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I-78 Sign

Resurfacing, Reconstruction

Union County

Traffic Patterns


The reconstruction of the express lanes on I-78 was completed one month ahead of schedule in November 2006.

Work on the local lanes on I-78 between milepost 50.59 and 52.80 resumed on March 9, 2007 and will take place in these stages:

  • Through March 9, 2007 - Completed
  • March 9 to June 15, 2007 (eastbound) and
    March 24 to June 29, 2007 (westbound) - Completed
  • June 29 to Early Fall 2007 - Completed
  • Early Fall to Early November 2007
 

Early Fall to Early November 2007

All bridge widening work, drainage improvements, the final pavement surface and lane striping will be completed by early November. There will be lane closures as required to complete this work.

The final pavement has been completed on the eastbound roadway. Work on the final traffic stripes, pavement reflectors and rumble strips is anticipated to be completed by the end of October. Temporary lane closures will be required during off peak travel times (night time and mid-day).

The westbound local lanes are currently receiving the final pavement surface and is scheduled to be completed by the end of October. The final lane striping, reflectors and rumble strips are scheduled to be completed in mid-November and will require temporary lane closures during off peak travel times (night time and mid-day).

The ITS work will continue after the completion of the roadway work into the winter with temporary lane closures during off peak travel times (night time and mid-day).

 

 
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  Last Updated:  October 17, 2007