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Weekend bridge deck repairs to close northbound cars-only lane of Turnpike between exits 12 and 13

Apr 29 2021

A new traffic pattern will be in place on the northbound inner roadway between Interchanges 12 and 13 in Elizabeth this weekend while a contractor makes repairs to a bridge deck. One of three northbound lanes on the inner (cars-only) roadway will be closed through the weekend from 8 p.m. Friday (April 30th) until 5 a.m. Monday (May 3rd).

All three lanes will be closed for the full length of the inner roadway and all traffic diverted to the outer roadway during the overnight hours this weekend in support of the bridge deck repair work and other maintenance activities. The full closing will be in effect from 8 p.m. Friday until 5 a.m. Saturday and again from 8 p.m. Saturday until 5 a.m. Sunday.

For real-time traffic conditions during the closure, drivers should call 511 from a hands-free mobile device or download the SafeTripNJ app. Live traffic camera views of the roadway are available under the Travel Tools tab on this website.

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