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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Steve Schapiro
Kevin Israel
Daniel Triana
609-530-4280
RELEASE: December 16, 2016


Old Salem Pike to close for improvements
in Camden County
Detour required as Brooklawn Circle Improvements
project advances


(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced the full closure of Old Salem Pike from Route 130 to Creek Road, as the Brooklawn Circle Improvements project advances in Camden County.

Beginning at 7 a.m. Monday, December 19 and continuing for several months, NJDOT’s contractor, South State, Inc., is expected to close Old Salem Pike for reconstruction work. Commercial traffic wishing to access local businesses on Old Salem Pike will be directed to use Route 130 and Creek Road. The following detour is expected to remain in place for several months:

Route 130 to Old Salem Pike Detour:
• Route 130 commercial traffic wishing to access Old Salem Pike will be directed to Creek Road.

The $7.9 million federally-funded Route 130 Brooklawn Circle Improvements project began construction in August 2016, and is expected to be completed in early 2018. The project is expected to significantly enhance safety and improve traffic operation in the circle area. Improvements include the elimination of the left turn movement from Brooklawn Circle onto Creek Road, the elimination of all turns from Creek Road to Route 47, improve the vertical curve from the Route 47 Bridge onto the circle, upgrades to Old Salem Pike including a new adaptive traffic signal at the corner of Route 130 and Old Salem Pike, pedestrian upgrades, and utility improvements.

NJDOT will provide advanced notification to the public before upcoming road closures. 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 and for NJDOT news follow us on Twitter @NJDOT_info.


 
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