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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Steve Schapiro
Daniel Triana
609-530-4280
RELEASE: July 20, 2017


I-80 weekend night ramp closures begin in Morris County

Guiderail replacement project originally scheduled for last week


(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced overnight weekend ramp closures starting this weekend on I-80 for a guiderail replacement project through Roxbury, Mount Arlington, Jefferson, Rockaway, Wharton, Denville and Parsippany-Troy Hills in Morris County. This project was originally scheduled to start last weekend, but was rescheduled because of inclement weather.

Beginning Friday, July 21 and continuing for the next several weekends, NJDOT’s contractor J.F. Creamer and Son, Inc., is scheduled to temporarily close ramps on I-80 in Morris County to replace and upgrade guiderail parapets. The work is scheduled to take place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. the next day. As part of the ongoing guiderail replacement project overnight weekend ramp closures and detours are required on the following dates:

Weekend 1: July 21 – July 23
Exit 37: I-80 westbound ramp to Green Pond Road detour:

  • I-80 westbound traffic will be directed to Exit 35A to Mount Hope Avenue
  • Turn left for the entrance onto I-80 eastbound after crossing over Mount Hope Avenue
  • Take exit 37 from I-80 eastbound back on to Green Pond Road

Exit 38: Route 46 westbound ramp to I-80 westbound (Denville) detour:

  • Route 46 westbound traffic will be directed to continue on Route 46 westbound
  • Bear right onto East Main Street
  • Turn right onto Wall Street
  • Turn right onto Church Street
  • Turn left onto Halsey Avenue
  • Turn right onto Hibernia Avenue/CR513
  • Bear left onto Green Pond Road
  • Turn left onto I-80 westbound

Weekend 2: July 28 – July 30
Exit 38
: I-80 eastbound ramp to Route 46 eastbound detour:

  • I-80 eastbound traffic will be directed to Exit 42C eastbound/Parsippany
  • Merge onto Route 202 North/I-80 westbound
  • Bear right for entrance to I-80 westbound/Cherry Hill Road
  • Bear right for Exit 42B Route 46/Parsippany/Cherry Hill Road
  • Turn Right onto 46 eastbound

Exit 39: I-80 westbound ramp to Route 46 eastbound detour:

  • I-80 westbound traffic will be directed to Exit 37 – I-80 westbound/Green Pond Road
  • Make a right onto Green Pond Road
  • Make a right for the entrance onto I-80 eastbound
  • Take Exit 38 onto Route 46 eastbound

Weekend 3: August 4 – August 6

Route 15 northbound to I-80 eastbound:

No Detour, ramp will remain partially open with all traffic shifted to the left

Weekend 4: August 11 – August 13

Route 15 southbound to I-80 eastbound:

No Detour, ramp will remain partially open with all traffic shifted to the Right

The $8 million federally-funded I-80 Guiderail Replacement project in Morris County includes the replacement of guiderail parapet connections at Exit 37, Exit 38, and Exit 39, as well as several Route 15 ramps to I-80. The project is being accomplished overnight on several weekends, and is expected to be completed in August 2017.

Variable message signs are being utilized throughout the project limits to provide advance notification to motorists of all traffic pattern changes associated with the guiderail replacement project. Throughout the project, NJDOT will provide information before upcoming road or ramp 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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