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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, NJ
Contact: Mairin Bellack
Mariluz Garcia-Diaz
609-963-1975
RELEASE: July 23, 2019


Hillsdale Avenue to be closed and detoured for railroad-crossing repairs in Hillsdale, Bergen County

Necessary safety work will require detours

(Trenton) - New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced today that Hillsdale Avenue will be closed and detoured for a to install a new concrete Railroad crossing with asphalt approaches in Hillsdale, Bergen County.

Beginning at 7 a.m., tomorrow Wednesday, July 24, until 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 31, Hillsdale Avenue will be closed and detoured in both directions at the railroad crossing. The following detours will be in place:

Hillsdale Avenue eastbound detour

  • Motorists traveling eastbound on Hillsdale Avenue will be directed to turn left onto Patterson Street.
  • Turn right onto Orchard Street.
  • Turn right onto Broadway Avenue.
  • Turn left onto Hillsdale Avenue.

Hillsdale Avenue westbound detour

  • Motorists traveling westbound on Hillsdale Avenue will be directed to turn left onto Broadway.  
  • Turn right onto Washington Avenue, which becomes Patterson Street.
  • Turn left onto Hillsdale Avenue.

Last week the railroad crossing at Parkview Drive was reconstructed.

The traffic detours will be coordinated with the local police. If work is completed earlier, the roadway will be reopened accordingly.

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 or on the NJDOT Facebook page.                      

Please note, the NJDOT Communications Office has a new phone number – 609-963-1975.

 
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