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ADVISORY: Weekend bridge deck repairs to close lanes on the Turnpike in Elizabeth

Oct 26 2017

A stage of bridge deck repairs will close two of four lanes on the southbound Outer Roadway of the New Jersey Turnpike between Interchanges 13A and 13 in Elizabeth this weekend. A third lane will also be closed periodically during off-peak hours.

The work will begin at 9 p.m. Friday and conclude by 5 a.m. Monday.

Traffic impacts could be severe during daytime and evening hours on Saturday and Sunday.

For real-time traffic conditions through the weekend, drivers should call 511 from a hands-free mobile device or download the SafeTripNJ smartphone app. Links to live camera views of traffic conditions on the roadway can be found under the Travel Tools tab at the top of this page. 

The work is weather-dependent and could be postponed in the event of rain.