and will widen the bridge to include shoulders.

Portable variable message signs are being utilized to provide advance notification to the motoring public of all traffic pattern changes associated with the work.

The precise timing of the work is subject to change due to weather or other factors.  Motorists are encouraged to check NJDOT’s traffic information website www.511nj.org for real-time travel information.

 
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