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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Steve Schapiro
Kevin Israel
Daniel Triana
RELEASE: January 8, 2016

Route 21 ramp closed tonight for pavement work
in Clifton

Temporary closure and detour for milling and paving

(Trenton) - The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) today announced bridge deck work requiring an overnight closure of the ramp from Route 21 to Route 3 westbound in Clifton, Passaic County.

Beginning tonight at 11 p.m. Friday, January 8, through 7 a.m. Saturday, January 9, NJDOT’s contractor, J. Fletcher Creamer/Sanzari Inc., is scheduled to temporarily close the ramp that connects Route 21 northbound, Route 21 southbound and River Road in Clifton with Route 3 westbound for milling and paving.

After the temporary overnight closure and detour, the ramp will be reopened. All traffic, including trucks will be allowed back on the ramp after the required detour work is complete on Saturday morning.

• Vehicles approaching from Route 21 northbound, Route 21 southbound, and River Road attempting to go to Route 3 westbound will be directed to Route 3 eastbound, to Route 17 northbound to Route 3 westbound
• All vehicles will need to follow detour on Friday evening

Variable message signs will be used to notify motorists of all traffic pattern changes.

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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  Last Updated:  January 8, 2016