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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ

Contact: Brendan Gill or Erin Phalon

RELEASE: September 28, 2005

NJDOT announces closure of I-495 westbound ramp
for railing repairs


(Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced that traffic will be closed on the westbound Route I-495 ramp to Route 1 & 9 South in North Bergen, Essex County, from Thursday, September 29 th at 9:30 a.m. until Friday, September 30 th at 5:00 a.m.

NJDOT will work overnight to replace a bridge railing damaged in a September 17 automobile accident. All Route I-495 westbound lanes will remain open during the repair work.

NJDOT will place Variable Message Signs (VMS) at strategic locations to inform motorists of the ramp closure.   Motorists traveling from Route I-495 to Route 1 & 9 will be directed to detour onto Route 3 West Service Road to Paterson Plank Road to Route 1 & 9.

NJDOT asks that motorists obey posted speed limits in construction zones for their safety as well as the safety of workers rehabilitating the railing.


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